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DISCOVER UTTLESFORD

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Download the DSCVR app on OS or Android mobiles and help our independent cafes, bars, restaurants and leisure spots thrive in these difficult times.   Two years of lockdowns have affected even the most well run of businesses,…

UKRAINE RELIEF – UPDATE

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Hear from Peter Holt, head of Uttlesford District Council, how the district is pulling together to cope with the humanitarian crisis stemming from the war in Ukraine: "As you’ll see from the attached helpful slides from our partners…
Successful Annual Litter Pick

ANNUAL LITTER PICK 2022

The number of plastic bags filled with litter was well into double figures after our Annual Parish Litter Pick at the weekend. It was a great show of community spirit with young and old rolling up their sleeves to keep our village’s…
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KERBING POOR PARKING

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Do you know you can call a special hotline to tackle incidents of poor parking that you suspect may be linked to a car owner wanting to avoid airport parking fees? By dialling 0800 731 2385 you will speak directly to the Stansted Airport…
Parking consultations are underway in two parts of the village

PARKING CONSULTATIONS

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We are applying to the North Essex Parking Partnership for several parts of the village. As two of the proposals have potential ramifications for residents outside the proposed areas, we are asking for your thoughts on the implementation of…
A diversion will be in play this weekend due to the late closure of northbound traffic on the M11 between J7 to J8

M11 WEEKEND CLOSURE

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National Highways have an additional closure of the M11 to add to the series of ones they have already announced. M11 northbound junction 7 to 8: drainage renewal They were unable to carry out all the work required over the weekends they…
Mountfitchet Green Play Equipment Imrovements

COMMUNITY CHAMPION

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The zipwire on Mountfitchet Green has gone down a storm with young users since it was given the green light last week.  Its success is in no small part down to the efforts of one of the younger members of our village who is actively involved…
Annual Parish Litter Pick will be held on April 2

Parish Litter Pick

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There's a chance to help us keep the village looking its best by joining us for next month's Annual Parish Litter Pick. Councillors will be setting off from the Day Centre on Saturday, April 2 across the village for a two-hour tidy…
Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday, March 16

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

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This year will be the first opportunity in two years to hold our Annual Parish Meeting - this event being just one of the things the pandemic  has managed to disrupt of the usual routine of parish council life. Meetings such as this offer…

AL-ANON FAMILY SUPPORT

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If you are struggling to support or cope with a problem drinker, then you may consider reaching out to Al-Anon Family Groups. This charity supports people affected by someone else’s drinking by offering a year-round helpline and running…