A day out in… Foulness Island

The Broomway
Foulness Island in Essex was once only accessible via the deadly Broomway. Approach with caution! Just when you thought you knew Essex, did you know that you can only visit this island one day per month, for only 7 months of the year? And have we already said that it's in Essex? The place we are going today is Foulness Island, an island off the east coast of the county near...
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Clocks change on Sunday

Clocks change on Sunday
This Sunday, 30th October 2022, the clocks in the UK will go back 1 hour at 2am. This means you'll get one hour more in bed, and the mornings 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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Stambourne Newsletter: October / November 2022

Stambourne Newsletter - October - November 2022
Digital version of the October-November 2022 Stambourne Newsletter, the bi-monthly printed newsletter published and distributed by Stambourne Parish Council - No: 270 The latest Stambourne Newsletter is now available. Read all about the Parish Council, news from Stambourne Chapel and Stambourne Church, activities in Stambourne and more. Stambourne newsletter October - ...
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Autumn Craft Market in Stambourne

Stambourne Autumn Craft Market
Saturday, 15th October 2022 — 10am - 2pm // Come along to the Village Hall on Saturday, 15th October 2022 for our FIRST EVER Autumn Craft Market in Stambourne and make a start on your Christmas shopping! What will I find at the market? Greeting cards, pottery, handmade jewellery, florist, butcher, t-shirts, and more. #buylocal There will also be a charity tombol...
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A day out in… Foulness Island

Foulness Island
Foulness Island in Essex was once only accessible via the deadly Broomway. Approach with caution! Just when you thought you knew Essex, did you know that you can only visit this island one day per month, for only 7 months of the year? And have we already said that it's in Essex? Just when you thought you knew Essex, did you know that you can only visit this Essex island on...
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Recycling calendar for 2022-23

Recycling
Recycling calendar 2022-23 for Stambourne // We should all aim to recycle as much as possible and councils have targets in place to increase the amount that's recycled each year. To achieve that, Braintree Council encourage us all to follow their recycling guides and make sure we fill our bins and clear recycling sacks only with the correct type of rubbish. It's often b...
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Road closure from 3rd October 2022

Road closure
Monday, 3rd October 2022 // Road closure near Stambourne: Cornish Hall End (road B1057), Finchingfield Road, due to commence on 3rd October 2022 for 16 days. Cornish Hall End, Finchingfield - Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2022. Effect of the order: To temporarily close that length of Cornish Hall End, Finchingfield in the District of Braintree, from its junction with...
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National Moment of Reflection

The Queen - National Moment of Reflection
Sunday, 18th September 2022 — 8pm // There is to be a National Moment of Reflection at 8pm on Sunday, 18th September to commemorate Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. There will be a gathering to do this by the War Memorial in the church yard at Stambourne, where a wreath will be laid. It will commence at 7.55pm. St. Peter and St. Thomas Beckett Church, 1 Church Road, S...
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