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Shefford and Stotfold Children Centres

Published: 18 Apr 24

Shefford and Stotfold Children's Centre offering a range of services to meet families needs. April to July 2024 Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure - Mowbray Crescent, Stotfold

Published: 15 Apr 24

The closure will be in place from 15th to 17th April from 0800-1800hrs hrs Read More...

Every Tuesday is Coffee Day!

Published: 2 Apr 24

Stotfold Community Coffee Morning. Come and enjoy a free dink and snack in comfortable surroundings at the Greenacre Centre Tuesdays 10am to 12pm. Read More...

Primary Care Transformation Listening Events

Published: 27 Mar 24

Dear Councillors and Clerks, Please find attached details of events we are holding in Central Bedfordshire, which are part of a series of listening events, to hear residents views on primary care transformation and how more people can access same day appointments. The next events in the series are; Dunstable Community Halls, Dunstable - Wednesday 8 May 1.30 – 3.30pm https://eu.surveymonkey.com/r/CBCDunstable St Andrews Rooms, Biggleswade - Thursday 9 May 10.30am-12.30pm https://eu.surveymonkey.com/r/CBCBigglewsade Read More...

National Highways A1(M) Southbound Junctions 10 to 9 – Resurfacing Closure

Published: 26 Feb 24

National Highways plan to carry out essential resurfacing work on the A1(M) southbound between junctions 10 and 9. This will ensure the A1(M) continues to remain in a safe and serviceable condition. National Highways plan to complete this work over one night starting at 9pm on Monday 26 February, weather permitting. The road will re-open at 5am on Tuesday 27 February. Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure - Queen Street, Stotfold

Published: 26 Feb 24

The closure will be in place from 27th May to 12th July for 24hrs a day from High St to Mill Lane. Works to be done in 3 phases within the time frame: Street Lighting upgrades/ Footway Installation/ Carriageway Repairs. Diversion Route Rook Tree Lane, Regent St, High St. Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure - Mill Lane

Published: 26 Feb 24

The closure will be in place from 13th May to 7th June for 24hrs a day. Mill Lane, Stotfold from Rook Tree Lane to Mill Close. Diversion Route: Rook Tree Lane, Malthouse Lane, Mill Lane. Works to be done in 3 phases within the time frame Street Lighting upgrades/ Footway installation/ Carriageway Repairs Read More...

Food Waste Bin liners

Published: 14 Feb 24

While Central Bedfordshire Council is no longer providing food waste bags; any bags can be used for the food waste bins – bread bags are a free recommended solution and bins can also be lined with paper. They are now being split and emptied before the food is composted and the bags recycled separately. Read More...

JAM JARS!

Published: 7 Feb 24

We are looking for clean jam jars to put lights in for the D-Day anniversary this year on 8th June 2024. If you are able to help please drop them into the Greenacres Centre Reception, thank you. Our opening hours are Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 10am - 4pm and Wed 1pm-4pm Read More...

Queen Street -Proposed Temporary Road Closure

Published: 6 Feb 24

Road closure for Lighting Upgrades/ Footway Installation and Carriageway Repair works 15th April to 21st May 2024 Read More...

Women’s Health Forum

Published: 5 Feb 24

The Women's health Forum is on 2nd March, taking place at The Courtyard Centre for Health and Wellbeing, Biggleswade. Read More...

NHS Alert- Measles

Published: 29 Jan 24

Please note the message below from our Public Health team. UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has reported an increase in measles across the country and is encouraging people to check that they and their children have had two doses of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine. The free MMR vaccine is a safe and effective way of protecting against measles, as well as mumps and rubella. It’s important for parents to take up the offer of MMR vaccination for their children when offered at 1 year of age and as a pre-school booster at three years, four months of age. If children and young adults have missed these vaccinations in the past, it’s important to take up the vaccine now from GPs, particularly in light of the recent cases. Check your child’s Red Book to see if they’ve received MMR vaccinations as scheduled or check with your GP surgery if you’re unsure Read More...

Cemetery Visitors!

Published: 23 Jan 24

SAFETY NOTICE - Please note that tree work is being carried out at the cemetery between Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd February 2024 Read More...

