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Great Tey Parish Council - Agenda for the next Parish Council Meeting

GREAT TEY PARISH COUNCIL Summons and Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Village Hall, Chappel Road, Great Tey on Tuesday 13th September 2016 at 7 pm. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER STARTING TIME

1. Apologies For Absence
2. Declaration Of Interests
3. Best Kept Front Gardens Competitions and Best Kept Allotments Competition – Presentation of Prizes and Certificates
4. Confirmation Of Minutes Of The Parish Council Meeting of 9th August 2016
5. Matters Arising From The Minutes
6. Reports from Colchester Borough Councillor and Essex County Councillor

7. Financial Matters (a) Cheques for payment Chq.No. Payee Amount (£)/ of which VAT:-
101567 I Dyer – grasscutting HFRG and OPF £ 79.20 £ 13.20
101568 I Dyer – grasscutting HFRG and OPF £ 79.20 £ 13.20
101569 D Williams-clerk salary £462.91 less PAYE £184.80 £ 278.11
101570 HM Revenue & Customs – PAYE for clerk salary £ 184.80 (b) To receive the financial report
8. Planning Matters – Applications – None at present
9. Highways
(a) To consider correspondence received regarding Brook Road/Great Tey Road
(b) To consider any management matters

10. Village Hall
(a) To consider correspondence received requesting a larger notice board
(b) To consider any management matters
11. Harold Fairs Recreation Ground
(a) To consider quotations for the restructure and replacement of the play area equipment in view of the ROSPA report, and action required.
(b) To consider any management matters

12. Old Playing Field – To consider any management matters
13. Allotments
(a) To consider access to the allotments
(b) To consider correspondence received regarding the use of plot 1a
(c) To consider any management matters
14. Correspondence not dealt with elsewhere
15. Other Business for Discussion

16. Public Questions and Statements

17.Colchester Local Plan
To consider the preferred options site proposed for West Tey and to send comments to Colchester Borough Council

Date and Time of Next Meeting. Tuesday 11th October 2016 at 7.30pm
Close of meeting
Signed:- D K Williams Clerk to the Parish Council.
Approved minutes of previous parish council meetings may be inspected by arrangement with the Clerk – telephone: 01787 224895.

Parish of Great Tey and Little Tey

The Churches of Great & Little Tey
The Rector and Churchwardens welcome you to our page on the parish website. We hope that you will be able to join us at our services and activities this month; especially our service to commemorate the fallen at the Battle of the Somme on Friday 1st July and our Church Summer Fete on Saturday 9th July. Our church services are listed below and please do contact our Rector Rev. John Richardson if you have any further enquiries who will be pleased to help you on 01206 211481 or email john.richardson195@btinternet.com

Sunday Worship in July 2016:
Sunday 3rd July Parish Communion at Great Tey Church at 9.30am
Sunday 10th July Family Worship at Great Tey Church at 9.30am
Sunday 17th July Holy Communion (BCP) at Little Tey Church at 9.30am
Sunday 24th July Parish Communion at Great Tey Church at 9.30am
Sunday 24th July Evening Prayer (BCP) at Little Tey Church at 9.30am
Sunday 31st July United Benefice Sung Eucharist at Great Tey Church at 10.00am

Wednesday 6th July Holy Communion (Common Worship) at Great Tey Church at 10.30am

The Battle of the Somme. A short service to honour the fallen of the Battle of Somme of 1916 will be conducted by the Rector at the memorial tree in the playing field adjacent to the church on Friday 1st July at 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend this service on the centenary of this First World War battle.

Church Summer Fete
We hope that you will be able to join us for our annual Church Summer Fete on Saturday 9th July at Walcotts Hall by kind invitation of Mr. Simon Hall. The fete will begin at 2.00 pm and will be opened by Mrs. Carol Nice MBE. There will be a host of stalls, games, activities and the very popular swimming once again. Relax in the beautiful garden listening to our Musical Quartet with a cup of tea and slice of cake or an ice-cream and enjoy our traditional summer fete with the Grand Raffle, Cake Stall, Plant stall, books and toys and the amazing bottle stall – there will be something for everyone. Parking will be available . For more details please contact Freda King on 211056 or Jane Richardson on 211481.

Edward Bear
Edward Bear would like to invite babies and pre-school children (and their adults!) to our meetings on the first Monday of the month during term-time. We meet at 2pm in the church for a short time of praise with songs and a story, we then have an activity and playtime with juice and biscuits for the children and cups of tea or coffee for the adults. We finish at 3pm so that older children can be met from school. The next Edward Bear is on Monday 4th July at 2.00pm at the Rectory, Great Tey when we will be celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special Edward Bear picnic. Come and join us! For more details please visit our website on www.edwardbear.org.uk or email admin@edwardbear.org

Mothers’ Union
Our next meeting will take place on Thursday 21st July when we have our annual garden meeting at the Rectory, Great Tey at 2.30pm when refreshments will be served and a bring and buy stall will be held. We have invited members from the Deanery and all are welcome. We will take our summer break in August and will be visiting Clare Priory for a Quiet Day on Friday 9th September. If you would be interested in joining us at Clare Priory please do contact Jane. At the time of writing we are looking forward to our Great & Little Tey Coffee Morning to be held on Wednesday 29th June at the home of Carol and David Williams at Greenlands Farm. For more information on Great & LIttle Tey Mothers’ Union please contact Jane Richardson on 211481.

