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Council Facilities

Halstead Town Council is specifically responsible for the following amenities and facilities in the Town. 

Other activites and facilities organised by the Town Council:

Band in the Park - Although the Public Gardens are owned by Braintree District Council the Town Council arrange bands in the park to coincide with other events taking place in the Town throughout the year.
Christmas Activities - Torchlight Procession, Official switch-on of the Christmas lights in the Town, provision of Christmas lights.
Courtauld Sports Ground - facilities available to hire through the management committee
Halstead Fun Run - organised alongside the Halstead Marathon
Mayoral Activites - fundraising events for the Mayor's Charity, Civic Reception etc.
Planting - Hanging baskets planting and tubs in the Town.
Public conveniences - Kings Road.
Public Footpaths - clearing of some public footpaths on behalf of the Highway Authority as part of the Parish Paths Partnership.
Senior Citizens Outings and party - 5 outings every year and a Christmas party.
Summer Fun - Four days in July / August of free weekend Aativities for children
Town Clock - Repair and maintenance of the Town Clock in St Andrews Church Tower.

The Town Council also assist in monitoring highways and liase between other Councils and the public as a first point of contact.

You can see the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) publication  'All about parish and town councils' here




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Halstead Town Football Club V Hashtag United match on 30 March

Senior Citizens Outings 2019

Senior Citizens Outings 2019

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Senior Citizens' Outings 2019

*Forms must be returned to the office by Friday 29 March to guarantee a place*.

Halstead Town Council has arranged Five Halstead Senior Citizens coach trips for 2019

Anyone resident in Halstead Town and over the age of 60 is eligible to go on the trips (terms & conditions apply). Forms can be obtained from Halstead Town Council office at Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead, CO9 2BY or downloaded from the link below.

Destinations are: 

15 May  - Canterbury

12 June - Sheringham

17 July - -Broadstairs 

11 September - Southwold

9 October - Henley-on-Thames

There are various pick up points around the town, but all trips will depart from Butler Road Car Park at approximately 9.20am

The subsidised cost of each trip is £14.00 per person, per trip.  Persons from outside Halstead Town can travel for £19.50 Payment by cash, cheque, or debit/credit card must be made at time of booking: cheques should be made payable to ‘Halstead Town Council.’

If you have any queries please ring Halstead Town Council 01787 476480 during office hours (9:00am-4:00pm) – there is an answering machine outside of these hours. 

To print the booking form, please click here:  booking form image


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Halstead Town Council FREE Easter Egg Picture Hunt

Halstead Town Council FREE Easter Egg Picture Hunt

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Download an answer sheet from 8 April here:  pdf small


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May Day Event in Halstead Public Gardens 2019

May Day Event in Halstead Public Gardens 2019

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Halstead Town Plan 2019

Halstead Town Plan 2019

Town Plan

Halstead Town Plan 2019 is now available from Halstead Town Council offices or Halstead Library.
Download available here  Town Plan


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