Waste Collections and Bottle Banks

Central Bedfordshire Council are suffering severe staff shortages on the waste teams that work diligently each week. Many of them are having to self-isolate, etc. As a result they have suspended Green Waste collection until further notice. The bottle banks will continue to be emptied but if they are overflowing please take yours back home […]

CBC Orders Clean up of St Luke’s Church

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) have today issued an enforcement notice on the owner of St Lukes Chapel ordering him to clear up the outside of the building. This follows pressure from both ourselves (Fairfield Parish Council) and our CBC Ward Councillors. Numerous residents have also complained. The owner has until November 3 to appeal against […]

Pix Brook Academy Opening

MP Alistair Burt cut the ribbon to declare the new Pix Brook Academy open on Friday October 11. He was watched by pupils and their parents at the school plus representatives of local councils including Cllrs Dack (Chairman), Hunt (Vice-Chairman, Andrews, and Daffarn from Fairfield. The school is currently operating from a small site on […]

Fairfield Lower School

CBC proposed switch to 2-tier education

Central Bedfordshire Council is proposing a switch from 3-tier to 2-tier Education and will be starting a full consultation shortly. In a press release they say: The Council, headteachers and governing bodies across Shefford, Stotfold and surrounding area have developed a joint plan for schools for the future. The plan, endorsed by the Council’s Executive […]

Anti-Social Behaviour

Sadly, while the crime rate on Fairfield remains extremely low in comparison with other areas, there has been an increase in anti-social behaviour in recent weeks and twice Police have been called to deal with matters. The law on anti-social behaviour has changed in recent years and is now governed by The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime […]

Dickens Boulevard Roundabout Design Competition

Fairfield Parish Council announce a competition for the regeneration of the Dickens Boulevard Roundabout and are inviting designs from Fairfield children and residents. This roundabout is the main gateway at the entrance to Fairfield. It comprises as its centre piece the impressive oak tree that is an iconic view of Fairfield and the first impression […]

Election Results

Nick Andrews, Simon Little, Shawn Reader and Nick Reynolds have been elected to serve on Fairfield Parish Council for the next four years alongside sitting councillors Barrie Dack, Penny Daffarn and Amanda Hunt who have been re-elected. In a high turnout of 39 per cent the unsuccessful candidate was Mathew Hurley.         […]