The Parish Clerk - Mrs Peachey, is available in the Parish Office between 09.00am - 1.00pm Monday to Thursday and can be contacted

during those hours.

Council Offices, Ogilvie Hall, Wignall Street, Lawford, Essex, CO11 2JG 

             
    Telephone: 01206 395898      Mobile: 07934140523 Email: lawfordpc@btconnect.com
             
 

Please note: the offices are not open to the public, therefore please ring the bell and the Clerk will come to the door.

  

 
  If you have an urgent matter and need to speak to a Councillor go to the Councillors tab, where you will find Councillors contact details. 
  

 

The Council meet on the third Monday of the Month (except when a bank holiday falls, then please see the list of meeting dates) at 7.15pm in the Wignall Room at Ogilvie Hall and members of the press and public are always welcome to attend.

 

 

Please note: due to holiday, the Council Office will be closed from 26 April until 14 May 2018.

 

If you have an urgent matter during this time please contact a Councillor.  Their contact details can be found on this  Website or Council's Noticeboards.  During this time the mobile number will not be in use and emails will not be monitored.

 

 

 

 

Information and News April 2018 - March 2019:

 

 

 


 

Information and News April 2017 - March 2018:

  • School Lane Project
  • There will be an extraordinary meeting of council at 6.15pm 26/03/18  before the Parish Meeting to agree plans that could not be agreed as meeting was not quorate.
  • Extension to the determination date for planning application 17/01950/OUT proposal for 110 homes on Grange Road.
  • REFERENCE SERVER PROBLEMS - documents can now be uploaded but are taking some considerable time to load and may not aways be successful due to length of time taken.
  • Dog owners in Tendring are being advised to take extra care when walking their pets on the beach
  • Notices of road closures appear in the local press or for more information visit https://roadworks.org?tm=104486705
  • PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO SERVER PROBLEMS IT HAS NOT BEEN POSSIBLE TO UPLOAD DOCUMENTS TO COUNCILS WEBSITE - PLEASE SEE NOTICEBOARDS FOR LATEST AGENDA/MINUTES UNTIL PROBLEM IS RESOLVED
  • PLEASE NOTE - PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING CANCELLED - as there are no PLANNING APPLICATIONS this month the planning committee WILL NOT MEET on 8 JANUARY 2018.  As a result the FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet at 6.30pm and the PERSONNEL COMMITTEE will meet at 7pm.
  • Level 3 Cold Weather Alert - https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/u10z80q9s
  • Refuse Collections over the Christmas and NewYear period
  • Salt Bag Scheme 2017/18
  • Essex Community Messaging information to help protect your property against burglary on Autumn & Winter nights.
  • RESURFACING of the remaining area of the SCHOOL LANE CAR PARK -Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores being awarded to local community projects. Bags of Help offers community groups and project across the UK a share of revenue generated from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. The public will now vote in store during September and October on who should receive the awards. Follow the link for more information - http://www.tesco.com/bagsofhelp 
  • DUE  to unforseen circumstances the HIGHWAYS meeting has been cancelled this evening and will now be held at 8.30pm on 4 September 2017.  Council apologises for the late notice.  Due to the cancellation of the Highways meeting the AMENITIES meeting will be brought foreward to 7pm.
  • RUSS COLE Tendring's District Commander will be attending Lawford's Council Meeting on 17 July 2017 to answer
        questions about local policing.  Residents are invited to attend and are asked to submit their questions to the Clerk
        by 12 July 2017 so they can be put to the District Commander.
  • WEEDS IN LAWFORD - LPC has been advised that TDC will be undertaking weed control in Lawford towards the end of next week.
  • A Local Plan Consultation will be held at Ogilvie Hall on Thursday 29th June 2017 3 - 7pm 
  • Notice of Public Rights and Publication of unaudited Annual Return  
