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Temporary Traffic Reg Order: Morris Green Rd, Blackmore End, Pattens Farm Road, Bakers Farm Lane, Sible Hedingham

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Morris Green Road, Blackmore End Road, Pattens Farm Road, Bakers Farm Lane, Sible Hedingham
Please click on the following link to find details of the intended closure of Morris Green Road, Blackmore End Road, Pattens Farm Road, Bakers Farm Lane, due to commence on 17th December 2018 for 5 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Essex County Council undertakes carriageway patching.

Rural Crime Advice Day – 14th November 2018

Essex Police would like to inform you of the forthcoming Rural Crime Advice Day, this event aims to provide members of the farming, Business’s and rural community with information regarding crime prevention measures in respect to security and personal safety.

The event will take place on:

Wednesday 14th November 2018 from 10.00am until 3pm at

Slamseys Farm, Blackley Lane, Great Notley, Braintree, CM77 7QW

This will be the fifth Rural Day of advice and awareness hosted by Essex Police.  The event will give you an opportunity to showcase your products and services and liaise directly with members of Essex rural community.

The event will cover the security of; Machinery, tractors, plant, metals, diesel, quad bikes, tools, vehicles, caravans, trailers, Equine/tack, dwellings, barns, stables, and outbuildings.

There will be various companies from the security market with their products and services together with partners and police to provide advice and information


Bonfire & Fireworks – Blackmore End Playing Field – Saturday 3rd November

The fireworks are back !

Please come along and support this great event run by the Blackmore End Playing Field Committee.

All profits from the evening will go towards making improvements to the play equipment and field.

For more event info and advance tickets see calendar or go to the Blackmore End Village Hall Facebook page .

Event contacts Dom or Malcom – 07990 518430-  email

Community Policing Team Update

Details of the Essex Police Local Community Officers who have responsibility for the Braintree area:

 PC 74665       Clare Bailey                Email address

PC 2812          James Draper             Email address

PCSO 70255   Sally Milton                 Email address

PCSO 73377   Jo Macmillan              Email address


The Community Policing Team does have its own email address which is monitored daily

Please remember to call 999 in any emergency or 101 for non-urgent enquiries.

Braintree Integrated Transport Package Consultation

Please see below a message from Cllr Kevin Bentley from Essex County Council:

I am contacting you to provide you with an update regarding the non-statutory consultation for the Braintree ITP project, which launched on Monday 24th September. The first public information event will be held on Saturday 6th October, and to ensure that you have all available information in advance of the events, please follow the link below to the scheme brochure published on our website:

The website also includes a link which allows stakeholders and residents to submit a formal response to the consultation.   

To discuss Braintree ITP with a member of the project team, or for further information on the schemes please attend one of the consultation events at:

·        Braintree Town Hall: Saturday, 6 October, 10am-4pm

·        Alec Hunter Academy: Friday, 12 October, 11am – 7pm


Kind regards


Cllr. Kevin Bentley

Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Infrastructure

Member for Stanway and Pyefleet

Essex County Council


Floral Art Open Evening, Village Hall, 31 October 2018, 7.00pm

Join us for an evening of spectacular flower arranging by local florist Kellyann Phythian,  She is bringing us Halloween, and we look forward to her demonstration.  There will be stalls for browsing, wine and light refreshments, all welcome, Floral Art members £5, guests £8.  We hope to see you then.  Contact Julia 851422 for tickets, or available on the door.

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