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Essex Global Summit welcomed to Chelmsford

Over 100 people attended the Essex Global Summit event on 22 May to discuss the future of international trade.

Climate emergency and Local Plan prioritised in Cabinet changes

The council's Cabinet has been reshuffled to reinforce efforts to tackle climate change and to recognise the importance of the Local Plan.

Chelmsford Theatre’s refurb set to be under budget as new outreach programme launches

Chelmsford Theatre's refurbishment project is projected to come in under budget as an exciting new programme of outreach events is launched.

Planning talking points: how a city is shaped

Consistent planning regulations aim to ensure places are as beautiful, sustainable, practical, and pleasant as possible.

Planning talking points: planning beyond homes — the big picture

Planning isn’t all about homes. The Local Plan, which guides where and what development can happen in Chelmsford, includes much more.

Planning talking points: can our homes be good for nature?

In its emerging new Local Plan, Chelmsford is setting clear rules for new developments, which should leave the environment better off.

Free family cycling day will celebrate RideLondon-Essex

To celebrate RideLondon-Essex returning to Chelmsford this month, a Family Cycling Taster Day on Sunday 26 May in Central Park.

Welcoming the new Mayor of Chelmsford 2024–2025

Councillor Janette Potter has been elected Mayor of Chelmsford for 2024–25, with Councillor Susan Sullivan elected Deputy Mayor.

Mayor of Chelmsford marks end of mayoral term 2023–24

Councillor Linda Mascot’s term as Mayor of Chelmsford has come to an end.

Chelmsford Museum awarded Dementia Friendly accreditation

Chelmsford Museum has been awarded the status of Inclusive Dementia Community Venue by the Chelmsford District Inclusive Dementia Community.

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