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If you apply before the end of March, you could get £10k to put towards reducing your household energy bills. Under the Green Home Grant scheme, homeowners with an income of below £30k a year can apply for funding to improve the energy efficiency of their home. Funding is also available for private landlords, local […]

Parish Litter Pick

There’s a chance to help us keep the village looking its best by joining us for next month’s Annual Parish Litter Pick. Councillors will be setting off from the Day Centre on Saturday, April 2 across the village for a two-hour tidy up of places in need of a bit of litter picking TLC. The […]


We’ll be back at Newman’s Plantation this Saturday (March 12) to repair damage from Storm Eunice. If you’d like to lend a hand wheeling mulch and putting up tree guards, meet at the Plantation at 10am with your gardening gloves, and ideally a wheelbarrow and spade. Email alanbarnes@stansted.net if you’d like more information. The plantation […]


M11 junctions 6 to 7 northbound – resurfacing Essential resurfacing work is being carried out on the M11 northbound between junctions 6 and 7 over the next 2 weeks The work is required to refresh faded road markings and replace missing road studs. Once complete, drivers will benefit from a smoother, better defined road surface. […]


The team behind Discover Uttlesford are eager to hear from Stansted businesses that wish to be involved in their campaign to boost customer visits to Uttlesford’s high streets. A film crew will be in the village this week putting a video together to show off Stansted’s best independent shops, places to eat and drink, tourist […]


This year will be the first opportunity in two years to hold our Annual Parish Meeting – this event being just one of the things the pandemic  has managed to disrupt of the usual routine of parish council life. Meetings such as this offer a fantastic opportunity for the community and Councillors to come together […]


An important health campaign about Cervical Screening is now underway to encourage those eligible for screening to respond to their screening invitation letter, and to book an appointment with their GP practice if they missed their last screening. Screening is available for women and people with a cervix aged 25-64. Two women die every day […]


Essential drainage renewal work by the National Highways Agency on the M11 northbound between junctions 7 and 8 that started back in December is still ongoing and is expected to be completed on Thursday 31 March, weather permitting. Upcoming closures and diversions To continue to carry out the work safely, we need to close the […]


If you are struggling to support or cope with a problem drinker, then you may consider reaching out to Al-Anon Family Groups. This charity supports people affected by someone else’s drinking by offering a year-round helpline and running more than 700 support groups nationwide, in addition to their website, pamphlets and brochures. The nearest groups […]


Let us know which you consider Stansted Mountfitchet to be by taking part in a short, single question poll. https://poll.app.do/neighbourhood-development-plan-poll BACKGROUND Our population grew by close to 38% to 4,664 between 1961-1970, and 50 years on we are home to nearly 10,000 residents. Against that backdrop, does the size of our population mean we should […]