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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 […]

Windmill Fete

Surely, there can be no better way to spend your bank holiday than by taking a tour of the mill, indulging in some delicious cakes, while taking the chance to smash up crockery at this year’s fete. If you have time to knock out a cake or two over the weekend, or perhaps have a […]

Refugee Donations

TouchPoint Stansted* are one of 6 locations in Essex where the public can donate clothing for refugees from Afghanistan. There’s still time to drop off suitable clothes & toys at Crafton Green House where the community organisation has volunteers sorting through donations. HOW TO HELP Donations go DIRECT TO THE RECIPIENTS at their accommodation. For […]

A Warm Rungis Welcome

Let’s Talk Stansted’s ‘Race to Rungis’ challenge is at the halfway stage and they have reached our twin town of Rungis, just outside Paris. To celebrate their amazing effort,  here’s the welcome video from representatives of Rungis Regional Council.