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
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
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
As work on the site and the road junction with Green Lanes continues, Covanta believe that they will build and operate the incinerator in due course. Part of the original proposals and requirements for the site was discounted electricity for local people within a set catchment area and against an agreed criteria. Covanta have now … More Rookery South Energy Initiative
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
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’