Index of Subjects
1. Surviving the winter - offers of help
2. Flu jabs ! It's not too late
3. ECC weather bulletins / information.
4. Flooding information
5. Village Agent
6. One stop on Wheels
7. Local Police contact / Dengie 100 Police report
8. Dengie 100 Bus Users / Parish Transport newsletters
9. Making the links (ECC magazine)
10. Mundon Footpaths
11. Essex Waste management proposals -2012
12. Subscribe to 'Essex Works' magazine - Free
13. Dengie Hundred Bus services (Not 31X - See Useful links for this information). Click here
For map showing all Dengie routes - click here.
14. Stow Maries Aerodrome
15. Gypsy encampments - Advice from Essex police
16. Public rights of way - Access to details of Public Rights of way in Essex
1. Surviving the winter!
FROM YOUR VILLAGE AGENT Brrrrr! Surviving Winter Campaign
The British Red Cross, Age UK Essex and Essex Community Foundation have teamed up together to bring help to those who need it through the Surviving Winter Campaign.
When you sign up for this FREE support, and your registration has been accepted as eligible (Age 65 or over) you will receive A Warm Pack including a blanket fleece, a flask to keep drinks warm and a hot water bottle.
If severe weather hits and you can’t get out to the shops, a Food Pack will be arranged delivered to you by the British Red Cross, along with an electric heater if your heating breaks or you run out of oil.
I’m happy to arrange your registration for the Warm Pack for you or a relative or neighbour over 65.
Just call me on 0800 977 5858, or 07540 720608 - Christine McDonald
2. Flu jabs - You can still get one!
Click here for details
3. Essex County Council (ECC) Bulletin
Keeping Essex Moving in Icy Conditions
The County Council is required to focus its gritting resources on keeping major roads clear, so it operates a precautionary salting network. This includes all ‘A’ and ‘B’ roads, access routes for emergency services, rural link roads and major public transport routes.
Residents can check which roads will be gritted and get the latest advice on safe winter travel by visiting http://www.essexhighways.org/Winter-Maintenance.aspx
For the latest traffic and travel updates residents can sign up to the Essex Travel Twitter feed or visit www.essex.gov.uk/traffic. Alternatively they can stay tuned to local radio stations for the latest traffic bulletins and weather forecasts.
Residents are also advised that they can take action to clear their own local pavements and pathways of snow and ice, as long as they take a careful and common sense approach.Further guidance on this is available at http://www.essexhighways.org/Winter-Maintenance.aspx
If the website does not resolve your query then please contact - 0845 603 7631 ( 8.30 am till 5.00pm) or
Residents are reminded to contact the Environment Agency for details of flood risk. Information is also available at Maldon District Council Tel: 01621 854471 - Richard Holmes ( Facilities & Emergency Manager).
5. Village Agent
Village Agent website (Click to access)
A face to face signposting service for people living in rural communities offering high quality information and advice to local residents.
It provides a trusted and well-known 'friendly face' at the heart of rural communities.
Village Agents have a positive impact by helping people to gain access to services and information. The local Village Agent can discuss over the telephone or by email, or visit at a convenient time.
To arrange a home visit contact local Village Agent Christine McDonald. Telephone Freephone 0800 977 5858, mobile: 07940 720608 (phone back service), or email: email@example.com
For further information see also the section 'useful links'.
6. One Stop on Wheels / Police information
This service is provided by Dengie Project Trust / Essex Police / Maldon District Council (MDC).
One Stop on Wheels website (Click to access)
It provides advice and information on a range of services including Community Activities, Essex Police, MDC Housing and benefits, Employment advice, Connexions etc.
Latest timetable (Click to access)
Our dedicated Neighbourhood Specialist Police Officer is PC Alan Bowen (Mobile No. 07939 241569).
The 24hr non-emergency phone number for Essex Police is 101
7. Local Police contact / Dengie 100 - Police reports
PC Sam Pateman : Neighbourhood Constable for: Southminster, Mayland, Steeple, St Lawrence, Bradwell, Tillingham, Dengie, Asheldham, Althorne, North Fambridge, Latchingdon, Cold Norton, Stow Maries, Mundon, Purleigh & Cock Clarks.Telephone:101 ext 485805 Address:Southminster Police Station, Queenborough Road, Southminster, CM0 7AD. Opening hours : Monday - Saturday Midday - 6pm, (Correct at June 2013)
Click below for an overview and update of crimes committed in the region.
8. Dengie 100 Bus users' group
To join the Dengie Hundred Bus User Group, contact the Secretary, Sarah Grimes, at Burnham Town Council (Tel: 01621 783426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org). It costs £3 each or £5 for a couple ( at September 2010)
From June 2013 a Parish Transport newsletter has been published. Click here for the 1st edition
9. 'Making the links'
A monthly bulletin from Essex CC which includes general information and notes major planning applications across the county. June 2013
10. Mundon Footpaths - Diversion Order (January 2011).
Re footpath from Vicarage Lane to Main Road.
Diversion Order click here
11. Essex Waste Management Plan - 2012
Information about where Essex's waste is planned to go (Basildon!)
Plan click here
12. Subscribe to 'Essex Works' magazine - free
Essex County Council decided to stop printing its residents’ magazine last year and instead move online - www.essex.gov.uk/ew. The quarterly e-zine, which will save taxpayers more than £400,000 a year, is accompanied by monthly newsletters.
Those who sign up will have up-to-the-minute Essex news and features delivered straight to your inbox. In each issue there is a competition with prizes.
13. Dengie Hundred Bus services (Not 31X - See Useful links for this information).
D1 - Bradwell to Maldon D2 - Southminster to Maldon
D4 - Bradwell to Burnham D6 - Southminster to Althorne
Timetables correct at June 2012. Click on details shown on the subject headings at the beginning of this section.
14. Stow Maries Aerodrome
For further information click here
15. Gypsy encampments
A note from Essex Police (February 2013). Click here
16. Public Rights of Way (Essex)
A briefing note for Town and Parish Councils showing respective Public rights of way. Click here.