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

Reports on these areas can be found below.

Footpaths & Allotments – May 2018

Posted on Jun 18, 2018 in Footpaths & Allotments

Allotments (Councillor Steady Following on from the Allotment Society AGM on the 17th April the following initiatives are being progressed:- Weekly inspections are being completed by our Grounds Manager, the bore hole is being serviced, cost of a composting toilet are being sought.   2019 is approximately the 100 years anniversary of the creation of the towns allotments. We will support the society in holding an event to mark the occasion.   There are currently 15 people on the allotment waiting...

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Footpaths & Allotments – April 2018

Posted on May 18, 2018 in Footpaths & Allotments

Allotments (Councillor Steady We have one plot available to give out, and a large majority of people have now paid their allotment fees. There is currently 12 people on the waiting list.

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Allotments

Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in Footpaths & Allotments

Allotments (Councillor Steady We only have two plots left to give out, and a large majority of people have now paid their allotment fees.

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Footpaths and Allotments – February 2018

Posted on Mar 18, 2018 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths and Allotments (Councillor Steady) There are three plots to be given out, and the annual rent demands are being sent out.

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Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – January 2018

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths and Allotments (Councillor Steady) Footpaths & Open Spaces The issue of the fence/gate being erected alongside footpath 10, blocking access to residents, is ongoing.   Allotments An inspection took place on 12th January, 7 plots have been given up and need to be re-allocated.  There are 5 plots with concerns and they will receive a phone call to ascertain if they are going to keep their plots, if so they need to be cultivated as per the terms and conditions.  The new rents are due to go out shortly.   On the whole, the...

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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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