Category Archives: News

Weekend Garden Waste Skip Schedule

    The garden waste skip will be available in the Lower Street Car Park for the first time this year on Sunday 7 April between 12.30 and 16.30 . It is then available on a fortnightly basis at the same time and venue until Sunday 17 November. Click on the link below for the full schedule.

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    Temporary Rerouting of 7A Bus Rioute

      There is a road closure on route 7/A which will disrupt the regular timetable for the 3 day period, 11,12 and 13 March. The temporary time table accessed by this link will operate during this period.   7.7A Bus Stop Notice (3) Temp revision

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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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            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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              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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                    WWI Armistice Commemoration

                        There was an impressive turn out ( 500 plus people) for the WWI Armistice Ceremony . The Memorial Gardens and War Memorial, guarded by two Tommies looked fantastic and thankfully the weather was very kind to us. A lot of hard work and planning happened in the build up to Sunday’s event and the

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