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Christmas and New Year - Opening hours

Published: 6 Dec 18

The Parish Council offices will close at 4.30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and re-open at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday 2nd January. Chigwell Cemetery will remain open as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year period, from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily. Read More...

Bus service - new shopping routes launched

Published: 27 Nov 18

Starting on Monday 3rd December, three new routes will be launched that will offer residents the chance to visit a local shopping centre. Monday to Epping (market day) Tuesday and Wednesday to the new Epping Fortest Retail Park in Debden, with a request stop for Sainsbury's and Debden Broadway. See link for details. Read More...

Christmas Lights Switch On

Published: 26 Nov 18

Chigwell Parish Councillors invite everyone to join them on Friday 30th November at 6pm on Station Green, Chigwell for the switching on of the Christmas lights. Mulled wine and mince pies to follow. See attached. Read More...

Message from Roger Hirst, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex

Published: 23 Nov 18

The attached letter from Roger Hirst includes a link to a survey that seeks to ascertain residents' views regarding funding for Essex Police. Read More...

Chigwell Bus Service

Published: 20 Nov 18

Due to the need for regular maintenance, the usual yellow bus on route CP1 will be replaced today, and there will be a white one instead. Similarly, CP2 will be replaced on Thursday 22nd. The bus tracker will not work on either occasion. We apologise for any inconvenience and will ensure that when future replacements are used, the tracker will still work. Read More...

Chigwell Bus Service - Latest Change.

Published: 9 Nov 18

Following the User's Group Meeting held on 8th November, Route CP3 will be withdrawn as of Monday 12th November. Read More...

Chigwell Neighbourhood Plan - Examiners Report

Published: 5 Nov 18

The report by the independent examiner on Chigwell's Neighbourhood Plan has been published. The following comments have been released by the Council - 'We are very disappointed with the findings contained in examiners report of the Chigwell Neighbourhood Plan. The Plan was based on numerous residents feedback events over the past four years as to how they wished to see Chigwell evolve in the period to 2033. The whole council has spent a large amount of time on this project along with numerous external professional advisors and we have called a meeting with our advisers to decide on the appropriate way forward and look forward to making that decision in due course.' For the link to the report, go to 'Read more...' Read More...

Bus Service - amendment to route

Published: 16 Oct 18

As part of the on-going assessment of our recently introduced bus service and as a result of feedback received, the route followed by our two buses will change - rather than going via Gravel Lane, Vicarage Lane will be used to travel between Chigwell Row and Chigwell High Road. This change will be effective as of Wednesday 17th October. This change should introduce greater reliability and reduce journey times for users of the service. Read More...

Chigwell Bus Service - Amended timetables

Published: 4 Oct 18

Due to our own observations and feedback from residents, new amended timetables have been introduced as of Friday 5th October. These new timetables will ensure that those wishing to use the buses to attend either Chigwell Primary School or West Hatch School, will be able to arrive in good time in the morning, and should also be able to then get home again in the evening. The Parish Council always knew that there would be changes to the timetables to take into account local views and to ensure that the service meets the needs of as many residents as possible. For the latest version of the timetable, refer to our website under the 'bus' section. Read More...

Annual Best Allotment Competition

Published: 20 Sep 18

Last weekend saw the presentation of certificates to the winners of the Chigwell Parish Council Best Allotment Competition, by chairman of the Environment Committee, Councillor Brian P. Sandler. The best allotment winner for the Limes Avenue site is Mr. Jurijus Juria. The winner for the Gravel Lane site is Karen Godfrey. Read More...

Chigwell Bus Service - Pictures

Published: 10 Sep 18

On Friday 7th September the two buses purchased by Chigwell Parish Council for the forthcoming free local service arrived. At an event on the Station Road Green, Parish Councillors, lead by the Parish Chairman, Councillor Darshan Sunger, were present to officially receive the buses. They also took the opportunity to issue bus passes to residents, and explain the benefits of the new service. Read More...

Arrival of buses

Published: 5 Sep 18

As part of the launch process, the buses purchased by the Parish Council will be on display on the Station Road green area on Friday 7th September at 11 a.m. Read More...

Issue of Bus Passes

Published: 29 Aug 18

To facilitate the issue of bus passes for the new Chigwell bus service, the parish office in Hainault Road will be open from 10.00 - 12.00 hrs on both Saturday 1st September and Saturday 8th September. Passes are free. All we will need is your name, address and an email address, where possible. Residents are also welcome to call into the parish office during opening hours. Read More...

Chigwell Neighbourhood Plan - Notice of an exploratory meeting.

Published: 29 Aug 18

The chosen examiner for the Chigwell Neighbourhood Plan, John Slater, has chosen to hold an exploratory meeting to examine a number of issues relating to this plan. The meeting will take place at the Parish Council Offices, Hainault Road, Chigwell, on Wednesday 5th September at 10 am. The meeting is open to the public, but only representatives of Chigwell Parish Council and Epping Forest District Council will be able to participate. Read More...

Launch of free Chigwell Bus Service!

Published: 28 Aug 18

Chigwell Parish Council, working in partnership with Epping Forest Community Transport, is launching a free local bus service on Monday 10th September. A leaflet drop to all residential addresses in the parish will take place soon, to provide further information. In addition, there is a dedicated section of our website for all you need to know - go to the 'Bus' tab at the top of our home page. Read More...

Chigwell Neighbourhood Plan - Update

Published: 6 Jul 18

Following publication by Epping Forest District Council of their assessment of Chigwell Parish Council's Neighbourhood Plan, Councillor Richard Alvin, Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council said " The council is disappointed that Epping Forest District Council feels that elements of our Neighbourhood Plan fails in some of its policies. Chigwell Parish Council and its appointed specialist planning consultants have spent a lot of time to bring forward a plan which represents the wishes of its residents and feels that its plan is fully compliant. The council looks forward to the examination of its Neighbourhood Plan scheduled to take place in September or October of this year and we look forward to answering any questions the examiner may have and are looking forward to being able to take the plan to referendum in due course". Read More...

Grounds maintenance - Chigwell Parish

Published: 3 Jul 18

Chigwell Parish Council has now taken in-house responsibility for grounds maintenance around the parish, including Chigwell Cemetery. Chairman of the Environment Committee, Councillor Brian P Sandler said " I am delighted that our staff are able maintain the open areas around the parish to the very highest of standards, whilst at the same time providing residents with excellent value for money" Read More...

Parish Council meeting dates

Published: 22 Feb 18

See the attachment for dates of Chigwell Parish Council - Full Council and Planning meetings. Read More...