Parish Emblem

One of the initiatives of the new council that has put underway is the design of a Parish emblem.  If you are a keen digital designer or a budding artist, give it a go Chelmer Village Parish Council is delighted to launch a competition to design a front cover for a forthcoming edition of (parish newsletter).  The Parish Council is looking for designs (photo, drawings, paintings) relating to the environment within the parish.

The design would need to be.

  • The entry must be no larger than an A5 sheet.
  • Must be able to reproduce in black and white or colour.
  • Must contain the words Chelmer Parish
  • Must be hexagonal in shape and contain some form of historical interest of the area (e.g. Bronze age site – Canal – listed buildings)
  • The closing date for receipt of entries will be 31st December 2023
  • All rights to reproduce winning image(s) will remain with Chelmer Parish Council.
  • No professional company entries will be accepted.
  • Book tokens will be awarded to winning entrants.
  • Entries will show items of historical interest related to the area.
  • Winning prize provided will be book tokens.

I am looking forward to receiving your entry and ask that you please confirm your school’s participation in the competition by completing and returning the slip at the bottom of this letter or by emailing