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…

PARKING REVIEW

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Uttlesford District Council want your views on parking issues in our local area! Residents, visitors, and businesses are invited to have their say on parking issues across the district. Parking is an important part of supporting the vitality…

JUNE BOOK FEST

Throughout the month of June, Essex County Council will be hosting thirteen author events for the Essex Book Festival at their libraries. They’re very excited to welcome a mixture of new and familiar authors, such as Lindsey Davis, Julia…
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…
Signs to go up warning against rogue parking

AIRPORT PARKING

Good news on efforts to clamp down on rogue airport parking in the village. Stansted has been given the green light to install No Airport Parking signs on the Mountfitchet Green and Foresthall Park estates. The residents of Mountfitchet…
Community Reassurance

Calming Words

Some words of appreciation are in order for our local policing team, who have been busy calming waters at the Youth Centre. The centre on Lower Street has been disrupted by youths from Bishop Stortford and Harlow in recent weeks.  In a textbook…

LAND & DELIVER

News of repairs to the village knight sign, this year's Stansted in Bloom and land at Elms Farm and Walpole Meadows from Open Spaces Chairman Alan Barnes I am pleased to report that our efforts to resolve the issues around the POS at Elms…