Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Traffic Impact Questioned

Central Bedfordshire’s Highways team have submitted their initial response to the planning application for the New Town absorbing Marston Moreteyne and Lidlington. The response raises many of the concerns expressed by the Stakeholder group and specifically requires a redoing of current and then the predicted traffic flows generated by 5,000 homes and large-scale employment land … More Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Traffic Impact Questioned

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Gee View Development Update

The Developer at Gee View needed a second reminder from the Council enforcement team using MMAG photos, but finally the site has been fully secured to stop contractor vehicles crossing into Wood End lane.

MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View

MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View, Marston Fields following their breach of planning approval in removing the hedge on Wood End Lane. We are now aware and have shared evidence with Central Bedfordshire Council enforcement team, of developer vehicles crossing out of the development site onto Wood End Lane. This is again … More MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View

MMAG commits to monitoring the reinstatement of hedging as promised by developer

Update – Click Here to View Previous Post MMAG will continue monitoring the situation to ensure the hedging is replaced and to an acceptable standard. The latest photos below are dated 16th October. The developer is most likely working on completing the additional housing units before reinstating the hedge as promised. MMAG will press for … More MMAG commits to monitoring the reinstatement of hedging as promised by developer

Marston Vale Stakeholder Meeting notes 2022

Alongside individual efforts by local Action Groups and local Parish Councils / Meetings to influence the proposed Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) – these parties also worked together via the Marston Vale Stakeholder group. The group has met a number of times in 2022, including at times with O&H as attendees. The agenda’s have included … More Marston Vale Stakeholder Meeting notes 2022

Government Investment Zones

The Government has announced they are in discussions with 38 local authorities – including Central Bedfordshire & Bedford Borough to establish investment zones. The local authorities will have to apply, but if successful will then host Investment Zones apparently benefiting from: 1. Lower taxes – Businesses in designated sites will benefit from time-limited tax benefits. … More Government Investment Zones

Local Community Representatives Object to Marston Valley Planning Application

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

Reply from Swansea – MMAG complaint re Covanta Waste from Wales

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