Author: Pat Foot
Hopefully many of you will have seen the wooden planters filled with flowers and shrubs on the Moors (land next to The A120 river bridge and the business park). These have been placed here as part of the Jubilee celebrations and to provide a pleasant area for parishioners to relax in.
For the last month one of our dedicated councillors has given his time freely to water... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 20:05 by Pat Foot
If you need help, call our unique Messageline on 01920 459944 ANYTIME and one of our advisers will call you back, usually within 24 hours, except over a weekend.
We are also running two weekly Citizens Advice Contact Centres, where our friendly staff can help you access our advice service. They can also connect you to other local services and point you in the right direction to help you move forwards.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:41 by Pat Foot
For further information given to the parish council by the providers - "Gigaclear" please read the attached document.
Also Gigaclear have scheduled in a resident's presentation which will take place on the 21st of July. They would like to know whether residents would prefer an in-person event or an online one (which they are currently planning). Please contact Gigaclear (see attached document for contact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 17:24 by Pat Foot
Update on A602 works Watton-at-Stone to Tonwell section
Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 19:53 by Pat Foot
The Jubilee garden is taking shape.
Posted: Sun, 29 May 2022 21:00 by Pat Foot
Standon Parish Council is receiving continual complaints that dog waste is not being picked up by some irresponsible dog owners, particularly on the playing field.
Football teams are having to clear the pitch before they are able to play - this is not acceptable.
The field is a public facility for all members of the community. If this situation persists, the Parish Council has a number of options open... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 20 Feb 2022 14:33 by Pat Foot
Take a walk and discover some of the history of this lovely parish.The Hundred Parishes Circular walks – number 105.
More walks around the parish can be found under 'Footpaths' in our A-Z of Services (Courtesy of John Harris).
and more about the hundred parishes here: http://www.hundredparishes.org.uk
Posted: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 13:12 by Pat Foot
Standon Parish Council will be removing four dead Poplars from The Moors on Wednesday, 15th December 2021.
The public are therefore requested to avoid the area during the day and to maintain a safe distance from the contractors machinery and equipment.
The Parish Council is fully aware of its obligation to ensure we plant and protect trees in the parish and will therefore be replanting with Alder which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 21:44 by Pat Foot
The Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) will deliver a step-change in the passenger transport network through an accessible, reliable and affordable east-west mass transit system, which connects people to where they live, work and visit across both counties.
It will run from Watford and Hemel Hempstead in the west to Harlow (Essex) in the east, connecting with existing north-south rail lines... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 15:39 by Pat Foot
Climate Change and Ecological Emergency: many Districts have declared this emergency. If you have concerns in this area and want to help guide the Parish Council to improve the situation locally, please do make contact and attend a Parish Council meeting. We are looking at tree and bulb planting but need your input to help us make sure that we are working for our future generations. We need volunteers... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:59 by Pat Foot