Minutes from the February 2015 meetings of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Minutes of 2nd February 2015

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 2nd February 2015.

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Summary of Minutes - 2nd February 2015

Central Beds Council (CBC)

Website: www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Customer Services: Telephone: 0300 300 8302 / Email: [email protected]

  • Motorcycle Track: The Planning Application was passed with conditions. For full details view the CBC website.
  • CBC Speed Limit Works: as part of CBCís speed limit works, the installation of a 50mph speed limit buffer is being installed on Tring Road (Wellhead) south of Dunstable. The 50mph speed limit will replace the existing national speed limit leading from Dunstable and terminating by the Harling Road roundabout junction.

Bedfordshire Police

CRIME REPORTRecorded Crime
Crime Type01/01/14
Violence against the person01
Sexual Offences00
Domestic Burglary00
Burglary Other01
Vehicle Crime00
Other Theft00
Criminal Damage00
Anti-Social Behaviour
 January 2014January 2015

News from the team

If you wish to contact your Local Policing Team then please call 01582 473411 or email LPT.LeightonBuzzardLinslade&Rural

All information is confidential and no names will be disclosed. Please remember if you need to contact the Police: Non–emergency call 101 / All emergencies 999

Ban On HGV Vehicles Over 7.5 Tonnes Through Parish

CBC has approved the plans put forward for restrictions to HGV's through Eaton Bray and Totternhoe. Awaiting confirmation from Bucks County Council for road signage at road entrance points.

Football Pitches

The Parish Council are in the process of putting together Agreements with EB Lions on their usage and contributions to maintenance costs of the parish recreation grounds/greens.

Car Parking Issues

It has been brought to the councilís attention that a number of cars are being parked in such a way to obstruct public footpath pedestrian access and opposite road junctions. Please note that it is an offence to park opposite a road junction and to block/obstruct the public footpath at any time.

Planning Application CB/14/04055/OUT
Land Off Totternhoe Rd, Eaton Bray/Outline Planning For 150 Dwellings

The Parish Council objected to the above planning application and sent their recommendations to Vicki Davies, Planning Officer, CBC. To view the councilís full response to the application please follow the link: ebpc.co.uk/letters/150109

The application has been called in to committee and the date for this meeting is to be confirmed. The Planning Application received a large number of objections and therefore due to the number of responses CBC has confirmed that they were still accepting letters up to 28th February 2015.

Additional Information


  • Parish Elections are to be held on Thursday 7th May 2015, if you wish to stand for Parish Councillor for Eaton Bray Parish Council then please contact the Parish Clerk for a nomination pack; the deadline for nomination papers to be sent to the Acting Returning Officer at Central Beds Council, Chicksands is Thursday 9th April 2015.
  • The General Election will take place on Thursday 7th May 2015. To vote in the election you must be on the electoral register. You can register online or by post, for further details go to: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council is looking into the option of developing a local plan.

Next Council Meeting

Monday 2nd March 2015, 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern.

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