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The Essex Rural Partnership (ERP) brings together key organisations in Essex to consider, debate and act on major issues affecting the rural parts of the county.

Our vision is for 'A county which engages, values and respects its rural environment; and where rural communities fully contribute to and benefit from a healthy, prosperous and connected Essex'.

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  • 09/Dec/2019

    Plough Sunday January 2020

    Plough Sunday - All are welcome!

    Celebrating Plough Sunday with a special service
    to support all those who work on the land followed by a Ploughman’s Lunch

    SUNDAY 12 JANUARY 2020, 11.00am
    with The Right Revd John Perumbalath, Bishop of Bradwell


  • 11/Sep/2019

    Essex Rural Partnership Full Meeting

    Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019

    Time: 10:00am 

    Location: Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford CM3 1QP

    Member Invitation only - please contact Lizze Rose if you wish to attend:

  • 05/Aug/2019

    Help Shop Criminals

    SHOP workers have a vital role in your community but face increased abuse or violence.
    The latest Association of Convenience Stores Crime Report shows that 83% of shop staff have been subjected to verbal abuse and increasing violence within the past 12 months. There were also more than a million incidents of theft during the same period. 

    For advise and contact details regarding convenience store crime please click here

    To read the latest CrimeStoppers Newsletter please click here