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Julie Weight

Julie writes stories and creates videos for Chelmsford City Council. Contact her at julie.weight@chelmsford.gov.uk or on 01245 606984.

North Essex Councils' summit addresses housing challenge

North Essex Councils and health partners came together earlier this month to try to address housing challenges in north Essex together.

North Essex Councils join forces to address housing crisis in the county

Housing summit aims to find solutions to affordability and homelessness issues in Essex

‘Outstanding’ partnerships praised as Chelmsford awarded 11th Purple Flag

Chelmsford has received a Purple Flag for its night-time economy for an 11th year in a row, with praise for the coordination of its services

Tipping point reached as council balances 2024/25 budget

Council warns that without more Government funding, 2024/25 is the last time the its finances can be balanced without changes to services.

Hylands Park PSPO gets go-ahead

Preparations for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) at Hylands Park are underway after Chelmsford City Council approved plans.

Council issues warning over homelessness costs

Chelmsford City Council says its rapidly growing housing bill presents a big risk to the council being able to balance its budget.

Dog walkers’ suggestions included in final Hylands PSPO plans

Changes have been made to proposals to create official ‘on the lead’ zones at Hylands Park following feedback from dog walkers.

Consultation approved for ‘Dogs on leads’ areas at Hylands

Chelmsford City Council’s Cabinet has approved a public consultation on proposals to create zones of Hylands where dogs must be on a lead.

New National Grid Norwich–Tilbury pylon consultation begins

A new round of public consultation on National Grid proposals for a high-voltage electricity power line across East Anglia begins today.

New Cabinet announced at Annual Council

The Council’s new Cabinet team has been appointed, with some revised roles created by the returning Liberal Democrat administration.

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