Category Archives: News

Green Waste Weekend Collection Service

    For residents who do not have access to  the Recyling Centre for Household Waste, we a provide weekend drop-off point for green waste in the Lower Street car park. The service starts on Sunday 12 April between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm and is fortnightly.

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    Bentfield Green Play Area Re-opening

      The official re-opening of the Bentfield Play Area following it’s make over will be on Thursday 2nd April at 3.00 p.m. It would be great to see as many of the local community there as possible. The official opening will be followed by an Easter Egg Hunt with prizes supplied by the Tesco Convenience store

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      PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS

        Elections of Parish Councillors will take place on the same day as the general election in May. If you are interested in being a candidate we suggest you log on to www.beacouncillor.org.uk to find out what is involved. If you decide you would like to stand for election you can collect nomination papers from the

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        Progress On Highways Problems

          Representatives from the Parish Council met with Cllrs. Bass and Johnson who are responsible for Highways matters at Essex County Council and raised the following issues: Widening the footpath on Church Road Church Road traffic calming Pedestrian link from Jordan Close to Watson Way Revision of speed limits on Forest Hall Road Traffic calming scheme

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          Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

            We are still trying to recruit people who would be interested in contributing to the development of our Neighbourhood Plan. If this is something you would like to get involved in please contact the Parish Office. For more information on Neighbourhood Plans click here.

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            Good News On The Health Centre

              We are delighted to be able to report that the final formalities on the health centre have now been completed. The Parish Council were concerned about the length of time that all the legal formalities were taking but it it great news for all concerned that the final hurdle has now been jumped and we

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              Good News On Our New Health Centre

                Below is a press release from the NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group which confirms the signing of the the lease on the new health centre. The Parish Council have been concerned that these formalities were taking so long and we are delighted for everyone concerned that the final hurdle seems to have been jumped

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                Volunteer Flood Wardens Needed

                  The Environment Agency are due to produce a feasibility study early in the new year with suggestions on long term preventative measures to ensure that residents and businesses in Lower Street do not suffer the horrors of flooding again but any work will take several years. In the meantime the Flood Action Group are putting

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                  3 Year Budget Is Approved

                    The Parish Council’s Budget for the next three years was approved at the Full Council Meeting on 17th December. Click here for a copy of the 2014-2017 budget.

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                    Skatepark Update

                      All of the funding is now in place. An order has been placed with FreeStyle to design and build our new skatepark. Our planning application with Uttlesford District Council went live on 8th Jan. We are working with Network Rail to resolve issues with proposed flood lighting and other construction issues. Stephen Crawford has replaced

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