Bedfordshire Business Conference 2024

Published: 17 Jan 24

The Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye, and Bedfordshire police force will be holding their Annual Business Conference at: The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Bedford MK45 1AH, UK 18.15 and 21.45 On13th February 2024 The Conference aims to provide the business community with information and inputs on: The strategic oversight of business crime and future police plans to tackle crime.  Cybercrime and how to protect your business whilst exploring new opportunities in technology and crime prevention. Business industry leaders and new criminal justice legislation  Networking Opportunities To book your space please scan the QR code on the leaflet attached. Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure – Astwick Rd, Stotfold

Published: 8 Jan 24

Astwick Road Temporary Road Closure from 11th to 23rd March for 24hrs a day Read More...

Riverside MUGA Tennis Courts!

Published: 3 Jan 24

🌧️☔ Hey Riverside Tennis Enthusiasts! ☔🌧️ 🎾 We hope this post finds you well. Unfortunately, Mother Nature has other plans for our Riverside Tennis Courts. Due to recent wet weather conditions, we have to temporarily close the courts. 🚧⛔ We understand this might be disappointing, but safety always comes first! 🙏 📅 We'll be monitoring the weather closely and will keep you updated on the reopening. In the meantime, take this opportunity to rest, recharge, and eagerly anticipate the sunnier days ahead when we can all get back on the courts! 🌞🎾 Thank you for your understanding and patience. Stay tuned for updates, and we look forward to seeing you back on the courts soon! 🤗 Read More...

Fire Service Wants Public View

Published: 3 Jan 24

People in the community are being asked for their views on changing the way Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) measures incident response performance. A public consultation has launched regarding response standards, which are the Service’s promise to the public on how it measures things like how quickly it gets to an incident. The number of fire engines sent to different incident types will not change. Read More...

Recycling and Food Waste Bags

Published: 3 Jan 24

The Town Council offices no longer have orange recycling bags or green food waste bags to distribute. Please order online from Central Bedfordshire Council or phone Customer Services on 0300 300 8300 Read More...

Need Project

Published: 2 Jan 24

The Town Council is very pleased to continue its support of the Need project and have a collection basket in our foyer Read More...

Bedfordshire PCC consults with residents about police precept for 2024/25

Published: 19 Dec 23

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Bedfordshire, Festus Akinbusoye, has released the police precept survey for the financial year 2024/25. The PCC must consult with local residents on any changes that he is considering to the police precept. Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure - Baldock Road

Published: 18 Dec 23

The closure will be in place on 4th January 2024 from 0800-1700hrs. Diversion Route - Norton Road, A507, Hitchin Road, High Street Read More...

Have Your Say; Budget 2024

Published: 11 Dec 23

Central Bedfordshire Council. This is YOUR opportunity to have a real say on how you want your council Tax Spent Central Bedfordshire Council Read More...

Stotfold Community Coffee Morning

Published: 27 Nov 23

Come along and enjoy a free drink and snack, in comfortable surroundings at the Greenacre Centre. Open every Tuesday from December until March 2024 Open 9.00- 13.00 Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure – Astwick Rd, Stotfold

Published: 23 Nov 23

The closure will be in place from 20th to 21st February 2024 from 0930-1530hrs to enable Cabling Works to take place in safety. Read More...

Christmas and new year Household Waste Collection 2023

Published: 20 Nov 23

Information on any change of days for waste collection over the festive period Read More...

Garden Waste Collections

Published: 1 Nov 23

Kerbside garden waste collections take a break every winter. This year, they will be suspended for 12 weeks from Monday 4 December 2023 until Friday 23 February 2024, inclusive. Read More...

Sign up for bin and waste alerts

Published: 1 Nov 23

Receive email alerts about changes to your bin collections and other waste services. Read More...

Proof of address is now required for access to recycling centres

Published: 1 Nov 23

Visitors to Central Bedfordshire recycling centres will be asked to show proof that they live in Central Bedfordshire. Read More...

Riverside MUGA Tennis nets

Published: 23 Oct 23

It has been agreed by the Councillors that we will put up the Tennis Nets on a Tuesday and Thursday through the winter months starting on Tuesday 24th October 2023. Read More...

Central Bedfordshire (Stotfold Part of Footpath No.7) Public Path Diversion Order

Published: 11 Sep 23

NOTICE OF MAKING OF PUBLIC PATH ORDER TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990, SECTION 257 AND PARAGRAPH 1 OF SCHEDULE 14 CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL (STOTFOLD: PART OF FOOTPATH NO 7) PUBLIC PATH DIVERSION ORDER 2023 The above Order was made on 8th September 2023 under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The effect of the order will be to divert part of the Footpath No 7, Stotfold running from points A-B to a line running from points C-B as shown on the Order map. Read More...

