Knit art this Easter at Tesco Dunmow

Knit Easter art
"Yarnbombers" have created a cute little knitted display on Tesco's postbox in Great Dunmow to celebrate Easter! Check out the video below and thanks to Vicky Dowling for sending it in! Feeling suitably inspired? Why not have a go at knitting your own Hot Cross Bun? Bonus: it's calorie-free! Or make some colourful eggs for your Easter hunt. And if crochet is more up your st...
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Clocks change on Sunday

Clocks change on Sunday 28th March 2021
This Sunday, 28th March 2021, the clocks in the UK will go forward 1 hour at 1am. This means you'll get one hour less in bed, but the evenings become lighter! In the UK the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back 1 hour at 2am on the last Sunday in October.The period when the clocks are 1 hour ahead is called British Summer Time (BST). There...
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Road closure from 22nd March 2021

Road closure in Stambourne from 22nd March 2021
Stambourne road closure: Stambourne Road (between Stambourne and Great Yeldham) will be closed for 3 days from Monday 22nd March 2021. Whilst there are no specific details on the Essex Highways website, it may be due to the large number of works which are taking place in the area to provide hyper-fast broadband to the local area, although Stambourne is already covered by th...
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Census 2021

Census 2021 - 21st March 2021
The census will take place on 21st March 2021 and should be completed by each household as close to that day as possible. A census is held every 10 years in the UK and is used by organisations such as local authorities and charities to plan the resources they will need to help the communities they serve. You must complete the census by law. It should be completed on Sund...
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Our favourite pancake recipe

Our favourite pancake recipe for Pancake Day
Make yourself some yummy pancakes this Pancake Day! This year Shrove Tuesday, also known as “Pancake Day” or “Mardi Gras”, falls on 16th February. On this day, it is customary to eat pancakes as a meal. Try our favourite pancake recipe this Pancake Day 2021. Super quick, in 3 easy steps. Ingredients• 200g plain flour• 1 tsp baking powder• ½ tsp salt• 2 Tbsp su...
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