Category Archives: News

Bye Bye Barclays

    After a two month trial with a pop up bank operating from the Day Centre on a Friday morning Barclays have decided not to continue with the service. The average number of customers per session was only four which they felt was uneconomic so sadly this means that the village which once had three banks

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    Autumn Litter Pick

      The Autumn Litter Pick is scheduled to take place on the morning of Saturday 11th October. Churchill’s have kindly agreed to support the event again so all volunteers will receive a  voucher for a free lunch. We supply all the equipment although you might like to bring your own gardening gloves. We had a very

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      Senior Railcard

        If you are aged over 60 and live within the Uttlesford District Council area you can obtain your Senior Railcard at a discounted rate £24 compared to the full price of £30. You will then be able to get 1/3 off Standard and First Class Anytime and advance fares throughout Great Britain. In the past

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        Review Of Bentfield Green Conservation Area

          At the Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 30th July Bruce Tice who is a research officer with UDC reported on the review of Bentfield Green Conservation area that he has been undertaking. A full survey of the area is being undertaken and this will form the basis of a comprehensive report to be published on 25 August. There

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          Action On Flooding Risks

            In response to the flooding experienced in the winter the Parish Council is responding to the lesson learnt in a number of ways. These include: A Flood Working Group has been established which meets regularly to co-ordinate action. An early warning system and emergency contact list of properties most at risk of flooding are being established so early contact can

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            National Citizen Service Volunteers

              A group of young people taking part in National Citizen Service volunteer scheme have spent ten days  in the village as part of their award. They spent the first part of their stay fund raising and then used the funds to create a new garden in Day Centre. Day Centre manager Julie Beck was delighted with

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              Stansted In Bloom Report

                On Saturday, 5th July, one of the staff from Gorsefield, Mr Paul Irving, joined the Stansted in Bloom team in order to judge our competition for the second year running. Fourteen gardens were entered by local residents and much enthusiasm was shown by everyone who participated, residents and judges alike. This year we produced a

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                New Website!

                  We hope you like our new website! We are very grateful to the team at Tela for all their hard work in getting the site up and running. If you have any comments on our new site please send them to trevor.lloyd@stansted.net.

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