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Bloor Homes brings its Bake Off to Cranfield; raising dough for Macmillan

Bloor Homes brings its Bake Off to Cranfield; raising dough for Macmillan Bloor Homes will be hosting its very own ‘Bake Off’ event at its Cranfield Park development on Mill Road, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Taking place from 10am-12pm on Friday 28th September, as part of the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, Bloor Homes is inviting members of the local community to bring their best bakes to help raise funds for the charity. All entries into the Bloor Homes Bake Off competition will be judged by the development site manager before being sliced and sold, along with any other cakes donated for the Macmillan fundraising event.

Marston Moretaine News

The latest news from the village of Marston Moretaine

Corridor chosen for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

Corridor chosen for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway.   The Roads Minister Jesse Norman MP has announced the chosen central corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. Corridor B was judged to offer greater benefits to the region, such as providing better links to jobs, education, leisure and health services. The Expressway is also expected to take up to 40 minutes off the journey between the A34 south of Oxford and the M1. A full public consultation will be held next year, in which residents and businesses in and around the corridor will have their say on more detailed designs for the route.

Wootton News

The latest news from the village of Wootton

Bedford Borough Council’s LibraryPlus attracts over 7,500 members

LibraryPlus scheme offers greater access to Wootton Library LibraryPlus, Bedford Borough Council's scheme to increase library usage, has gained over 7,500 members since its launch. In September last year the Borough’s libraries started working in a whole new way. This included the start of self-service hours through LibraryPlus membership at Wootton Library.

Lidlington News

The latest news from the village of Lidlington

Corridor chosen for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

Corridor chosen for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway.   The Roads Minister Jesse Norman MP has announced the chosen central corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. Corridor B was judged to offer greater benefits to the region, such as providing better links to jobs, education, leisure and health services. The Expressway is also expected to take up to 40 minutes off the journey between the A34 south of Oxford and the M1. A full public consultation will be held next year, in which residents and businesses in and around the corridor will have their say on more detailed designs for the route.

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