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Death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh – 10 June 1921 to 9th April 2021

Obituary – HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh – BBC News

Stisted Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

Online Book of Condolence

You can contribute to Buckingham Palace’s e-Book of Condolence on The British Monarchy (  website.  All books of condolence will be closed at 17.00 on the day after the funeral.

Please refer to the District Council’s website for further details, including funeral details, floral tributes and donations.  Please note that during the current lockdown, some arrangements will unfortunately be restricted. HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh – Braintree District Council



Welcome to Stisted Parish Council’s website, created with our parishioners in mind. Whether you are a young family wanting to know what’s going on and where essential services are, to the elderly and retired who simply want to keep in touch with the rest of the community and follow the news of the village. Within this website you will find information including contact telephone numbers, bus timetables and Neighbourhood Plan through to the Stisted Archive, What’s On / Events and the Youth Club.


CORONAVIRUSThe Parish Council meetings for April, May and June 2020 were cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meetings from July 2020 will be held via Zoom until such time as regulations change to allow for in-person meetings to resume.


Included within this website:

Stisted Village

Located North East of Braintree, Stisted is populated by around 600 people. Stisted has a village school, post office, two local pubs, village hall, allotments and is home to many small businesses. This is a real community with a good mix of young families and older residents. There is a playing field with activities for all ages including an obstacle course, table tennis, swings and climbing frames. In 2017, a pavilion was built to support the village football & rounders’ teams. It can also be hired / used for other events.

Nearby, you will find Braintree Golf Course, Stisted Hall, and many country walks through open fields and woodlands.

We love our village and we hope you do too!

Have Your Say

Deadline foe applying for a postal vote is 5pm next Tuesday.Please don’t forget if you would prefer to vote by post in the May 6 elections, the deadline for applying is only a week away (5pm Tuesday 20 April 2021).

Apply here:

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Braintree District CouncilWhether it's a pint in your favourite local pub 🍺

Browsing your favourite local shop 🛍

Or working out in the local gym 🏋️‍♀️

Many of our local businesses are excited to be able to welcome back their customers from next week, so support our independent businesses, but also make sure to stay safe by remaining 2 metres from people outside your household, regular hand washing/sanitising, and respect all measures in place to help you and others have a safe, enjoyable visit.


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Braintree District Council*Only two weeks left to apply for postal vote*

On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in the Braintree District will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at Essex County Council and who the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex will be.

You can:

1. Vote at a polling station.

2. Vote by post (your application form must arrive with us at Causeway House by 5pm Tuesday 20 April 2021.)

3. Appoint someone to vote on your behalf known as a proxy vote (your application form must arrive with us at Causeway House by 5pm Thursday 27 April 2021).

Polling stations will be safe places to vote and voters can expect to see many of the measures we’ve all become used to over recent months such as hand sanitiser, floor markings and face coverings.

However, there are other ways you can vote including by post. Registering for a postal vote is quick and easy and can be done online. No matter how you choose to cast your vote in May, we are working hard so you can do so safely.

More here:

• If you’ve never registered, or have recently moved to a new house, make sure you register to vote - it only takes five minutes:

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The Street, Stisted
8th-20th April 2021
Delays possible - Traffic control (two-way signals)
Responsibility for works - Gigaclear Ltd

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