News/Key Issues


Notice of Casual Vacancy

Note that a vacancy his arisen in the office of Parish Councillor by reason of the resignation of Rosemary Hoare. Please see following Notice of Casual Vacancy for more information about how this post can be filled.


The Local Plan

Click on the link below to access the latest CCC Local Plan 

The Consultation runs from 31st Jan to 14th March and there will be a roadshow at the Village Hall on 15th February between 4 and 8 p.m. for you to see the plans and ask questions. It is important that you register your comments.


Click on ADVANCE NOTICE to see information on upcoming improvements to be made at junction 17 at Howe Green. These are scheduled to take place between 2nd and 16th Oct 2017


CCC are welcoming views on their proposed Public Spaces Protection Order – Dog Fouling. You have until 5th Oct 2017 to register your concerns. Please click on LETTER for more information


Note that as from May 2018, there is a vacancy for ONE councillor. Please join us if you wish to maintain our idyllic village lifestyle. It is a great way to get more involved in the local community


Superfast Essex


Superfast Essex is part of a national programme, working to provide broadband speeds of 24Mbps and above to more than 120,000 homes and businesses in Essex.

See if your home or business has already been covered, or is part of their future plans, by using the Interactive Map on the website:

Superfast Essex recommend using the BT DSL Checker to check which cabinet you are connected to and cross-referencing with the map to find out which cabinet serves you. So far, Superfast Essex has enabled with fibre two cabinets within the Sandon area as part of Phase 1 of the programme, with an extra seven cabinets in the locality due to be upgraded as part of Phase 2.

Follow Superfast Essex on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to see the cabinet rollout announcements every Friday and find the list of all live cabinets on the website.

To register your demand for faster broadband and to receive Superfast Essex quarterly programme updates via email, please complete the Make the Connection survey.