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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 to September - Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00am - 1.00pm - Find out more about becoming a volunteer
Chapel Museum's first group visit - 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.
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 History. Click here to read about some of the history around Wivenhoe Town Council by our former Town Clerk, Toni Stinson, who retired in July 2017.

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.