Manningtree has a small council but it is busy and proactive. Here are some of the councillors' initiatives that have been achieved over the last few years:
Community Engagement Award;
Community Youth Award (with Lawford and Mistley Parish Councils);
Emergency Plan (with Lawford and Mistley Parish Councils);
Floral Manningtree and Love Where You Live Campaign;
H.M. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations (with Lawford and Mistley Parish Councils);
Three Parishes Family Fun at the Furze Biennial Event (with Lawford and Mistley Parish Councils).
Capital & Maintenance projects
Cycle racks in the High Street;
New Council website;
New lighting units;
New seating areas at Market Place, Brook Street, Station Road and Market Cross;
New town sign at The Walls;
Purchase of CCTV cameras in Brook Street via local sponsorship;
Purchase of sand for the beach;
Refurbishment of the Town's noticeboard;
Refurbishment of the War Memorial.
20mph speed limit in Station Road/High Street currently being considered by ECC Highways;
Double yellow lines in Colchester Road currently being considered by North Essex Parking Partnership;
Speed bumps in Brook Street currently being considered by ECC Highways;
Condensing the town's road signage onto fewer posts currently being considered by ECC Highways;
Time-restricted parking bays installed last year in Quay Street.
Manningtree Town Council - "Serving the smallest town in England" Manningtree has an active, friendly and neighbourly community, thriving businesses and great places to shop, eat, drink and stay overnight.