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Flood Alert – Lower Street

    We’re expecting more heavy rain to fall from Tuesday late afternoon until the early hours of Thursday morning.  Councillors and local residents will be busy keeping the trash screen in Lower Street clear in an attempt to stop the lower section of the village from flooding – anyone able to assist with this vital work

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    Sandbags to Stop Flooding

      Get free sandbags today from the council’s offices. Members of the public who are worried about flooding can obtain sandbags from a free but limited supply provided by the parish council. Collection is available by appointment only between 10am to 3pm, Friday, January 15. Call the council (01279 813214) in the first instance.

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      Asymptomatic Tests Offered

        From today Stansted Mountfitchet residents can test to see if they have Covid–19 without having any symptoms.  Pick up the free test from Turpin’s Indoor Bowling Club in Saffron Walden or the Rowena Davey Centre in Great Dunmow. 

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        COVID 19 JAB SCAM

          Police are urging the public not to fall for a COVID-19 vaccination scam. Criminals are using a fraudulent text message inviting the public to register for COVID jabs.

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          Green Champions Needed in 2021

            With much of the world’s habitat under threat, there has never been a better time to become a Green Champion for your local environment. For advice and tips on how you can do your bit to promote biodiversity in 2021, you can access a handy guide and an environmental awareness calendar, both authored by Cllr Louise Pepper of

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            Big Garden Watch

              The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is asking members of the public to get involved this month in its Big Garden Birdwatch. The event lasts from January 29-31.

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