The Parish of Great Oakley in ESSEX consists of the village of Great Oakley and the hamlet of Stones Green together with parts of the surrounding rural area of the Tendring District.
This website is intended to support residents and potential visitors to the Parish with information and contacts. It is also used by the Parish Council to make available details of its activities together with information provided to us by Essex Police, Tendring District Council and other local sources. It is also intended to carry details and notice of local Community activities and initiatives together with locally organised events and achievements.
To read some locally topical warnings and advice received from our local Police, via Essex Community Messaging, download the following notes:
Click here for summer crime prevention advice and
Click here for warnings and advice re thefts from vehicles and sheds
Click here for advice and warnings re ROGUE TRADERS and SCAM MAIL.
And a message received on 16th May concerns Burglary as follows:-
'There was a burglary overnight in Bemerton gardens , Kirby cross . Entry was gained at the rear of property please be vigilant and review your security . Please close and secure all windows and doors including out buildings when leaving the property unattended '.
DO YOU WANT TO SEE THE MAYBUSH INN SAVED FOR THE VILLAGE? DO YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING OR DO YOU WANT TO HELP THE CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE PUB FOR THE VILLAGE?
Campaigners held a well attended (at least 50 illagers) public meeting in the Village Hall on Monday 20th April and have been pursuing many avenues - they have planned a further meeting at 7:30pm on 18th May in Great Oakley Village Hall. Any supporters should not wait but let them have positive ideas and views. There is not much time to act, so to achieve a positive outcome, speed is of the essence!
Progress and proposals will be described on the old Maybush website which is now 'under new management' at its previous address - www.maybushinn.co.uk - click here to go to that site and make contact to learn what Mark and colleagues have achieved so far and are doing NOW.
A PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF PROPOSALS FOR A NEW DEVELOPMENT INCLUDING A NEW VILLAGE HALL, DOCTORS' SURGERY, CAR PARK AND 58 NEW HOUSES ON THE ALLOTMENT FIELD BESIDE THE SCHOOL, ON BEAUMONT ROAD........
A public exhibition was mounted in the existing Great Oakley Village Hall on Friday 24th April and a few days following. The exhibition was described in the flyer which Peter Thompson circulated ....... please click here to see, download and/or print a copy, The flyer also gives contact details for Peter Thompson if you wish to respond or contact him.