Updates and News from Stanway Parish Council

For updates on what the two outward-facing Committees of the Council are doing, please click on "About The Council"/"The Council", then scroll down the page to find the latest project lists for both.

Welcome to Stanway Parish Council's Website

Our Mission Statement

To help, in cooperation and coordination with others, make Stanway a great place to live, work and visit.

To this end, the Council will:-

Provide high quality services and amenities, independently or in partnership, which provide a tangible benefit to our community in enhancing their physical and mental wellbeing

Continue to be financially responsible, ensuring prudence in spending public funds whilst maintaining sufficient reserves to fulfil future obligations and to meet unexpected costs

Develop and pursue an environmental-friendly policy which will minimise the Council's environmental impact, for example, reducing waste and using green energy

Stay Local, using local contractors and suppliers as much as possible whilst ensuring good value for public money

Maintain full compliance with all regulatory and statutory obligations which apply to local councils

Latest News

Public Consultation on upgrades to our play areas

Please follow the link to a consultation on the upgrade of Lucy Lane South and Silverwitch Green play areas

Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:56 by David Lines


At 10.30am on Saturday 4th December at Stanway School, Winstree Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0QA free trees and shrubs will be available to local residents on a first come, first serve basis.

Stanway Parish Council will be giving away free trees and shrubs, all native British species, on Saturday 4th December. This is the new date for the earlier event planned for November which had to be cancelled due to delivery problems. More »

The event will be held at Stanway School, Winstree Road, Stanway, CO3 0QA from 10.30am. Plants will be given away on a first come basis so, to avoid disappointment, arrive promptly. The trees will be donated free of charge together with initial support features.

Here is a list of tree species available: Birch, Hawthorn, Hazel, Holly, Bid Cherry, Mountain Ash (Rowan), Field Maple, Hornbeam, Beech, Oak, Lime. Hawthorn, Hazel, Holly, Bird Cherry, Field Maple, Hornbeam and Beech are also suggested as good hedge species. » Less

Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 15:40 by Catherine Clouston

Vacancy for Deputy Clerk/Deputy RFO

The Parish Council are looking for a new Deputy Clerk/Deputy RFO.

Please refer vacancy information and criteria and complete the application form by the 3rd December 2021 deadline.

Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 17:30 by Donna Tristram