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 Election Result   click here for CBC Declaration of Result




Wildlife Garden Statement click here






Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on the 23rd August, attended by representatives of CBC in regard to the Local Plan Preferred Options.

An audio file is now available, click here.







 IMPORTANT !  CBC Local Plan Preferred Options info - click here

Click here for Town Council's response



Anti-social behaviour! : 

Residents are urged to contact the Police by telephoning 101 to report any incidents of anti-social behaviour or online click here



Volunteering Opportunities! -  want to help with voluntary work - like the upkeep of Wivenhoe Cemeteries or the Wildlife Garden - contact the Town Council offices on 01206 822864.



** Dinghy and Kayak spaces are still available at the Pontoon site, for more details contact Wivenhoe Town Council 01206 822864



















News on Parish safety volunteers for Wivenhoe 



****A meeting was held on Monday 25th January 2016 between Wivenhoe Town Council and Cllr. Rodney Bass to discuss the issues regarding the Wivenhoe Cycle Path. Here is an audio file of the meeting.****









It is with much sadness the Town Council announces the resignations of two more Councillors.  Firstly the resignation from Cllr. Penny Kraft was received in December. Cllr. Kraft joined the Town Council in 2003 and was Mayor twice, once in 2006/07 and again in 2012/13, raising over £12,000. Cllr. Kraft served on many Committees including Estates, Personnel, Minibus and was Chair of the William Loveless Hall Working party for many years. Most of the improvements to the William Loveless Hall are the result of Cllr. Kraft’s diligence in sourcing funding. Cllr. Kraft also worked very hard on acquiring the funding for the skatepark on the KGV in 2006 and for two minibuses. Members wished to record their thanks to Cllr. Kraft for her work over the last 14 years and her contribution to Wivenhoe over the years.

The second resignation was received from Cllr. Claire Kelly in January for family reasons. Cllr. Kelly joined the Council in September 2014 and although for only a brief time she contributed much to the Town Council.


Pontoon Opening

Cllr. Ian Endean proudly cutting the ribbon, accompanied by Bernard Jenkin, MP, Cllr. Neil Lodge and Cllr. Kevin Read.

The sun shone and it was a great day for Wivenhoe's community,  showing what a wonderful asset the River Colne is.

A reception was held afterwards at the Wivenhoe Sailing Club to which all were invited.



Recipients of the Mayor's Charity Fund at the Town Meeting on Wednesday 11 May where the Town Mayor, Cllr. Ian Endean distributed the proceeds of his year



  And a presentation to Mrs. Christine Pettitt after 11 years on the reception team at Wivenhoe Town Council. 

Welcome to Wivenhoe Town Council

Wivenhoe Town CouncilWe hope that this website will prove to be both interesting and helpful for you. From here, you should be able research all matters in relation to the Town Council. We have tried to concentrate our content on information that relates only to the Town Council. Consequently you can be informed on;

The roles and responsibilities of the Council are important to us and we do our best to make sure that you are pleased with what we do. Quite a few of the services affecting the town are provided by either Colchester Borough Council or Essex County Council. We have therefore provided links that will enable you to enquire further about these. Likewise, the abundance of Societies, Clubs and Voluntary organisations that make Wivenhoe such a flourishing community can also be accessed through this link - http://www.wivencyclopedia.org/.

Wivenhoe Town Councillors are all non salaried volunteers. They are supported by a small team of administrators and enjoy the benefits of an Estates ground team together with staff who help to maintain and keep the William Loveless Hall. All are dedicated to providing and maintaining the best local public services within their attainment. Equally, they are available for you to contact so that you can question and discuss on any matter that affects you as a resident of the Town.

Wivenhoe Quay at sunset Wivenhoe Quay at sunset

Wivenhoe Quay at sunset - photos by Joey Wright,  student at Colne Community School