Council Grant Scheme
For Leisure And Sports Projects

Uttlesford District Council runs a grant scheme to support local community groups. Leisure & Cultural grants and Sports Project grants are available to help pay for things such as training and equipment - individuals, groups and local branches of national organisations can apply.

Thaxted Tribute Concert

ABBA-esque, a fantastic tribute to the Swedish darlings of 70’s & early 80’s pop, comes to Thaxted Church on Saturday, 10th February (7.30pm), to wow the crowd with their spectacular live show.

Recycle Your
Real Christmas Trees

Don’t forget that you can recycle your real Christmas tree after the holidays by taking it to one of the local recycling points provided by Uttlesford District Council. Refuse vehicles will be available at a number of locations - simply take along your Christmas tree for disposal.

Follow That Star!
Thaxted Pub Xmas Market Success

Last week the Star Pub at Mill End, Thaxted, hosted its first Christmas Market. The idea was the brainchild of Rebecca Huggins who took over the running of the pub with her fiancée, Iain Chinery, in February this year.

Christmas Winners
Council Chairman’s Competition

The winners of the Uttlesford District Council Chairman’s Christmas Card and Poetry Competition have received their prizes. Every primary school in the district was invited to take part in the competition which received over 100 entries.

Cutest Canine
Is Your Pooch Perfect?

Is your pooch positively perfect? Is your dog dazzling? Is your cuddly companion the cutest? Is your furry friend the fairest of them all? Then why not enter them into St Clare Hospice’s Cutest Canine Competition?