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Rural Community Council of Essex

RCCE (Rural Community Council of Essex) is an independent charity helping people and communities throughout rural Essex build a sustainable future.

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RCCE House
Village Agents
Gt Waltham Village Hall


  • 21/Aug/2014

    Autumn Coffee Morning

    Active Communities Event on Thursday 30 October, 10am to 12noon, at Takeley Silver Jubilee Hall.  FREE event - all welcome 
    Autumn Coffee Morning
  • 07/Aug/2014

    It's Flix in the Stix time

    It's time for our annual open air cinema event in aid of the Essex Rural Fund. This year's film show at the spectacular Layer Marney Tower is the 1939 classic 'The Wizard of Oz'. Why not gather a group of friends and family, get a picnic together and enjoy the beautiful gardens before the movie starts.
    Sunday 17 August 2014 gates open 5.30pm show time 8.15pm
    Tickets: Adult £10 Children £7.50 Family (2 adults + 2 children) £30
    To book telephone Layer Marney Tower on 01206 330784
    credit & debit cards accepted.
  • 29/Jul/2014

    Volunteer photographers wanted

    RCCE is looking for people who are interested in taking photographs for us. Initially we require images of the rural housing schemes in the county that we have been involved in but other opportunities may be available later.
    Volunteer photographers wanted
  • 16/Jul/2014

    Village SOS Want Your Views on Rural Social Enterprise

    Are you interested or involved in rural social enterprise? Please help ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) to design a new programme of support for community enterprises by completing the Village SOS survey.

    The survey shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes and can be found by following this link:
    Village SOS Want Your Views on Rural Social Enterprise
  • 11/Jul/2014

    Adam Henson opens Edible Essex Polytunnel

    Adam Henson, farmer and presenter of BBC’s Countryfile, officially opened a new polytunnel at Barleylands Farm Park last week, supplied through the Edible Essex project.
    Adam Henson opens Edible Essex Polytunnel