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Have you ever thought about being a Councillor?

    Elections for the Parish and District Councils are scheduled to take place on Thursday 2 May  so existing Councillors are weighing up whether they want to stand for re-election. It is likely that a number will decide to retire so there will be openings for some new faces to get involved and become councillors. Each

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    Basketball Practice Area at Benfield Green.

      Sam Dunn struggles to “Slam Dunk”   Our photograph shows Open Spaces Chairman, Cllr San Dunn practising her shooting skills at the new basketball area in the Bentfield Green Playground. We are very grateful to the Uttlesford Youth Initiatives Working group who awarded us a grant to fund this project.  

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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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        Twinning Group Cheese and Wine Evening

          We’re looking forward to welcoming 6 of our friends from the Rungis Twinning Group on Friday 25 January.  Please feel free to come along to this free social event to kick-start our 2019 programme of events.  You don’t have to be able to speak French, but if you are interested in being involved in any

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          Essex County Council Consultation on Supported Bus Routes

            Closing Date: 22 March 2019 Essex County Council (ECC) is consulting on: Supported evening and Sunday local bus services Getting the right type of service Proposals around devolution of local bus services ECC is reviewing all evening and Sunday Services that are paid for by the tax payer. Please take the opportunity to comment on

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            ESSEX LIBRARY SERVICE DROP-IN SESSIONS

              Please see the below for the update from Essex County Council. They are in Stansted, week commencing 7 January and will be available each time the library is open which are: Tuesday 9.00am – 1.00pm Wednesday 2.00pm – 5.00pm Thursday 2.00pm – 6.00pm Saturday 9.30am – 5.00pm They say the purpose of the sessions is

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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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