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Smart Meters GB

Did you know that even though you are off mains gas you can get a smart meter for your electricity supply? Smart meters and the rollout. We are workin...

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Calcott Hall Farm Cafe Launch

On 11th October the Calcott Hall Farm Cafe was officially opened by Cllr Noelle Hones, Mayor of Brentwood and Nick Charrington, Chairman of Rural Comm...

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Essex Rural Partnership celebrating 'Respecting our past, Embracing our future'

Following our Rural Strategy Launch this year the ERP were joined by Cllr John Jowers, our Chairman Simon Walsh and Vice Chairman Canon John Brown for...

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Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Nominate a voluntary group working for their community. Nominations to the Queens Award for Voluntary Service close on 16th September.

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RCCE 2016 Village Halls & Community Buildings Conference

RCCE is holding its annual Village Halls & Community Buildings Conference on Saturday 15th October 2016 at The Silver Jubilee Hall, Takeley.

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Affordable Housing at Hatfield Heath (Hastoe Homes) – Shortlisted for National Awards

An affordable housing scheme in Essex has been shortlisted for two national awards. Hastoe Homes affordable housing development at Moat Field, Hatfie...

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Over 80 partners come together to launch a new Essex Rural Strategy

Over 80 partners gathered at Chelmsford City Racecourse on 28th July, to launch 'Respecting our Past, Embracing our Future: A Strategy for Rural Ess...

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Essex Life Community Magazines Awards

Celebration Time for Community Magazines, the village magazine for Radwinter, Hempstead. The Sampfords from Uttlesford District has just carried off t...

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RCCE AGM 2016

At the RCCE AGM last evening (6/7/16) the Essex Village of the Year was announced as Toppesfield and Gainsford End.

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RCCE - Essex Village of the Year Competition 2016 is Now Open for Entries

In villages of all sizes throughout Essex, local people are doing great things to strengthen their communities. The purpose of our competition is to c...

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RCCE Best Kept Churchyard Competition 2016

RCCE Best Kept Churchyard Competition 2016. This annual competition is jointly sponsored by Lodge and Sons Ltd and Essex Biodiversity Project,...

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First Grant made by Essex Rivers LEADER Group

Essex Rivers LEADER fund gives their first grant of £86,104 to the Calcott Hall Farm Cafe project in Brentwood. The project is to rebuild and extend a...

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Essex Life Community Magazine Awards 2015

Take part in the Essex Life Community Magazine Awards Essex Life, Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE), Newport News and the Diocese of C...

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Essex Rural Fund Spring Walk

We are planning another in our series of enjoyable spring walks in aid of the Essex Rural Fund on 2nd April 2016 and would be very pleased if you were...

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Do you fancy a new challenge?

Community Agents Essex is looking to recruit 2 new agents to support older people to live independently. For more information click here

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Do you need oil?

Don’t be caught out by the current mild weather. Oil prices are at the lowest they have been for 9 years. Even better RCCE Oil Buying Scheme members g...

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Essex Energy Switch

Nearly £1million has collectively been saved by Essex residents from the past two switches.Rather than switching energy providers as an individual cus...

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Community Agents scoop top award

Community Agents – the county-wide project supporting older people to continue living independently – may only be a year old, but it has scooped a top...

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