Minutes from the March 2012 meeting of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Minutes of 5th March 2012

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 5th March 2012.

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Summary of Minutes - Monday 5th March 2012

Speed Limit Change

The Parish Council are pleased to inform residents that the new speed limit for School Lane has been agreed, being reduced from 30mph to 20mph. Speed restriction signs are to be installed.

Central Beds Representative


Cllr Marion Mustoe informed the Parish Council that the new Core Strategy from Central Bedfordshire Council could potentially have an effect on Eaton Bray. She will be keeping a close eye on details and inform the Parish Council of any matters arising.

Cllr. Mustoe informed the Parish Council that the following applications are being called into committee: Land to the rear to The White Horse, The Rye Nurseries and Wavertree, Wellhead.

The Parish Council was informed that there has been a reduction in the Eaton Bray Council Tax Base for 2012/13: See table.

Village Sign

The Parish Council has been approached by residents interested in putting together a working group to design a village sign. A meeting is being set up to look at this proposal in more detail.

Broadband: EB Exchange

For those who are not aware, Eaton Bray's exchange has been updated, with all ISPs having the potential to offer the upgraded speeds (not just BT). Sky and TalkTalk also have their own hardware in the exchange as well.

Next Council Meeting

Monday 2nd April 2012, 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern.

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