Holiday Fraud

As holidays bookings surge after lockdown exit plans were announced, think twice before handing over money and personal details when booking holidays this year. Read more

Census 2021

Help is on hand in March ahead of Census 2021, which needs to be completed by next month.

Residents can sign up for virtual census support events hosted by the Office for National Statistics.

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Issue 3


Playground Warning

Our handyman is urgently fixing a swing at the Mountfitchet Play area – the second such repair in the last 2 weeks. The first incident at Bentfield Green appeared to show the bolts on a swing had been deliberately loosened.

The Council undertakes full weekly inspections of all our equipment and our now increasing the frequency of inspections in light of this information.

We ask all visitors to our play areas to be vigilant and to report any damage to us by emailing 

If anyone sees anybody tampering with equipment please report this to the Police also. Essex Police have been notified of our concerns.