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.

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Police Alert - Door to door fish salesmen

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Devolution Consultation & Survey

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James Regan raised £490 for the British Lung Foundation

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So far during 2016, individuals and organisations have raised £13,000 for good causes both national and local. You can view the ongoing totals on the Recorder page. But these are only the ones I know about! If you are aware of any other fund raising activity, please let me know (Contact Us) - it just shows what a remarkable small village Occold is!

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.

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Latest Website Updates

1021 25 Jul Events 2016 Stepdance Day - 24 Jul 16
1020 18 Jul News Devolution Consultation & Survey
1019 15 Jul Update Village Hall Bookings
1018 10 Jul News James Regan raises £490
1017 8 Jul Alert Road closures - see above
1016 8 Jul Update St Michaels Services for July
1015 8 Jul Update Surname Interest - GREEN
1014 8 Jul Minutes PC Meeting - 6 Jun
1013 23 Jun Event Dennington Car Boot & Inside Stalls
1012 13 Jun Event Stepdance Day
1011 12 Jun Update Occold Fayres Stallholder Bookings
1010 7 Jun News Can you help Eye Brownies?
1009 7 Jun Update Occold Fayres Stallholder Bookings
1008 7 Jun Minutes Minutes and Reports for May/Jun 
1007 4 Jun Photogallery James Regan's Four Village Challenge
1006 4 Jun People The True Britons Club
1005 3 Jun News Well Done, Bill Bulstrode
1004 3 Jun Roll of Honour Ernest Alfred HADDOCK
1003 3 Jun Update Occold Village Report 2016
1002 1 Jun Update Occold Fayres Stallholder Bookings


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.

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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.
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52.292 1.161


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