Bulphan Village Community Forum
Bulphan has set up its own volunteer scheme to support anyone in need, wherever they live in Bulphan. There are 13 local volunteers and cards were delivered to every house, giving details of how to contact your own volunteer, what they can do to help you (shopping, deliver prescriptions and collect medication, offer telephone support) and listing some useful helplines. If you live in Bulphan and need help, but you don't know who your neighbourly volunteer is, please 'phone Janet on 0775 283 6902.
ALL AT BULPHAN VILLAGE HALL
(Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, 2 Open Meetings and several events, including the VE75 events had to be cancelled)
Saturday 15th August: VJ75 celebrations 11.10am at the church (bagpipes, Cry for Peace, bell-ringing) followed by a socially-distanced Picnic in the Park at Bulphan Village Hall (open only to those who live or work in Bulphan)
Thursday 10th September 7.30 - 9pm (Open Meeting & AGM)
Tuesday, 15th September 12.30: ceremony to dedicate the plaque to commemorate Gerald ("Gerry") Langley, who perished when his Spitfire was shot down over Bulphan exactly 80 years ago
Friday 2nd October 1.30 - 4.30 Community Cafe's 5th birthday
Thursday 12th November 7.30 - 9pm (Open Meeting)
Thursday, 24th December: 4.45 - 6.15 (Santa's Sleigh Tour)
Thursday 31st December: 10pm - 12.30am: Ring out the old, ring in the new*
*Venue to be confirmed
*** LATEST NEWS ***
The committee elected at the AGM on 29th July 2019:
Chair: Janet McCheyne
Vice-Chair: David Gilbane
Secretary: Diane Perkins
Treasurer: Annette Miles
Committee members: Peter Tarrant, Angie Shearing, Jo Goddard, Dave Gulvin, Lynda Robertson
There is a section on Thurrock Council's website, where you can report unlawful encampments:
Bulphan Village Hall is now a licensed premises, so the bar will be open for most Forum activities!
The Outreach Post Office was officially opened at 1.30pm on Thursday 31st March 2016 by ex-postmaster Denis Fewtrell. They can offer nearly all the services which they provide in Grays Post Office.
The Post Office and Community Cafe are open every Thursday and Friday, 1.30 - 4.30pm