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The councillor responsible for Footpaths, Open Spaces & Allotments is Graham Steady.

Reports on these areas can be found below.

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – September 2017

Posted on Sep 27, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces After representation made by a member of the public, discussions have taken place with Hopkins Homes.  Essex County Council are sending out an inspector in the next 28 days to assess the boundaries.   Allotments An inspection of the allotments will be taking place...

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – August 2017

Posted on Aug 27, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces After representation made by a member of the public, discussions have taken place with Hopkins Homes concerning the boundary of their site and also footpath 10 (from the United Reformed Church through to Gravel Field).   Please see below taken from e-mail. “Good Morning Graham  Further to our meeting on the 9th August 2017 at the development I can confirm the following ;  The fence line to the rear of our plots 31-35 Inc. ( affordable properties )  is correctly positioned, the small trees ( 2 number ) that were...

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – July 2017

Posted on Aug 27, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces Particular problems with footpaths at the moment with them being overgrown.  Although this is the responsibility of Essex County Council, I believe that we as a Town council will have to come up with a maintenance programme, which could include purchasing of suitable equipment.   Allotments All outstanding allotments have been allocated since the last report and an inspection is due...

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – June 2017

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces In the process of walking the footpaths to explore the possibility of supplying hides and rest areas.   Allotments Offers have been sent to 4 new people regarding plots and they should be filled this week. An inspection of certain allotments has been carried out and some plots have been strimmed ready to be re-allocated.

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – May 2017

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces In the process of walking the footpaths to explore the possibility of supplying hides and rest areas. Allotments All the allotment invoices have been sent out and the majority of holders have paid.  There are currently three plots to give out, offers/appointments should be this week.

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – April 2017

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces In the process of walking the footpaths to explore the possibility of supplying hides and rest areas. Allotments All the allotment invoices have been sent out and the majority of holders have paid.  There are currently three plots to give out, offers/appointments should be this week.

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – September 2016

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces In the process of walking the footpaths to explore the possibility of supplying hides and rest areas. Allotments There are now 13 people on the current waiting list.  Since the last report one person has been offered an allotment.

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Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – August 2016

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces   Met with Roy Read of Natural England for an update on the Coastal Footpath. He has had various meetings with land owners, and progress appears to being made in what is quite a complex operation.   Had a discussion with a resident in Red Barn Road concerning a Community Clear-Up regarding the footpath which runs from Red Barn Road down to the bottom of Morses Lane.   Allotments There are now 13 people on the current waiting list.  Since the last report one person has been offered an...

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Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – July 2016

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces Due to the high volumes of rain experienced recently, footpaths around the town have become overgrown. The permissive path which was given by Brett Aggregates, which runs through the long plantation at Moverons, has been cleared after we made a request to Brett Aggregates, who were only too happy to work with us. Along the same lines, Footpath 23, which is located near the Robinson Road development that backs onto Granville Way, has been of a particular cause for concern with residents reporting problems to the...

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Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – June 2016

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces Roy Read from Natural England had requested a meeting to discuss the coastal footpath, where the town council owns the land. Date and time to be arranged. Allotments There are currently 21 people on the waiting list, 13 are current, 8 of these do not wish to be allocated yet due to various reasons. We have 3 offers in the pipeline, then once these are filled, the allotments are allocated. The Big Society Grant has been submitted to Tendring District Council and is down for consideration in their July meeting....

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