Yesterday (15 April 2021), Marston Vale residents took to social media to complain about the ‘acrid’ and ‘unbearable’ smell coming from the new Covanta incinerator at Rookery South, Stewartby, Bedfordshire.
One resident went as far as recording their phone call to Covanta campaigning about the smell and posting it on YouTube.Read More
The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is encouraging people from towns and villages between Oxford, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge to take part in the next phase of public consultation.
It said the comments and ideas received will feed into the design, construction and operation of this rail scheme. Adding that it could provide people from communities across the area with new connections to family, friends, jobs, education and leisure activitiesRead More
Sergeant John Killick works alongside PC Kerry Jones and PSCO Chloe Dymock as the local community officers for Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick.
In a message to residents he said the past 12 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a huge challenge for all of us. It has affected us all individually and sadly so many people have lost their lives to this virus.Read More
Hundreds of Community Rail volunteers poised to play a key role in Midlands and East of England’s recovery
Members of a grassroots rail movement – including the Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership – have continued to strive for communities in the Midlands and East of England towards a greener transport future, despite the pandemic.
Figures from Community Rail Network’s Community Rail in the Midlands and East briefing, sponsored by Rail Delivery Group, highlight that more than 8,000 volunteers give 37,000 hours annually to improve social inclusion and wellbeing, promote sustainable and healthy travel, and support economic development and tourism in their local area, valued at £3.1 million.Read More
Passengers who use London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services on the Marston Vale Line are being offered the chance to have their questions answered as part of a new online Q&A.
This is part of LNR’s commitment to keep its customers informed. Previously, it has held regular face-to-face sessions for passengers at stations across the network as part of its popular ‘Whistle Stop Tour’.Read More
I’m PC Kerry Jones and I work alongside PC Amanda Harvey and PCSO James Dancer as the local community officers for Kempston Hardwick and Stewartby, amongst other areas.
As 2021 begins, we are still very much living in the midst of a global pandemic, with the news constantly changing as the government announces new restrictions for different areas across the country.
Because of this, we have had to adapt the way we police your villages, but we have continued to engage and listen to our communities in the best way we can, so we can understand your concerns, which helps us decide what we need to focus on.Read More
PCSO James Dancer, who is one of the local community officers for Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick, has given an update to residents.
As well as COVID advice, PCSO Dancer talked about planned days of action based around speeding vehicles in Stewartby and antisocial behaviour in Kempston Hardwick.
Residents are urged to always report incidents to help create an intelligence picture of any issues.Read More
Bedford Borough Council has said that the ongoing major development works at Green Lane, Stewartby means an increase in the numbers of larger and slower moving vehicles trying to navigate the junction of Green Lane, Stewartby, and the C94, Wootton.
The C94 at Wootton and Marston Moretaine is currently a 60mph road. The Council’s Public Notice said that it is felt that 60mph is no longer an appropriate speed in this area due to the increased traffic.
The Council is proposing to reduce some speed limits in the area from 60mph to 50mph to help provide a safer road network for all highway users.Read More
A new Your Co-op Food store opened its doors in Stewartby yesterday (Thursday, 17th September), following a £500,000 investment from The Midcounties Co-operative.
The 3,000 sq. ft store is located on Clay Avenue and will have a full food-to-go offering, National Lottery and PayPoint terminals, and a Costa Coffee machine.Read More
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