Defibrillators are available at the following locations:

The Day Centre, Crafton Green, CM24 8AX

The Bowls Club, The Recreation Ground, CM24 8BD

Lower Street Telephone Box, CM24 8LP

The Surgery, Castle Maltings, CM24 8XG

The Romeera Leisure Centre in Forest Hall Road CM24 8TZ

The Rose & Crown Public House, Bentfield Green, CM24 8HX

The Three Horseshoes Public House, Hazel End, CM23 1HB


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:

  • June 13, June 27

  • July 11, July 25

  • August 8, August 22

  • September 5, September 19

  • October 3, October 17,  October 31

  • November 14, November 28,

Stansted Business Forum



Stansted Surgery

Our GP surgery is located in the Castle Maltings building in Lower Street.

Telephone: 01279 813 200


The Link

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.


The Police

  • 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 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.



Stansted Helpline

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.




Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill



Mountfitchet Castle



Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society


Churches In Stansted


Women’s Institute – In Stansted



Birchanger Wood Trust



Foresthall Park Residents Association



Full List of Clubs and Organisation

A full list of local clubs and organisations can be obtained by clicking here.


The Hundred Parishes

The Hundred Parishes is an initiative to raise awareness and enhance enjoyment and conservation of the rich and diverse heritage within an area of around 450 square miles of north-west Essex, north-east Hertfordshire and south Cambridgeshire.


Dementia Cafe

Support for those living with or caring for someone with dementia, now or in the past. Every Wednesday from July 7, 2021, 10am-noon, at Fairycroft House, Audley Rd, Saffron Walden, CB11 3HD. Call 07900123917; 01799 510525 or email