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illage Council News 

Welcome to the newly appointed Village Councillors!

The Village Council are pleased to announce and introduce its two new Members.  Lesley Cowles and Linda Thomas were co-opted at the last monthly meeting on 1 May, bringing the Village Council to its full compliment of eight Members.  Their photos will shortly be added to the website, along with a brief overview from each of them outlining what they hope to bring to the Village Council.   


Village Council Litter Pick
The next Litter Pick will take place on Saturday 1st June 2019.  All local residents are welcome and invited to come along and meet at 10 am at South Green Memorial Hall (meeting in the Committee Room), finishing at 12 noon.  Please see the link to the poster for more information - we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible!  

Village Council Meetings 

The Village Council last met on Wednesday 1 May for its monthly meeting. The Minutes from the meeting on 3 April were agreed and signed by the Village Council Chair, Cllr. Marie Dear.

The monthly meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month and are held in the Committee Room of South Green Memorial Hall, starting promptly at 7.30 p.m. A copy of the agenda will be available for you to view three working days (including Saturdays) prior to the meeting.

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 5 June 2019, a copy of the Agenda will be made available for your information in due course.   

Dates of future Monthly Village Council Meetings for 2019

5 June, 3 July, 4 September, 2 October, 6 November & 4 December.

The Village Council held its last Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 4 July 2018, where the Minutes from last year's meeting were agreed and signed by the Chair, Cllr. Marie Dear. The 2019 Annual Parish Meeting will take place on 3 July at 7pm in the hall at South Green Memorial Hall.


Many residents will have seen in the Spring edition of the Village Voice, and also from the monthly Village Council meetings, that the appropriate licence has been granted from Essex County Council to proceed with the installation of CCTV by the shops at South Green.  The Village Council is currently in the process of finalising agreements with other parties to ensure it meets legal formalities and hoping to progress in the not to distant future. 

It has been a complex process, but the Village Council is looking forward to the installation and the extra security for residents that CCTV will provide, which will cover the area of the shops and surroundings.  The cameras will be blocked from viewing private residences and the police will have access to the system, should it be required. 


Community Special Constables - Your Community Needs You!

There are currently two vacancies for Community Special Constables to serve Great Burstead & South Green in assisting with keeping our parish safe. If you think that this is something you would be interested in, please see the advert for more information or visit: 

Dates for your diary...

Dates of the Village Council monthly meetings for 2019 are listed above. 

The Annual Parish Meeting will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019 in the hall of the South Green Memorial Hall. 

Back by popular demand, the date for next year's Village Fun Day has been agreed for Sunday 25 August! More details will follow as the year progresses.