MMAG responds to CBC Local Plan allocation and the outlining planning proposal for Marston Valley New Town

Marston Moreteyne Action Group (MMAG) has submitted its objection to the application on the following grounds: The proposal will lead to the loss of agricultural land and diminish the UK capacity for food production. The loss of agricultural land will destroy natural habitats for wildlife. The semi-rural communities of Brogborough, Lidlington & Marston Moreteyne will … More MMAG responds to CBC Local Plan allocation and the outlining planning proposal for Marston Valley New Town

Public Consultation open for 5,000 ‘Marston Valley Villages’

O&H have put forward a planning application for the 5,000 four Marston Valley Villages to Central Bedfordshire Council Planning Department separate and before the Local Plan is to be considered by a Planning Inspector. This move by O&H sees the plans being considered in a different legislative process than the Local Plan considerations. There are … More Public Consultation open for 5,000 ‘Marston Valley Villages’

Covanta Incinerator Update

In January 2018 the Environment Agency granted an Environmental Permit to Covanta to operate an Incinerator at Rookery Pit South. Since this event –  the single-issue local group Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator (BACI) has been looking to pursue a legal challenge to the permit through the Judicial Review Process. The group has raised over £20,000 … More Covanta Incinerator Update

Central Beds Publishes Comments to Local Plan

Central Bedfordshire Council – Email Update (see below) View the comments online You can now view and read any of the 6,275 comments we received during our Local Plan pre-submission consultation (Regulation 19) as they have all been published online. There is a magnifying glass icon next to each chapter/comment point, which you can click on to view … More Central Beds Publishes Comments to Local Plan

Covanta Newsletter

Covanta reported in the last CLP meeting that they had sent out 4,800 newsletters – Click Here to View – to local residents by post and will be issuing an update 4 times a year. There were majors problems involved with the last Newsletter which was due to go out in December 2017.  Deliveries were … More Covanta Newsletter

Covanta Community Liaison Panel 08/03/17- Full Minutes and Handouts

The latest Community Liaison Panel Minutes are now available. Minutes Meeting 25 (7) – 08/03/18 Handouts CLP Terms of Reference 2016 Environment Agency – Compliance and Assessment Briefing Note (General) EA Rookery Pit Update and General Information on the EA’s role Presentation Electricity Subsidy Scheme Presentation All previous minutes and handouts of the Community Liaison Panel … More Covanta Community Liaison Panel 08/03/17- Full Minutes and Handouts

Central Bedfordshire secures funds to dual the A421 J13 to MK ready for housing expansion

Government funding for final part of A421 upgrade announced 22 March 2018 Central Beds Press Release Central Bedfordshire Council has today (22 March 2018) learnt that it has secured £22.5 million worth of funding from the Department for Transport to complete the dualling of the A421 road from Magna Park in Milton Keynes to the … More Central Bedfordshire secures funds to dual the A421 J13 to MK ready for housing expansion

MMAG Responds to O & H Properties Consultation

MMAG has responded to the O& H consultation on the plans for the large scale urban development of the Marston Vale. Please Click Here to View Visit the O&H website to view the visual outline of the development – giving indicative locations for the housing, schooling and roads at  https://marstonvalley.co.uk/ chose ‘overview’ then choose ‘vision’. … More MMAG Responds to O & H Properties Consultation

Central Beds Consultation on 4 new villages (5,000 new houses) in Marston Vale ends 22nd February

A reminder that the Central Beds Local Plan Consultation including 5,000 new houses in  4 new villages in the Marston Vale ends 5pm on Thursday 22nd February.   View Local Plan Overview Page View Marston Villages Page Submit your Consultation Comments Please note – even if you have submitted comments to other ’rounds’ of the local … More Central Beds Consultation on 4 new villages (5,000 new houses) in Marston Vale ends 22nd February

O & H Properties Consultation – Marston Valley Villages

  Alongside the ongoing Central Beds Council consultation – open till 22nd Feb –  on the proposal for 5,000 houses connecting Lidlington to Marston Moretaine in one urbanisation larger than Ampthill; the land owner O&H Properties is launching its consultation of their plans. This runs till 2nd March and can be accessed via https://marstonvalley.co.uk/ Please note the … More O & H Properties Consultation – Marston Valley Villages