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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

Braintree District Council Consultation - YOU DECIDE

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Braintree District Council are now consulting on what their priorities should be for the next four years. Use this opportunity to have your say about what’s important to you in your local community to drive the Council’s priorities for the next four years – it only takes 5 minutes. Visit the website here: you decide logo Or download the survey form here: pdf small The consultation closes on Friday 2nd August 2019. 


 

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What's on in Halstead July 2019

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6th Music in the Park – The Hit List & Double Trouble  Halstead Public Gardens 7.00pm tickets £10 in advance or £12.00 on the gate – call 07778 025490 for details between 12.00noon and 10.00pm

10th Halstead Wine & Social Club Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.30pm – 10.30pm

12th Charity Fashion Show- in Aid of Halstead WI M&Co in Solar, Weavers Ct, 6.00pm tickets £5

14th Empire Family Fun Day Courtaulds Sports Ground 10am-3.00pm - 50p entry for adults

14th Halstead Town Council ‘Free Event’ – Joe Green Saxophonist in the park Public Gardens, Trinity Street 2.00pm – 4.00pm

15th Full Council Meeting - Public Welcome to attend Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.15pm

17th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild St Andrews Large Hall, Parsonage St, 2.00pm

18th Halstead Social & Tea Dance - All Ages Welcome Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136 for details

30th The Wind in the Willows Holy Trinity Church, Chapel Hill 2.30pm £10 admission for information visit www.thisismytheatre.com / 07732 253311

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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Senior Citizens' Outings 2019

*Spaces still available*.

Halstead Town Council have arranged Five Halstead Senior Citizens coach trips for 2019

Anyone resident in Halstead Town and over the age of 60 is eligible to go on the trips (terms & conditions apply). Forms can be obtained from Halstead Town Council office at Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead, CO9 2BY or downloaded from the link below.

Destinations: 

15 May - Canterbury 

12 June - Sheringham 

17 July - Broadstairs

11 September - Southwold - limited spaces available

9 October - Henley-on-Thames - spaces available

There are various pick up points around the town, but all trips will depart from Butler Road Car Park at approximately 9.20am

The subsidised cost of each trip is £14.00 per person, per trip.  Persons from outside Halstead Town can travel for £19.50 Payment by cash, cheque, or debit/credit card must be made at time of booking: cheques should be made payable to ‘Halstead Town Council.’

If you have any queries please ring Halstead Town Council 01787 476480 during office hours (9:00am-4:00pm) – there is an answering machine outside of these hours. 

To print the booking form, please click here:  booking form image


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EALC Micro grants

Micro-grants of up to £500 are available throughout the year and awarded twice a month.
 
What do Micro-grants fund?​
 
These are designed to be quick and easily accessible to help community projects at a grass roots level.  These projects would have outcomes that reduce social isolation, improve wellbeing and support better connected communities.
 
The micro-grants will also be able to be used to support any crowd funded projects that demonstrate real community support and engagement.
 
Who can apply?
  • Town/Parish Councils​
  • Formally Constituted Groups
  • Community Groups/Associations
  • Social Enterprises
  • CIC's
  • Community Benefit Societies

 To find out more information or to apply for a grant, please visit the website here: EALC


 

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Volunteer Awards Winners

Volunteer awards

Dorothy Lodge (3rd from right in back row) was given an award for Inspirational Role Model and also was named as Volunteer of the Year.  Dorothy has worked for many years at Halstead Day Centre and also at the Halstead Food Bank.  Hannah Birch ( in yellow dress on the left) who was instrumental in forming the HAPPY (Halstead Action Promoting Positive Youth) young people's group in Halstead, was given Young Persons Going the Extra Mile Award


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Find out More about Fostering

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Could you make a difference to a child’s life

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year.

Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county grow in confidence and achieve their potential?

You don’t need any specific qualifications to foster, just patience, time and a commitment to improving children’s lives.

To find out more come along to one of Essex County Council’s local events where you can hear first-hand from experienced foster carers, find out more about the children that need foster care and ask a social worker questions.

Visit www.essex.gov.uk/foster, or call: 0800 801 530


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Notice of Temporary Footpath Closures in Halstead

The Essex County Council - Footpath 32, Halstead Urban (Temporary Prohibition of Use) Order 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice, to make the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the order: To temporarily close that length of Footpath 32, Halstead Urban in the District of Braintree, from its junction with Footpath 21, Halstead Urban to its junction with Footpath 10, Greenstead Green a distance of approximately 264 metres.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 1 April 2019 to approximately 31 July 2019 or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting, and is required for the safety of the public and workforce while construction works are undertaken.

The alternative route will be via: Footpath 21, temporary footpath link to Footpath 10 and vice versa.

The Order will come into effect on 1 April 2019 and may continue in force for 6 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

Click here for a map showing the footpath closure route

 


 The Essex County Council - Footpath 19, Halstead (Temporary Prohibition of Use) Order 2019

Further to a notices: Under section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, which commenced on 23 March 2019.

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council has made the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the order: To temporarily close that length of Footpath 19, Halstead, in the District of Braintree from its junction with Footpath 44, Greenstead Green generally south west for a distance of approximately 270 metres to its junction with Coggeshall Pieces.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 28 March 2019 for 6 months or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting, and is required for the safety of the public and workforce while construction works are undertaken.

The alternative route will be via: Footpath 19, Halstead, Footpath 20, Halstead, Footpath 21, Halstead, temporary footpath link to Footpath 19, Halstead and vice versa.

The Order will come into effect on 28 March 2019 and may continue in force for 6 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

Click here for a map showing the footpath closure route

Essex County Council

Website: www.essex.gov.uk/highways


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News and Events

Mayor's Charity raises £1,400 for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Mayor's Charity raises £1,400 for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Photos  taken at the presentation made by the Mayor of Halstead, Cllr Andy Munday, to Clair Mitchell of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance at the Earls Colne airfield headquarters on Friday 12 July 2019. These funds were raised through the Mayor’s charitable events in Halstead during the financial year 2018-2019. They will go towards the running costs of the 2 air ambulances, where the annual cost is currently £9m.

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Halstead Town Council FREE Summer Fun Events 2019

Coffee Morning at Elizabeth Courtauld Surgery

The Wind in the Willows

Halstead Social & Tea Dance Monthly Meetings


 

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