  • Tendring Twinning Association Annual Garden Party Invitation - Sunday 26 July 2017
  • Statement of Person's nominated and Notice of Poll
  • Notice of Election
  • YOUR Parish Assembly is taking place at 7pm on 11 May 2017 at Ogilvie Hall.  Come and find out what clubs and societies serve Lawford and what your Parish Council has achieved in the past year.
  • The first meeting of the Manningtree and District Dementia  Cafe will be held on Friday 21st April 2017 at Foundry Court between 10.30 and 12.30am.
  • The Full Council meeting of Tuesday 18 April 2017 will be held in the Jubilee Room at the Venture Centre 2000, Bromley Road, Lawford, CO11 2JE
  • PLEASE NOTE: USERS ARE ADVISED TO NAVIGATE TO DOCUMENTS FROM THE TABS ON THE HOME PAGE AS THERE ARE TECHNICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE SEARCH FUNCTION IN THAT IT IS SOURCING OLD AND OVERWRITTEN DATA.
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  • INFORMATION/NEWS - January 2016 - March 2017
  • Council has two Councillor vacancies and can now co-opt.
  • 7 March 2017 - Warning to AVOID DOORSTEP SCAMS
  • 15 February 2017 - Amendment made to items 9 d) and 11 of Council meeting agenda for 20 February 2017.
  • DEVELOPMENT OF LAND SOUTH OF LONG ROAD MISTLEY -  Public Consultation to be held on Friday 17 February 2017 3pm-7pm. 
  • Lawford Parish Council's Planning Committee will now meet on the first Monday of the month at 6.30pm, however due to circumstance the meeting on 6 February 2017 will begin at 6.15pm.
  • WARNING of another SCAM involving PARKING FINES - Information from Essex Community Policing
  • Christmas and New Year Refuse Collection dates.
  • PLEASE READ and advise the vulnerable and elderly - SCAM phone calls - Information from Essex Comunity Policing
  • Safety Information from Essex Community Policing
  • Salt Scheme
  • Awareness of Door to Door Traders
  • The Planning meeting scheduled for this evening (14 November 2016) has been cancelled.
  • Recycling of small electrical items can be carried out at Manningtree Library during their opening hours.
  • Work being carried out by the Environment Agency in Lawford
  • Vacancy for a School Crossing Patrol Operator
  • Notification of temporary road closures October 2016
  • Garden City - response to requests for restrictions to stop motorists speeding through the area
  • For updated information on Recycling http://www.recycleforessex.com/news
  • Closure of Grange Road, Lawford - for details click here
  • An extraordinary meeting of the Highways and Planning Committees will be held on 5 September 2016 at 6pm.  Click here for the Agenda. Go to Parish Council / Planning to read the minutes and associated documrents.
  • As no planning applications have been received the Planning Committee meeting on Monday 8 August 2016 has been CANCELLED
  • Information and dates for Local Plan Exhibitions - click here
  • Lawford Green - application 15/00876/OUT (outline planning application) has been approved by Tendring District Council Planning Committee.
  • Parking restrictions Queensway - click here to view the statement issued by the Chair of the Highways Committee
  • Lawford Parish Council has two Casual Vacancies for the office of Councillor, click here for more information
  • Information about surface dressing of roads here.
  • The Website is in the process of being updated, at present it is the Agendas and Minutes of Committee Meetings that are being uploaded.  If you require access to particular Committee Meeting Minutes please contact the office and arrangements can be made to provide you with a 'hard copy'.
  • To view current Parish Council Minutes go to Parish Council/Agendas & Minutes/Council Minutes and chose the year you wish to view.
  • Following the December 2015 Council Meeting unapproved minutes will be published, but it should be noted that until approved, and signed at the following months Council Meeting, the minutes may be amended by Council.

   

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Contact Information

The Council Offices,
Ogilvie Hall,
Wignall street,
Lawford,
Manningtree
Essex
CO11 2JG

lawfordpc@btconnect.com

01206 395898