Great Maplestead is located in North Essex, close to the Suffolk border, and has around 360 residents
- In 2016 the village won its Class (for communities of fewer than 400 inhabitants) in the Essex Village of the Year competition, promoted by the Rural Community Council of Essex
- In 2017 the village won a Merit Award in this annual competition
- The Parish Council is the first tier of local goverment.
- In Great Maplestead there are 7 Parish Councillors, who are elected every 4 years.
- If you wish to contact a member of the Parish Council, you will find details on the Parish Councillor information page. Alternatively you should contact the Parish Clerk
This website not only provides details about the Parish Council but it also has information on various village and community amenities, services, organisations, events and activities. If you have any information that you think should be included, please let the Clerk know.
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Please check the News page for any recent public announcements and local information.
Monday 22nd January: Maplesteads' WEA Spring Course - in the Village Hall, to study the Russia of the Tsars. Introductory session starts at 7.00pm with complimentary wine and finger buffet - subsequent 8 sessions start at 7.45pm. Click here for cost and full course details.
Thursday 1st February: Maplesteads' WI Open Meeting - in the Village Hall. Starts at 7.30pm. The talk: Looking After VIPs and Protection. Men/Guests* are welcome (*£4 including refreshments)
Essex Energy Switch
Essex County Council is continuing its backing for a collective energy switching scheme for residents and small businesses who want to economise by cutting their gas and electricity bills.
You have until 13th February 2018 to register, without any obligation, an interest in switching your energy supplier using this scheme. See here for more information.
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