Essex County Council, in partnership with Aran Insulation, are trying to improve household insulation with the offer of grants of up to £10,000. Funding is available for energy efficiency improvements to help make your home more cosy. Making your home more energy efficient will help save you money on future energy bills.
Nominations have now closed for the 2021 Elections
6th May 2021 Elections will take place for:
Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for the Essex Police Area;
One County Councillor to represent the Constable Division; and
One Borough Councillor to represent the Lexden & Braiswick ward.
Candidates for each of these are listed below. If you haven’t already checked out the COVID-Safe arrangements you can read about those further down. It is still not too late to register to vote – details also below.
Inspired by other places around the country that turn their village into a giant advent calendar, St Mary’s are very grateful to those who volunteered to decorate a window representing a part of the nativity story.
The Holiday Hunger Programme has been launched to provide extra support to children and their families this half term. The County Council is working with the Active Essex Foundation to extend the programme. It will see 33 programmes available across the county and more than 1,000 children provided with free activities and food.
St Mary’s Church is Helping
St Mary’s church is offering support, on Tuesday to Friday of this week, to families adversely affected by the Pandemic;
On Day 94 lockdown we will have done well to have kept our cool with temperatures in the 30’s! ECC are also getting a little heated about the amount of litter & waste that those visiting parks, countryside & beaches are leaving behind; expect to see a few more signs like the one on the right. News today includes: