Category Archives: News

Lockdown Support Fund

    Essex County Council is extending its 2021 Lockdown Support fund to allow foodbanks, food pantries, community organisations, schools and voluntary groups to provide food support throughout the current lockdown.

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    Holiday Fraud

      As holidays bookings surge after lockdown exit plans were announced, think twice before handing over money and personal details when booking holidays this year.

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      Census 2021

        Help is on hand in March ahead of Census 2021, which needs to be completed by next month. Residents can sign up for virtual census support events hosted by the Office for National Statistics.

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        Playground Warning

          Our handyman is urgently fixing a swing at the Mountfitchet Play area – the second such repair in the last 2 weeks. The first incident at Bentfield Green appeared to show the bolts on a swing had been deliberately loosened. The Council undertakes full weekly inspections of all our equipment and our now increasing the

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          HACKED COUNCIL EMAIL

            A HACKED email is circulating claiming to be from Ruth Clifford, clerk of Stansted Parish Council. The email is asking recipients to click on an attachment. DELETE the email. DO NOT OPEN the ATTACHMENT. DO NOT RESPOND to the email.

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            Covid Jabs & Pregnancy

              Allay any concerns about vaccinating against Covid-19 while pregnant or planning a family by registering for a webinar on the subject by NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.   It’s to be held this Thursday (March 4) at 12-1.30pm. Sign in on Teams with either of the link below:   The Vaccination – A focus

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              Covid Scams

                Criminals are using the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. Read the attached leaflets to learn more.

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