Information regarding Town Council and local service response to Covid-19

It is with regret that the Town Council have made the difficult decision to suspend all scheduled council meetings and upcoming events, apart from online meetings  in line with government guidelines.
The Town Council offices will be open as usual from the 27th July 2020.
CITC COVID 19 Return To Work Risk Assessment 
CITC COVID 19 Short Term Continuity Plan 27th July 2020 Amended
Until then any urgent health and safety issues regarding any of the Town Council’s open spaces please contact 07985 485328 or 07985 485327
Any matters regarding Town Council events please contact 01268 683971.
The decision has also been made to withdraw The Town Mayor, Cllr Alan Acott and Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Barry Palmer from all public engagements and meetings in light of the current Coronavirus outbreak,  until further notice.

Therefore, upcoming engagements and invitations received will either be cancelled or declined.

Canvey Island Town Council’s Covid-19 Risk Assessment and Business Continuity Plan

For more information regarding NHS Pescription Services click here

Government Information Regarding Coronavirus

Full Government guidance on staying at home and away from others

Please contact Castle Point Borough Council on 01268 882200 who will arrange delivery of pink recycling sacks. Pink sacks are also available for collection from Canvey Library. Green sacks and food waste bags, need to be ordered through Castle Point’s online shop.  For any more information regarding services provided by Castle Point Borough Council, please see their website Castle Point Borough Council

If you are self Isolating or have a long term health condition, lonely and Isolated, house bound, in need of picking up shopping or in need of a friendly phone call then please contact CAVS Ways to Wellness team who will be happy to help on 01268 214000 or email:

CAVS are open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
Out of these hours please either leave a message or email:

For information getting food and supplies to those most vulnerable please call Essex Wellbeing Service on 0300 303 9988

Yellow Door Food Bank is open for those in need, for more information please visit their website