Bus shelter outside. AG asked for update.

AG been in discussion with Museum Ctte about shelter on their land.  They in basic agreement subject to costs

ECC in middle of ”sale” tenders. No decisions till October at earliest.


Covid Injections in Brightlingsea

Bernard Jenkin MP. Phone calls.

Discussions re possibility vaccinations in B’sea. Believe he wants to speak to Mayor.

Sent copy of latest update from Colne Surgery


Back Waterside Lane

Site visit arranged

Catch up from last summer.  ECC confirmed liability to 63’. Cllr Judson involved

Looking at long term urgency versus short term safety


Colne road repairs

Scheduled for early Feb

Colne Road to be shut.  9 days earmarked. Diversion via B 1029 [New Street].

AG in discussion with wharf owners.                                          Cllr Carr aided. Cllr Judson involved.

URGENT discussions being held.

Discuss in emergency part Thursday!


Foodbank. B’sea

Further grant from ECC

AG discussed W,Pomroy

May not work. Meals focussed



Vehicle broken

AG/ECC asked for help. B’sea FB not affected. Own resources.

No response.


Zebra Crossing

Colne School. Previously with Cllrs Judson & Howard

Green light for full costing & planning

Money for next set of estimates now paid from ECC extension funds. 


Leading Lights

Cllr Carr discussions with AG

Discussion re repairs and who owns lights and responsibilities


Bellfield Avenue

Draft letter to residents to be agreed as joint effort.

Cllr Judson

Despite the 49 “make safe” repairs carried out, in there is a thought that the underlying problem is the variety of springs crossing this part of town.

Further investigating

Permission requested for letter to be sent to residents from joint BTC & ECC?



Members Locality Fund £10K

Grants now approved.  Money being spent before end financial year

1,Seat War memorial

2.Bowser – “In Bloom”

3.Shelter “chat booth”



Wellington Street

First week February expected


ECC Budget

Attended cabinet meeting 19/01

Discussion re rate increase or not?

Will come before full Council in February 21


Mill Street

Update requested

Large vehicles using

Access only

Weight limit

Quiet Lane

Speed limit

Rat run.

Slightly surprised at request for update when all answers already available over last 24 months plus.


ECC Laptops for schools

Initiative for less fortunate.

I am told extra 42 delivered to B’sea juniors


B1027 review published.

Report agreed at LHP

A new approach.  Rather than look at individual lengths of road a decision was made to study all 11 miles between Wivenhoe & Clacton.

Trying to change “criteria”. From National to Hertfordshire.  Kevin Bentley in favour.  Mentioned at full council 08/12/20


Potholes member led initiative. 2020

Details circulated to BTC

Repairs due Wellington St

Residents pleased to see Manor way repairs completed


LHP. Traffic speed & volume surveys

Reinstated following suspension during lockdown, Now ceased again

Withdrawn when 2nd lockdown started.  A few completed prior.


Essential Living fund

In conjunction TDALC

Clothing, furniture, food etc.  Aimed at families.

Funds available. Brightlingsea projects?

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