Minutes from the March 2011 meeting of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 7th March 2011.

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Summary of Minutes - Monday 7th March 2011

Local Elections

The Parish Council Local Elections will be held on Thursday 5th May 2011.

Central Bedfordshire

Mobile Library: Concerns were raised with the reduction of the mobile library visits. Cllr Mustoe informed the Parish Council that a Library Link service is available; a facility available to those unable to get to main libraries.

Details of this service can be obtained by:-

  1. www.galaxy.bedfordshire.gov.uk/.../library_link.htm
  2. Telephone Library Link on 0300 300 8061
  3. Write to Central Bedfordshire, Flitwick Library, Coniston Road, Flitwick, MK45 1QJ

Miscellaneous Items

Recreation Ground Improvements

The Parish Council have agreed on the new play equipment to be installed in School Lane play area


The council looked at the option of increasing the rent for allotment plots within the parish.

Eaton Bray Parish Council: Parish Allotment Income & Expenditure

Outgoings:£328.00Water Supply/Grass cutting
This shortfall does not include any other spends needed during the year.
Proposed Increased:
Whole Plot
Current: £5 - Increase: £10
Current: £4 - Increase: £7
Current: £3 - Increase: £5

The Parish Council agreed that there is a need to increase the current rental and that the increase will take effect for current allotment holders from 1st October 2011 (2011-2012 allotment year). Any new allotment holders will pay the increased rate with immediate effect.

Rubbish Bins

The Parish Council has agreed to two new bins being sited (i) Adjacent to skate park (ii) Entrance to Knights close. In addition, to have a bin relocated from the far corner of the School Lane Car Park to a more suitable location.

Next Council Meeting

Monday 4th April 2011, 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern.

The Parish Clerk can be contacted using the details shown on the Eaton Bray Parish Council home page.


Land from Bower Lane/Harling Road to Mill End Close

The Parish Council would like to hear your views regarding the potential development of a piece of land 20+ acres.

Please complete this form by Friday 1st April 2011.

This form is now overdue.
Please see the March 2011 issue of Focus magazine.