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Remembrance Sunday 2020

This year’s Service of Remembrance on Fairfield had to be reduced, like services across the Country, to a Wreath laying ceremony to...

November 9, 2020

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Covid-19 Snake on the move!

The Covid-19 snake that has been weaving it’s way round the Urban Park is on the move to a new home. The snake is moving to the two...

October 26, 2020

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Hitchin Road Night Works Now Complete

Thanks to the fine weather, the night time roadworks on Hitchin Road has been completed ahead of schedule. So there will be no closure...

March 1, 2019

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Hitchin Road Traffic Update

Hitchin Road re-opened to traffic a few hours behind schedule but in readiness for the weekend. While the five-day closure brought with it...

December 8, 2018

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Important Traffic Information from Monday, December 3

A second attempt at completing major road works involved with the school and new housing development start on Monday December 3 at 9 am and...

November 30, 2018

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Traffic Works Cancelled

Due to unforseen circumstances, the proposed traffic works from today (Wednesday, November 28) to Sunday (December 2) has been cancelled...

November 28, 2018

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Anglian Water trace the Noise Problem!

The screeching noise that has blighted many on Fairfield during the past 24 hours has ceased! Investigations by staff at the Letchworth...

October 12, 2018

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More Traffic Misery!

Don’t shoot us, we’re only the messenger! But more traffic misery is going to start on Monday September 10 until the end of the...

September 5, 2018

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Grand opening of Telephone Book Exchange

Roll Up!!!! This Saturday (18th August) at 11am for the grand opening of The Fairfield Book Exchange Telephone Box (opposite Tesco just in...

August 13, 2018

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Telephone Box Library

The telephone box library has now been delivered and is in situ. It has to be permanently fixed and then fitted out with shelving before it...

July 12, 2018

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Hitchin Road Closure

Residents may feel that they have suffered enough with the traffic lights on Hitchin Road. But on Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4,...

April 10, 2018

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Parish Council Comments on the CBC Proposals

The deadline for comments to the second stage of the consultation to Central Bedfordshire’s Local Plan has now closed. May we thank all...

February 22, 2018

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The Overall Local Plan

This Plan seeks to: Build on our existing and emerging economic strengths in key sectors and deliver a minimum of 24,000 new jobs. Deliver...

January 15, 2018

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Map

A large version of the map can be downloaded here. The full CBC proposals can be views at www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/localplan....

January 15, 2018

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Response to CBC Draft Local Plan

Fairfield Parish Council has responded as follows to the CBC Draft Local Plan: Fairfield Parish Council is disappointed with the CBC draft...

September 6, 2017

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Fairfield address change moves a step closer

Royal Mail has started the first stage of its consultation that, hopefully, will see our postal addresses from “Stotfold” to...

September 2, 2017

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Have Your Say

The consultation will be open for feedback from 4 July to 29 August 2017. CBC is requesting public feedback on these options on the plan...

June 29, 2017

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FPC Land Transfer Proposals

Negotiations are continuing between FPC and the directors of the Fairfield Hall Management Company (FHMC) over boundaries for the proposed...

May 8, 2017

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Phil Mitchinson resigns

It is with regret that we have to report that Cllr Phil Mitchinson has resigned for personal reasons from the council with immediate...

December 15, 2016

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Re-planting in West orchard to start shortly

Volunteers Required! The second stage of the Fairfield Orchards restoration gets underway shortly with a new tree planting in the West...

November 12, 2016

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Delay over Fairfield’s 20mph zone

Fairfield Parish Council have been informed by Central Bedfordshire Council that the work to install the 20mph speed limit signage around...

November 1, 2016

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Planning permission granted for school and new housing

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Development Management Committee have approved the detailed plans for the new Fairfield Park Lower...

July 6, 2016

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Parish Council opposes plans for new housing and expresses concerns on issues over new school proposals

Fairfield Parish Council has today submitted its response to proposals by Campbell Buchanan to build 180 houses and a two form entry school...

May 20, 2016

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Orchards saved from future development?

The planning application by P J Livesey to build two dormer bungalows on the far end of West Orchard has been overwhelmingly rejected by...

April 4, 2016

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FPC Response to CBC Livesey Application for Eliot Way

After meeting with residents On January 7  the parish council made the following comments to CBC on the proposal: Concern regarding...

January 16, 2016

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Orchard Planning Application

About 60 residents attended the public meeting called to discuss the outline application by P J Livesey for two dormer bungalows at the...

December 8, 2015

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Chairman’s Statement

The council has been working since inception to solve the issue of the Orchards and other areas intended for community use. Letters sent to...

December 8, 2015

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FPC Response to CBC on Orchard Application

1.  The site is within the Fairfield neighbourhood plan designated area.  In the results of the survey providing evidence for the...

December 8, 2015

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Planning Applications for the West Orchard and Eliot Way

Consultation is now closed on the two planning applications from P J Livesey. Both applications are due to be consider by Central...

November 22, 2015

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Compulsory Purchase may be the ‘ONLY WAY’ to solve issues

Compulsory purchase may be the only solution to resolve the long running saga over unmanaged areas of community assets on Fairfield. That...

September 4, 2015

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New housing and care home for Fairfield

Revised plans for the former Pig Testing Station have been lodged by the developers to CBC. This follows discussions with the Council who...

May 5, 2015

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