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Parish Council Office Christmas Arrangement

    The Parish Council Office will close for the Christmas holiday at 1.00 pm on Friday 19th December and will reopen on Monday 5 January. In the event of an emergency please contact the relevant departments at Uttlesford District Council or Essex County Council. http://www.uttlesford.gov.uk        http://www.essex.gov.uk/ Contact details for Parish Councillors can be found

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    Keeping Warm in Uttlesford

      Uttlesford District Council have produced a brand new ‘Keeping Warm in Uttlesford’ leaflet, which can also be downloaded from their website at http://www.uttlesfordcab.org.uk/news/item/keep-warm-in-uttlesford-2014 It’s 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

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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 and we have been able to place the official order to the contractors to start work on refurbishing the play area. We are anticipating construction work commencing in March 2015 with an official opening event

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          Analysis of web site visitors

            We are monitoring the use of our new web site through Google Analytics. In November we had 1,186 visits to the site with the average visitor spending 1.38 minutes exploring the site. 92% of our visitors are from the UK but we get some international interest with visitors from Brazil and Italy at the top

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            Essex Energy Switch

              We have been asked to make you aware of this potential opportunity to reduce your energy bills. This is their 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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              Christmas Market

                The Dunmow Observer’s headline promising  “spell binding fun” put the organisers of the Stansted Christmas Market under some pressure to deliver.  Although none of the feedback they got from residents or traders made reference to a spell binding experience it was nearly all positive and it was felt that this year’s event was the best

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                Christmas Bin Collection

                  Bin collection days will need to be rescheduled over the Christmas holiday period so please make sure you know what day to put your bins out for them to be emptied. Please be aware that some collections are moving forwards by a day, while others are moving back by a day. Click here to find out

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                  Stansted Christmas Market

                    Hopefully you will have seen the publicity for an event we were calling ‘The Frost Fayre’ and have the dates Friday 6th December & Staurday 7th December marked on your calendars. In response to feedback from residents we have changed the name of of our event to more accurately reflect what will be on offer

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                    Village Service Of Remembrance

                      The attendance at this year’s Service of Remembrance was really impressive with over four hundred villagers gathering in the Memorial Gardens to join in with the Choir and Clergy and the Uniformed Organisations and Parish Councillors who had paraded from Crafton Green. We were also very pleased to welcome service personnel from the nearby Carver

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