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

Bedford Borough targets south of Bedford / A421 for housing growth

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

Your chance to comment on the Marston Valley New Villages planning application

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

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

Update May 2022

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

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’