Canewdon Parish Council and incorporating Wallasea Island

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Canewdon is a large village set between Ashingdon, Paglesham and Stambridge.  The village is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with the River Crouch to the North.  Click here to see a map of the parish.

The village boasts a public house, two village shops, two churches, two duck ponds, a large village green and a primary school.  There is also a recreation ground with a large play area, basketball court and skateboard ramp, cricket and football pitch.  We also have a large village hall. 

 The Parish Council meets the first Wednesday of the month (excluding August) at 7.15pm in the Village Hall.  Minutes of the meetings are available to view in this website.  Click here to view the meeting calendar.

 You can contact the Parish Clerk for any information relating to the Parish Council.

 Kelly Holland

 07596 74 78 73

Essex Energy Switch

Essex Energy Switch is a county wide collective targeting residents and small businesses with the aim of cutting their energy bills.

Residents can sign up to register their interest from 1st December 2015 until 1st February 2016, energy providers will then bid against one another to offer the lowest energy rates.

Residents will then have another month to decide whether or not they wish to take up the offer.

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Rochford and Castle Point Ramblers

The leaders of Rochford and Castle Point Ramblers are well-acquainted with the footpaths of the Rochford Hundred and the attractive countryside they traverse, and are keen to attract new walkers who might appreciate the views and share our interest in them.  Please click here to view the programme of walks and contact details.

Seawall grass cutting around the Outer Crouch and Roach Estuaries

The Environment Agency will be undertaking seawall grass cutting in the coming months.  This work forms part of the frequent maintenance programme for 2015-16.  For more information click here.

Rochford District Council Summer holiday activities

There are many activities to entertain the children over the summer holidays.  Click here to view the brochure.

Job Vacancy – Great Wakering Parish Council

Job Vacancy for an administrative assistant, for further details click on the link below: 

Rochford District Council – Advice Services Commissioning Survey

Rochford District Council intends to commission ‘advice services’ in the Rochford District from April 2016.

To assist in the needs analysis stage of the commissioning process, a survey asking service users about access to advice services and what future requirements they see as being important is being undertaken. The survey will run until early April 2015. Click here to view the survey, hard copies of the survey are available at RDC
reception areas and libraries.

Rochford District Council – Snow and Ice Policy

Click here to view the Snow and Ice Policy.

Superfast Broadband

The Superfast Essex Programme has recently signed a contract with BT to deliver superfast broadband infrastructure (minimum 24Mbps) and better broadband uplift (minimum 2Mbps up to 24Mbps) across Greater Essex. The project will provide infrastructure that will be accessible for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell on to consumers. The project is aimed at extending broadband coverage through public subsidy.

The initial analysis show that Canewdon is in an area that will access better broadband uplift as part of the Superfast Essex Programme. This information is only indicative at this stage and is still subject to surveys, design and planning. The timeline for delivery will commence now with surveys and planning, with network build in 2014 through to 2016.

Areas that will access better broadband uplift at this stage are subject to additional surveys and planning under the Superfast Essex Programme to scope and increase the delivery of superfast broadband in those areas.

Please complete the registration form by clicking on the link below.

Superfast Broadband

Mobile Library Timetable

Click here to view the mobile library timetable for September 2014 – August 2015.

Rochford District Council – Pay for parking by mobile phone

Rochford District Council is currently promoting its pay by mobile phone facility, which was introduced last year at the same time the new pay and display machines where installed in all the car parks.

There are now various options for paying to park in the Council’s pay and display car parks, motorists can pay at the machines by using cash, credit or debit card or by wave and pay.  There is a further option to pay by mobile phone, it is very quick and easy to use when paying to park.

The added benefits for using this option is that the motorist needs no cash or credit card to pay (once they have registered with Metric Mobile).  There is no ticket to  display on the vehicle and a text receipt will be sent to confirm the transaction has been accepted.  A text reminder in also sent when the parking session is due to expire and gives the motorist the option of extending their parking session, this is ideal  if delayed at the Doctors or hairdressers etc. as there is no need to return to the car to purchase a ticket.

Click here for further information.

Code of Conduct and Register of Members’ Interests

Members of Canewdon Parish Council have agreed to adopt the Code of Conduct implemented by Rochford District Council, this means that members of the Parish Council are abiding to the same code as Rochford District Councillors.  To view the Code, click here and then, under Related Links, click on Constitution Part 5 Codes and Protocols.

As part of the Localism Act 2011, members of the Parish Council are required to complete a new version of the Register of Members’ Interests which includes any pecuniary interests that should be declared (if relevant) at Parish Council meetings.  The register is available on Rochford District Council’s website, click here for more information.

The Broomstick

The publication from the Canewdon Community Association (CCA) is now available to view online.

Please click on The Broomstick tab on the left hand menu to view recent editions.

Freedom of Information Requests

The Parish Council has been advised that nationally, Freedom of Information requests from some enquirers are being blocked as spam.  Normally, this should not happen to us, but to prevent your message being blocked, we would ask you to add CPCFOIA (where CPC are the initials of the Parish Council) to the title line and we can be sure of receiving it.

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