Great Yeldham Notice Board


The Big Tidy Up Event - SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2016.

The Parish Council will be providing 2 skips for residents to dispose of those unwanted household items.  Skips will be placed on the Highfields verge (North Road) and another one Highfields (Leather Lane) and will be available from 8.00 am to 11.45 am on Saturday 29th October, morning only.  

The local Scout Group will be assisting and will be raising much needed funds for their group and will be supervising the skips and arranging collection of items; if you are unable to dispose of your items the Scouts will remove these for you for a donation.  If you need assistance in disposing of your unwanted items and are willing to make a donation to the Scouts please contact the Parish Council.

If you are able to join us on Saturday 29th to help pick up litter, clean the streams and generally tidy up the parish please meet at the Reading Room at 10.00 am.  Light refreshments will be provided to sustain you before and after your much appreciative efforts.  For more information contact Tracy Wigmore, Parish Clerk on 01787 237832 or email

 Superfast Broadband

The future of broadband in Great Yeldham is in your hands. County Broadband are planning a state-of-the-art fibre optic broadband service that will catapult the residents of Great Yeldham ahead of any residential services available from BT anywhere in Essex, offering a choice of speeds from the basic 10Mbps right up to 500Mbps and possibly more in the future!  Due to the costs involved in building this network County Broadband need to know if this really is a service residents want!. If we can raise sufficient demand then we will build it. If you are interested in getting fibre optic broadband delivered to your home please register your interest now at .County broadband need at least 350 households to sign up.


Repairs to Access Road, Sports and Recreation Ground

The Parish Council have been working with Braintree District Council to secure S106 funding to part fund repairs to the access road.  A. E. White Surfacing Limited will be undertaking works week w/c Monday 17th October, it is anticipated that the works will take 2-3 weeks to complete. Please note that vehicles should be moved away from the access road during working hours of 8.00 am – 4.00 pm.  There will be no access while works are undertaken. Residents will be able to use the access road after these hours but advised not to obstruct the road during working hours.


Halloween Spooktacular - Friday 28th October 2016, 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Gt Yeldham Youth Club are working towards their Duke of Edinburgh Award and in partnership with the PC are hosting a Halloween party for under 11’s in the Reading Room. A colouring competition will be judged on the day, colouring entries are available from the Parish Clerk email Places are limited please contact the Parish Clerk to book a place.  


Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Return - Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016  see Parish Council, Annual Returns for full report.


Draft Local Plan 2033 please view pages under 'Public Consulation', 'draft Local Plan 2033' for copies of sites considered for development and consultation process.