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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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  • 23/Jul/2018

    NFU and Crimestoppers launch new Rural Crime Reporting Line

    The NFU has launched a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime, in partnership with the charity Crimestoppers.

    The “Rural Crime Reporting Line” is part of the NFU’s ongoing work to tackle the serious issues surrounding criminal behaviour on farms and in the wider countryside.

    Call:  0800 783 0137 or visit

    NFU and Crimestoppers launch new Rural Crime Reporting Line
  • 12/Jun/2018

    Check out the latest ERP Bulletin!

    The May edition includes the latest news on the Government stepping up to fight against waste criminals.

    click here to read now

  • 26/Feb/2018

    ERP Strategic Board meeting Cancelled

    Members Anouncement!

    It is with regret that the ERP Strategic Board meeting: Tuesday 27th February 2018 is now CANCELLED.

    The decision has been made due to the weather warnings issued for the county as the ‘beast from the east’ approaches.   An alternative date will be announced soon with the aim of a meeting in March.

    We wish you a safe and warm week ahead!