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Frankland Fields Volunteer Session

Published: 6 Feb 24

Frankland Fields Volunteer Session on the 15th February 10am to 1pm Read More...

Changes to Local Bus services

Published: 24 Jan 24

The latest from Essex County Council on changes to local bus services in SWF Read More...

Pride in South Woodham Ferrers

Published: 22 Jan 24

Our new Keeping the Town Tidy service started officially today. Read More...

Distinguished Community Service Award

Published: 18 Jan 24

The Town Council wants to know about the people in our community that deserve recognition for their achievements If you know someone that lives in South Woodham Ferrers and who goes above and beyond for our town then now is an opportunity to say THANK YOU! Read More...

Annual Town Meeting

Published: 17 Jan 24

Annual Town Meeting Let's Talk about South Woodham Ferrers Read More...

A news update from the Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System

Published: 16 Jan 24

seeking positive and enthusiastic people to join them as Patient Safety Partners. Read More...

Army & Navy Roundabout update

Published: 12 Jan 24

Proposed Army and Navy Sustainable Transport Package also includes walking, cycling, bus and Park and Ride improvements to encourage safer, greener and healthier travel. Read More...

SWF Community Care (Transport)

Published: 10 Jan 24

SWF Community Care is a local charity which provides a door-to-door service to take South Woodham Ferrers residents, who have difficulty arranging their own transport, to medical appointments normally within Basildon, Chelmsford, Braintree, Southend and Maldon areas – including the Crouch Vale Medical Centre. Read More...

NEW GRANT FUND FOR UNPAID CARERS

Published: 1 Jan 24

NEW GRANT FUND FOR UNPAID CARERS A new grant programme has launched in Essex that will see £1.75million allocated to support unpaid carers of all ages, through local projects. Read More...

ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL SECURES GRANT TO HELP SCHOOL CHILDREN LEARN TO CYCLE

Published: 1 Jan 24

Essex County Council has secured a grant of £800,000 to provide cycle training to primary school children across the county. Read More...

LOVE TO RIDE WINTER WHEELERS

Published: 1 Jan 24

Essex County Council need Essex residents to help show that biking is a year-round activity Read More...

Best Business Window Display 2023

Published: 1 Jan 24

Our Mayor judged the winners, and you can see who won via the Events tab on this website. Read More...

SWF Panto, a BIG Thankyou

Published: 21 Dec 23

Thank you for everyone who came along to our 2023 Panto Read More...

New broadband poles

Published: 16 Dec 23

New poles being placed in South Woodham Ferrers. Read More...

Christmas Campaign: Eco-friendly Competition

Published: 14 Dec 23

Love Your Chelmsford 12 Eco-tips of Christmas Campaign Read More...

SEND4ALL

Published: 4 Dec 23

SEND4ALL Supporting families throughout Essex Want to meet other parents of children with SEND? Come join us on the firth Thursday of every month! 9.30-11.30 Chetwood Family Hub CM3 5ZX Read More...

Christmas Fayre

Published: 27 Nov 23

Thank you to everyone who came along to our wonderful event Read More...

John Cox Field

Published: 17 Nov 23

Work has started on tidying the John Cox upper field. Read More...

Remembrance Sunday

Published: 17 Oct 23

We will be holding our annual remembrance Sunday Service on the 12th November 2023 Read More...

Healthcare in South Woodham Ferrers

Published: 13 Oct 23

Do you want to get involved in the future of healthcare in the Town? Read More...

Recycling Centre Bookings Consultation

Published: 9 Oct 23

Essex County Council has launched a public consultation on the booking process at Recycling Centres Read More...

Garden of Remembrance Services

Published: 25 Sep 23

We would like to remind residents about the services available to those who have lost friends or relatives, and wish for their ashes to be placed in the Gardens, or for a memorial to their life. Read More...

Winners of the 2023 Great Gardening Competition

Published: 15 Sep 23

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 Great Gardening Competition for SWF, sponsored by Meadowcroft Garden Centre. Read More...

Tour of Britain

Published: 8 Sep 23

Looping around the Essex countryside, the second day of the Tour of Britain’s eastern doubleheader was a spectator-friendly stage passing South Woodham Ferrers. Read More...

Fen Clear Up

Published: 5 Sep 23

Would you like to volunteer your time on the 21st September, to help with clearing a section of the Fen. Read More...

Newly elected Town Councillors

Published: 24 Aug 23

welcome to 2 new councillors who were co-opted onto the Town Council Read More...

Day 2 of events done

Published: 22 Aug 23

thanks to everyone who attended our Sports Day and Military and Emergency services event. Read More...

Panto Time

Published: 21 Aug 23

come and book now for our 2023 panto tickets booked via our events page on this website Read More...

YMCA Youth Club

Published: 3 Aug 23

A YMCA Youth Club is coming back to South Woodham Ferrers Read More...

Overgrown bush in Ferrers Road

Published: 1 Aug 23

Reports of a bush obstructing a footpath Read More...

Coffee with Cops

Published: 31 Jul 23

Coffee with cops returns to South Woodham Ferrers, organised by Essex Police. Read More...

Youth Week , August 2023

Published: 24 Jul 23

South Woodham Ferrers Town Council are running a Youth Week from 21st to 25th August Read More...

Local Bus Consultation

Published: 18 Jul 23

Essex County Council have just launched a consultation on Supported Local Bus Services 2024-2028. Read More...

Play in the park event

Published: 28 Jun 23

Join us for lots of Fun & Games for Children Read More...

Bandstand refurbishment

Published: 28 Jun 23

The first stage of the Bandstand refurbishment is completed with the installation of the missing bricks. Read More...

