Wrabness Parish Council, together with Tendring District Council and Essex County Council comprise the three tiers of local government for the Wrabness area. The Parish Council provides:

  • public open space in the village and are the trustees for the Village Hall. 
  • local amenities such as the village sign, community access defibrillator, benches, notice boards and dog litter bins.
  • this website and funds the Village Newsletter and Service Directory.
  • commissioned and published the Wrabness Parish Plan.
  • provides grant support for local community organisations.

The Parish Council is consulted on a range of planning and statutory matters by other organisations and represents the locality with consultative bodies.


Wrabness Parish Council comprises seven Parish Councillors and the Clerk to the Parish Council:


Mark Cole - Chairman

Richard Colley - Vice Chairman

Liz Byrne

Jane Cole

Harry Jones

Fran McGowan

Rachel Thornton



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The contact details for the Parish Council are:

email:        wrabness.parishclerk@gmail.com

post:          2, Fredricks Close, Wix, Manningtree, CO11 2AY

telephone: 07985676482