Welcome to Flitch Green Parish Council

Established in 2009, Flitch Green Parish Council (FGPC) represents the interests of over 2500 residents in the village community of Flitch Green, which is set amongst the stunning North Essex countryside between the villages of Little Dunmow and Felsted.

Parish Council meeting dates

FGPC normally meets on the third Monday of every month at 7:15pm, at the Community Centre on Tanton Road.  Meeting dates are subject to change and there is normally a summer recess in August.  

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend, and there is a 15 minute slot for public participation near the beginning of the agenda.  

Meeting agendas and minutes are published on the various noticeboards around the village, as well as being posted in the resources section of this website. 

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 UPDATE

Until further notice all FGPC meetings will be conducted via video conferencing (using Zoom).  Should members of the public or press wish to attend then please contact the Parish Council Clerk in advance of the meeting.

The next meeting (Via Zoom Videoconferencing) is Monday 20 April 2020 at 19:15pm

Latest news (from our Facebook feed)

Digital 101 - Accessing Live Chat from your mobile phone ...

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Timeline PhotosA free six-week online course that aims to fill in those gaps. Learn how to confidently and successfully make the leap from school to good ol’ adulthood. Weekly interactive 45-minute online sessions for young people aged 13-19, each session focuses on hot topics as requested by young people. Sessions will include healthy relationships, how to prepare for emergencies, media management, cv/job support and career advice.

Starting 22nd of February at 5pm!

Please share, tag and comment so we can reach as many young people as possible!

For more information, please contact: rory.densham@essex.gov.uk or to reserve your place now email: Youth.work@essex.gov.uk
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Timeline PhotosIf you live or work in Essex, are unable to work from home and do not have symptoms of Covid-19, you can get a rapid test at a local test centre.

As well as booking online and by telephone there are also now walk-in appointments available.

You can get your test at one of our 13 test centres across Essex.

For more information visit: www.essex.gov.uk/news/walk-in-and-get-tested-for-covid-19

Mobile testing sites at Harwich, Brentwood and Canvey Island will be closed today due to the bad weather. If you are showing Covid-19 symptoms, please self-isolate until you can access a test.
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Given the snowy/icy weather we are currently experiencing please feel free to use the salt stored in the various bins throughout Flitch Green if needed. Please use sensibly on the community’s roads/paths. Thank you. ...

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We have received a good response to the distribution of Covid-19 community testing kits in Uttlesford. The initiative was part of a national pilot to identify those who don't have any symptoms and ensure they isolate to stop the spread of the virus.

We now welcome the arrival of a new rapid testing centre, which Essex County Council has opened in Saffron Walden today (25 January). This will enable residents who do not have symptoms of Covid-19 to get faster results for their tests.

Bookings must be made in advance via the booking link: www.essex.gov.uk/getting-tested-for-covid-19/if-you-dont-have-symptoms.

The community test sites for people to pick up a PCR home testing kit will be available until Thursday 28 January or until available stocks last. The government has confirmed it will not be supplying any more PCR tests to councils.

Residents can pick up a PCR home testing kit from Turpin’s Indoor Bowling Club, Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden CB11 3EG or Rowena Davey Centre, Chequers Lane, Dunmow CM6 1EQ (Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm this week only).

The sites will continue operate as a drop-off only facility until 4 February for residents to return their completed tests.

Anyone who has symptoms for Covid-19 – a high temperature, new or continuous cough, or a loss or change of taste or smell – should book a test through the national booking system. Further information is available on the NHS website www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/
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