REFUGEE UPDATE – JUNE

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Dear all – I have slipped out of the routine of weekly updates, now things have to some degree settled down, but thought you might appreciate this occasional fuller update, to pass on as appropriate. The Welcome Point at Stansted airport…
Birchanger Roadworks

A120 DIVERSION

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Essential repair and resurfacing work is to start today on the M11 junction 8, Birchanger Green Roundabout bridges. This will involve full weekend closures, weather conditions permitting. Closures and diversions To carry out the work safely,…
RURAL ENGAGEMENT TEAM

RURAL POLICING

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Farms, villages and rural communities have long found themselves the focus of criminal activity because of their relative isolation from city-based police forces. In Essex, getting a grip with the problem is the responsibility of the Rural Engagement…
Parking Scheme

PARKING CONSULTATION

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We are seeking your opinion on whether a Residents’ Permit Scheme should be introduced on the Mountfitchet Estate. This type of scheme on the Mountfitchet Estate can be used to free up parking for residents and their visitors by preventing…

JUBILEE PICNIC

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It’s not all cakes, teas, eats and tipples at the Community Picnic on Saturday 4th June, though there’s plenty of all that good stuff of course.  Next Saturday there’s also loads of stuff for kids to enjoy too.  Alongside face-painting…
M11 J8 Delayed Work

M11 J8 ROADWORKS

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Contrary to correspondence from National Highways sent to residents earlier this month, the agency now say the planned partial closure of the Birchanger Green Roundabout bridge (southbound) will no longer be going ahead this weekend: "Due…
Beacon Comp Extended

BEACON LIGHTING

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We are extending the deadline for you to put people's names forward to light the village's Platinum Jubilee Beacon. If you, or someone you know, celebrates their birthday between Thursday, June 2 and Sunday, June 5, then get your/their name…
Church Road Shut

3 DAY CLOSURE – CHURCH RD

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Church Road will be closed for 3 days from May 25 to allow drainage work to be safely carried out by Essex County Council. The closure will see Church Road closed from its junction with Lower Street to its junction with Walson Way. An alternative…
Bus Route 301 Update

BUS SERVICE 301

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Bus service provider, Stephensons, have made changes to the route of their 301 service in light of the current closure of Cambridge Road. Below is the notice posted on the bus shelter of Cambridge Road. Please note Essex Highways confirm, and…
Open hours trial

Reception Times

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We have changed the hours our reception desk is open. From Monday to Friday, on a 6-month trial basis, you will be able to see us in person from 10am to 2pm. It is hoped the revised hours will make it more convenient for people who wish to…