Proposed Temporary Road Closure – A507 Stotfold Bypass, Stotfold

Published: 22 Aug 23

Central Bedfordshire have a request for a Temporary Road Closure at the above location to enable Resurfacing Works to take place in safety. Full Length - from Hitchin Roundabout to Stotfold Roundabout The closure will be in place from 8pm on Friday 15th September to 5am on Monday 18th August 2024 Read More...

Central Bedfordshire Council Claimed Footpath 32 To be Added to the definitive Map and Statement

Published: 11 Jul 23

Footpath 32 between Church Road and Home Close Stotfold Read More...

Electric Vehicle Charge Points for Residential Use

Published: 20 Jun 23

Recent Installations in Stotfold Overview As part of Central Bedfordshire Council’s work with BP Pulse, a project to install 96 new charge points is nearing completion. These residential charge points are spread over 12 sites across Central Bedfordshire, including Brook Street Car Park, High Street, Stotfold, SG5 4LQ. There are also charge points installed at Stotfold Memorial Hall Car Park, Hallworth Drive, Stotfold, SG5 4HR as part of the same project. Unfortunately, there has been an issue with the mains electrical connection which has delayed this site being completed, however this is due to be resolved in the coming weeks. Read More...

Notice of exercise of public rights 2022/2023

Published: 9 Jun 23

Accounts year ended 31st March 2023 - Notice of Exercise of Public Rights 2022/2023 Read More...

How the 2023/24 Town Council budget affects your Council Tax

Published: 14 Feb 23

Councillor Steve Buck Town Mayor, Councillor Steve Hayes, Deputy Town Mayor and Councillors Jon Smith, Glen Russell and Talvinder Bhasin explain the increase in Precept and therefore Band D Council Tax charges for 2023/24 Read More...

WANDERBUS Timetable

Published: 26 Jan 23

New Timetable Valid from 5th March 2023 Read More...

Stotfold calendar!

Published: 3 Jan 23

We still have some copies of the Stotfold Calendar 2024 from the Stotfold Town Council Reception, at the Greenacre Centre, Valerian Way Stotfold. Opening times Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri 10am-4pm, Wed 1pm-4pm Read More...

CBC100377 - Speed Reduction A507 Stotfold Bypass

Published: 23 Aug 22

that the contractors who are completing the work on the A507 Arlesey Relief Road, have requested that the speed limited be reduced to 40mph with immediate effect. This will be from the junction of Stotfold Road and the A507 roundabout to the roundabout junction with Hitchin Road. Read More...

Safer Central Youth Survey

Published: 19 May 22

Young people are invited to have their say - complete Central Bedfordshire Council's Safer Central survey ... Read More...

Bedfordshire Police Speedwatch

Published: 14 Sep 21

Concerned about speeding in Stotfold? Why not volunteer for Speedwatch? Read More...

How to use a defibrillator

Published: 7 Jul 21

Watch the You tube video on how to use the devices Read More...

Defibrillators in Stotfold

Published: 22 Jun 21

Location of defibrillators in Stotfold Read More...

Dog Fouling notice

Published: 15 Jun 21

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Electric Vehicle Charging Register

Published: 9 Jun 21

Electric Vehicle Charging Register Read More...

Dog Fouling in Stotfold

Published: 28 Apr 21

Please let us know "hot spot" areas in the Town Read More...

Littering in Stotfold

Published: 19 Mar 21

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Countryside Code

Published: 18 Feb 21

Respect, Protect, Enjoy!! Read More...

Grand Union Housing - Youth Involvement

Published: 8 Apr 20

Grand Union Housing - Youth Involvement Read More...

Crime Reporting to Bedfordshire Police

Published: 25 Nov 19

Reporting of Crime and Incidents to Bedfordshire Police Read More...

Material and Non Material Planning Considerations

Published: 21 Oct 19

Do you know how to comment on a planning application? Click on the link to find out more! Read More...

Safer Central Community Safety Partnership

Published: 16 Jul 19

Keep your community safe and read about the CSP Read More...

Reporting of Planning Enforcement Issues

Published: 2 Aug 18

Get access to the online form to report any planning enforcement issues. Read More...

Grass Verges

Published: 2 Aug 18

At all times of the year, but particularly during the grass cutting season Read More...

Citizens Advice Bureau

Published: 2 Aug 18

Located at offices in Biggleswade and Ampthill the Read More...

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