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Streetlights

IFPC are aware that there are a number of streetlights out in the parish that are maintained by Essex County Council. We are lobbying this with Cllr Lesley Wagland of ECC to draw more attention to this issue, as this is a growing concern for us and our residents -...

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Rewilding the Churchyard

Rewilding the Churchyard

Yesterday, cllrs Winter and Marston met with representatives from RHS, St. Mary and St. Edmund Church and Allotment Society, as well as students and teachers from the Anglo European school and volunteers to mark the start of the Rewilding the Churchyard project, led...

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VitaMinds – LTC Courses

VitaMinds – LTC Courses

In 2023, VitaMinds are running some bespoke LTC courses to help their patients receive holistic care to improve their quality of life and self-management of their LTC. The courses are: Living Well with Diabetes (type 1 and 2) Living Well with Respiratory Conditions...

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VitaMinds – Talking Therapies Service

VitaMinds – Talking Therapies Service

WHAT IS VITAMINDS? VitaMinds is your local NHS talking therapies service, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). It is a free service. If you are suffering from: - excessive worry - low mood - depression - anxiety - panic - trauma - phobias - a...

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Good News! New Road Parking To Be Improved

Good News! New Road Parking To Be Improved

FANTASTIC NEWS! After two years of tireless lobbying with Essex County Council's Highways panel, IFPC is delighted to announce the upcoming improvement of parking facilities along the New Road (near Seymour field). PLEASE NOTE: the closure of New Road is due to...

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Free Health Walks

Free Health Walks

Please see details for the 4 free walks in Brentwood for anyone to go along and join in:

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Civic Stars of Brentwood Awards

Civic Stars of Brentwood Awards

The awards are an opportunity to officially recognise the commitment and hard work of the most deserving people in the Borough while honouring the efforts and achievements of local people and organisations who have strived to make Brentwood a better place to live and...

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The Essex Food Waste Pledge

The Essex Food Waste Pledge

ESSEX CLIMATE ACTION COMMISSION - THE ESSEX FOOD WASTE PLEDGE Love Essex has launched its 2023 flagship ‘Love Essex, Love Food’ campaign in a bid to reduce food waste in the county. In Essex, food waste currently makes up roughly 25% of the waste found in the general...

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A12 Margaretting Bypass Reconstruction Scheme

A12 Margaretting Bypass Reconstruction Scheme

An update from National Highways on the A12 Margaretting Bypass Reconstruction Scheme (between junctions 13 and 15): "We’ll need to continue our preparation works (which will include the installation of CCTV cameras, temporary speed cameras, lane widening works and...

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Six Spring Walks

Six Spring Walks

The Alzheimer's Society has announced the dates for this year's Spring Walks at Hyde Hall for people living with Dementia. Please find the details below:

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Cost of Living Support

Cost of Living Support

If money worries are starting to affect your health and wellbeing, there is support available for you. Take a look at the Brentwood Borough Council 'Cost of Living Support' page - it provides useful information, advice and practical support:...

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Lighthouse Furniture Project

Lighthouse Furniture Project

The Lighthouse Furniture Project is a Charity and Social Enterprise that serves communities in Essex by providing low cost reused furniture and electrical appliances. It is possible thanks to the generosity of the public who donate items that would otherwise go to...

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Christmas Services

Christmas Services

ST EDMUND AND ST MARY CHURCH The children's Crib service will take place on Christmas Eve at 4:30 pm. Midnight mass is on Christmas Eve at 11:30 pm. PRIORY CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE - BLACKMORE Come along on Christmas Eve for the Starlight Family Nativity Service at...

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Christmas Market on 11 December

Christmas Market on 11 December

Organised by the Rotary Club at the Community Centre, the great Ingatestone Christmas market will be held on 11 December and provide a lot of entertainment! Stalls will include crafts, gifts, jewellery, fashion, toys, stationery & lifestyle and more. The...

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Exciting updates on local Dementia Support Groups

Exciting updates on local Dementia Support Groups

We are happy to learn that Glenys Vallis, who runs the Fundangles Bingo and Singing groups at Seymour Pavilion (as well as other groups in the surrounding areas) for those who suffer from dementia and their carers, has had all of her groups added to the Alzheimer's...

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