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The Parish of Great Oakley 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 in North East  ESSEX.

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.

BRASS BAND CONCERT - 21st November in Great Oakley Church -  click here to see a poster



17th November LATEST NEWS FROM MARK ......... The owner of the Maybush has accepted the offer to buy it for the village .......

Click here to download a copy of Mark's e-mail. 



Click here to download a copy of Essex County Council's


which lists a couple of changes affecting services between Colchester and Harwich including service 103/104 (revised morning peak timetable) and service 106 (withdrawn) together with services between Colchester and Chelmsford, Wivenhoe, West Mersea,  Maldon and Great Yeldham.

The document also gives details of how to sign up to receive regular newsletters direct from ECC.  


TDC Local Plan Newsletter No. 5 – October  2015
Click here to download a copy of the fifth Tendring District Council ‘Local Plan E-mail Newsletter’ designed to keep our residents, and other interested parties, informed about the Council’s progress in producing a new Local Plan for the Tendring District..
If you have any questions about the Local Plan, please feel free to e-mail us on planning.policy@tendringdc.gov.uk or phone us on 01255 686177.
Residents are being given the chance to share their views on the Essex Rural Strategy through a wide-reaching public consultation.

The Essex Rural Strategy sets out a vision for our rural areas to thrive. The strategy seeks to provide a framework and aspirational goals to ensure that social, economic and environmental aspects of our rural villages and hinterland are offering the best possible place to live and work. It will be used to influence local policy and to guide the priorities and actions of those who deliver services in rural parts of the county.
The public consultation is now open and residents will have until Friday, December 4, 2015 to share their views - click here to download the e-mail. 

All Essex residents can take part in the consultation but Essex County Council is particularly seeking views from people who live, work or own businesses in rural areas and those who visit rural areas for recreation or access to services 


PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW VILLAGE HALL, DOCTORS' SURGERY, CAR PARK AND 51 HOUSES ON THE ALLOTMENT FIELD BESIDE THE SCHOOL, ON BEAUMONT ROAD.......LATEST NEWS - 10th Augjust 2015 - a planning application was made to Tendring District Council and Great Oakley Parish held a special Planning Meeting in the Village Hall on Tuesday 18th August 2015 at which both Peter Thompson and Dr Coggan told us more of the background and discussed some of their intentions behind the scheme - To see the details of the Planning Applications - click here to download a list of these applications and visit TDC's website to see the full details. 


News Feed  Recent News
NewsCANDLES ON LOGS - a Christmas 'flower' arrangement session with Ann Kirkham in Great Oakley Village Hall  »  (7 December, 2015)
NewsROGUE TRADERS calling at your house - advice from Essex Police  »  (31 October, 2015)
NewsLatest position of ESSEX SUPERFAST FIBRE BROADBAND is announced by e-mail from Essex County Council .....  »  (14 September, 2015)
NewsLatest News from ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL re the future of MEALS ON WHEELS and a questionnaire re plans for the FIRE SERVICE in our county.... read more.....  »  (29 July, 2015)
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Welcome to the website of Great Oakley Parish Council serving the hamlet of Stones Green and the village of Great Oakley, near Harwich in N.E. Essex.