Gestingthorpe Parish Council official website giving council and general village information.
The Parish Council is the most local tier of local government.
It is a secular body with no connection to the local Church, which has its "Parochial Church Council"
As well Parish Council proceedings and links to other tiers of government, this site gives information on local organisations, services facilities and emergency procedures.
ANNUAL VILLAGE MEETING - THURSDAY 11TH APRIL, 7.30PM AT THE VILLAGE HALL
PARISH COUNCIL AGM - THURSDAY 16TH MAY, 7.30PM AT THE VILLAGE HALL
Go there for more details of the service or just click above for the timetable
Oats Cottages, rural housing project Gestingthorpe
(Outline only of the conditions - not a legal document)
One of oats cottages is available at an "intermediate" rent (lower than free market, but not as low as "affordable" housing), or for part rent, part ownership.
The housing is only available to people in with strong connections to Gestingthorpe (e.g. brought up in village). in need* of a 2 bedroomed house, or if there are no takers, from abutting rural parishes. (The need should be registered with Braintree District Council)
Fuller details to be available the Clerk or from BDC.