MMAG, alongside its own efforts and activity with regard the Marston Valley new town proposal, is part of a stakeholder group made up of Parish Councils and another action group (Lidlington). This group represents a wide area surrounding the proposed development and has many unifying concerns around the urbanisation of the area, impact on ecology, … More Local Community Representatives Object to Marston Valley Planning Application
MMAG have consistently warned of coalescence of Milton Keynes and Bedford into one huge sprawling urbanisation. Bedford Borough’s proposed local plan 2040 includes four development sites on the south side of Bedford concreting up to the Central Bedfordshire Council border. This includes a new settlement ‘Stewartby Hardwick’ to the north of Stewartby. In light of … More Bedford Borough targets south of Bedford / A421 for housing growth
Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) is considering the outline planning application for the Marston Valley New Villages from O&H Properties. There has been considerable confusion about notification of this to residents with some receiving letters and others not. The original closing date was 24th June, but MMAG understands that this has been extended into late July. Please … More Your chance to comment on the Marston Valley New Villages planning application
MMAG has submitted its objections to the outline planning permission. We fundamentally oppose the scale of development that in effect creates a new town of six suburbs, four new and two the absorbing of existing villages. Our objections focus on infrastructure, Green buffering/space and traffic. See below. MMAG’s Submission in Full MMAG, as the local … More MMAG continues its objections to the MVNV
MMAG’s letter to Swansea (regarding Covanta incinerating waste from Wales) was shared with media in Wales and picked up by reporter Richard Youle. He secured publication of two articles, one in Nation Cymru and one in Wales on line. Nation Cymru Article Wales Online Article
Please see below the reply to MMAGs letter from Interim Chief Executive of Swansea City and County Council . Click Here to View MMAG letter Dear Mr Long, Further to your email below. Swansea Council has sought to divert its residual waste from landfill to Energy from Waste in line with Welsh Government’s Towards Zero … More Reply from Swansea – MMAG complaint re Covanta Waste from Wales
Following confirmation that Swansea has contracted for its waste to be hauled 221 miles to Covanta for incineration, MMAG have started asking questions of the decision makers in Wales. MMAG has written to the Interim Chief Executive of Swansea City and County Council, the Welsh Government as well as to the local news feed for … More Covanta – Waste from Wales
MMAG have received notification that the Marston Vale New Villages Documents have been updated. Please Click Here to View. MMAG will be studying these & providing a more in-depth analysis in due course.
Your chance to have a say on plans for the A6 / A507 roundabout improvements. Though some distance from the Parish, this is a strategically important junction and one many of you will know well. There is a Community engagement and consultation event at Maulden Village Hall, Flitwick Road, Maulden MK45 2DN on Thursday 26 … More A6/A507 Clophill roundabout improvements
Despite everything else that has been going on over the last two years, change remains ever present for the parish of Marston Moreteyne. If you’ve lost track…..here’s an update: Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Winding its way through the planning approval process of Central Bedfordshire Council is an Outline Planning Application for a comprehensive development … More Update May 2022
Please click here to view the short document submitting by MMAG re the draft development brief for the Marston Valley New Villages.
After a faulty start about a year ago with one meeting, This stakeholder group has been re-established with CBC planning staff supporting and Sue Clark as Chair. Please click here to view notes of the meeting in January and in addition click on the following links to view: 1. CBC’s newly published Design Code relating … More CBC Stakeholder Group Marston Valley Villages