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Bedford BC is applying to Stop Up part of the road from Yelden to the CRE site

Bedford BC is applying to Stop Up part of the road from Yelden to the CRE site

Bedford Borough Council is applying to the Magistrates Court for an Order to be made on 5th February 2019 to Stop Up public vehicular rights over part of unclassified road U6 (the road from Church Lane, Yelden, to the CRE site), retaining access for pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders.

Posted: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 16:08 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Rights of Way

4th January - 124 years since the Parish Council's first meeting

4th January - 124 years since the Parish Council's first meeting

124 years ago today (Friday 4th January 1895) the Parish Council met for the first time in the school rooms (now the Village Hall), transferring power from the Church and the Lord of the Manor's land agent to the newly elected parishioners (albeit the land agent, James Moyes Gray, got elected as the Vice-Chairman!)

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 09:18 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council

Chelveston Road, Raunds, closed from 3rd to 7th January 2019

Chelveston Road, Raunds, closed from 3rd to 7th January 2019

The Chelveston Road, Raunds, (B663) will be closed from 3rd to 7th January 2019 for Anglian Water new connection works. Diversion route is signposted.

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:44 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Roadworks

Parish Councillor vacancy

Parish Councillor vacancy

As Cllr Liz Kelly is leaving the parish in the New Year, so we have a vacancy for someone to join the Council, to serve for the remainder of the current term (i.e. to May 2020).

The Council is looking for someone who will take an active part in serving and shaping the community we live in (armchair critics need not apply!).

This vacancy will be filled by co-option, so perspective candidates should contact... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:28 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Councillors

New Year holiday bin collection - Wednesday 2nd January 2019

New Year holiday bin collection - Wednesday 2nd January 2019

The Recycling and Food waste bins will be collected one day later on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Note that the Garden waste collection will not restart until Tuesday 15th January 2019.

Please share this news with your neighbours.

Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 18:10 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

Best dressed Christmas window competition

Best dressed Christmas window competition

Congratulations to the winners of the Best Dressed Christmas window completion.

1st Place - 3 Britten Close

2nd Place - 17 Hillside

3rd Place - 32 Chelston Rise

Well done to everyone who took part.

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:34 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Christmas holiday bin collection - Monday 24th December

Christmas holiday bin collection - Monday 24th December

Please note that the waste & food bins will be collected one day earlier on Monday 24th December.

Please share this news with your neighbours.

Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

Statutory Instrument changing the date of the 2019 elections to 2020

Statutory Instrument changing the date of the 2019 elections to 2020

The Statutory Instrument that changes the local elections date from May 2019 to May 2020 has been made, and comes into effect on 14th January 2019.

Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:53 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Elections

Transfer of self-help grit bins to the Parish Council

Transfer of self-help grit bins to the Parish Council

The transfer of the two self-help grit bins in Water Lane from NCC to the Parish Council has been completed, with the changeover of the labels.

Posted: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 00:13 by Mark Hunter

Tags: NCC Highways

Best dressed Christmas window competition

Best dressed Christmas window competition

A free to enter best dressed Christmas window competition by the Events Committee. Decorate your front window - anything you want with a festive theme!

Cash prizes £50.00 1st, £25.00 2nd and £10.00 third.

Register your name and address (in the parish!) to chelveston-events@hotmail.com by 13th December.

Judging will take place on Sunday 16th December 2018.

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 19:26 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

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