Full Council Meetings are held on the fourth Monday every other month. Planning Meetings are normally scheduled once every month. Other committee meetings are as advertised in the calendar programme.
All meetings are held at the Parish Hall, 58 Southend Road, Hockley SS5 4QH.
Please note that following the publication of the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, members of the public can record and publish audio and video records of this meeting. If you wish to attend the meeting, but do not wish to be recorded doing so, please contact the Clerk for guidance.
Upcoming Parish Council Meetings
Monday 18th November 2019
Resources & Procedures Committee 7:30pm
Tuesday 19th November 2019
Festive Lights SubCommittee 7:30pm
Hockley Christmas Lights Switch-on
Spa Road Hockley 3pm to 6pm Saturday 30th November 2019
Please click here for flyer
Please Note that Spa Road will be closed to all traffic from 1pm to 7pm on the 30th November and a diversion will be in place along Southend Road, Great Eastern Road and Station Road. Parking will be restricted along the diversion to allow room for buses and emergency services to access the route
⭐️Children's Christmas Competition 2019⭐️
This year we are encouraging our Hockley youngsters to paint, crayon, chalk or collage a Christmas Star. You can make it as bright and as colourful as you wish. The Competition is open to children up to ages 11 years. Entry Forms have been delivered to our primary academies and pre-schools and are available from Hockley Library and the Parish Office. Winners in each category will switch on the Christmas lights with our special guest Sarah Tucker. Don’t forget to bring your entries to the Old Fire Station before 12pm on Saturday 30th November for a chance to win.
Free Parking on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas
Rochford District Council has agreed to free parking in its car parks all day on the three Saturdays before Christmas.
On December 7, 14, and 21 motorists will be able to park free all day in Rochford District Council’s car parks.
ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL FUTURE LIBRARIES STRATEGY 2019-24
Please see side menu under Hockley Library for more information
ESSEX POLICE – Castle Point and Rochford
firstname.lastname@example.org; or http://www.essex.police.uk/doitonline.
Essex Police have a Facebook page where regular updates are posted. You can also email the local community team directly from the page too. The Police are keen for residents to report all types of crime (including Anti Social Behaviour) as the statistics are used to try to get extra resources for areas needing support .
Hockley Public Toilets, Southend Road
18th March 2019 Please note Rochford District have closed the disabled toilet in Southend Road, Hockley for repairs until further notice and apologise for the disruption.
Hockley Parish Council has agreed to take on the maintenance of the public toilets in Southend Road from Rochford District Council after they have been fully refurbished
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Reporting Potholes and other Highways Issues
Residents are able to report any problems directly to Essex County Council by visiting their website (link below) to give details of the issue. There is also a map showing which problems have already been reported.
Any emergencies or follow up calls should be reported by telephone on 0345 603 7631.
Transformational programme for regeneration of Rochford District
Please click here for details of Rochford District Council's Local Development Plan