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The information contained in these pages has been published in good faith on the basis of information supplied to Halstead Town Council by the various organisations and associations in the town. The Town Council cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information given and accepts no responsibility for any error or misrepresentation. All liability for loss, disappointment, negligence or other damage caused by reliance on the information contained in these pages is hereby excluded.

What's on in Halstead January 2018

    ice skating               JANUARY 2018    ice skating2            

2nd  Halstead U3A  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill Halstead  10.00am – 12.00pm

4th   Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street – 7.30pm  Exhibition Portfolio- for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

10th Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill  7.30pm – 10.30pm

15th Full Council Meeting  Halstead Town Council, Mill House, The Causeway 7.15pm

17th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrews Large Hall, Parsonage St, Halstead 2.00pm

18th Halstead Tea Dance  Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136 for details

18th Halstead & District History Society - Annual General Meeting  Baptist Church, Hedingham Rd, 7.30pm £5.00 for Visitors

19th /20th/ 21st/ 27th Cinderella Pantomime Empire Theatre,  Butler Road, all  tickets £10.00 shows start at  2.30pm & 7.30pm - call box office on 07778025490 between 12.00noon & 10.00pm or book on the website at : www.empire-theatre.co.uk/cinderella-panto

19th Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street – 7.30pm Print Competition  Novice and Experienced- for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Halstead Heritage Museum, Closed until February 2017

Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details

WEEKLY   EVENTS                                                             

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           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         Slimming WorldHalstead Town Football Ground, Rosemary Lane 9.30am – 11.00am

Thursday         Slimming WorldHoly Trinity School, Beridge Rd 5.30pm & 7.30pm

Friday                Weightwatchers - Queen’s Hall 9.00am -10.00am  – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Saturday          Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 9.00am – 10.30am

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

Please note:  Town Council Offices have moved to Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill

                              The office’s normal opening hours are 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday

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


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Quiz Night Friday 16th March

Tuesday Work Club at Halstead Library

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Classes Starting at Queen's Hall

Messy Church Saturday 20 January 2018

Braintree District Council Crackdown on Dog Fouling

Braintree District Council Crackdown on Dog Fouling

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MEDIA RELEASE: Council crackdown on dog fouling with ‘We’re Watching You’ campaign

Braintree District Council, have joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to reduce dog fouling by thoughtless dog walkers who don’t scoop the poop.

The ‘We’re Watching You’ campaign sets its sights on irresponsible people who walk their dogs, with recent research showing that they are more likely to pick up after their dogs when they think that they are being watched.

Feedback from Keep Britain Tidy also suggests that dog fouling tends to occur at night time and during the months with shorter days as some dog owners feel that they can’t be seen ‘under the cover of darkness’.

The ‘We’re Watching You’ signs and bin stickers will be visible after dark in dog fouling hotspots in Braintree, Great Notley, Halstead, Hatfield Peverel, Shalford and Tye Green as part of the targeted campaign.

The campaign follows successful pilots by Keep Britain Tidy in various areas which saw an average reduction of 46% in the levels of dog fouling, with up to 90% reduction in some areas since.

Councillor Wendy Schmitt, Cabinet Member for Environment & Place at Braintree District Council said, “We know that the public perceive dog fouling to be by far the most unacceptable and dirtiest type of litter so that’s why we are working with Keep Britain Tidy on this campaign to help tackle the issue.

The majority of dog owners are responsible people who pick up after their dog and dispose of the poo bags correctly, but there is a minority that ignore their duties and continue to ruin areas of our beautiful district. We are urging everyone to take action and help us catch irresponsible dog owners who fail to clear up after their dog.”

Members of the public are being encouraged to become another pair of eyes to help catch the culprits! If you see anyone who fails to clear up after their dog, you can report them and the information will be treated in confidence.

How to report dog fouling offenders:

• Fill in a dog fouling offender report form online

www.braintree.gov.uk/reportdfo

• E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call Braintree District Council Customer Service Centre on 01376 552525


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