Gritting around Stambourne

Gritting the roads
Winter 2021 // With the recent snowfalls and the low wintry temperatures, the roads may become dangerously icy. Essex Highways are responsible for gritting the roads around Stambourne in winter but, as they have to prioritise their routes, not all of Stambourne's roads are covered. With the recent snowfalls and the low wintry temperatures, the roads may become dangerously i...

Snow in Stambourne!

Did you see the snow fall in Stambourne today? A brief period of snow this morning gave some seasonal weather to the village. Fans of snow probably rejoiced but hopefully others didn't find it too inconvenient! Do you have any photos or videos of today's snowfall you would like to share with us? Send them through! Want to see more snow photos? Head to ou...

Flooding around Stambourne and Finchingfield

Flooding in Finchingfield
Heavy rain on Thursday, 14th January 2021 caused some flooding in and around Stambourne. Thank you to Spains Hall Estate for the photo of Finchingfield from above. If anyone has any more photos they would like to share, please email them from the Contact page. Bottom of the hill near the Playing FieldFinchingfieldFinchingfield from above, taken by Spains Hall Estate

Sonic boom heard in Stambourne

A loud 'explosion' was heard around 1pm this afternoon, 12 January 2021 which may have bemused residents. Rather than thunder or an explosion, it was an RAF Typhoon scrambled from RAF Coningsby called to investigate a plane which was no longer responding to Air Traffic Control. More info from the BBC below:

Superfast broadband: January 2021 – Services live

Superfast broadband
January 2021 // Superfast broadband now available in Stambourne. Both Gigaclear and County Broadband are now live in Stambourne, with County Broadband offering their services in the main part of the village and Gigaclear live along Cornish Hall End Road. I have been live with Gigaclear for around 6 months, opting for the 300Mb/s service but could have chosen upto 900Mb/s, t...

Stambourne Bonfire night & fireworks 2020

Unfortunately, Stambourne Fireworks on the playing field have had to be cancelled this year due to the current situation but it is hoped it will resume next year. Meanwhile, check out photos of Stambourne Bonfire night 2010. If you plan to have your own fireworks for Bonfire Night, please follow the fireworks code, prevent accidents and consider pets and local wildlife: ...

Stambourne stones

Over the last few weeks mystery stones have appeared on footpaths and roadsides around the village. These are adding fun and interest to the daily exercise outings of “children” of all ages!! The “idea” is to find them, take pictures if you like to “collect” them and then relocate them for others to find again.