Stanway Parish Council

Serving the people of Stanway

Parish Clerk: Mr David Lines
Victory Hall, Villa Road
Stanway, Colchester, Essex
CO3 0RH

Latest News

Notice of a vacancy in office of Parish Councillor

The official notice of a vacancy for a Parish Councillor arising from the sad passing of Trevor Manning, a long-serving, senior member of Stanway Parish Council.

Our best wishes go to Trevor's family and friends in this saddest of times.

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:31 by David Lines

Tags: Notices, elections

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Church Lane, Stanway

Please click on the following link to find details of the intended closure of Church Lane, due to commence on 20th July 2020 for 3 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Anglian Water undertakes new water conection works.

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:18 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Notices, Services

Bellhouse Landfill Site - Quarterly Update from EA

The Environment Agency is keeping the community informed of progress in regards to their regulation of Bellhouse Landfill Site.

Please click on the attached document to read the update for quarter 2.

Please continue to report odour that you think is coming from the site to the 24 hr incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60. They will investigate your report and provide you with feedback if you request it.

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:40 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Notices

Stanway Play Areas

The Government has issued new guidance on how to open play areas safely . If you follow the link, it is clear that this is not as easy as it looks for a small organisation, like Stanway Parish Council, with limited resources.

A lot of preparation and quite a bit of expenditure is required if our play areas are to be opened and used safely, all day and every day, so please bear with us whilst this is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:56 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Services

Help make Winstree Road better!!

Help make Winstree Road better!!

Winstree Road is home to four schools, The Stanway School, Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Stanway Primary School and Lexden Springs School. These schools, which together have over 2000 pupils, are all within 700 yards of one another. At peak times of school drop off and collection, Winstree Road experiences many challenges including high volumes of traffic and congestion.

Sustrans, in partnership... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:34 by David Lines

Tags: Community, highways, streets, transport

A message from Age Concern about their Befriending Service

A message from Age Concern about their Befriending Service

Age Concern are adapting their service to help get older people physically active and give them confidence to leave their home. The befriender will work with them to determine their need and start exercising with them. They hope to set up small groups if they have a number of referrals from the same area.

Please follow the link if you want to avail yourself of this service or pass this information onto... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:28 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Services

Support for Business from Essex County Council

ESSEX BACK TO BUSINESS

Essex businesses can now access advice and support including:
• Finance and risk
• Customer interaction, target markets and marketing
• Supply chain management
• Staffing and recruitment
• Workplace Operations
Businesses can access the support by visiting www.backtobusinessessex.co.uk or calling 0800 970 8981.

For more information, go to the ECC news release... Read More »






Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:48 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Notices

FAKE FACEBOOK GIVEAWAYS

Scams delivered via Facebook about Competitions and 'Giveaways'.

These Scams offer competitions and prizes of (for example) holidays, vehicles and mobile telephones. Unfortunately, each 'Like' or 'Share' can allow the scammers to access your personal information and who your friends are. Look at the attachment for some examples and how to avoid any problems

Please warn friends and family, and anyone... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:29 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Crime

Funding available to help groups working with children and young people - APPLY NOW!

MESSAGE JUST RECEIVED - please circulate

New funds are available from central Government to help small charities in Southend, Essex and Thurrock, who are working with vulnerable children and young people. Please note the very short deadline – applications need to be received by Friday, 26th June.

To be eligible to apply for the fund you need to be a registered charity, charitable incorporated organisation,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:21 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Notices

Fly-tipping costs more than you think

Fly-tipping costs more than you think

Please pass the message on

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:01 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Notices, Services, waste & recycling

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