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SAVE CASH ON FUEL BILLS

You could get help with your energy bills by signing up to an County Council-backed scheme. The Big Community Switch has teamed up with Essex County Council to offer households a cheaper way to heat their homes. The scheme involves collective energy switching. This uses the bargaining power of your community to get a competitive […]

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TREE & SHRUB GIVEAWAY

Pop to Newsman’s Plantation on Saturday and pick yourself a free tree or shrub to do your bit to fight the climate crisis. There up to 200 saplings and shrubs — all native species — being given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Parish Council volunteers will be at the plantation between 10am-1pm to oversee […]

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NEW TREES FOR STANSTED

Newman’s Plantation is benefiting from a replanting drive over the next couple of weekends when the Parish Council takes delivery of hundreds of trees from the Essex Forest Initiative. Trees in the Plantation have been struck by Ash dieback and had to be felled. More than 100 saplings, all native species, will be bedded to […]

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PRESSURING FOR A PHARMACY

Now Essex County Council has started its review of its Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA), we thought it may be helpful to give some background into the work that has been undertaken in the past by the Parish Council and in conjunction with Ray Woodcock, a local resident, to promote the need for a second licensed […]

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LIBRARY SERVICE DRAFT PLAN

Want to share your views and thoughts on the Everyone’s Library Service 2022-2026 draft plan directly with Cllr McKinlay? Now’s your chance – she’ll be hosting two webinars on 10 January and residents are invited to attend. You can hear all about the draft plan, share your views and hear from others in the county. […]

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PHARMACY SURVEY

You may be aware that the Parish Council would like to see a second dispensing chemist in the village to serve those living in the south and east who find Chapel Hill difficult to negotiate.  As part of the process, we are encouraging residents to complete a short survey by Essex County Council about pharmaceutical services in […]

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COUNCILLOR VACANCY

Notice of vacancy of Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council. FILLING OF CASUAL VACANCY ON STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET PARISH COUNCIL (North ward) Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the office of Parish Councillor for the above Parish arising from the resignation of Paul Davies. An election to fill the vacancy will be held if […]

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FREE FESTIVE PARKING

Uttlesford District Council are permitting you to park for free at Lower Street and Crafton Green over Christmas and New Year from Saturday, 25 December 2021 through to Monday, 3 January 2022.

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FULL COUNCIL MEETING UPDATE

The Full Council Meeting will go head tomorrow with a much truncated agenda and limited participation from council members. The change from the usual format is in response to guidance from the National Association of Local Councils not to meet in person due to the current Covid threat. A quorum of 5 councillors will meet to approve […]

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SPECIAL FULL COUNCIL MEETING

A Special Full Council meeting has been called in the new year to discuss possible sites for future development in and around the village. In January 2021 Uttlesford District Council launched its Call for Sites, inviting land owners and developers to submit areas in the district with potential for housing and employment development. The Special […]