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The district and parish council elections will be held on 2nd May 2019 . If you are interested in standing for election, all the relevant documents are on the East Herts Council website here. Candidate Information 2019.

The Stanstead St Margaret's Annual Parish Council Meeting will take place this coming Tuesday 12th March at The Nigel Copping Hall - 7.30pm. Come along and meet your Parish Councillors. View meeting agenda here. View pdf.

We are actively seeking one more Parish Councillor.

If you think you might be interested in serving the local community, please contact Jacky Fleming on Tel: 01279 310233, E mail:

Read The Good Councillor’s Guide - The essential guide for anyone interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. View pdf.


Walk more this summer by joining a Health Walk group near you. You'll find many evening walks, to take advantage of the longer daylight hours.

Simply visit the Health Walks Website to find your local walks. There are walks in Dacorum, St Albans, Hertsmere, Watford & Three Rivers, Welwyn Hatfield, North Herts and East Herts.

Hertfordshire’s Local Offer, has been revamped and is now LIVE!

There are over 25,500 young people in Hertfordshire with a special educational need or disability (SEND). Only one fifth of those children register for extra support through an educational, health and care plan (formerly a statement) because of an exceptional need.

Where are the other 20,000+ going for support? ...continue reading "Hertfordshire’s new Local Offer goes live – a one stop shop for information and advice on special educational needs or disabilities."

Help us and become a foster carer

Have you ever thought about fostering? Well now is the time to pick up the phone and call our recruitment team. Hertfordshire County Council urgently needs more foster carers to help provide loving, safe and stable homes for local children and teenagers. ...continue reading "Have you ever thought about fostering? Well now is the time to pick up the phone and call our recruitment team."

On average, almost 250 reports of rogue trading are made each year in Hertfordshire, but it is estimated that only between five and 20 per cent of these crimes are reported – that’s why Hertfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards team is advising residents to follow a few top tips: ...continue reading "Hertfordshire County Council warns residents to be vigilant against rogue traders"

To commemorate the end of the Great War 100 years ago, you are invited to join a special Stanstead Abbotts and St Margarets joint event.

Come and see the lighting of a beacon as part of the nation's WW1 Beacons of Light tribute.

Sunday 11th November 2018. 6.30pm for bugle call at 6.50pm.

Food and drink will be available. Please bring a torch.

The Red Lion Amico Di Amici will be providing Jacket Spuds with Chilli. If you would like to order food please purchase a £5 ticket from the Red Lion by Tuesday 30th October.

Please refer to the map below for location.

Any enquiries, please email St Margarets Parish Councillor Clare Maynard -