Furneux Pelham Parish Council

Parish Clerk: Fiona Forth
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Welcome to the Furneux Pelham Parish Council website!

Information about the Parish Council is available, explaining what parish councils are, what powers exist, what Furneux Pelham Parish Council does and who your Parish Councillors are.

Meetings are held bi-monthly and you are welcome to attend. Dates of upcoming meetings are detailed on the meetings page and the agenda is posted on this website three days before the meeting as well as on the noticeboards around the village. Draft minutes are usually available within a week of the meeting. These remain as draft minutes until approved at the next meeting.

The Parish Council's financial and governance arrangements are outlined for you to see, including links to key financial information and governance documentation.

Planning information is added to the website - see here - as and when received from East Herts Council - the Planning Authority.

To report any highways related matter eg potholes, lights, trees, hedges, pavements, verges, flooding etc to Hertfordshire County Council, use this link.

Initial information relating to Furneux Pelham has been included.

All new residents to the village are given a "welcome pack" and this is available electronically here or have a look if you have been in the village for a while and just want a refresher on what is available or what is going on.

If there is any information you would like to see on this website, or any errors, please contact the Parish Clerk, Fiona Forth on

Latest news

New Pelhams Community Magazine will be delivered free to all households in Furneux Pelham and Stocking Pelham, with the first edition being January 2020. Articles and advertising very welcome and can be emailed to The copy deadline will be the 15th of each month. And if you want to get involved, contact the Magazine Team on this email address too.

Issue 2 of the London Stansted Airport newsletter available here

A Carers in the Villages event is taking place at Little Hadham Village Hall on 26th November, 1pm-3pm. See poster for more information.

The draft Minutes for the November 2019 meeting will be available soon.

The next Parish Council meeting is on 9th January - everyone welcome!

Luton Airport is consulting on its expansion plans. Further information is available here.

The Bishop's Stortford High School is consulting on its plans to relocate to a new site located to the south, off Whittington Way. Further information is available from the School's website.

Information relating to the "communities prepared" project has been added to the "Community notices" page - click here to find out more.

If the Parish Council were to install dog poo bins......where do you think they should go? Email ideas via

Handy person skills required to repair and preserve some noticeboards and seats around the parish. If you're interested, please contact Fiona Forth, the Clerk (

JustGiving page has been set up to save the Furneux Angels and the roof at the church. This page is full of information on the restoration of the interior back in the 60s, including some fabulous photos that show the beauty of what needs to be saved. See the Justgiving page for more information.