Bedfordshire Police community priority setting meeting in Stewartby on 30 September

Bedfordshire Police is holding a community priority setting meeting on Thursday 30 September from 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Stewartby Village Hall

Stewartby’s iconic chimneys come crashing down

Stewartby’s skyline has changed forever today (26 September 2021) after the four remaining chimneys from the former brickworks were demolished to make way for new homes and a business park.

London Northwestern Railway invites passengers to have their say

London Northwestern Railway (LNR) passengers are being invited to have their say on their train service.

Bedfordshire Police: Key tips to keep your vehicle safe

PC Amanda Harvey works alongside the local community officers for Stewartby and Wootton, amongst other areas. She said a key part of what local community officers do is respond to what their communities say that matter to them.

190K comments submitted for East West Rail consultation

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) has reported that its recent 10 week consultation received more than 9,800 responses, made up of over 190,000 individual comments that are now each being analysed.

Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub welcomes new operations manager

Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice Palliative Care Hub, which provides around the clock palliative support to people with a life limiting condition in Bedfordshire who prefer to receive care at home, has appointed a new Operations Manager.

Amy Tyler, 33, from Stewartby, Bedfordshire, has joined the Sue Ryder team from the Primary Care at Home Team at East London NHS Foundation Trust.

History trail is ‘tribute to Stewartby development’s history’

A history trail, benches and even the children’s play area at a Persimmon Homes development in Stewartby, Bedfordshire, are designed to recognise the site’s history and links to the construction industry.

Changes to Marston Vale Line rail services due to train crew availability

The train operator says the changes are necessary due COVID-19 and the ongoing impact of ‘Test and Trace’ notifications causing trains to be cancelled at short notice.

The changes affect services between Northampton and London, and on the Abbey and Marston Vale lines

London Northwestern Railway: “Wear a face covering out of respect for others”

London Northwestern Railway is asking passengers to keep wearing face coverings, unless exempt, from Monday (19 July) as COVID restrictions are eased.

The train company is also warning rail users to expect more short-notice cancellations as increasing numbers of staff are getting ‘pinged’ by the Test and Trace app.

Stewartby News and information

Stewartby is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England. It was originally built for the workers of the London Brick Company.

Stewartby parish also includes Kempston Hardwick.

Stewartby changed its name from Wootton Pillinge in 1937 in honour of the Stewart family, who were directors of London Brick Company since 1900.

The brickworks was home to the world’s biggest kiln and produced 18 million bricks at the height of production.

Stewartby is in Bedford Borough Council’s Elstow and Stewartby Ward

MP: Ms.Nadine Dorries MP

Ward Councillor: Tim Hill

Nearest Doctors’ Surgery

Wootton Vale Healthy Living Centre
Fields Road
MK43 9JJ

Telephone: 01234 762500

Nearest Dentist

Kempston Dental Practice
212 Bedford Road
MK42 8BL

Telephone: 01234 851192

Nearest Pharmacy

Mclaren Pharmacy
67 Bedford Road
Marston Moretaine
MK43 0LA

Telephone: 01234 764222

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