For all those who live, work, eat, drink, stay, play or pray in Occold

This web site is provided to keep residents of Occold & surrounding parishes updated on the latest news & events, inform potential visitors and new residents of the facilities available and provide local history information for historians and family history researchers. It also serves as a Village Archive of Occold - it's People, Places and Events.

Red Hot News

Thorndon Mobile Post Office

Please note that due to holiday, the Mobile Post Office will not be calling in Thorndon on Monday 22nd August until Monday the 5th September 2016.

Making Planning Comments Online

Read more.....

Road closures, 25 Jul - 9 Sep

Various road closures will affect Occold during the above dates. Essex & Suffolk Water assure us that our properties will be accessible at all times.

Notice of Closure
Maps - Phase 1  Phase 2  Phase 4

There is no specific information on the start/end dates of each phase

Note: Wef 20 Jul, the road closures have changed but no information is available on start/finish dates - only the signs on the road.

Forthcoming Major Event(s)

Latest Website Updates

No Date Type Title
1051 27 Aug Update Facebook link added to 'Residents of Occold'
1050 27 Aug Event Halloween Disco
1049 24 Aug Update Village Hall Bookings
1048 23 Aug Update Occold Fayre Stallholder Bookings
1047 22 Aug Event WI - Talk, Slide Show and Wine Tasting
1046 20 Aug People People of Occold database - LISTER
1045 20 Aug News New Age Kurling
1044 16 Aug Event 35th Bike Ride and Stride in aid of St Michaels
1043 15 Aug Event Eye Family Fun Day
1042 15 Aug News Help!! Thorndon Fruit Festival
1041 14 Aug Update Occold Fayre Stallholder Bookings
1040 14 Aug Event Infrared Penguins at The Beaky
1039 13 Aug Newsletter Town & Parish Council
1038 10 Aug Event Online Crime Reporting website
1037 10 Aug Update Surname Interests - ELLIOTT and FULCHER
1036 7 Aug People Monumental Inscriptions
1035 7 Aug Update St Michaels Services for Aug 16
1034 4 Aug People History of Dublin Rd?
1033 4 Aug Information Chief Constable & PCC meetings 2016
1032 4 Aug Update Village Hall Bookings
1031 2 Aug Event Karaoke at The Beaky
1030 2 Aug Event Wine & Food Night
1029 1 Aug Recorder Fund Raising for St Michaels
1028 1 Aug Event Annual Bicycle Ride in aid of St Michaels
1027 1 Aug Event "Brave the Shave" in aid of Macmillan
1026 1 Aug Organisations ORAC Committe Members
1025 28 Jul News Making Planning Comments Online
1024 28 Jul Event Rotary Club Celidh


This website is managed by Occold Parish Council on behalf of the people of Occold. They make every effort to ensure that the content on this web site is fair, accurate and meets their standards of good taste and decency. The views expressed within are personal opinions of the contributors. Any material deemed to be inappropriate will be removed - the Editor's decision will be final. Please Contact Us if you find any material that offends or you believe to be inappropriate.

Visitors - and where they came from

free counters

Advanced Search

Use this facility to search for any words or phrases, not only on these pages, but also embedded in downloadable documents. And read a handy guide on search tips.


Important Alerts

Fund Raising

Total amount raised in 2016 to date for local and national charities


People of Occold

We now have an online database of people from Occold containing a lot of their family history data. Currently, there are


names and this is growing daily.
Visit People to search the database.

Weather Forecast

Find Us!

52.292 1.161


OS Map: TM 157 707
Lat/Long: 052.1748N, 001.0980E
SatNav/GPS: IP23 7PL
Height: 180ft (55m) AMSL