As you will have read in the papers Central Beds Council is pushing ahead with the proposed 5,000 home 4 villages concept between Marston Moreteyne and Lidlington. They have dropped the villages proposal near Aspley Guise. MMAG has had no response from the Council with regard our concerns and specifically why they have chosen this … More Marston Vale Villages Public Consultation now open
Public Consultation Open 4th July – 29th August After many years of trying O&H appear to be succeeding in persuading Central Beds to consider large scale development locally. Their repackaged mini “eco town” proposal, is now presented as four villages & including references to the proposed Bedford – MK canal is being presented as an … More Local Development Plan – Have Your Say
Debate around re instating a viable east west rail service continues as does the impact on development of the existing level crossings. The Public Consultation is running from 30th June to 11th August. During this time Network Rail are holding some drop in sessions around the affected region. The Drop in session for Marston Moretaine … More East West Rail – Western Section Phase 2
Please see MMAG’s submission to the Environment Agency in response to the Public Consultation on the Covanta Rookery Pit Incinerator Environmental Permit. The Consultation remains open until 18th April for residents and interested parties to submit objections/comments. Please visit https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/mk43-9ly-covanta-energy-limited/ and complete the online submission.
Public Consultation open until 01/11/16 Central Bedfordshire is continuing its development of the next local plan that will dictate where housing and employment growth is targeted. This stage does not explore specific sites or locations, but is still important and MMAG strongly encourages local people to access this information and make their views known. The … More Have your say in Shaping Central Bedfordshire
The latest Community Liaison Panel Minutes are now available. Minutes Meeting 19 (1) – 25/07/16 Handouts CLP – Draft Revised Terms of Reference 07/16 Covanta Statement re Canadian Facity 06/16 All previous minutes and handouts of the Community Liaison Panel dating back to September 2009 can be found by Clicking Here
Please find below a recent statement by Chief Executive Nick Webb made on behalf of the Forest of Marston Vale Trust MMAG asked for some clarification on the section which includes “Whilst the Trust will support development that directly meets the objectives of the Forest, the Trust is neutral on individual planning applications that do … More Forest of Marston Vale Trust Position Statement regarding Covanta Incinerator
1 .Covanta to attend pre-application meeting with Environment Agency MMAG understands that Covanta and Veolia are due to met for a pre-application talk with the Environment Agency sometime next week. This meeting will not include any specifics at this stage and is more of a formality to start off proceedings. 2. Will Brexit Vote affect … More Covanta Environmental Permit Update
MMAG are sorry to have to share the following breaking news: Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility 12 MAY 2016 Covanta and Veolia are joining forces, under a Project Development Agreement, to develop the Energy Recovery Facility at Rookery South Pit near Stewartby, Bedfordshire, which will … More Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility
Please click here to view MMAG’s response to consultation. Please note consultation closes on 6th April
The potential expansion zones for the next PlanMK have been released Click Here to view In April 2009 at the MMAG conference Marston Vale 2050, the MK Planning Department representative stated clearly that there were no plans to cross the M1 and to do so was unappealing due to the lack infrastructure, including power connections. … More MK eyes up land east of M1 – Again!
Millbrook Power will not be submitting an application for a Development Consent Order to the Planning Inspectorate for its proposed gas-fired power generation project in Rookery Pit during the course of this year (2016) original proposed. The decision has been made because Watt Power (the parent company of Millbrook Power) was unable to secure contracts … More Rookery Pit Update: Millbrook Power gas powered back up energy plant