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.
From Monday 09 May until Friday 17 June 2016, Essex County Council is consulting with Essex residents about raising bus fares on specific routes over a 3 year period, to understand the impact this would have on passengers. Please note - this is not a consultation on bus services across Essex with a view to reducing service provision.
The consultation is available online here: Bus Fare Increase Online Survey. This will run from Monday 09 May until Friday 17 June 2016. If you cannot complete this online, please call 03457 430 430.
DO YOU USE BUS SERVICES IN TENDRING / COLCHESTER AREAS? - Important news re services
A large number of changes affecting bus services in our area of Essex from 10th April 2016 are listed by route number in the April 2016 issue of Essex County Council's BUS PASSENGER NEWS - click here to download / read a copy of their booklet
ESSEX POLICE have set up Community Policing Teams across the districts of the county, including a team for TENDRING, who will work with specialist colleagues to serve our districts - to see details of "our" team and the officers, including the District Commander, who make up the team click here.
The Essex Police website gives contact telephone numbers - for non-emergency matters ring 101 and, in emergency only, ring 999.
THE MAYBUSH INN - NOW OUR COMMUNITY ASSET ....
Click here to download the item about the Maybush printed in our parish magazine for April 2016.....
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 POSITION - Planning Permission was granted by TDC earlier this year (for the community facilities and for the housing) - subject to conditions which may be seen by clicking here.