September 2016

The Allotment land at School Road Messing has been transferred to Parish Council ownership.

Please contact any member of the Parish Council if you wish to view the site.

Messing village hall playground has reopened , with new swings.

July 2016

Messing market on 9th July raised £385 for 'green' projects.

The Parish Council are expecting the allotment land to be formally handed over and will invite all residents interested in allotments to visit the site.

June 2016

Judges for the RCCE best village competition were shown around the village, and the various projects by members of the Parish Council

 April 2016

Two new Parish Councillors for the Inworth ward were co-opted at the Parish Council meeting held on 19th April 2016  
February 2016

The Parish Council were shortlisted in Colchester Borough Council ' Big Choice' competition.

Unfortunately we were unsuccesfull, but we are still proceeding with the Community Orchard project.

You can view our submission video at 

 January 2016    

The 'Heart of Messing' Defibrillator was officially openend and 14 residents attended CPR training provided by the East of England Ambulance Service.


 September 2015

The Parish Council won the EALC/Vaughton Council of the Year award. 

The Parish Council comprises of 7 members.
The Council has a part-time Clerk.
Full Council meetings are held at Messing Village Hall every third Tuesday in the month but this may vary as notified on the notice boards.

Contact Information

Fairwinds, New Lane

07889 913073