Garden Waste Collection Service
There is a garden-waste weekend skip service for those unable to make use of the recycling centre at Saffron Walden or for those who can’t or don’t subscribe to the garden waste bin service.
You can deposit GARDEN waste in a skip in the Lower Street Car Park 12.30-16.30 on alternate Sundays throughout the year.
Strict social distancing measure will be in place. Only one vehicle to unload at a time. Queues are likely so leave plenty of time for your visit.
Saffron Walden recycling centre is at Thaxted Road, CB10 2UP.
Dates for the service are provided below and are also to be found in the council pages of the Link, our newsletter and occasional posts on our Facebook and Instagram accounts:
- September 5, September 19
- October 3, October 17, October 31
- November 14, November 28,
Stansted Business Forum
Our GP surgery is located in the Castle Maltings building in Lower Street.
Telephone: 01279 813 200
The Link (Stansted Mountfitchet Village Magazine) is an independent publication supported by local churches, businesses and the Parish Council. Stansted’s long running parish magazine The Link won a gold at the Cambridge Community Magazine Awards.Each edition of the Magazine is available online.
Non-Emergency: Call 101
Emergency: Call 999
Stansted Day & Community Centre
The Day Centre serves meals to residents over the age of 55 three times per week and provides activities, age concern services, outings and games. The building can also be hired for private functions. For further information contact Julie Beck, Day Centre Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 815091 or click on this link to the UDC website. The Trumpet website also has useful information.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Stansted Mountfitchet Neighbourhood Watch
Our public meetings are held on the last Wednesday in May and September, in the Stansted Free Church Lecture Hall, on Chapel Hill, at 7:30 pm.
If you are interested in being involved in Neighboorhood Watch in any way please contact either one of the following: Valerie Trundle on, 01279 813 433 or Mrs Diane on, 01279 813 089.
The Stansted Helpline was launched by the then Stansted Association of Christian Churches in order to offer practical assistance to those Stansted residents who may have no friends or relatives nearby who are able to help.
Helpline is able to offer, for example; transport, companionship, shopping, collecting prescriptions etc. and are able to provide information, advice and contact numbers for other organisations.
The service can be contacted 9am – 4pm, Monday to Friday by telephoning: 0770 4553 727. This is a mobile telephone held by one of ten volunteers, on a rota basis, who log the requests. A comprehensive list of approximately 45 volunteers, is then consulted to select a suitable volunteer to whom the ‘client’ is put in touch.
Stansted Lunch Club
Stansted Lunch Club was founded in 1997 by Alastair Richardson to provide a forum for business in and around Stansted to meet and network. Meetings are very popular, attracting 60 – 80 attendees on most occasions. There is no membership fee or attendance criteria, simply book in and pay for the meals you wish to attend. The Group is open to all local business people, both active and retired, with a current membership of around 350.