Things you should know

Planning South Decisions - 6th October

You can watch the meeting here where the Volvo application was refused and the Froghall Lane decision was deferred pending the submission of more information

 Annual Air Pollution average exceeds WHO safe limits in Chigwell

Outside the Parish Office in Hainault Road, Chigwell the annual average of PM2.5 is 11.76 mcg per cubic metre. The W.H.O. safe limit is 10 mcg per cubic metre. At West Hatch School the average PM2.5 reading is 10.93 and by Chigwell Primary it is 10.47.

Using data from Imperial College, this handy online database means it is now easy to see the air quality report for your home, office or school.

Have your say on EFDC's Climate Change Plan -  Consultation

 The consultation period runs until 26th Nov and EFDC want your views and suggestions on the draft Climate Change Action Plan.  They would like to hear about your climate change related experiences and any action you have taken to reduce your own emissions 

 

 

 

Worried about speeding in your area?  Here's your chance to help by volunteering for a Chigwell Community Speed Watch programme.  

Community Speed Watch is a traffic monitoring scheme managed and run by volunteers in the community.  

More than 95 Community Speed Watch groups operate across the Essex Police are, carrying out regular monitoring of local vehicle speeds.  Results go to the Casualty Reduction Unit and speeding vehicle owner receive a warning letter. 

Sign up today if you'd like to be involved in a Chigwell Speed Watch group - email us your details here

Upcoming public meetings (at the Parish Offices unless noted otherwise)

Planning - 6.30pm on Thursday 21st October

Chigwell Climate Change Action Group - Tuesday 21st Sept at 6.00pm on Zoom - minutes here

Finance and Governance meeting - 7.00pm on Tuesday 26th October


Useful Links and Info

 Report a pothole, a pavement or footpath issue

 Potholes are repaired by Essex County Council - to report a pothole and track their progress use this link.  Seen a problem with a pavement, footpath or other public right of way?  Report that too so ECC know about it

  The Chigwell Residents Association needs you

Our local residents association which represents all of Chigwell is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join the CRA Committee, in various positions especially event planning, website design, membership development and communications.  Email them today if you can help

Victory Hall is closed but the Limes Centre is open

Call 01992 564561 to book the Limes Centre in Chigwell for your  events and clubs - more info here

 

 See this week's Planning Applications

Epping Forest publishes a weekly list of planning and tree applications, notifications and appeals received every Friday - to view them use the link above

Limes Farm Regeneration Project

Find the latest news and updates on the Limes Farm regeneration project and links to the latest documents for your review or input. 

 Contact your MP

You can contact your local Epping Forest Member of Parliament here 

 Report a missed bin collection

Has the bin lorry missed you out? Report a missed collection here

 Report Fly Tipping

Epping Forest District Council are responsible for clearing fly tipping on public land - report it using the link above

 Book your DaRT bus with Epping Forest Community Transport

You can join EFCT and book their buses in advance for school runs, hospital drop offs, group trips to local shops and more.  Most DaRT work is former bus routes and group bookings but unlike a large bus, DaRT only needs three or four passengers for a group booking.  Details here  

Your CouncillorsContact details for each of your Parish Councillors. Please get in touch with any concerns, comments or thoughts you have about our local area.

 

AllotmentsThe Parish Council has two Allotment sites in Gravel Lane and Limes Farm.  To join the waiting list please contact the Parish

Meetings and minutesHere is where you will find all the latest information on the activities of your Parish Council.  Please do attend any meeting to find out more - we  are always delighted to welcome Chigwell residents to any of our meetings

 

CemeteryInformation on Chigwell Cemetery can be found here. The Cemetery is on Manor Road, Chigwell opposite the Grange Hill tube station.

Welcome to the website of Chigwell Parish Council

Chigwell, my dear fellow, is the greatest place in the world.

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Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)