Community 360 has been working in partnership with the Freshwell Centre in Finchingfield to develop a ‘green prescribing’ initiative where patients can be referred to a light walking activity called Finding Your Feet.

They are also delivering the ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters 12 week weight management programme. 

Both of these take place on Thursday mornings (details are in the above links) and they have kindly opened the activities to anyone in Essex who would like to attend.

16:58, Monday by Cecilia Ockelford

As a result of the May 2019 local elections our two Braintree District Councillors for the Three Fields Ward are:

For a full list of councillors for the Braintree district vist the Braintree District Council website, 

16:14, Monday by Cecilia Ockelford

From 12 noon onwards on that day there'll be:

  • a bar
  • BBQ
  • cake stall
  • face painting
  • bouncy castle
  • prize draw raffle
  • 'Brave the Shave' at 3pm
  • live music from Jamie Humphreys and In Two Minds; plus loads more!

Do come and join the fun and support this worthy cause.

12:26, 19 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford

With effect from the 29 July 2019 Great Bardfield Bridge will be closed for a period of 5 weeks and some of our bus services will be affected, and operating a revised route and shuttle service. 

Service 16 – a revised route will operate.

Service 9/9a – a shuttle service will support this bus service

Details of the work, parking restrictions, and changes to the bus services are on the Essex Highways website. You can download copies of the revised service and shuttle bus timetables from their website as well. 

Passengers will also be able to obtain a copy of the shuttle bus timetable from the driver.


11:07, 19 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019 runs from Saturday 20 July to Monday 2 September in all Essex libraries and mobile libraries.

The challenge is for children aged 4 to 11 to read six books during the school summer holidays. Children will receive a reward for each book they read. 

There is also a special version of the Space Chase for the under threes. 

For more information visit the Essex County Council website.

13:03, 16 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford


Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Hall Road, Panfield

Please visit this link to find details of the intended closure of Hall Road, due to commence on 16 July 2019 for 15 days.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Gigaclear Limited undertakes works to install new network for Gigaclear.

13:02, 16 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford

Braintree Area Foodbank has put together a shopping list for July 2019

The list shows items they're running short of. They would also like some Bags for Life so that visitors look like they've gone to the supermarket and not a foodbank.

Thank you for your support.  

13:49, 05 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford

The ultimate in recyling, Freegle is a great site that enables local people to get rid of their unwanted items and help someone else out in return. 


11:59, 05 Jul 2019 by Cecilia Ockelford


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