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
New Class 230 D Trains have come into service on the Marston Vale Line (Bedford – Bletchley). The train, which has been developed by Vivarail, will provide extra capacity and a more comfortable journey for passengers on the Line. The Marston Vale Line is the first route in the country to benefit from these ground-breaking new trains!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
Plan:MK given the green light by Inspector
Green space, original MK design principles, and affordable homes underpin next chapter in MK’s growth.
Plan:MK, the local plan setting out how Milton Keynes will grow until 2031, has been found ‘sound’ by a government Inspector; a crucial milestone before the plan can be adopted.Read More
Lidington homes would leave the village due to Central Bedfordshire Council’s Local Plan.
This was the claim made by the Lidlington Action Group at January’s Full Council Meeting. Lidlington Action Group told Central Bedfordshire Council that people’s homes would leave rural village and be part of a mini Milton Keynes if Local Plan goes ahead.Read More
The Lidlington Action Group (LAG) was represented at Central Bedfordshire Council’s January meeting (17 January 2019).
LAG is opposed to the 5,000 new homes that the Marston Valley development would bring to the village. The group isn’t calling for the whole scheme to be scrapped, only to be reduced in size.
It proposes that a smaller development of 1,800 houses would protect the identity of existing villages and be more sustainable.Read More
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