Ted Retires as Chairman

Chairman of the Parish Council, Ted Hawkins, has retired from office after 12 years service on the Council. He has been a member since 1987, serving as Vice Chairman and then as Chairman. A Trustee of Keene Hall as well as a representative on the Essex Association of Local Councils; his long service to the village was recognised during a Parish Forum at the Keene Hall in May when the current chairman, Janette Potter presented Ted with a rose bowl engraved with a replica of the village sign.