Charities are invited to apply for funds before March 3


The Essex Fund is now open for applications. Essex based charities are encouraged to apply now for financial support from the ‘Essex Fund’ to keep their services and projects running.

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Gipsy Lane is to close for 51 days to allow a sewer to be installed. A diversion will operate for the closure.


 Gipsy Lane is to be closed from tomorrow until March 17 to allow Thames Water to install a main sewer.

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In May there will be elections for parish and district councils. Find out how to put yourself forward as a candidate in these elections. Read more

Voted changes have been announced by Central Government.


Voters will need to show a form of photographic ID at election stations in May. A list has now been provided by the district council of the types of I.D. that will be accepted by voting officials. You will need to get a Voter Authority Certificate if you don’t have a valid photographic I.D.

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Money advice leaflet is now available to download


A fantastic Money Advice leaflet is now available to download with loads of information on how to access support to get on top of your finances in 2023. Read more

Bloor Homes, the developer, will be holding two consultation events over their plans to build on land north of Walpole Meadows


Bloor Homes is leafleting residents about their plans for land north of Walpole Meadows. The text below comes from that leaflet and provides two consultation events being put on by the developer in January. Please note that in publicising this information, it should not be inferred that the Parish Council is supportive of this project at this stage. We will wait to see the full outline plan once it is submitted to UDC.
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Alan Dean


Local taxpayers are to be stuck with the bill from Uttlesford’s legal flip-flop over Stansted Airport’s expansion, writes District Councillor Alan Dean. Read more

Bury Lodge Lane will be shut for 1 day on January 18 for tree cutting.


Watch out for roadworks on Bury Lodge Lane on January 18. Read more

Christmas Trees can be recycled at the Lower Street Car Park on Saturday, January 7 from 9.45am to 10.45am.

Xmas Tree Recycling

Christmas trees can be recycled at the Lower Street Car Park on Saturday.

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Voted changes have been announced by Central Government.

Voter Changes

You will need to take some ID with you to the poll stations in future in light of new voter security measures announced by the government recently.

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