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.
Select Councillors/Representatives





For further details
(for a specimen job description - details to be to be confirmed - click here)
and application form, please contact: -

 Debbie Tennant (Clerk)

 Email:               Tel: 01279 734580 

Closing date: 7th August 2021


Sheering Parish Council vacancy

An announcement concernng this appointment will follow

the Parish Council meeting to be held on 28th July 2021


Parish Coronavirus Announcements

Coronavirus (Covid-19) official information and contacts
updated 20/07/2021

The Lockdown regulations for ENGLAND have been amended as outlined by
HM Government
in two documents relating to any remaining advice or restrictions.
Stage 4 with some minor variations was implmemented  on 19th July 2021.

To view these documents click Steps and Roadmap

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.


Non-COVID Parish items
M11 Roadworks and closures
including affected local roads

M11 Nighttime closures Aug 2021
Click here for details

Latest M11/Junction 7A Link planning - updated 25/05/21
Click here for details of excess lorry movements and
newsletters from Contractors


 Fraud and Scams - updated 24/07/21
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  


Parking Issues in Sheering parish
Updated 14/03/21

Please Note
The Parish Council has no powers to instigate action directly,
to resolve parking issues that residents have.
If you do have ANY related issues or concerns please use
the following contact details to report Parking issues :-

Telephone No 01206 282316
via weblink

 but please also 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 updated 15/06/21
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 21/07/2021
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 then visit Planning Matters
where details of latest "Applications, Decisions
and Appeals (updated 24/07/21)" are also available.

Annual Financial Statutory Audit

Sections 1and 2 of the Annual Governance and Accountancy Return, for 2020-21,
were submitted to PKF Littlejohn on 28th June 2021 for (external) audit.

They are posted as required by statute, to allow the exercise of public rights and will remain in place until either Monday 9th August or completion and sign off from PKF, when they will be replaced by those audited pages and the Authorisation letter from them.

AGAR 2020-21 Section 1
AGAR 2020-21 Section 2

If you have any questions or requests related to the above items, please contact:
Cllr M Hayter at or by telephone on 01279 734211.
NB The Council Clerk's position is in transition and Cllr Hayter will pass the enquiries to the relevant person as soon as possible.

For records of all 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


There are now TWO collection points for EFDC Recycling bags,
a) Sheering Post Office Stores 
The Street, Sheering,
CM22 7LR
The Shed Coffee House
The Maltings,Station Road,
Sawbridgeworth (Lower Sheering),
CM21 9JX

each household is entitled to one (free) roll of bags per visit.


Police - new 01/03/21
Click on Parish Information Bulletins from this site
for details from Essex Police (Epping Forest & Local area) and from
the Essex County Council Police, Fire & Crime


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

 or at



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