The primary point of contact for Birch Parish Council is the Parish Clerk. All correspondence and queries relating to the business of the Council should generally be addressed to the Parish Clerk. Contact with any of the Parish Councillors can also be made through the Clerk, either in writing or by email. Issues relating to the maintenance of this website can be addressed, in the first instance, direct to the Webmaster.
Mr Alan Condron, Birch Parish Clerk
c/o 55 Malting Green Road
Layer de la Haye
Essex C02 0JJ, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1206 - 734400
Parish Council Chair
Mrs Elaine Bowtle
Colchester CO2 0ND
Email (via Parish Clerk): email@example.com
Play Area Officer
Councillor Chris Harvey
Mobile: 07860 458247
Councillor Harvey is the Parish Councillor with responsibility for the public children's play area situated between Greenfield Houses and Luard Way. Concerns include vandalism and safety. It would be helpful if any incidents of vandalism or safety issues could be reported to him without delay by telephone. If Councillor Harvey is unavailable please contact the Parish Clerk - see above.
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Mr Richard Carr
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Birch (Civil) Parish lies within the administrative area of the Borough of Colchester. Two Borough Councillors are elected to represent Birch, Layer Breton, Layer Marney, Layer de la Haye, Great & Little Wigborough, Salcott cum Virley, Messing cum Inworth and Grove Road Estate in Tiptree. These Councillors are not members of Birch Parish Council but regularly attend Parish Council meetings to report on the progress of relevant local issues at Borough level and to acquaint themselves with the views of the Parish Council and local residents on such issues. The two Borough Councillors are:
Councillor Kevin Bentley
32 Willoughby Avenue
Colchester CO5 8AU
Councillor Andrew Ellis
Colchester CO5 7RA.
Mobile: 07768 986 611
Animal Control (formerly Dog Wardens, etc)
Problems regarding stray dogs or dog fouling, etc, should be reported to Colchester Borough Council. The relevant contact is:
Mr Marc Salmon, Zone Manager Street Services
Colchester Borough Council, P.O.Box 331, Town Hall, Colchester CO1 1GL
Tel 01206 282838