Bures Hamlet Parish News


Waste Collection Day: Monday

Collections alternate between garden and recycling one week (Green Bin plus clear recycling sacks) and non-recyclable refuse the next week (Grey Bin).
Food waste is collected weekly in small green container.

Refer to your new Braintree District Council Calendar for collection dates.

2017: Friday 6th October.


This can be found located at the Eight Bells Public House front carpark in Colchester Road.

To report a Highway Defect e.g. pot hole, road surface problem or street light out.
You can now report this online via the Essex County Council website under "Report a Highway Problem". 
Any defect reported can then be tracked to check on its progress.
Or please report to the Parish Clerk who will also follow up the defect.

FLOODING:- Information on protecting your property from flooding may be found on the County Council website 
Link to ECC Flood Protection

Notice Boards:-
(a)'Parish Council' information is located on the wall at the corner of Station Hill/Colchester Road.
(b)On the 8 Bells PH wall near the side passage door 
which can be used for any notices/events etc for the village.

Contact the Parish Clerk if you would like an advertisement to be placed in the noticeboard.


 **Parish Plan Survey can be found by going into the Parish Council  Minutes link 




Neighbourhood Watch

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


Village Agent Details
Jayne Lake

Mobile 07540 720607 
Village Agent for Stour Valley South and Rural Community Council of Essex








Hedinghams Neighbourhood Policing Team

Essex Victims Support Gateway (Link) 

Police Inspector: Sgt Martin Richards
Tel: 101 Ext: 407145

 Police Sgt: PC Tom Bastendorff 
Tel: 101 Ext: 407145
Email: tom.bastendorff()essex.pnn.police.uk

PC 70451 Jim Carter 
Tel: 101 Ext: 407333
Mobile: 07792 814495
Email: Jim.Carter()essex.pnn.police.uk

PCSO 74718 Warren Brown
Tel: 101 Ext: 407333
Email: warren.brown()essex.pnn.police.uk 
Mobile: 07792 814495

To report non-emergency crimes or incidents ring 101

Call 999 for emergencies only