Minutes from the February 2016 meetings of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Minutes of 1st February 2016

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 1st February 2016.

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Summary of Minutes - 1st February 2016

Central Beds Council (CBC) - Councillor Ken Janes

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

  • Cllr. Janes confirmed that the HGV Weight Restrictions are now in force. In the first instance and in these early days, vehicles breaking this restriction should be reported to CBC Highways who will review and write to the owner of the vehicle highlighting the new restrictions. It's important to get the registration mark of the vehicle and if possible the branding of the vehicle owner. A photo of the offending vehicle can also be submitted. Contact details for reporting an offence: CBC Highways team on 0300 300 8049 or email [email protected].
  • Greenways parking - CBC confirmed that they are working on a revised drawing for this area; waiting for further updates on this matter.

Bedfordshire Police

CRIME REPORTRecorded Crime
Crime Type01/01/15
Violence against the person18
Sexual Offences00
Domestic Burglary01
Burglary Other12
Vehicle Crime011
Other Theft00
Criminal Damage03
Other Notable Offences00
Anti-Social Behaviour
 January 2015January 2016
4 x Abandonded vehicles, 2 x Rowdy/Inconsiderate behaviour, 2 x Malicious/Nuisance communications.
  • PCSO Peklivanas was in attendance; he informed the Council that the PCSO support for Bedfordshire is being reduced. The Council asked if he could find out what support/cover Eaton Bray and surrounding villages are expected to receive, awaiting further details.

News from the team

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

Non–emergency call 101 / All emergencies 999


Speedwatch are looking for volunteers to help with the speed checks. If you would like to get involved in trying to slow down traffic in the village and are concerned about road safety please contact Cllr. Mark Tomkins expressing your interest.

Vacancy - Parish Councillor

There is a vacancy for a Parish Councillor on Eaton Bray Parish Council. If you are interested in joining the council please email the Parish Clerk or visit our website for more details.

Neat - Village Clean Up Day

Saturday 19th March 1016: Put the date in your diary, let's make this the day when we all make a difference to help clean/tidy up a part of the village - let's all take pride in our parish.

Problem Trees/Hedging/Parking

Residents can report problem trees/hedging and parking causing obstruction/overhanging public footpaths by going onto the CBC website:

  1. Hedging/trees: centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/planning/trees-and-landscaping/guidance.aspx
  2. Parking: centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/travelling/parking/parking-on.aspx

Next Council Meetings

  • Monday 7th March 2016, from 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern (1st floor).
  • Monday 4th April 2016, from 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern (1st floor).

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