***Coronavirus***
If any resident would like assistance whilst self isolating please
contact the Clerk or Thorrington Friends.

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Please be aware that all Council meetings have been suspended. 

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Until the Government guidelines can be satisfied the tennis court, play equipment and gym equipment will remain closed.

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We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time and ask you to follow the latest Government guidance in order to keep everyone safe. 

Thorrington Village Sign

 

Thorrington Parish Council represent the occupants of more than 500 households in the village of Thorrington, north of Brightlingsea, between Colchester and Clacton. 

 

The Parish Council is the first tier of local government and has the closest connection to an area.  It is run by local residents and gives a voice to the small details often overlooked by larger Councils.  

 

Thorrington Parish Council has nine seats, with elections held every four years to select Councillors.  The Councillors are designated a specific responsibility within the village to represent.  Details of your current Councillors and their roles can be found via the links above.  

The Parish Council meet every month, usually on the first Wednesday in the month at 7pm in the Village Hall.  Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings and ask questions during the public questions section.  Following meetings the minutes are placed on two noticeboards (at the village hall and the bus shelter at the cross) and on this website.

Thorrington Parish Council owns and maintains the playing field at Chapel Lane and the allotments, off Clacton Road.  More details about these can be found on their individual pages.

Should you wish to contact the Council please do so through the Clerk whose details are shown below.  Please note that the Parish Council do not have an office within the village and have Clerk on a part time basis.

 

Other tax funded opperations that residents of the village require are carried out by higher levels of government. 

Tendring District Council are responsible for, amoungst other things, waste collection, housing and planning.

Essex County Council maintain the roads and provide adult social care, schools, libraries and bus services throughout the area.

Thorrington Parish Council

3a Parkfield Street
Colchester
Essex
CO5 7EL

thorringtonpc@yahoo.com

01206 729943