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Rungis Quiz Success

Brilliant turn out at the Day Centre on Saturday. Well over 50 attended with eight teams entering the quiz. Teams from Rungis and Stansted tackled questions on each other’s towns as well as their own. At Crafton Green, The Wizards emerged victorious and claimed the hamper of French-themed goodies. A lively, fun-filled night saw more […]

Stansted in Bloom – Response

RESPONSE TO STANSTED IN BLOOM SOCIAL MEDIA POST – THE STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET PARISH COUNCIL We wish to correct some mis-information quoted in the post by Ali Browne on behalf of Stansted in Bloom. 1 At no time did the Parish Clerk request that the money be returned to the Parish Council. Cllr Barnes (Chairman of […]


NOTICE OF UNCONTESTED ELECTION 14 October 2021 – Stansted Mountfitchet – the Returning Officer: Notice of Uncontested election – NORTH


PENNINGTON LANE INQUIRY Bloor Homes has LOST its appeal to build 166 houses near to Pennington Lane. The planning inspector announced his decision today. The Council would like to thank the community’s support in opposing this development and backing the Save Stansted Village campaign. “The main issue in this appeal is the effect of the […]

Election Result

We are delighted that George Braeckman will be joining us as a parish councillor. George stood as a Conservative Party candidate in the North Ward of the village and has been elected unopposed. At 18, he will be our youngest member and was also re-elected onto the Young Essex Assembly in May. We would also […]


Saffron Waldon is hosting a festival of events to promote the cause of preserving our natural world ahead of next month’s UN Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow. Local events as part of The Great Green Week, which runs from September 18-24, include eco-markets, climate Sunday services, pub-meet-ups,  eco chats and even a hedgehog hospital. The […]


Elections have been called to fill vacant parish councillor positions in Stansted’s north and south words. Residents wishing to stand must submit by hand their nomination papers before 4pm, Friday Sept 17 to the Returning officer, Council offices, London Road, Saffron Waldon, CB11 4ER. They should contact the Elections Office (01799 510434; elections@uttlesford.gov.uk) in the […]

Bridleway Diversion

Bridleway 52, close to Bury Lodge Lane, is subject to a Public Path Diversion Order as of August 18, 2021 that will see it follow an alternative route. Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Robert Lee, Definitive Map Service, Essex County Council, Seax House, 2nd Floor, Victoria […]

Housing Strategy 21-26

Uttlesford District Council are after your thoughts on their proposed social housing strategy for 2021-26. This forms part of the consultation for their Local Plan. Having a credible, up-to-date plan is crucial to preventing speculative housing development in and around Stansted and we would encourage residents to participate in this consultation. Social Housing Strategy 2021-26 […]

Pause on Donations

Clothing donations are on pause at Crafton Green for the time being. If you could spread the word, particularly among those who may not be hooked up to social media, this would be greatly appreciated. The community organisation TouchPoint are prioritising the sorting and bagging of clothing donations at Crafton Green ahead of a Red […]