Coggeshall Market Stall
Thank you to Freda and Pauline who will be running the Coggeshall Market Stall on Thursday 25th August 2016 from 8.00 am raising funds for the work of the church in the parish.
Donations of cakes, jams, marmalades and produce/flowers from the garden will all be gratefully received either on the day at the stall or please let Freda or Pauline have items on the evening before. Coggeshall Market has a fruit & veg stall, a cheese seller, fresh bread and cakes and other local produce so do pop along and on the morning and take a look and visit our church stall – thank you.

Dates for your Diary from the Church Social and Fundraising Group: Coggeshall Market Stall, August – Thursday 25th August from 8.00am Music on a Summer’s Afternoon and Tea, Sunday 4th September at 3.00pm at Little Tey Church Coffee Morning in aid of Little Havens Children’s Hospice, Saturday 1st October at Jesmond, Little Tey from 10.30am. Harvest Supper, Saturday 8th October at 7pm at Great Tey Village Hall Shepherd Pie Evening, Saturday 19th November at 7pm at Great Tey Village Hall

GREAT TEY CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE

Thank you to all the stall holders, the stewards and the Breakfast Bunch for coming and contributing to a successful Charity Car Boot Sale.

We managed to raise £751.23 in total for St Helena Hospice. A great result.

Any ideas for improvement please do let Simon Hall know on 07802835745 or simonhall026@gmail.com

Great Tey Village Events Calendar 2016

Great Tey Village Events 2016

Please note dates are subject to change

MonthEventDate 2016

JulyChurch Summer Fete at Walcotts Hall, Great Tey 2.00 – 4.30pmJul 9th
JulyParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 12th
JulyDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 14th
JulyFamily Camping at Great Tey Primary school, 5pmSat 16th
JulyCommunity Wardens Bingo & coffee afternoon, Village Hall, 2pm-4pmThur 28th

AugustParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 9th
AugustDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 11th
AugustCoggeshall Market Stall, CoggeshallThur 25th
AugustCommunity Wardens Bingo & coffee afternoon, Village Hall, 2pm-4pmThur 25th

SeptemberCricket, Harold Fairs Playing Field, 2pmSun 4th
SeptemberMusic on a Summer’s Afternoon at Little Tey Church at 3.00pmSun 4th
SeptemberDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 8th
SeptemberParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 13th
SeptemberCommunity Wardens Bingo & coffee afternoon, Village Hall, 2pm-4pmThur 22nd

OctoberCoffee Morning at Jesmond, Little Tey, in aid of Little Havens Children’s Hospice, 10.30amSat 1st
OctoberHarvest Supper, Village Hall, 7pmSat 8th
OctoberParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 11th
OctoberDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 13th
OctoberCommunity Wardens Bingo & coffee afternoon, Village Hall, 2pm-4pmThur 27th

NovemberParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 8th
NovemberDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 10th
NovemberShepherds Pie Evening, Great Tey Village Hall, 7.00pmSat 19th
NovemberCommunity Wardens Bingo & coffee afternoon, Village Hall, 2pm-4pmThur 24th

DecemberDrop-in, 2pm – 4pm, Village HallThur 8th
DecemberParish Council meeting, Village Hall, 7.30 pmTue 13th
DecemberSanta is in townTBC

BUS SERVICE

Important Changes to the Local Bus Service Network in Essex from 10th April 2016

From the 10th April 2016 there will be important changes to many of the routes, timetables and service numbers of bus services in Essex.

Passengers, particularly those using the bus to go to school or work, are strongly recommended to check for the revisions using the National Traveline Service, available at: www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk shortly before undertaking their journey, so that they are aware of any changes that have been made.

The majority of dedicated school contract services, which are not open for use by the general public will not be affected.

The web site at www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk will show the stops in Colchester when you ask for the map from Colchester to Great Tey.

The timetable is:-

Great Tey – Colchester

Monday – Friday

Service 82/82A

82A 82 82 82 82

Great Tey, Church 08:41 09:28 13:41 17:28 18:20

Marks Tey, Station 08:49 09:36 13:49 17:35 18:28

Tollgate, Sainsburys – 09:41 13:54 – 18:33

Colchester, Head Street – 09:55 14:08 – 18:47

Colchester, Stanwell Street 08:58 09:58 14:11 – 18:50

Colchester – Great Tey

Monday – Friday

Service 82/83

82 82 83

Colchester, Stanwell Street 12:20 16:15 17:40

Tollgate, Sainsburys 12:34 16:31 17:56

Marks Tey, Station 12:39 16:36 Bus goes via Fordham

Great Tey, Church 12:47 16:44 18:20

Great Tey – Colchester Service 82

Saturday

Colchester – Great Tey Service 82

Saturday

82 82 82

Great Tey, Church 09:28 17:23 Colchester, Stanwell Street 16:15

Marks Tey, Station 09:36 17:35 Tollgate, Sainsburys 16:31

Tollgate, Sainsburys 09:41 17:40 Marks Tey, Station 16:36

Colchester, Head Street 09:55 17:54 Great Tey, Church 16:44

Colchester, Stanwell Street 09:58 17:57

COLCHESTER BOROUGH COUNCIL NEWS

ATTENDED REFUSE FREIGHTER SCHEME 2016

Harold Fairs Recreation Ground, Chrismund Way, Great Tey

9:30am – 10:45am

02 April, 28 May, 23 July