Bures Hamlet Parish Council Index

Bures Hamlet Parish Council - About us 


As well as being members of Bures Hamlet Parish Council, the members serve on the Joint Cemetery Authority which maintains the cemetery, the Joint Sportsground Committee and the Community Centre Committee.

The Parish Council partly maintains the parish footpath cleansing via a grant from the District Council. It also pays for the upkeep of the parish owned street lamps.

The Parish Council is in partnership with Essex County Council under the Parish Paths Partnership Scheme for overseeing the maintenance of all parish footpaths, bridleways and rights of ways.

The Parish Council has the right of representation on planning matters, which included all planning applications and strategic plan proposals.

Council meetings:

Meetings are normally held on a Monday, bimonthly in the Community Centre commencing at 7.30pm. The meeting notices are posted on the noticeboard at the end of Station Hill, adjacent to the Swan Public House.

Meetings are open to the public - anyone is welcome to attend and to raise questions during question time at the beginning of the meeting.

Agenda items:

Members of the public are welcome to write to ask that a particular matter be placed on the agenda. Such requests must reach the Clerk two weeks before the meeting.

The Council will either accept the request or explain in writing why it is not appropriate to do so.

The Annual Parish Meeting is normally held in March.
At the Annual Parish Meeting it is your opportunity to raise matters appropriate to the Parish Council in an open forum.

List of Committee Members & Representatives


CHAIRMAN:
Mr David Lee, Malt Cottage, 15 Maltings Close, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5EJ
Tel: 01787 227116 email:- leemaltcottage()btinternet.com

VICE-CHAIRMAN:
Mr Derek Matthews, River House, Colchester Road, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5AE. Tel: 01787 227558 
Email: derekmatthews35()gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Mrs Carol Barnham
48 Colchester Road, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5AE
Tel: 01787 228417
Email: barnhamcarol()gmail.com

Mr Alan Crowe, 10 Water Lane, Bures CO8 5DE Tel: 01787 227280 
Email: crowe1934()hotmail.com

Mr Michael Welch, Rose Cottage, 4 New Cut, Bures CO8 5AE 
Tel: 0178 227598 Email: welchm18()yahoo.com


Mr Ben Wilson, Brook House, Water Lane. Bures CO8 5DE
Tel: 01787 228788
Email: benwilson28()hotmail.com

Mr Duncan Kennett, 7 Parsonage Grove, Bures. CO8 5BU
Tel: 01787 227000
Email: duncan.kennett()virgin.net

 

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Other Committee Members & Representatives

PARISH RIGHTS OF WAY RANGER

Mr Hugh Turner, 30 Normandie Way, Bures, Suffolk. CO8 5BE
Tel: 01787 227823 email:-hugh.turner()mypostoffice.co.uk

PARISH TRANSPORT & TRAFFIC REPRESENTATIVES
Michael Welch, Rose Cottage, 4 New Cut, Bures CO8 5DG 
Email: welchm18()yahoo.com

Mrs Jenny Wright, 38 The Paddocks, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227750 email:- ossiejen()sky.com


TREE WARDEN:
Mr John Evans, 7 Normandie Way, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227094 email:- jenormandie1()gmail.com

CEMETERY AUTHORITY CLERK:
Mrs Jenny Wright, 38 The Paddocks, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227750 email:- ossiejen()sky.com

SPORTSGROUND COMMITTEE CLERK:
BURES ST MARY PARISH CLERK:
Mrs Jenny Wright, 38 The Paddocks, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227750 email:- ossiejen()sky.com

CLERK TO BURES HAMLET PARISH COUNCIL
Mrs Jenny Wright, 38 The Paddocks, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227750 
email:- ossiejen()sky.com

BURES NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH CO-ORDINATOR
Mrs Jenny Wright, 38 The Paddocks, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5DF
Tel: 01787 227750 email:- ossiejen()sky.com

District and Council Information


Braintree District Council - Tel 01376 552525
Braintree Web site.

Essex County Council - Tel 01245 240000
Chelmsford Web Site.

www.essexconnects.org.uk :- Online community directory for Essex

www.essexinfo.net :- Essex Information Site

www.braintree.gov.uk/superfast
Read about Braintree District Council's initiative to help bring superfast 
broadband to the area

District and County Council Representatives

Cllr Wendy Scattergood Tel: 01787 267800
(Braintree District Council) 

Cllr. David Finch (Essex County Council)
Tel: 01787 371878

Council Meeting Dates

Bures Hamlet Parish Council Meeting:
Community Centre, Committee Room at 1930hrs 

Dates for 2016 - 19th September, 21st November
Dates for 2017: 16th January, 20th March and 15th May 

Sports Ground Committee meetings, 
Community Centre, Committee Room at 1930hrs


Dates for 2016: 15th September, 17th November
Dates for 2017: 12th January, 16th March, 11th May and 13th July


Cemetery Committee meetings, 
Community Centre, Committee Room at 1930hrs

Dates for 2016: 5th Sept 
Dates for 2017: 9th January, 13th March, 12th June and 11th September

Parish Councillors Register of Interests


Parish Council Minutes
Sports Ground Information Cemetery Information
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Bures Hamlet Parish Council - About us 

As well as being members of Bures Hamlet Parish Council, the members serve on the Joint Cemetery Authority which maintains the cemetery, the Joint Sportsground Committee and the Community Centre Committee.

The Parish Council partly maintains the parish footpath cleansing via a grant from the District Council. It also pays for the upkeep of the parish owned street lamps.

The Parish Council is in partnership with Essex County Council under the Parish Paths Partnership Scheme for overseeing the maintenance of all parish footpaths, bridleways and rights of ways.

The Parish Council has the right of representation on planning matters, which included all planning applications and strategic plan proposals.

Council meetings:

Meetings are normally held on a Monday, bimonthly in the Community Centre commencing at 7.30pm. The meeting notices are posted on the noticeboard at the end of Station Hill, adjacent to the Swan Public House.

Meetings are open to the public - anyone is welcome to attend and to raise questions during question time at the beginning of the meeting.

Agenda items:

Members of the public are welcome to write to ask that a particular matter be placed on the agenda. Such requests must reach the Clerk two weeks before the meeting.

The Council will either accept the request or explain in writing why it is not appropriate to do so.

The Annual Parish Meeting is normally held in March.
At the Annual Parish Meeting it is your opportunity to raise matters appropriate to the Parish Council in an open forum.