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
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’
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
O & H have published the content of the exhibition boards from their recent public events for those who were unable to attend. https://marstonvalley.co.uk/marston-valley-exhibition-information-published/
Please see link to a newly proposed additional village just outside Marston Moretaine. http://www.marstonthrift.co.uk/ This new development is not currently on the local plan – but it is an example further large-scale development that Central Beds are exploring.