Amenity Areas

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – 17.05.18

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces Had various meetings re Warrens Pond and adjoining land, new management of the pond established.   Footpaths and bridleways, which will be included in the “green lungs initiative” to be logged and recorded.     Allotments...

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Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – July 2018

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces (Councillor Steady) Footpaths – Due to the overgrown state of Footpaths in the town, which come under the auspices of Essex County Council, our Grounds Team have cut footpath 5 (between Morses Lane Industrial Estate and the...

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Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – June 2018

On 13th June met with the British Legion Committee to discuss 100 years since the ending of WW1 commemoration. 107 town’s folk who made the ultimate sacrifice to be remembered by having individual crosses with their names and the towns crest on planted in the war...

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Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – May 2018

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces (Councillor Steady) Had various meetings re Warrens Pond and adjoining land, new management of the pond established.   Footpaths and bridleways, which will be included in the “green lungs initiative” to be logged and...

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – April 2018

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces (Councillor Steady) 9/4 Attended meeting regarding the management of Warrens Pond, with Cllr Howard. Pleased to report that a new committee is being formed to secure the future of the facility.   17/4 attended the AGM of the...

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces – March 2018

Amenity Areas & Footpaths and Open Spaces (Councillor Steady) Further to last months report when I highlighted how fortunate we were in the open space and amenity areas we have within our town, I would like to draw every bodies attention to a scheme that I am working...

Amenity Areas & Open Spaces – February 2018

Amenity Areas & Open Spaces (Councillor Steady) Brightlingsea is fortunate in having many open public spaces and amenity areas; The Town Council  are looking to upgrade existing areas and where possible to create new ones thereby providing “green lung areas” for all...

Amenity Areas & Open Spaces – April 2017

A Public Meeting has been scheduled for 26th April at 7.30pm at the Community Centre to have an open discussion about the pool and issues about a way forward. This will allow some assessment of public opinion and support.

Amenity Areas & Open Spaces – September 2016

Recreation Ground Improvements have been completed at Pawson's playground and a similar refurbishment is taking place on the recreation ground. A new fully accessible roundabout has been installed and a zip wire and play cave are scheduled for installation in the near...

Amenity Areas & Open Spaces – August 2016

Music Festival - a hugely successful, trouble free,  music festival was held last weekend.! The committee and volunteers worked in harmony with the town to produce a true community event of which we should all be proud.

April 2016 – Amenity Areas

AMENITY AREAS. Shower upgrading has taken place in the rec pavilion and is working well. There has been a transfer of top soil to the Western Promenade site to level the area and provide a training facility for sports clubs in the town.

March 2016 – Amenity Areas

The new storage facility for football and cricket clubs on Bayard Rec is completed and positive publicity has been generated regarding the facility and the strategy for overall improvement. Enquiries have been made regarding a pavilion extension and a number of...

February 2016 – Amenity Areas

The new storage facility for football and cricket clubs ON Bayard Rec is nearing completion and looks to be a top quality building. An official opening ceremony will be held in due course to highlight the project and the funding from Big Society fund. Changing room...

January 2016 – Amenity Areas

BAYARD RECREATION GROUND. Work has started on the new storage facility for football and cricket clubs and is progressing well. The project should be completed by the end of February. Draft lease documents have been drawn up by council solicitors and will be taken...

December 2015 – Amenity Areas

BAYARD RECREATION GROUND. A grant of £10,000 has been awarded from the Community Initiative Fund for upgrading play equipment on the Rec. The application was made by the Grounds Manager Terry Hamilton and he is commended for the outcome. The current Mayor, Councillor...

November 2015 – Amenity Areas

BAYARD RECREATION GROUND. Work is due to start on the new storage units before the end of the year with a completion date early in 2016 subject to weather conditions. New CCTV camera systems are in operation and should be more efficient and effective in tracking any...

October 2015 – Amenity Areas/Allotments

Amenity Areas BAYARD RECREATION GROUND. The Rec has been earmarked for an Anzac Weekend Commemoration in June 2016. The event, from 17-19 June, will include a dinner, concert, carnival, memorial service and cricket match. This is to mark the centenary of Australian...

September 2015 – Amenity Areas/Allotments

Allotments The Grounds Manager is due to carry out an inspection of the allotments this week. The waiting list currently has 26 people on it, and number 1 on the list put their name down in October 2013.

September 2015 – Amenity Areas

BAYARD REC DEVELOPMENT. Plans for the storage units have had to be revised due to planning regulations but the matter is now being taken forward by the Grounds Manager. The user groups on the rec – cricket and football clubs – have welcomed the development.   Update...

August 2015 – Amenity Areas

BAYARD REC DEVELOPMENT The application for a grant for storage facilities to replace current cricket and football storage on Bayard Recreation Ground was successful. The Big Society Fund has given a grant 0f £5744 towards the cost of storage replacement and this has...

July 2015 – Allotments

Allotments 1 Allotment plot has been given back in the past few weeks. The allotment waiting list currently has 28 people on it, and number 1 on the list put their name down in October 2013. CCTV Mast acquired from the Police Station is now in situ. We have had three...

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