Please use the dog bin campaign

Published: 20 Jun 23

Please use the dog bins and act responsibly. Read More...

Meet the Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Published: 8 Jun 23

Town Mayor - Councillor Donna Eley Deputy Town Mayor - Councillor Toni Perham-Lake Mayoral Engagement Should you wish to arrange for a Mayoral Engagement, please contact Debbie Edwards via debbie@southwoodhamferrerstc.gov.uk or call on 01245 429442. Alternatively a Mayoral Engagement form can be downloaded from the website; Town Mayor - South Woodham Ferrers Town Council www.southwoodhamferrerstc.gov.uk Read More...

Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers - Road Closure

Published: 8 Jun 23

closure of Hullbridge Road, due to commence on 25th June for 1 day and 3rd July 2023 for 19 days. Read More...

Dog Bins in South Woodham Ferrers

Published: 8 Jun 23

Q & As about Dog Bins in South Woodham Ferrers Read More...

Commissioning of our Columbarium

Published: 6 Jun 23

The Town Council have agreed to start offering the use of niches within the Columbarium at the Garden of Remembrance in South Woodham Ferrers. Read More...

Our Fen comes to life!

Published: 2 Jun 23

We are so lucky to have such wonderful countryside around us, and recently we have been sent some photos just to illustrate this. Read More...

News from the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Chelmsford 2022-2023

Published: 30 May 23

Latest news regarding our City Mayor Read More...

South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club Open Day

Published: 23 May 23

Our Town Mayor Donna Eley and Deputy Mayor Toni Perham Lake, visit South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club on their open day. Read More...

Update on grass cutting, and cleaning

Published: 22 May 23

Update on grass cutting and cleaning from Chelmsford City Council. Read More...

Green Box Recycling

Published: 22 May 23

Do you know what items you can place in your Green Recycling Box? Read More...

Secretary of State's decision - Planning Application Chelmsford 21/01961/OUT

Published: 13 Apr 23

Secretary of State's decision letters to Local Planning Authority and MP Read More...

“Calling in Planning Applications (England)” Section Submission

Published: 12 Apr 23

South Woodham Ferrers Town Council Submission to Secretary of State “Calling in Planning Applications (England)” Read More...

Recycling Centre

Published: 3 Apr 23

From 13 March 2023, bookings will be required to visit an Essex County Council recycling centre in any vehicle. Full details, visit loveessex.org/bookings Read More...

Recycling Centre

Published: 3 Apr 23

From 13 March 2023, bookings will be required to visit an Essex County Council recycling centre in any vehicle. Full details, visit loveessex.org/bookings Read More...

Doggy Day

Published: 31 Mar 23

Advice on responsible dog ownership, dog law, dog theft prevention, wildlife crime Free dog waste bags, microchip checks and microchipping If you need your dog microchipped, you must be able to restrain your dog and a mask must be worn (Please note, do not bring puppies unless they are fully vaccinated – free microchipping does not apply to litters or breeders) Read More...

Distinguished Community Service Award

Published: 9 Feb 23

The scheme is designed to recognise significant contributions to the residents of the town. Nominations for the award are sought from those who live in South Woodham Ferrers. Any nominations are considered by the Town Council and award recipients will be invited to receive their award at the Annual Town Council meeting held each Spring. Details of the award are also shown on the honours board on permanent display at Champions Manor Hall Community Centre in Hullbridge Road. Read More...

Green Homes Grants

Published: 8 Mar 22

grants to make your home cheaper Read More...

Crisp Recycling Scheme

Published: 11 Nov 21

Collection point SWF Library Trinity Square Read More...

Hylands Parking

Published: 8 Nov 21

Hylands Parking Resident Discount Read More...

Water Safety River Crouch

Published: 12 Aug 21

Its the Summer Holidays . Please everyone be mindful of Water Safety when you are spending time at the River. Read More...

Essex County Council Broadband Survey

Published: 26 Mar 21

To give you the chance to register your demand for faster broadband. Read More...

New Play Area Compass Gardens

Published: 2 Feb 21

Consultation for new Play area at Compass Gardens The consultation for Compass Gardens has now finished and Chelmsford City Council will award the contract to Wicksteed. They received exactly 100 votes out of the 128 cast. Work is due to begin 15th March as long as the weather and ground conditions are in favour. Read More...

Chelmsford Community Policing Team

Published: 18 Jan 21

January Newsletter Read More...

COVID

Published: 4 Jan 21

INFORMATION & CONTACTS Read More...

Installation of Puffin Crossing B1012 - Reponse to Essex Highways

Published: 3 Nov 20

South Woodham Ferrers Town Council formed a response which was submitted to Essex Highways regarding the proposed installation of a Puffin Crossing on the B1012 reference TRAF/7403. Read More...

With You in Mind

Published: 1 Oct 20

A Social, inclusive, Wellbeing Hub for Chelmsford Read More...

A message from the Outgoing Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor

Published: 14 May 20

Thank you for your support Read More...

PLASTIC RECYCLING

PLASTIC RECYCLING

Published: 25 Feb 20

Message from Chelmsford City Council You can no longer pick up EXTRA rolls of recycling bags for plastics from Champions Manor Hall or South Woodham Ferrers Library. This is to cut down on single-use plastics and to stop recycling bags being misused. However, we will continue to deliver one roll of plastic sacks (52 bags on each roll) to each household in Chelmsford once a year. If residents run out of bags, we are also happy to collect recycling in any non-branded bags, as long as they are made of clear plastic. These can be brought from supermarkets or even re-purpose any clear plastic bags that come with products you buy. Read More...