Standon Parish Council

Serving the people of Standon Parish

Standon High Street

Clerk: Belinda Irons
14 Crawley End, Chrishall, nr
Royston SG8 8QL

Tel: 07458302863

Author: Belinda Irons

Bees in the Playground under the Slide

Mason Bees:

Please be aware that we are lucky to have Mason Bees nesting under the slide, which is fenced off.

They are non-aggressive and rarely sting. These bees lay their eggs inside existing tunnels, such as those left by wood-boring beetles or the hollow stems of pithy plants. Luckily, mason bees also nest in man-made tunnels

The benefit of Mason Bees is that they are excellent pollinators, 120 times... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:39 by Belinda Irons

Tags: Playground


Standon Parish Council was saddened to hear of the death of HRH Prince Philip. Under normal circumstances, appropriate plans were in place for parish councils across the country to fly flags at half-mast and open books of condolences, while community events, such as religious services, would have been held for people to pay their respects. However, these are not normal times. The idea of bringing people... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 07:32 by Belinda Irons

Tags: Royal Family

Removal of Trees in Park Lane, Puckeridge

Please be advised that three trees have been removed – one Lime, and two Crab Apples – as local residents made representation to the Parish Council that the Crab Apple fallen fruit were creating a slip hazard on the footways and were obstruction the street lights.

The Lime tree was creating excessive shade.

Repeated pruning did not resolve the issues.

The Parish Council decided that the best... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 09:05 by Belinda Irons

Tags: News

Biscuit Filmworks

Standon Parish Council have made enquiries regarding safety and been fully reassured all COVID safety will be in place.

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 06:55 by Belinda Irons

Tags: News

Standon PC Christmas Message

During this particularly difficult and challenging year Standon Parish Council would like to send a festive season message of appreciation and thanks to all Councillors (past and present), to all volunteers and to those members of the public who give so much of their time to help maintain our community as a pleasant and safe place to reside.

Our sincere best wishes go out to everyone with the hope... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:05 by Belinda Irons

Tags: News

Changes to Bus Service 331

Changes to Bus Service 331

Changes came into operation on 2nd July 2018.

Between Hertford and Buntingford buses will run every hour for most of the day. They will no longer go to Royston.

There will be a new separate service numbered 18 for Buntingford to Royston.

Buses will be timed to connect at Buntingford and through fares will be available.

Changes are as follows:

Service 331 will feature:

Frequency between peak periods on Mondays... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:11 by Belinda Irons

Tags: News