Article 4 Direction – The whys and wherefores

You will have received (or will be receiving) an official letter from Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) regarding our Article 4 application to remove permitted development rights from Fairfield (PDR). The CBC letter goes into the legalities of our application but does not explain why we have felt compelled to do it. By the end of […]

Appointment of the new Parish Councillor

We are delighted to announce that at the August Parish Council meeting Vinesh Khatwa was Co-Opted as a Parish Councillor for Fairfield. This now takes the Parish Council back to the full complement of seven Parish Councillors. Vinesh lives in Fairfield with his family and is keen to get involved with the Community and help […]

Proposed change 2-tier Education System

Central Bedfordshire Council’s proposal to switch from a 3-tier to a 2-tier education system is now in its final stages. As a result of a previous ‘Have Your Say’ consultation the Council has now published it’s report together with a statutory notice of the proposed change. On Fairfield, the two Fairfield Park Lower Schools will […]

Anti-Social Behaviour – How you Could help?

There has been increased reports of anti-social behaviour on Fairfield over the past few weeks. All involve groups of teenagers and young people. Many of these are coming onto Fairfield from surrounding villages and towns and have been witnessed by several residents who have reported this to us and the Police. Much of the activity […]

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Tidy Tips to Re-Open and Green Waste Collection

CBC Tidy Tip are open again but on a restricted basis. They are available for essential waste only and on a “By Appointment” basis. To make an appointment and see the restrictions and requirements please refer to the CBC website www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.    

Harlington House

Harlington House

An application to remove the Over-55s only provision for buyers of apartments at Harlington House has been refused by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) Planners. This is the second time agents on behalf of Fairfield Gardens developer, Crest Nicholson, has made an application for the provision to be removed. The first was refused by Councillors, this […]

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 […]

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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Simon Little, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Fairfield Parish Council. The Public Notice can be downloaded here. If by 9 March 2020 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of the Public Notice) a request for an election to […]

Cemetery Provision for Fairfield -Summary Report

FPC is grateful for the respectful and candid response it has received on this matter.  Respondents have provided feedback to support the decision making in an objective and thoughtful manner. The following were presented as options to explore No new/ additional cemetery facilities within Fairfield and negotiate for more appropriate fees from North Herts District […]