Whats On and Contact Details
EMERGENCY SUPPLY OF BDC RECYCLING RUBBISH BAGS
All households receive a regular supply of Recycling Bags direct from BDC. If however you run out before the next scheduled delivery you can obtain an emergency supply from the Clerk.
Contact: Diane Smith
01787 279288 firstname.lastname@example.org
EMERGENCY SANDBAGS AND WINTER GRIT
A supply of emergency sandbags (only the bags, not the sand to fill them) and winter grit is held at Granary House, Knowl Green.
Contact: David Middleditch
Tel: 01787 237213
BELCHAMP ST PAUL COMMUNITY HOUSE
Whether you are looking to host a wedding, party, meeting or fundraising event the Community House is the ideal choice.
With concessionary rates for the villagers of Belchamp St Paul, Belchamp Otten, Belchamp Walter and also Ovington and Tilbury Juxta Clare, it provides great value for money.
Full details of the Community House and its availability can be found on our website www.belchampch.co.uk . However if you would like to discuss any particular requirements or have any queries relating to a booking please telephone Kathy Miller on 01787 277550.
Alternatively visit our Facebook page: ‘Belchamp St Paul Community House’ for details of any upcoming public events.
We have regular classes at the Community House which include Retro Fit and Boxercise, Evergreens, Art Club, Morris Men and Tai Chi. Kathy can provide contact numbers if you are interested in finding out more about any of these groups.
EVERGREEN OVER 60s CLUB
Meets every fortnight at the Community House from 2pm.
Our meetings are informal with a game of cards and bingo. We also hold a raffle and some of our members bring produce to sell. A cup of tea and a biscuit is always welcome. A chance to meet and chat with friends and neighbours, so do come and join us. If transport is a problem then we can probably arrange a lift for you.
If you would like more information and the date of the next meeting please telephone.
Contact: John Miller
Tel: 01787 277550
Contact: Cole Green FC secretary: Tom Day
Tel: 07773 105053
NhW distributes literature and messages from Braintree Police Station to help everyone protect their personal property. NhW is a major factor in improving community spirit as it encourages people to help others whatever age and wherever they live. "CRIME REDUCES IN A COMMUNITY WHICH CARES"
Contact: New co-ordinator required.
If you are interested in filling this important role please get in touch with the Clerk
In order to provide better engagement with residents, specific Officers and PCSO's from the Braintree Community Policing Team have been allocated geographic areas of responsibility. Our villages come within the 'Halstead area' and this is covered by 5 members of the CPT. Their details are as follows:
PC Craig Wheeler (e-mail address Craig.Wheeler@essex-pnn.police.uk)
PC Andy Pilgrim (e-mail address Andy. Pilgrim@essex.pnn.police.uk)
PC Paul Norman (e-mail address Paul.Norman@essex.pnn.police.uk)
PCSO John Thorne (e-mail address John.Thorne@essex.pnn.police.uk)
PCSO Joanne Cooper (e-mail address Joanne.Cooper@essex.pnn.police.uk)
These Officers should be contacted to discuss community concerns only.
The Police should still be contacted on 999 for all Emergencies and on 101 to report non emergency crimes.
BELCHAMP & DISTRICT TENNIS CLUB
Friendly tennis club. Adult club nights Tues and Fri from Easter to early October, 5.30pm onwards. Current membership fees are:
The fees allow play all year at times in addition to club nights. Junior membership available. Six week course for juniors usually held each year starting May. Contact Secretary for further details.
Contact: Barbara Stewart, Secretary
Tel: 01787 277198
BELCHAMP ST PAUL PRIMARY SCHOOL
Contact: Mrs Buchanan Tel 01787 277222
All local bus services have been replaced by DaRT (Demand Responsive Transport). To book the minibuses, operated by Arrow Taxis Essex Ltd (on behalf of ECC), ring 01621 874411.
The service is available Monday to Saturday between 6am and 8pm and trolleys and wheelchairs can be accommodated. Bookings can be made up to 2 months ahead or with as little as 2 hours notice (subject to availability). They can be for individuals or groups and will pick you up from a point which suits you. You can use the service to go shopping in Sudbury, Halstead and Haverhill or to connect with other bus or train services in those towns. It can also be used for health appointments in Clare and Sible Hedingham and for the Community Hospitals in Sudbury and Halstead. Alternatively you can use it to get to work or college or just to visit friends in local villages. Concessionary bus passes will be accepted (Mon to Fri after 9am and all day Saturday).
Passengers can also book via e-mail: email@example.com using a standard booking form which is available on the ECC website.
Belchamp St Paul School: Alternate Thursdays 3:00pm – 3:40pm
Belchamp Otten Phone Box: Alternate Tuesdays 2:25pm – 2:40pm
Contact: 01787 277291
Revd. Gill Morgan
Tel: 01787 584993
Revd. Margaret King
Tel: 01787 269385
(not normally available Fridays)
Belchamp Otten: Rosemary Branwhite Tel: 01787 460214 or 07970 037804
Sue Clarke Tel: 01787 278174
Belchamp St Paul: John Miller Tel: 01787 277550
Michael Kingson Tel 01787 277795