The Parish Clerk – Mrs Debbie Tennant
(is available during
office hours only and is contracted
for just 10 hours per week, she or a designated Councillor
will respond to all communications as soon as practicable)

for Clerk's Contact Information, see bottom of this page

You may find it more appropriate and get a quicker response
by contacting the designated Council representative.
Click on Councillors/Representatives


Essential Parish Coronavirus Announcements -  5th January 2021

1)  Coronavirus (Covid-19) official information and contacts
From 5th January 2021 until further notice, there is a new
National Lockdown in force in England

Please click here for contents and links in our COVID 19 section including:
- restrictions under and exemptions from national regulations
- up-to-date numbers on the spread of the virus
at local and national levels
- details of the NHS Track and Trace facility
- information on using defibrillators during COVID restrictions.

2) What region/area does my home come in  for COVID restrictions?
Updated and effective at 5th January 2021

From requests to the Parish Clerk and on social media platforms,
it appears some Sheering and Lower Sheering residents are unclear
as to whether their address is classified under
Essex (County Council - ECC) or another regional authority.
Click here to view the official list of local roads as provided by
Epping Forest District Council.

Please read the following NOTES

DISTRICT COUNCIL you will be designated as resident
in ESSEX ,
and thus under ECC authority.
then, If you use Bishops Stortford and/or Hertfordshire
and/or Harlow in your registered POSTAL address,
this is for Royal Mail sorting office purposes only.
or, if you submit or view a planning application made to EFDC
or receive correspondence from them and
which shows Harlow in the details,
this refers to the electoral constituency and is for
administrative purposes only

Non-COVID Parish items

M11 Roadworks and closures
including affected local roads
Latest updates 12/02/20
Major roadworks, lane and full road closures will
commence 14th December for fifteen weeks
 click here for details
or visit Essex Highways in Commumity Interest items

Moor Hall bridge and road closures - updated 23/02/21
Click here for details

Epping Forest District Council notice - updated 12/02/21
EFDC Council tax frozen for 2021-22
click here for announcement..
NB. At this point this does not include andy ECC, Police and other
ancillary charges that can be applied


Parking Issues in Sheering parish
Updated 16/01/21
On Wednesday 13th January our Parish Council chairman
Rodney Northwood attended a remote video meeting wth NEPP.
If you have ANY parking issues or concerns please use the
following contact details to report them:-

Telephone No 01206 282316
via weblink

NB The Parish Council is unable to instigate action directly,
to resolve  parking matters that residents raise, but please
keep us informed, by e-mail, of response(s) you receive.

Specifically regarding parking restrictions last update 21/10/20 in
the Four Ashes. Ash Groves and Meadow Way in
Lower Sheering
click here for latest information, details and map.

Flooding and Drainage new 12/02/2021
For information concerning recent issues on Highways
flooding within the Parish click here
or visit Parish Information Bulletins

New Princess Alexandra Hospital update new 24/01/2021
For information on and details of a consultation from EFDC
click here or visit Community interest items
Are you interested in walking? new 24/01/2021
For information visit Community information items
Planning Matters update revised 25/01/2021
The Parish Council has been receiving an increasing
number of requests for them to deal with planning
issues over which they have no authority.
For complete details on how these should be handled and
who to contact, please click here, and visit Planning Matters

Interested in singing? new 12/02/21
To assist with Mental Health issues in lockdown, click here
to find out about an online choir open to all.


Annual Financial Statutory Audit
For records of Parish Counicil audits
see under Finance or click here.

 Normal Refuse collection day is WEDNESDAY 

 Any queries?
Please phone Epping Forest District Council main switchboard
on 01992 564000


Police - new 11/02/21
Click on Parish Information Bulletins from this site
for details from Essex Police (Epping Forest) and from
the Essex County Council Police, Fire & Crime


Fraud and Scam alerts - updated 20/02/2021
The parish council accepts regular alerts from the 
Essex & Kent Serious Crime Directorate,
To view details of
the latest reported Frauds and Scams. 
Select the link at the top of the Home page or click here  


 Local Plan
 All information received from Epping Forest District Council
can be accessed on the Local Plan tab on this website

 or at

 Up-to-date information and progress on M11 Junction 7a

click here for latest (19/12/20) information available on this site.



Flytipping and rubbish dumping 
phone EFDC 01992 564608 during office hours
or 01992 564000 out of hours.

ECC Highways (e.g. Pot holes, street lighting)
phone 0345 6037631 or via

Power Cuts
to report or for up to date information phone 105 

Non-Emergency Police 
phone 101 


Contact Information

1 New Row, The Street, Sheering
Bishops Stortford
CM22 7LZ

01279 734580