Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page

We ask that all residents #StayHomeSaveLives – see a Message from the Leader of the Council

Environmental Health Links

Communities and Local Government - useful site for Housing Grants. Telephone No - 0303 444 0000

Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) -government department looking after the nations health.

Department of Health Telephone No - 0207 2104850

Essex C.C. Social Services Telephone No - 0845 6037630

Essex Fire & Rescue Service Telephone No - 01277 222531

European Agency for Health and Safety at Work

Health & Safety Executive Telephone No - 0845 345 0055 Telephone No - 0870 600 5522

National Institute of Environmental Health Services

Natural England Telephone No - 0845 600 3078

National Radiological Protection Board Telephone No - 01235 831600

Pesticides Safety Directorate Telephone No - 01904 640500

Public Health England

ROSPA- Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents,Telephone No - 0121 2482000

Trading Standards Telephone No- 0845 603 7626

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - Environmental database and careers advice.

The Environment Agency Telephone No - 03708 506506

The Food Standards Agency Telephone No - 0207 276 8829

Zoological Society of London Telephone No - 0844 225 1826

For other links, please check in the relevant topic area.