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latest!!  (update 19 April)

Work on removing the old slide has been completed and the play area on the KGV field is now open.    The new slide will be installed by contractors in approx 2 weeks time. 


Pontoon News!!    

Work has been continuing on the assembly and final touches.  Gates and signage will be installed shortly in readiness for the opening which will be on Saturday 7 May at 12 noon.

For press release on the pontoon click here


For Mayor's Charity Fund application form click here  



Important news for dog owners

From 6 April 2016 it will be a legal requirement for all dogs to be fitted with a microchip. click here for details of CBC's   microchipping service




*** Neighbourhood Plan update  *****


Summary and the full Draft Plan on line for the 13 February consultation.

Here is the link:



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.****








Wivenhoe Town Council  celebrates the Queen's 90th Birthday with an Official Beacon Lighting Ceremony on Thursday 21 April at 7.00pm 

The Town Council has also obtained commemorative medals which can be purchased from the Town Council offices, cost £2.50 each.                  






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