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The village of Great Oakley and the hamlet of Stones Green together with parts of the surrounding rural area of the Tendring District in North East  ESSEX.

This website is intended to support residents and potential visitors to the Parish with information and contacts. It is also used by the Parish Council to make available details of its activities together with information provided to us by Essex Police, Tendring District Council and other local sources. It is also intended to carry details and notice of local Community activities and initiatives together with locally organised events and achievements.



  A Message from Essex Fire and Rescue Service via our Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

 Candles Safety at Home

A new message about the number of people killed each year by fires started by candles in homes - Do you have a smoke detector? Do you want one fitted free of charge by our Fire Service?


 10 O'CLOCK CLUB - Toddler and Baby Group
(term time only)

Tuesday mornings for "under 5's" the TODDLER AND BABY group meet in Great Oakley Village Hall from 10:00am to 11:30am for all manner of fun activities - £2.50 per family - many years experience - refreshments provided for children and  adults - click here to download some more details and/or come to a session to see for yourself.



  Make "999 CALLS" potentially more effective when you need to remain silent...or very quiet...

What do you know, or don't know, about the "55 SYTEM" and other issues that may be of vital assistance to make known the genuine nature your "999" call when you ring from a mobile 'phone and are too frightened to be heard speaking to the operator or are unable to be heard when you ring in an immediate emergency or danger?  Probably, neither you nor any vulnerable relatives or friends for whom you care knows how the telephone operators are trained to try to assess the needs of genuine emergency calls.

By clicking below you can download a message about this issue from the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex and a nationally published information leaflet giving further details - note particularly the differences between calls from landlines and mobiles.

Commissioner's Information 'mail

National information & guidance sheet

Your, or your friend's, contribution could be the most vital part of a successful call should it be needed at a time of real fear or danger for you, an elderly or frail neighbour or a loved one!       


PHOTOS from our Parish's Flower Arrangers

  Another photo gallery has been added to this website - photos of some of our fabulous flower arrangers - to see photos of them and some of their work click here to go to the relevant photo gallery! 



After "years" of being open every day, run entirely by volunteers, a call is now being made for some "new blood" to join the team of supporters - if you may be able to help, please call in at the pub and find out more.
Click here to visit the website for OUR Maybush Inn. 


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Welcome to the website of Great Oakley Parish Council serving the hamlet of Stones Green and the village of Great Oakley, near Harwich in N.E. Essex.