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Make Sure You Are Registered to Vote

It is YOUR responsibility to make sure you are registered to vote. Closing date for registration for the General Election on Thursday, December 12, is November 26 and that day is also the cut off for applications for postal votes and applications for proxy votes. You can register to vote if you are: 16 or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.         […]

The new odour control unit

Sewage Smell on Fairfield

Anglian Water have reported that repairs to the odour control media change (pictured) has now been completed and that the unit is now back up and running. Hopefully, this will get rid of the problem that has been blighting many residents on Fairfield again, particularly those in the area of the Water Treatment Works. We […]

Works to site off Eliot Way, Fairfield

The parish council and Ward Councillor Steve Dixon have been speaking to CBC Planning enforcement regarding the inconsiderate and dangerous parking from the new site off Eliot Way as well as the mud on the road. A CBC Enforcement Officer discussed these various issues with the site foreman yesterday (Thursday, January 24). The contractor parking […]