Welcome to Wivenhoe Town Council
To view the services we currently provide and find more out about our team, click here.
Christmas Opening Times:
Open until 22nd December 4pm.
Closed for Christmas
Re-opens 2nd January 2018
there will be an additional Garden Communities consultation event
on 11th January 2018, 5pm to 9pm at William Loveless Hall
85-87 High Street, Wivenhoe CO7
Local Plan - to view the submission to the last phase of the Local Plan click here.
Services from Other Organisations
Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in Winter 2017-2018
The following information has been provided by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency. Please click on the links below to view this information.
Crime. To report non-emergency crime including Anti Social Behaviour go to the Essex Police portal or call 101. For emergencies contact the proper emergency service.
Notice from Essex Police received 1st November 2017:
"We have recently had two serious incidents in the Highwood’s area of Colchester. Both incidents occurred yesterday the 30th October 2017 and on both incidents, young females aged approximately 14/15 walking alone in remote / secluded areas near the ‘Jays’ and Gavin Way have been attacked in is suspected that these attacks may be sexually motivated.
We are making you all aware in order that you can take steps to forewarn family, friends, colleagues, employee’s, parishioners etc. Although I would urge all members of the Community to be Alert but not Alarmed, and to report any suspicious males or behaviour seen in the Highwood’s area at the time using 999 or 101 or using Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111"
Please note that operation of the barrier can cause dangerous tides for river users. The Environment Agency have confirmed that they will signal when the barrier is due to be in operation.
Recycling. For matters relating to recycling or street services contact Colchester Borough Council.
to view a copy of the CBC Recycling Calendar. Click here to order garden bag vouchers which you need to collect your free bags
Roads & Paths. For matters relating to footpaths or highways including roadworks and potholes contact Essex County Council.
Weeds on pavements and kerbs are the responsibility of Essex County Council Highways Team who schedule three treatments a year. The first 2017 weed treatment programme for Colchester was completed in April. The second treatment is due to completed in the first two weeks of September. To report any issues contact Essex County Council.
Planning. To view Planning Applications online, go to the Colchester Borough Council Planning Portal.
Hearing Aid Batteries. We no longer supply these, but Hear to Help run a drop in session on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Congregational Church. Click here for details.
For more information on the following services click on the links below:
Cemeteries and Allotments
Parks and Play Areas
William Loveless Hall Hire
"Communty" Mini Bus Hire