Monday evening is meeting night and the Full Council is normally held on the fourth Monday every other month. Planning meetings are normally held once every month at the Parish Hall,58 Southend Road, Hockley SS5 4QH. Other committee meetings are held as advertised in the programme.
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 1st July 2019
Planning Committee Meeting 7:00pm
Environment Committee Meeting 8.00pm
Does your organisation need funding for a project?
Hockley Parish Council would like to hear from any club or organisation within the parish who would like to submit a request for grant funding. Your application must be of benefit to the Parish of Hockley and could be awarded to new or established groups. Please contact the Clerk to the Council for further information.
Hockley Christmas Lights
3pm to 6pm Saturday 30th November 2019
The Parish Council are pleased to announce that the Christmas lights will be switched on this year on Saturday 30th November 2019 and, working with the Hockley Chamber of Trade, the council intends to have a Christmas Street Event in Spa Road again. More details will be available shortly. We hope the community will continue to support the event and if you would like to book a stall or take part please contact the Parish Office
Hockley & Hawkwell Social Centre for the Older Person
Please note the Social Centre will be closed for 3 days on 26/27/28 June to enable upgrading and modernisation of the electrical systems
Parish Council Surgery and Village Market
Held at the Old Fire Station, Southend Road, Hockley on the second Saturday of each month
between 9.00am and 12pm (excluding January)
Next Parish Council Surgery and Village Market Saturday 13th July 2019
Meet your local Parish Councillors who are available at the Village Market during the morning.
Are you looking for an outlet to sell your local produce or craft? Hockley Parish Council has some tables available at their Village Market. If you would like further information please contact: Cllr. Mark Anderson on 01702 204879 or the Parish Office on 01702 207707 e-mail: email@example.com.
ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL FUTURE LIBRARIES STRATEGY 2019-24
The consultation expired on 20th February 2019 and further information from Essex County Council on the outcome is now expected in July.
Please see side menu under 'Hockley Library' for latest news
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
Please click here to see latest information
ESSEX POLICE – Castle Point and Rochford
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.
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
Latest issue of Hockley News is now on the website. Please click here.
Paper copies are available from the Parish Hall, Hockley Library and local shops.