Category Archives: Featured News

The Mountfitchet Exchange

    We are very pleased that the protracted Mountfitchet Exchange project is coming to fruition and at last we are able to prepare the Exchange to open to the public on Monday 13 January. This date fits with the Library Service and their arrangements to install fixtures and fittings, move in stock and ensure that all

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    Introduction to our new Police Community Support Officer

      Hello, my name is Nikki Morris and I am a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) for Uttlesford District in Essex. I am part of the Community Policing Team based at Saffron Walden, I work for Sgt Simon Miah. My immediate team members are PCSO Simon HORNE and PC Steve Sharma. I consider myself very lucky

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      Planning Application for 350 Houses in Elsenham

        JOINT PARISH COUNCILS STEERING GROUP (JPCSG) Parish Councils of Stansted, Elsenham, Henham and Ugley   UTT/17/3573/OP 350 dwellings. Land to the North West of Henham Road, Elsenham As residents may be aware Fairfield have applied to build 350 houses on land in the parishes of Henham and Elsenham with the main access route through Stansted

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        Site needed for replacement Almshouse

            Community Led Housing – Call for Sites Community Led Housing is an umbrella term for homes that are delivered with the support and input from the community, whilst the homes are delivered to meet a specific need within a geographical area. Stansted Parish Council has been working with Uttlesford District Council officers to ascertain

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          The Art of Communication

            As most of you are aware, the Parish Council is the first tier of local government, providing some local services (gardening, grass-cutting etc) and liaising with other councils and public bodies on your behalf. However, there are many routes by which our information could be communicated and we are canvassing opinion on how best to

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            Save Stansted Library Rally

              “We Love Stansted Library” Rally A big thank you to everybody who turned out in the freezing weather to support the rally. It’s not to late to have your say: Click on here to go to the consultation questionnaire Join the March and Rally in Chelmsford on Saturday 9 February Click on the link below

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              Keep Our Library Open Campaign

                  What can you do to help? Respond to the consultation by Essex County Council.  You have up until the 20 February 2019 to do so.  You can do this online at Essex.gov.uk/libraries-consultation.  Alternatively you can complete the survey by phone on 0345 603 763 Sign the petition Save our Essex Libraries at essexlibdems.org.uk Maureen Caton ,

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                STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET LIBRARY

                    Many of you will have seen that Essex County Council is about to launch a consultation on the future of the county’s libraries.  The consultation was approved this morning (Thursday 22 November) by the Essex Cabinet at a meeting attended by representatives of the Parish Council.  Our Chairman, Maureen Caton, addressed the members during

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                  STANSTED LIBRARY UPDATE

                    Like many in our community, the Parish Council was concerned to learn about the Essex Libraries consultation document which seems to indicate the potential closure of our library at some point in the future, along with other Essex libraries. The current position as far as the Parish Council is concerned is that Essex County Council

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