Annual Town Council Meeting Agenda 23rd May 2017

Halstead Town Council


Time: 7.15p.m.
Day: Tuesday 
Date: 23rd May 2017

Town Council Offices, Mill House, The Causeway, Halstead CO9 1ET

Tel: 01787 476480




Councillor Mrs S A Diver -  Chairman
Councillor A Munday - Vice Chairman
Councillor Mrs J Allen
Councillor M Day
Councillor Mrs S Dingle
Councillor C Fox
Councillor D Gronland
Councillor D Hume
Councillor Mrs J A Pell
Councillor Mrs E Penn
Councillor M Radley
Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Members of the Council are requested to attend the Annual Town Council Meeting, to transact the following business: -

  1. Election of Chairman/Mayor

    To elect the Chairman/Mayor of the Town Council for the ensuing year.

    Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Chairperson.

  1. Apologies for Absence
  1. Minutes . To approve the minutes of the Extraordinary Council meeting held on 25th April 2017, and the Council meeting held on 15th May 2017
  1. Election of Vice Chairman

To elect the Vice Chairman of the Town Council for the ensuing year.

Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

  1. Election of Committees
  1. Staff Review Group
  1. Planning (all Members)
  1. Events Committee
  1. Finance Committee

ADJOURNMENT – To enable committees to meet and make appointments - please see attached agendas.

  1. Petition requesting 20mph speed limit in Morton Way and Matthews Close near St Andrews School – report available

Sarah Greatorex

Town Clerk


News and Events

Free Halstead Town Council Event - Band in the Park 13th August 2017

Acorn Children's Centre Special Story Time 3rd August 2017

Acorn Children's Centre Information on Events

What's on in Halstead July 2017

What's on in Halstead July 2017

JULY  2017

2nd  Band in the Park – Long Melford Silver Band FREE EVENT BY HALSTEAD TOWN COUNCIL - Public Gardens, Trinity St 2.00pm

5th  Halstead Flower Club  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill  7.00pm - 9.30pm

8th  Music in the Park – GIMME ABBA   Halstead Public Gardens 7.00pm tickets £10 in  advance or £12.00 on the gate – call 07778 025490 for details (between 12.00noon and 10.00pm)

12th Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill  7.30pm – 10.30pm

15th  Into the Woods JR - Matinee & Evening Show The Empire Theatre, Butler Road, 2.30pm for 3.00pm start & 6.30pm for 7.00pm start, tickets £10.00, Children under 12 and OAP’s  £8.00

16th  Empire Family Fun Day   Courtaulds Sports Ground, Colchester Road 11.00am - 4.00pm Entry 50p

17th  Full Council Meeting  Halstead Town Council, Mill House, The Causeway 7.15pm

19th  Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrews Large Hall, Parsonage St,  2.00pm

20th  Senior’s Tea Dance  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136 for details

22nd  EMMA -by Dot Productions The Empire Theatre, Butler Road, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start, tickets £12.00

29th  Halstead Town Council’s ‘FREE’ Summer Fun Children’s Event  Outside Solar at Weavers Court  from 10.00am - 2.00pm  for children aged up to 11

Halstead Heritage Museum, Mill House - open Wednesday & Sunday 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details


Monday            Halstead Road Runners  - Courtaulds Sports Ground 6.45pm-7.45pm

Monday            Halstead Art Group - British Legion Hall, The Causeway 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tuesday           Work Club  -  Halstead Library, Bridge Street 10.00am to 12 noon  

Tuesday           Gentle Yoga United Reformed Church, Kings Rd  10.30am -11.45am – Tel: 07941 351689  

Tuesday           Weightwatchers Queen’s Hall  5.30pm -7.00pm – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Wednesday    Halstead Road Runners  -  Courtaulds Sports Ground 7.30pm -8.30pm

Thursday         Halstead Healing Group Mill House . 1.30pm – 3.30pm Tel: 01787 269482 for details

Friday                Weightwatchers - Queen’s Hall 9.00am -10.30am  – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Saturday          Over 50’s Walking FootballHalstead Leisure Centre 9.30am Tel: 01787 273696

Please note:  To have your event in Halstead included in the above please contact Halstead Town Council on 01787 476480

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