Choir Group Looking For New Members

March 2015

Choir group 'The Big Sing' are now meeting at the Great Baddow Community Centre every month on a Sunday afternoon. Their next meeting at the Baddow Club is on Sunday 22nd March at 4.00pm. New members welcome. Further information at:

Center Manager Leaves Baddow Club

February 2015
Helen Sullivan left her position as Centre Manager at the Great Baddow Millennium Community Centre on 17th February 2015 after 4 years in the job. Members and staff wished her all the very best for the future at her leaving party. Details at:

Christmas Party Time At Baddow Club

December 2014
Children enjoy a Christmas party at the Great Baddow Millennium Centre with entertainer 'Skittleman'.

Great Baddow Darts Team Crowned 'Best In The World'

November 2014
                                             (Dave Heelis, 53, landlord of the Blue Lion)

The Blue Lion pub darts team were crowned 'the world's best darts team' when they won the 2014 Punch Darts Classic at Blackpool's Winter Garden.

The team, from the pub in Tabors Hill Great Baddow, triumphed over 1,100 other pubs in this prestigious contest beating The Avenue in Durham 6 - 1 in the final.

                                        (The team collect their winners cheque for £2500)

West Ham Legends At Baddow Club

September 2014
 Brian Dear, Helen Sullivan (centre manager) and Tony Cottee

A 'West Ham Legends' charity evening was held at the Great Baddow Community Centre on Sept 3rd.The event was a sell-out with all 150 tickets sold.

Ex-West Ham footballers Brian Dear, Tony Cottee, Alan Devonshire and Julian Dicks provided the entertainment as guest speakers. There was also an auction of football memorbilia with all proceeds going to a hospital charity.

Barclays Bank Closes

June 2014
Barclays Bank in The Vineyards, Great Baddow will close its doors for the last time on June 20, 2014.

As part of Barclays Bank restructure and widespread staff redundancies, customers will now be forced to go to their nearest branch in Chelmsford City centre.

Great Baddow Beer Festival Success

May 2014
The Great Baddow Beer Festival held at the Baddow Club over the bank holiday weekend proved to be a great success.

Blessed with some wonderfully warm and sunny weather guests were able to enjoy a variety of 12 different real ales, 3 ciders and access to the members bar with a selection of more beers, lagers and soft drinks. Hot food was also available.

On the Saturday night free entertainment was provided with rock and pop duo 'Pulse'. During the afternoons guest were able to enjoy watching the cricket in Baddow rec. For more information on events at the club go to: