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: Maureen Wren

A120 Little Hadham Bypass

August Newsletter

Posted: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:22 by Maureen Wren

Tags: News

Neighbourhood Plan - Latest News

Previously the Neighbourhood Plan would have to pass through the Council's democratic process before it is formally 'made'.

New guidance means that the Neighbourhood Plan comes into force as a statutory document immediately following approval at referendum and together with East Herts District Plan it will now be used to determine planning applications in our Parish.

Posted: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 10:17 by Maureen Wren

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

Results of Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Of the 833 ballot papers issued there were 797 'yes' votes, 34 'no' votes and 2 'spoilt'.

To translate that into percentages gives a 95.7% 'yes' vote against a 4.1% 'no' vote.

There was a 24% turnout of the 3400 parishioners eligible to vote.

Everyone who toiled away over what was nearly four years, can take great credit and, at this time, lets not forget the part Neil played in this. Through all our... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:58 by Maureen Wren

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

Important Notice Regarding the Community Centre

Due to the incursion of travellers at Chapel Lane, Little Hadham, The Parish Council and Community Centre Management Committee have taken the decision to close the height barrier at the Community Centre.

We appreciate this is very disruptive to those with high sided vehicles accessing the Community Centre, but we are all trying to protect the Community Centre and Memorial Field from any unwanted and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 11:39 by Maureen Wren

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Schedule of Roadworks can be found here

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:49 by Maureen Wren

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The Memorial bench on the A120 in Kents Lane in memory of Mr and Mrs Mottram had to be removed by Hertfordshire Highways because of the roadworks taking place, but it was in a very poor condition.

Hertfordshire Highways have advised the Parish Council that they will replace this bench and attach a new plaque onto the bench in memory of Mr and Mrs Mottram.

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:03 by Maureen Wren

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Trees on The Moors

(This is the area behind Standon High Street shops adjacent to the river).

The trees planted by the PC back in January 1974 have again reached a stage in their lives where they need to be made safe as happened twenty or so years ago.

There are two Ash trees that require work; one is leaning and needs felling for safety reasons, the other one needs the laterals overhanging gardens reducing.

There are seven... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 17:47 by Maureen Wren

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The East Herts Lottery is an exciting new weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in our district. Tickets for the lottery cost just £1 per week and 60p goes straight to charity. Each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win, with a top prize of £25,000!

Residents can choose from a wide variety of good causes to support from health and social care charities to sports clubs. If you would... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 17:26 by Maureen Wren

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Rights of Way Volunteer Surveyor

Hertfordshire County Council are currently recruiting for an ambitious Rights of Way volunteer scheme to have all parishes in Hertfordshire surveyed by a trained volunteer on a regular basis. There are 2000km of public paths of various designations in Hertfordshire that require regular surveying to ensure they are accessible and safe.

Are you passionate about your Parish and would you be interested... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:45 by Maureen Wren

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Important news for residents regarding Dog Bins in the Parish

These bins are emptied by East Herts District Council, who are also the responsible body when it comes to imposing fines for flytipping.

The bagging of dog waste and leaving it beside the dog bins is classed as flytipping and anyone caught doing this could receive a fixed penalty notice.

If you find that a dog bin is full, please take the waste home and put in your normal black bin, or any other refuse... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:13 by Maureen Wren

Tags: News