© Steeple Bumpstead Parish Council

Steeple Bumpstead Parish Council

 Important - Disclaimer


News Archive

Essex County Council:

Essex County Council want your views on Essex. The three question survey is here:



Consultation to merge the overall control of the Police and Fire Services in Essex :

Below is the link to a Consultation on the proposal to merge the overall control of the Police and Fire Services in Essex:



Please may we remind residents that weather conditions should always be taken into account when lighting a bonfire and the possibility of causing nuisance in the vicinity. If there is a problem with a bonfire causing a nuisance then the person lighting the bonfire should be approached and the situation explained to them. Trade waste should not be burned.


John Keen has ably edited The Yellow Book for many editions now. Unfortunately he is unable to cope with the increasing work from this successful village publication and needs help from an enthusiastic volunteer. The future of The Yellow Book depends on someone stepping in as soon as possible. The assistant would take over dealing with the advertising, responding to email enquiries and revenue invoicing and collection. It would be a time commitment of approximately 2 to 3 hours a month. Please contact John Keen direct on 01440 730226 or email: editor@sb-yellowbook.org

Land off Finchingfield Road;

The Planning Inspectorate on 6th September 2017 refused the appeal by Gladman Developments. Gladmans were appealing against the refusal to grant outline planning permission. The Appeal Decision may be read in full here

Leak on Bower Hall Drive

Anglian Water is aware of the water leak and is liaising with the Highways Agency to co ordinate remedial work.