Category Archives: News

Road Closure on Chapel Hill

    Please find details below regarding a temporary road closure on Chapel Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet: Application For Temporary Road Closure: Chapel Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet. At 19.30hrs – 06.00hrs On 2 February For 3 Nights. Highway Works. The road will be closed from its junction with Lower Street in a westerly direction for an approximate distance of

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    EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BEING A DISTRICT COUNCILLOR

      Are you interesting in representing your community? Do you think you could help make a difference? Have you ever thought about standing to be a councillor? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, then come along to Uttlesford District Council’s ‘Be a councillor’ event on Wednesday 28 January, from 5–8pm at the Council Offices

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      Local Plan / Neighbourhood Plan

        The inspector’s rejection in its present form of the Local Plan prepared by UDC means that no plan can now be adopted before 2016 at the earliest. A revised plan will have to identify locations for an even greater number of houses and a site for a new town. This will require a lot of

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        New Community Building To Go Ahead

          We are delighted to report that after protracted negotiations with Essex County Council a new lease has been agreed for the library and the Parish Council has voted unanimously to go ahead with the project to build a new community building in Crafton Green. Subject to no unforeseen hitches, the new building should be in

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          New CCTV System

            A new state of the art CCTV system located at strategic points in the village is now in operation. Within days of going live the police were able to make an arrest after they identified a suspect who appeared on camera. Even though the incident was in the dark, the quality of the pictures was

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            Keeping Warm In Uttlesford

              Uttlesford District Council have produced a brand new ‘Keeping Warm in Uttlesford’ leaflet, which can be downloaded from their website: http://www.uttlesfordcab.org.uk/news/item/keep-warm-in-uttlesford-2014. It is full of top tips to help people beat the cold, including: Saving money and energy Fuel bill worries Staying safe at home Grocery and prescription deliveries Keeping your home warm Getting out

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              Parish Council Elections

                Elections for Parish Councillors take place at the same time as the General Election which is scheduled for May this year. For electoral purposes Stansted is divided into two wards North and South. The former comprises the Bentfield, Cambridge Road, Hargrave, High Lane, Lower Street and St John’s Road areas. It returns six Parish Councillors.

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                Bentfield Green Play Area

                  We are delighted to report that our bid for funding to Essex County Council Community Infrastructure Fund has been successful. We have been able to place an order to the contractors, who will soon start work on refurbishing the play area. We are anticipating that construction work will commence in March with an official opening

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                  Website Visitor Analysis

                    We are monitoring the performance of our new website through Google Analytics. In November we had 1,186 visits to our website with the average visitor spending 1:38 minutes exploring the site. 92% of our visitors were from the UK but we also had some international interest with visitors from Brazil and Italy. It is hard

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                    Essex Energy Switch

                      We have been asked to make you aware of this opportunity to potentially reduce your energy bills. This is the sales pitch: Earlier this year thousands of households and businesses signed up to participate in the Essex Energy Switch. It helped many people reduce their gas and electricity bills at a time of rising energy

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