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Welcome to our new website – please bear with us whilst we are still in the process of transferring from the old
website to the new one – there may be some documents and photographs that are not able to be viewed at
the moment.

INVITATION TO TENDER
Galleywood Parish Council invites tenders for the Grass Cutting Contract
Deadline Friday 21 January 2022.

GALLEYWOOD CELEBRATION 2022
If you would like to be involved in an event to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee please contact the Parish Council on 01245 348756 or email galleywoodcelebrates2022@gmail.com or admin@galleywoodparishcouncil.gov.uk

REPORT IT
Report issues in and around Galleywood.

PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY
The Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor and this will be filled by Co-option at the next Council meeting. Please contact the Clerk for further information 01245 358898 clerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.gov.uk

COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS
To view the latest meeting dates – Diary of Meetings – these are subject to change.
Galleywood Celebration Sub Committee meeting Wednesday 19 January 2022, 7pm in the
Heritage Room, Galleywood Heritage Centre
Council meeting Thursday 20 January 2022, 7pm in the Lodge Room at the Keene Hall
Finance and Resources Committee meeting Thursday 27 January 2022, 7pm in the Ron White Room
at the Keene Hall

PARISH COUNCIL SURGERY
The next Galleywood Parish Council Saturday Surgery will be held on Saturday 29 January 2022 – 10.00am -12.00 noon at the Galleywood Library.  
You can also contact the Parish Council 01245 358898 to speak to one of your Parish Councillors about issues in and around Galleywood. .

PARISH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN 2021-22
At the Annual Council Meeting held on 5 May 2021, Councillor Richard Hyland was elected as Chairman of the Parish Council for 2021-22 and Councillor Stephanie Troop elected as Vice Chairman View All Councillors.

GALLEYWOOD LIBRARY
Information on the latest situation regarding Essex Libraries.
https://www.facebook.com/EssexLibraries/ 
http://libraries.essex.gov.uk/

OUTDOOR TABLE TENNIS COMES TO GALLEYWOOD !
An outdoor table tennis table has been provided by Chelmsford City Council’s Sport and Wellbeing Team, supported by Table Tennis England at the Watchouse Road shops. Please bring your own bats and balls.

Help and Assistance in Galleywood
Galleywood Volunteer Group 01245 806220 https://www.facebook.com/groups/135868251182961
Essex Welfare Service 0300 303 9988
Government Hotlines
HMRC 0800 015 9559
Universal Credit 0800 328 5644
NHS 111.nhs.uk or 111
CVS Chelmsford 01245 351888 or 250731 https://chelmsfordcvs.org.uk
Provide – for help with mental health https://www.provide.org.uk/
Food Bank urgent fundraising page https://www.gofundme.com/f/ecafoodbankappeal
Domestic Abuse www.essexcompass.org.uk 0330 333 7444

ESSEX POLICE – SPECIAL CONSTABULARY – NOW RECRUITING – GALLEYWOOD
If you want to make a real difference in your town then volunteer as a Community Special Constable and play a part in keeping your neighbourhood safe. Galleywood Parish Council is supporting Essex Police to increase local and visible policing in their area:  Visit www.essex.police.uk/communityspecials to find out more. Your Community, Your Opportunity, Your other life.  Galleywood Parish Council will be funding the initiative.  Under the scheme the Parish Council will fund the expenses of volunteer police officers who will be designated to Galleywood.  The Special Constables will be volunteering 16 hours each month and will have the same full policing powers and uniform as regular police officers.  If you are interested in volunteering for this role please contact the Parish Clerk 01245 358898 or email clerk@galleywoodparishcouncil.gov.uk

GALLEYWOOD AND DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH – IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The group is currently in need of volunteers and would ideally suit members of the community who have a small amount of free time and would be willing to serve the community.  The role of a volunteer is certainly very rewarding.  If you would be willing to offer your services, please contact 01245 611426.
Information can be sent out to provide you with details of what the positions entail.

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