Marston Valley development discussed at Local Plan Hearing

Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) Local Plan is currently at the public hearing stage of its examination. These hearings are to be held over five weeks between 21 May and 26 July 2019. The Marston Valley development was discussed on Hearing Day 7 (13 June 2019).

Marston Moretaine burglary appeal

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a series of burglaries in Marston Moretaine on 29 May.

Meet Wixams Hedgehog Support

Amanda Norman has set up a hedgehog rescue centre at home to help poorly hedgehogs in and around the Wixams area.

Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator to hold fundraising Garden Party

BACI will be holding an exclusive ‘Thank You’ Garden Party in the grounds of Ampthill Park House on 3 August 2019. It also plans for Special Guest appearances to make this a visit and day to remember. The House stands within panoramic unspoilt countryside less than two miles from the proposed site of the Covanta Incinerator.

“Give Covanta a bloody nose”

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.

He said:
“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.”

Lidlington homes could leave the village due to Council’s development plan

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.

Sounds Familiar Community Choir is looking for new members

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.

Landlord prosecuted over Marston Moretaine property

Landlord prosecuted over Marston Moretaine property

The landlord owns a property on Bedford Road in Marston Moretaine and was served with an Housing Act 2004 Improvement Notice as a result of the poor conditions found within a house in multiple occupation (HMO)

Stagecoach 53 service ends for Cranfield and Marston Moretaine

Stagecoach has announced that due to low passenger use, Route 53 service will no longer serve Marston Moretaine, Upper Shelton, Lower Shelton and Cranfield. Buses will instead terminate at Wootton. This is one of 12 changes

Marston Moretaine News and information

Marston Moretaine (also known as Marston Moreteyne) is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England.

The parish includes Upper Shelton, Lower Shelton and Wood End.

There are numerous shops, two lower schools and a Travelodge hotel.

The village is also home to the Forest Centre and the Millennium Country Park. Both are part of the Forest of Marston Vale.

Marston Moretaine is in Central Bedfordshire Council’s Cranfield and Marston Moretaine Ward.

MP: Ms.Nadine Dorries MP

Ward Councillors: Cllrs Mrs Sue Clark, Ken Matthews and Robert Morris

Nearest Doctors’ Surgery

Marston Surgery – Cranfield and Marston Surgery
59 Bedford Road
Marston Moretaine
Bedford
MK43 0LA

Telephone: 01234 766551

Nearest Dentist

Cranfield Dental Practice
192 High Street
Cranfield
Bedford
MK43 0EN

Telephone: 01234 752515

Nearest Pharmacy

Mclaren Pharmacy
67 Bedford Road
Marston Moretaine
Bedford
MK43 0LA

Telephone: 01234 764222

Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 2pm
Sunday Closed