Central Bedfordshire Council obtains traveller High Court injunction

Travellers banned from parts of Central Bedfordshire

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has gained an injunction banning eleven named individuals from setting up unauthorised encampments anywhere in Central Bedfordshire over the next two years.

During summer in 2017 these individuals and their families moved from site to site across Central Bedfordshire. The Council said that this caused disruption which impacted local communities.

Ridgmont News and information

Ridgmont is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England. It has a population of around 450.

The village’s original name was Segenhoe and it was mentioned in the Domesday book of 1086. Although this settlement was around 500m from where the village is now. The name Rugemund (from the French ‘rouge mont’ or ‘red hill’) was first recorded in 1227.

The brickworks have now disappeared to be replaced by large warehouses, such as the one for Amazon.

Ridgmont 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

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