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Charlotte Maltby

Charlotte writes about the environment, parks, recycling, business, planning, public realm and democratic services.

Visit Chelmsford’s Local Plan exhibitions

An opportunity is coming up to speak with council staff about Chelmsford's Local Plan review.

Volunteer for the Chelmsford river clean up

A community event to clean up Chelmsford’s rivers is taking place on Saturday 8 June at 9am.

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.

Giving nature on our doorsteps space to thrive

Parts of the 1,700 acres of grassland managed by the city council will be cut less frequently to create more space to thrive for nature.

Who’s standing for election on 2 May?

An election for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is happening in Chelmsford on Thursday 2 May. The list of candidates is published.

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner elections are coming up in Chelmsford

An election for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for Essex will be held in Chelmsford on Thursday 2 May 2024.

New community infrastructure coming to north-east Chelmsford in 2024

Significant additions to community facilities are set to be delivered in north-east Chelmsford this year.

Newlands Spring Primary School pupils embrace wildflower planting project

Students from Newlands Spring Primary School helped to plant over 20 species of wildflowers at Copperfield Road Play Area.

Next stage of public consultation on Chelmsford’s Local Plan set to start in May

The city council is reviewing its Local Plan. This is the second stage of a consultation on the draft Local Plan, or ‘Preferred Options’.

First Essex Global Summit to be held this May

The Essex Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with Chelmsford City Council, will hold their first Essex Global Summit at Hylands on 22 May.

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