Footpaths & Allotments

Footpaths & Allotments – June 2018

Since the last update on allotments, we had an inspection and letters went out on 14th May, giving 9 people 4 weeks’ notice to improve.  I have now sent four termination letters to those who have not responded, these plots will immediately be re-allocated now.   Two...

read more

Footpaths & Allotments – May 2018

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...

read more

Footpaths & Allotments – April 2018

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.

read more

Archive

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.

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – January 2018

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – September 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – August 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – July 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – June 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – May 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – April 2017

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces and Allotments – September 2016

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – August 2016

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – July 2016

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – June 2016

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...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – April 2016

Footpaths & Open Spaces Report from Footpath meeting held on 18th March 2016:- “A Footpath Meeting was held on Friday 18th March 2016, led by Councillor Graham Steady, Terry Hamilton, the Council’s Grounds Manager, and Roy Read from Natural England Councillor...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – March 2016

Footpaths A meeting is being held on Friday 18th March at 7pm at the Parish Hall regarding footpaths in the town. Mr Roy Read of Natural England will also be in attendance, to answer questions on the proposed coastal footpath around the UK. Allotments There are 16...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – February 2016

Footpaths & Open Spaces We had the following response from Essex County Council on its grass cutting programme: The grass cutting for road side verges is usually done twice a year and takes place during the late spring and late summer months. The 1st cut is...

Footpaths & Open Spaces & Allotments – January 2016

Footpaths We had the following response from Essex County Council on its grass cutting programme: The grass cutting for road side verges is usually done twice a year and takes place during the late spring and late summer months. The 1st cut is complete, and the 2nd...

December 2015 – Footpaths & Open Spaces

We had the following response from Essex County Council on its grass cutting programme: The grass cutting for road side verges is usually done twice a year and takes place during the late spring and late summer months. The 1st cut is complete, and the 2nd cut is in...

September 2015 – Footpaths & Open Spaces

Footpaths & Open Spaces made contact with groups and individuals. Looking to arrange a meeting for all interested parties to formulate a plan for going forward – provisionally booked for Saturday 26th September at 9.30am.

Footpaths, Open Spaces & Allotments

Footpaths & Open Spaces made contact with groups and individuals. Looking to arrange a meeting for all interested parties to formulate a plan for going forward – provisionally booked for Saturday 19th September at 9.30am. Allotments 1 Allotment plot has been...

Next Meetings

Recent Brightlingsea Planning Decisions by TDC