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Age UK - Benefit and Welfare Advice for older people - visit www.ageuk.org.uk  

Bus Service for Colne Community School and College Brightlingsea - for further details click link or contact Horizon Travel Ltd on 01206 255255

Bus Timetables

Local resident John Foster has assembled a useful timetable of all bus services (from different companies) serving Wivenhoe. This can be found at the top of the Wivenhoe Forum home page.

Cemetery Chapel Museum Opening Hours -   May -   September - Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00am - 1.00pm - Find out more about becoming a volunteer
Chapel Museum's first group visit - click here 

Chapel Museum Remembrance Wall - New Cemetery

Memorial plaques displayed on the Chapel Museum wall in remembrance of a loved one are available in stainless steel at a cost of £45.  Contact the Council Office for more information.

Chapel Museum - appeal for volunteers 

For more information about our cemeteries click here


Clubs, organisations and activities click here to find out more about the abundance of clubs, organisations and activities which are and have been here in Wivenhoe for a very long time 
Monday Club

Meet for a social afternoon 1.30pm to 3.45pm at the Scout and Guide Hut, High Street, Wivenhoe. For further information contact Sheila Scammell on 01206 824429 or Rosalind Scott on 07815146556. New members and volunteer helpers are very much appreciated and given a warm welcome. Transport is provided using the Communty Bus. Activities include games of cards or bingo and a programme of entertainment e.g., singing, poetry and meals out. 

Statement on Ferry Hard In case you may have been wondering what is going on at the old Ferry Hard the Town Council has prepared the above statement
Visitor's Car Parks
The 2 car parks at Cooks Shipyard have been in operation for most of the summer and for those of you not aware of them, they are conveniently situated for visiting lower Wivenhoe or taking a walk along the Riverside footpath.
Tariffs are very reasonable and are as follows:
Up to 30mins
Up to 1 hour 
Up to 2 hours  
Up to 4 hours
Up to 6 hours 
Over 6 hours 
Overnight (6.00pm - 8.00am)


Wivenhoe Housing Trust administers a 'Relief in Need' fund  
Any Wivenhoe resident who has a temporary crisis and is seeking assistance can access the fund.  For example awards could be for:

  • helping families by providing replacement worn or damaged household goods
  • restitution for items lost or damaged
  • temporary support with financial problems

All requests for help are dealt with in confidence and are assessed by the Trustees.  The Clerk to the Trustees can be contacted by calling 01206 765138.  Alternatively contact the Council office.

 Wivenhoe Society  

Wivenhoe's Old Cemetery, a lovely, tranquil corner of Wivenhoe



Captured in the Spring by Cllr. Penny Kraft  some beautiful sights in Wivenhoe's Old Cemetery,



Wivenhoe Surgery - First Newsletter - click here . Wivenhoe Medical Centre has moved to a new location at Phillip Road, Wivenhoe, CO7 9BA, tel: 01206 824447.
Wivenhoe Town Council Spring 2016 newsletter  click here  

Wivenhoe Town Council Noticeboards are available for community groups to advertise an event on the five notice boards around the town. Please note that we only accept A4 portrait. The posters are changed weekly on a Friday subject to available space and need to be delivered to the Council Office by Thursday midday.