Welcome to the Website of Rayne Parish Council
Rayne (UK) is a pleasant village of three thousand residents, located in the
Braintree District of rural North West Essex. It is to be found situated along
the old Roman Stane Street from Colchester to Braughing (near Buntingford) and
now by-passed by the new A120. Approximately three miles to the east is the
historic market town of Braintree. The transport system provides easy access to
Colchester, Chelmsford, Cambridge and London and access to international
destinations via Stanstead airport, some 16 miles distant.
The village is rich in history with several farms listed in the Doomsday Book.
All Saints Church, with its Tudor tower, built in 1510 by a member of the Capel
family, is a fine example of Tudor brickwork with an original wooden clock face
hidden behind the present one.
A map of the area administered by the Parish Council can be opened here..
Many community groups organise activities for all age groups, further
details are to be found on the Rayne Village web site.
The Parish Council is an elected tier of local government, representing the
views of the electorate of Rayne at this local level. Further information on
the work of the Parish Council will be found in other areas of our web site. We
welcome comments to help us provide better information and services for those
living within the parish of Rayne. Please click on the Contact Us link at the
top of the page to send us an email with your comments.
Contacting the Parish Council:
Telephone/Fax (01376) 552489 email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the Community Information Point:
MONDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 12:30PM-3PM
THURSDAY MORNINGS FROM 9:30AM -12 NOON
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