Village

What’s in a Name?

The parish council is going to submit the suggestion that it be re-named Fairfield Village Council. The discussion arose as part of Central Bedfordshire Councils Community Governance Review currently being undertaken by Central Bedfordshire Council. In Central Bedfordshire we have either Town or Parish Councils. But the law states there can be other names and […]

Picture of water treatment centre

New Sewage Odour

The council has been aware for several weeks of a new sewage smell. This is emanating from the area of the new building works on the former Pig Testing Station down to the area of the new school. This matter was taken up by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) and urgent meetings have taken place between […]

Fairfield

Land Transfer

It is almost two years since Hotbed Ground Rents agreed to transfer areas of land to the Parish Council. These areas included the two Orchards, the tennis court, the area at the rear of the Community Centre, and the area that stretches from Kingsley Avenue to Eliot Way and which is designated as the Gateway […]

Middle School Admissions

FPC was shocked and surprised to hear of the lack of places at Etonbury School for leavers from Fairfield Park Lower School. FPC sought a meeting in 2016 with the Central Bedfordshire School admissions team and Cllr Steve Dixon to discuss whether the infrastructure was in place for older age groups.  We were assured that […]

Developer plans

Developer adds shop to plans

Lochailort Fairfield Ltd have notified the council that they are again revising their plans for housing adjoining the new school in Hitchin Road. They are re-submitting their plans to include space for a shop with apartments above. However, a medical facility does not form part of their new proposals. Once submitted, FPC will again look […]