CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED:

Notification of the new Treasurer details from the Brightlingsea Model Boat Club.  (Copied to Councillor V Chapman).

Notification from Tendring District Council that the recycling credits for the period July – December 2016 generated £1,767.30.

Copy of the February/March 2017 edition of the Bus Passenger News.  (Copied to Councillor Dixon).

Information from UK Power Networks on “Help vulnerable people in your community access free extra support during a power cut”.  (Leaflets displayed in reception.)

List of events for 2017 from the Brightlingsea Model Boat Club (Copied to Councillor V Chapman).

Copy of the PDP Training Courses Catalogue for 2017.

Copy of the clerks & Councils Direct Publication, January 2017, issue 109.

Information from the RCCE on the Essex Village of the Year Competition for 2017.

Briefing from North East Essex Clinical Commission Group concerning urgent Care review engagement.  The review is aimed at seeking views on potential approaches relating to the future of the Walk in Centre in Colchester and the Minor Injury Units in Clacton and Harwich.  (Copied to all Councillors).

Received a letter from Bernard Jenkin MP, which has been responded to appropriately.

Notification from Tendring District Council that the bottle banks at the Community Centre Site are being removed due to a health and safety issue.

CORRESPONDENCE REQUIRING ACTION:

J&K Events Ltd would like to hold a “Brightlingsea Food & Drink Festival 2017” on the Western Promenade on Friday 25th August 5pm – 9pm, Saturday 26th August 11am – 6pm and Sunday 27th August 11am – 5pm.  A meeting was held with the organisers of this event on 14th February, to which all Councillors were invited to attend.

Tendring District Council are holding a training session to discuss determining planning applications.  This training will be held on Friday 7th April 2017 at 2pm until 4pm in the Council Chamber, Weeley Council Officers.  The aim of the training will be to outline how the District Council determines planning applications in order to assist Parish and Town Councils to frame comments on development proposals and improve understanding the decisions that are made.  They are only able to offer each Council two places.

The Essex Group Motor Caravanners Club would like to hire the Lower Park Playing Fields for a rally to be held on 6th – 8th July 2018. 

The Brightlingsea Carnival Association requests permission to hold its annual carnival on the Bayard Recreation Ground on Saturday 17th June 2017. 

Notification from the Assistant Defence Adviser and Chief of Staff for the Australian Defence Staff (London) that Brigadier Wayne Budd, who is the Australian Engineers’ Head of Corp wishes to present a cheque to the community as a sign of appreciation for our continued commemoration of ANZACs.