New Start For A New Year

January 2016

The newly refurbished shop in the Vineyards between NatWest bank and the old Barclays bank is still looking for a new tenant....while the Kings Head pub in Maldon Road appears to have closed down again. It has remained shut since the turn of the New Year.

New Choir Group At Baddow Club

January 2016
Modern choir group 'Funky Voices' are now looking for new singers to join their group. They meet at the Great Baddow Community Centre on Thursday evenings from 7.45pm - 9.45pm.
For further details go to:

Sutherland Lodge Surgery Disruption

January 2016

The four senior partners at the Sutherland Lodge Surgery in Baddow Road have resigned because of government funding cuts. They have given notice to leave on 30th June 2016 and the surgery now faces an uncertain future. Other local surgeries in the area, including Great Baddow Village Surgery, are now expected to receive an influx of new patient requests.

NHS England insist that the surgery will not close and are now looking for a new provider to take over from 1st July 2016.

MacMillan Coffee Morning Success

September 2015

The Great Baddow Community Centre took part in the MacMillan 'World Biggest Coffee Morning'
on Friday, September 25th and raised £731.20 for the cancer charity.

The Blue Lion Pub Re-Opens

July 2015

The Blue Lion pub in Tabors Hill, Great Baddow has re-opened after an extensive refurbishment. The restaurant at the new look establishment will be open 7 days a week serving food throughout the day. You can take a look at their menu at

Jazz Band Play At Beer Festival

May 2015
The Jon Seeley Jazz Band were very well received when they played at the Beer Festival held at Baddow Club over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Bank Holiday Beer Festival At Baddow Club

May 2015

The Great Baddow Community Centre are hosting a Beer Festival this Bank Holiday weekend. On offer are numerous real ales and ciders, hot and cold food and live entertainment. All welcome.