Minutes from the March 2019 meetings of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Minutes of 4th March 2019

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 4th March 2019.

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Summary of Minutes - 4th March 2019

Central Beds Council (CBC) - Councillor Ken Janes

Website: www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Customer Services: Telephone: 0300 300 8301 / Email: [email protected]

Bedfordshire Police

  • Eaton Bray Police contact : PC Edward Ruston - Email: [email protected]
  • For general Police contact/enquiries: Non–emergency call 101 / All emergencies 999
  • Please report incidents/see something suspicious - at any time of day. Try to obtain as much detail as possible to aid the police in their investigations.
    For reporting a crime on-line: bedfordshire.police.uk/report/Report-Shared/Report-a-crime

Neighbourhood Plan

Residents - keep your eyes on the Parish Council web site/facebook - for updates.

Parish Council website: www.ebpc.uk/np

Village Market

The Spring Village Market is planned for Saturday 11th May 2019, from 10am at Market Square, Eaton Bray.

Parish Burial Land

At the moment the Parish Council are unable to purchase additional burial land, therefore once the current cemetery is full the cemetery will be closed to future burials. The Council are in talks with church representative regarding additional land, but this is currently being discounted by the Diocese.


If you would like to get involved in trying to slow down traffic in the village/concerned about road safety, please contact the Parish Clerk.

Advertising in Parish

Due to repeated flouting of Parish rules from business/individuals displaying unauthorised advertising on parish land, the Parish Council will be reviewing the current policy with approved changes to take effect from Monday 1st April 2019. Details of the amended Advertising Policy will be able to viewed on the Parish Council website link: ebpc.uk/documents/EBAdvertisingonParishLand.pdf

Watercourse Maintenance

The Parish Council have a duty to stop water leakage from the main river going into the adjacent ditch - the main bank requires repair. There are potentially three options of repair/costs to the Council however the Internal Drainage Board (IDB) are carrying out further investigative work since clearing the site, prior to putting final proposals to the Council. The Parish Council are also looking to IDB to contribute towards these potentially extensive costs and request they look to other contractors regarding costs.

Next Council Meetings

  • Monday 1st April 2019, from 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern (1st floor).
  • Monday 13th May 2019, 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.