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The information contained in these pages has been published in good faith on the basis of information supplied to Halstead Town Council by the various organisations and associations in the town. The Town Council cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information given and accepts no responsibility for any error or misrepresentation. All liability for loss, disappointment, negligence or other damage caused by reliance on the information contained in these pages is hereby excluded.

Halstead Events Leaflet

The events leaflet can be downloaded here:  Events Leaflet

COLCHESTER PARK AND RIDE - new stops & longer hours

Colchester Park and Ride stops

  • Colchester General Hospital (Hospital Path stop)
  • Colchester Station (Colchester North Station stop)
  • The Octagon and other business premises (Middleborough stop)
  • Town Centre (High Street, St. John’s Street and Head Street stops). 

Travel along dedicated bus lanes, by-passing the traffic. On your return journey from the town centre, you may save time by getting on board at Head Street. Look out for our black bus shelters and electronic displays in town.

A daily ticket allows unlimited travel on Park and Ride buses along the route. Tickets issued on the Park and Ride service in Colchester are not valid for use on the Park and Ride services in Chelmsford.

How to buy your ticket

  • Tickets are available from the on-site ticket machines, which take cash or credit/debit card. 
  • Tickets may be purchased from the driver if you are not driving and/or are joining the bus along the route.
  • Group fares are only available from the driver or via the Arriva m-ticket (see below).

Buying tickets online

  • You may purchase any fare online from the Arriva m-ticket. For more information go to the Arriva m-ticket website
  • Using Park Jockey online ticketing in advance is a good option for parking on large event days and for other fares. For more information go to the Park Jockey website

Fares

  • Adult daily: £3 (Monday to Saturday)
  • Adult weekly season ticket: £12
  • Adult monthly season ticket: £48 (per calendar month)
  • Group daily: £5 (Monday to Saturday after 9am)
  • Children (aged between 5 and 15 years inclusive) - daily £1
  • Children under 5 years’ old travel for free at all time

Group fare

If you travel in a group, please purchase your ticket from the driver for travel after 9am. The deal applies to up to two adults and up to three children. The group must travel together to qualify for this fare.

Sit back, relax and enjoy your time together.

Concessions

Concessionary pass holders travel free after 9am Monday-Friday and all day Saturdays.  If you have an older person’s bus pass you do not need to use the ticket machines.

When you use the Park and Ride for the first time you need to take your pass and vehicle registration details to the help desk in the Park and Ride building to register, which you only need to do once.

Event Parking

Parking for football matches and events at the Weston Homes Community Stadium is sometimes available.  Prices may vary for football matches, special events and concerts. The car park has extended opening times on these occasions. 

 Routes and timetables

Buses leave site at least every 15 minutes Monday to Friday from 05.30am.  Last bus leaves town just after 9pm.   Saturday from 7am – 7pm. No service on Sundays or bank holidays unless otherwise stated. Bus priority measures along the route and journey times of as little as 8 minutes to Colchester Station and 12 minutes to the Town Centre.  

The routes and timetables for this service are available from Traveline or you may download a PDF version here.

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Information on Crimestoppers

Information on Crimestoppers

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Crimestoppers charity - Tell us what you know, not who you are 

Crimestoppers is a charity that gives people the power to speak up to help stop crime, by phone and online, 24/7, 365 days a year.

We’re independent and everyone who gives us information stays 100% anonymous.

We won’t ask your name. Won’t judge. Just listen to what you know. When you hang up the phone or click ‘send’ on our anonymous online form, you’re done.

  • No police contact
  • No witness statements
  • No courts.

Every year we help stop thousands of crimes. Speak up. Stay safe.

Our website also shares advice on how to protect the people you care about from crime, so everyone can feel safe. crimestoppers

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St Andrew's Church Memorial Service

What's on in Halstead October 2019

What's on in Halstead October 2019

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1st Halstead U3A  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 10.00am – 12.00pm

2nd Halstead Flower Club Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.00pm - 9.30pm

7th Police Local Community Meeting - Public welcome to attend Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.00pm to 9.00pm

9th   Halstead Wine & Social Club Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 8.00pm – 10.30pm

12th Halstead Hospital League of Friends Quiz Night Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.00pm for 7.30pm £6.00 per person Tel: 01787 477369 for details

14th Full Council Meeting- Public welcome to attend Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 8.00pm – 10.30pm

16th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild St Andrew’s Large Hall, Parsonage St, 2.00pm

17th Halstead & District Photographic Society Halstead Methodist Church, New Street 7.30pm

17th Halstead & District History Society - Baptist Church, Hedingham Rd, 7.30pm £5.00 for Visitors  Corsets, Crinoline and Camisoles – Talk by Frances Saltmarsh

17th Halstead Social & Tea Dance – All ages welcome Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm – 4.15Ppm  Tel: Hayley on 07834 467136 for details

18th Halstead in Bloom Quiz Night - Con Club, High Street Halstead  7.30pm £6 per person

Halstead Heritage Museum at Queens Hall - open Wednesday & Sunday 1.30pm - 4.00pm  Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details

WEEKLY   EVENTS

Monday            Halstead Road Runners - Courtaulds Sports Ground 6.45pm-7.45pm

Monday            Halstead Art Group - British Legion Hall, The Causeway 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tuesday           Work Club Halstead Library, Bridge Street, 10.00am -12.00 noon – Tel: 0345 6037628

Tuesday           Gentle Yoga Conservative Club, 34 High St. 10.30am -11.45am – Tel: 07941 351689

Tuesday           WW-Wellness that Works Queens Hall 5.30pm -7.00pm – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Tuesday           Adult Latin American Dance Class Queens Hall 8.00pm -8.45pm – Tel: 07834 467136

Wednesday   Halstead Road Runners - Courtaulds Sports Ground 7.30pm -8.30pm

Thursday         Slimming World - Halstead Town Football Ground, Rosemary Lane 9.30am – 11.00am

Thursday         Slimming World - Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 5.30pm & 7.30pm

Thursday         Parent & Child Yoga Conservative Club, 34 High St. 6.00pm-7.00pm – Tel: 07941 351689

Thursday         Vinyasa Yoga - Queens Hall 7.00pm-8.00pm – Tel: 07546 223341 for details

Friday                WW–Wellness that Works- Queens Hall 9.00am -10.30am – Tel: 08457 123000 for

Saturday          Slimming World - Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 9.00am – 10.30am

Please note: The office’s normal opening hours are 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday

To have your event in Halstead included in the above, please contact Halstead Town Council on 01787 476480


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