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Stansted In Bloom Competition 2017

    The dates for the competition are as follows: Judging – Saturday June 24th (please note that this will take place in the afternoon this year) Prize Presentation – Saturday July 1st (commencing at 10:00, in the Day Centre) As well as the well-established categories for residents and businesses, we hope that residents will enter our

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    Gardening Contract

      We had a very disappointing year with our floral displays, in our open spaces and with our hanging baskets in 2016. This was our first year with a new contractor, but as their performance was unacceptable, the contract was terminated and we went out to tender to find a new contractor. We are pleased to

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      New Road Signs

        The Parish Council has been working with Uttlesford District Council to improve signage with the aim of putting Stansted Mountfitchet ‘back on the map’ and to support local businesses. New signs to “Stansted Mountfitchet Historic Village” are now in place, so hopefully more people looking for the village will avoid a detour to the airport.

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        Tesco Bags Of Help

          The votes have now been counted and we have been officially notified that we came second out of the three projects that were selected for the public ballot. This means we will get an award of £2,000, which will go towards the cost of the Memorial Gardens Enhancement Project. Many thanks to all of you

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          Green Skip Schedule

            Uttlesford provide a Green Skip Service in the village for residents who have garden waste they want to dispose of. The service operates on alternate Sunday mornings starting on Sunday 2nd April from 12.30 until 16.30 in the Lower Street Car Park. You can see the full schedule by clicking here.

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            Essex Police And Fire & Rescue Service Consultation

              Press Release The people of Essex are being urged to have their say, in the potential change in the way Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is governed, through a 12 week consultation that starts today (Thursday 16th February) and ends on Wednesday 10th May. The new Policing and Crime Act 2017

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              Village Trail Leaflet

                Thanks to the generous support of The Vine at Linden House the Stansted Mountfitchet Village Trail leaflet has been redesigned and copies will shortly available from the Parish Council Office, local tourist offices and at other tourist venues in our region. We are not anticipating huge numbers of tourist flooding into the village but our

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                Help For Vulnerable People During Power Cuts

                  Thankfully power cuts don’t happen very often, but if they do the impact on some vulnerable members of our community can be very serious. If you feel you could be vulnerable if a power cut occurred or if you have a relative or neighbour that could be vulnerable we would encourage you to register for

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                  Tesco Bags Of Help Funding

                    We are delighted to report that our application to the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme has been successful and our Memorial Garden project will be put forward to a customer vote in Tesco stores during January 2017. What happens next? Our project along with the other two successful projects in our region will go

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                    Memorial Gardens Enhancement Project

                      We are very happy to report that we now have all the funding in place to go ahead with this project. We will be awarding the contract for the hard landscaping work in the near future and hope to start work early in the Spring. Click here for a drawing showing how the gardens will

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