Our mission is to keep the local community informed about the interesting things that will happen or have happened in Myland - also known as Mile End - and act as a voice for the community in Colchester.

Latest news

  • 13 April 2018
  • Weston Homes Community Stadium Consultation
  • Community Sports and Recreation   We want the community view: what sports would be your priorities should we have land available? We already have some areas across the parish for sport, like the playing fields off Fords Lane and the rugby pitches off Mill Road, as well as David Lloyd.  The Northern Gateway project will…
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  • 25 September 2017
  • September Update
  • New Developments Update – Education, Transport and Housing Education Young children needing schooling? As developments grow MCC will continue to press for information on plans for primary and secondary schools.  Cllr Pete Hewitt and Braiswick resident Chris Law recently met with Essex County Council.   Their education headlines: Requirements are produced on a rolling ten…
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  • 25 August 2017
  • Myland Community Action Plan
  • The MCC Community Action Plan – How Can We Help?   The Myland Community Council is here to support you – their local community. This can be direct action, working with others such as Colchester Borough Council or by helping those who help others.   Three examples agreed in July:   £150 towards the work…
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  • 17 July 2017
  • July Snapshot
  • Community Questions – New Developments in Myland. New to the area? Just moved to the Chesterwell, Severalls or other developments? Or just wanting to know more about new developments and the future of north Colchester? Here’s the MCC Top 5 — our ‘snapshot’ as of July 2017!  Updates will follow! Q1. How many new homes will be built?…
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  • 15 February 2017
  • Village Green for Myland
  • Residents of Myland Community will be aware of the Northern Gateway Project which intends to create a sporting and leisure hub in North Colchester. Myland Community Council has been working with both our colleagues in Colchester Borough Planning and the developers to ensure that what is delivered is right for Myland. The project consists of…
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  • 2 February 2016
  • A Village Green for Myland?
  • As part of the Northern Gateway Project, Colchester Borough Council plan to move Colchester Rugby Club to a new site and utilise Mill Road Sports Ground to build housing which will part fund the move. MCC want to preserve all our green space and we are therefore proposing to apply for “Village Green” status to…
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  • 13 August 2014
  • Save Myland’s Green Spaces
  • As part of the Northern Gateway Project Colchester Borough Council plan to move Colchester Rugby Club to a new site and utilise the Mill Road Sports Ground to build yet more housing. We at Myland Community Council (MCC) want to preserve all our green space and we are, therefore, proposing to apply for ‘Village Green…
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  • 27 March 2014
  • A Stark Reality
  • Whilst Myland Community Council fully intends to play a positive and co-operative role with both Mersea Homes and Colchester Borough Council in discussions on both parties’ plans for the NGAUE aka Chesterwell Wood site, the Community Council has a duty and a desire to raise some fundamental concerns regarding the sustainability of that site. The…
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