Category: Houghton Conquest
The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease in their birds over the winter.
There are some simple measures that all poultry keepers, whether they are running a large commercial farm, keeping a few hens in their back garden, or rearing game birds, should take to protect their birds against the threat of avian influenza (bird flu) in the coming winter months.Read More
by John Guinn | Apr 9, 2019 | Brogborough, Cranfield, Houghton Conquest, Hulcote and Salford, Kempston Hardwick, Lidlington, Lifestyle, Marston Moretaine, Millbrook, Ridgmont, Stewartby, Wootton | 1 |
At a Rookery South Community Energy Initiative (RSCEI) presentation to Cranfield Parish Council Councillor Robert Morris, ward councillor for Cranfield and Marston Moretaine, urged residents to sign up to the scheme.
“I strongly recommend that people apply for the scheme
“Because every penny that comes from this means that it’s a penny less that Covanta will have in their pockets.
“You are, technically, giving them a bloody nose by taking the money.”Read More
Do you like singing for fun?
Following its post-Christmas break, the Sounds Familiar Community Choir will re-commence rehearsals on Tuesday, February 5th at 7.30p.m at Cranfield Baptist church.
The choir, which sings for fun and for charity, is looking out for new members, particularly of the male variety! No audition is needed. Being able to read music not essential either.
Either pop along and meet them on the 5th, or contact the musical director, Jean Lloyd, on 01234 751495 or 07793 074911.Read More
Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) Development Management Committee has voted (9 Janaury 2019) to approve Keir Living’s application to increase the number of homes at its Meadow Croft development.
The proposal was for a net increase of 20 dwellings to that which had already been approved. Seven affordable homes were part of the allocation. CBC’s planning officer said that this change increased the housing density on this part of the existing development from 19 dwellings per hectare to 40 dwellings.
The overall housing density of the development will increase from 14.92 to 17.3.Read More
Lead taken from Houghton Conquest Church Roof
The roof of a church in Houghton Conquest has been stripped of lead, sparking a police investigation.
All Saints Church in Houghton Conquest reported that the lead had been stolen, suspecting it had been taken at some point between 30 September and 2 October.Read More
Possible parish boundary changes Pubic consultation has opened for the second part of Central...Read More
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