News Archives

Thames Valley Police and Milton Keynes Council's Day of Action - Granby Court

Published: 30 Sep 20

The Central Bletchley Neighbourhood Policing team will be attending Granby Court for a meet and greet to engage with residents and discuss any issues residents may have on Wednesday 7th October between 11am-4pm.

Upcoming A421 closure

Published: 30 Sep 20

Due to the continuation of the A421 dualling project, the A421 will be closed from 8:00pm on Friday 9th October 2020 to 6:00am on Monday 12th October 2020.

Road closure - Watling Street V4

Published: 24 Sep 20

Milton Keynes Council has issued a public notice for an upcoming closure of Watling Street V4 (for approximately 230 meters in a North Westerly direction) from its junction with Kelly’s Kitchen Roundabout.

NHS Covid-19 app launched today

Published: 24 Sep 20

Today the NHS has launched a new Covid-19 app as part of its Test and Trace service. Alongside traditional contact tracing, the app is able to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus.

Notice of Vacancy - Fenny Stratford Ward

Published: 23 Sep 20

A vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Fenny Stratford Ward of the Parish Council of Bletchley and Fenny Stratford.

Anglian Water Works on Water Eaton Road

Published: 23 Sep 20

Please be aware that Anglian Water will be undertaking works on Water Eaton Road at the junction with Brooklands Road tomorrow (24th September) between 9.30am-4.30pm.

MK Covid-19 Community Champions

Published: 23 Sep 20

Milton Keynes Council are looking for 1000 local people to become a MK Covid-19 Community Champion, to protect themselves and care for others as we all work together to control Covid-19.

Bletchley Flyover works: Buckingham Road and Saxon Street Footpath Closure

Published: 22 Sep 20

As part of the works at the Bletchley flyover, the Buckingham Road and Saxon Street footpath will be closed. The footpath will be closed from Monday 5th October to Friday 9th October 2020 from 7:30am to 6:00pm each day.

Milton Keynes Council's Covid-19 Outbreak Control Plan and Weekly Updates

Published: 18 Sep 20

Milton Keynes Council provides a weekly update which includes the positive Covid-19 case rate along with some of the actions taken as part of their Covid-19 Outbreak Control Plan.

War Memorial Benches

Published: 18 Sep 20

View this news article to see photos of the memorial benches which are now in place at the Queensway War Memorial.

Roadworks information update: A421 Marsh Leys to A4280, in both directions - road marking renewal

Published: 16 Sep 20

Highways England will be carrying out essential road marking renewal work. They will also be carrying out essential resurfacing works on the A4280 exit slip road alongside replacing High Friction Surfacing.

Electric Scooter Information

Published: 16 Sep 20

We have been asked to share this information about e-scooters by Thames Valley Police Milton Keynes.

East West Rail Alliance Community Drop In Events – Bletchley Flyover

Published: 16 Sep 20

EWR Alliance are holding community drop in events for members of the public to give feedback about the Bletchley Flyover works.

September 2020 e-newsletter

Published: 11 Sep 20

Please view this news article to read our latest e-newsletter for September 2020.

Become a councillor webpage

Published: 9 Sep 20

There is a new webpage on our website: ‘Become a councillor’. On this webpage, there is helpful advice and guidance about what is expected of a councillor and what attributes make a good councillor.

Viewing Details of Meetings, Agendas and Minutes

Published: 8 Sep 20

From April 2020, the Town Council are using ModernGov software which is where you can find the details of our Meetings, Agendas and Minutes.

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Deal Online Survey - Have Your Say

Published: 7 Sep 20

The Town Board want to hear your views on how the Town Deal money, worth £25 million, could be invested. Please share your ideas by completing this short online survey.

Bletchley Landfill site - application rejected by MKDCC

Published: 4 Sep 20

The application for extension of the operational life of Bletchley Landfill was unanimously rejected by Milton Keynes Development Control Committee.

Bletchley Flyover piling works

Published: 4 Sep 20

As with previous notifications, East West Rail Alliance would like to inform residents of disruptive works which are taking place in Bletchley. They are currently carrying out piling activities on the West Coast Main Line in order to build hoarding along the railway, and to install new overhead line equipment.

Notices of Vacancies

Published: 4 Sep 20

There are three notices of vacancies in the following wards: Manor South, Granby and Eaton South. Please view the notices in this news article.

A421 weekend closures

Published: 3 Sep 20

Please be aware that the A421 between the Eagle Farm Roundabout up to M1 Junction 13 will be closed temporarily this weekend on both sides, from 8pm on Friday 4th September until 6am on Monday 7th September (or earlier if the works are completed sooner).

East West Rail Works: Bletchley Road two-way traffic signals and road closure

Published: 26 Aug 20

East West Rail are installing project fencing along Bletchley Road and have consent from Buckinghamshire Council to install two-way traffic signals from Tuesday 1st September to Friday 4th September 2020.

One BLMK Clinical Commissioning Groups - Public Survey

Published: 25 Aug 20

From 1 April 2021, Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCGs are planning to become one single NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in line with NHS England’s Long Term Plan. They want to hear your views in an online survey.

Water Eaton Community Larder

Published: 25 Aug 20

The Community Larder is a membership programme where anyone can get their shopping for a little as £3.50 per week. The Water Eaton Community Larder will open on Tuesday 8th September 2020 and will continue every Tuesday between 2pm-3.30pm.

Roadworks: A421 Marsh Leys to A4280 in both directions

Published: 24 Aug 20

Highways England will be carrying out essential road marking renewal works at the A421 Marsh Leys to A4280, in both directions. Highways England plan to complete this work over four weeks, from Saturday 5 September to Tuesday 6 October.

East West Rail Works: Saxon Street Road Closure

Published: 21 Aug 20

As part of the continuing works at Bletchley flyover, Saxon Street will be closed between Princess Roundabout and Brunel Roundabout. The closure will start at 6:00am to 6:00pm on Friday 28th August 2020.

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Deal - Have Your Say

Published: 21 Aug 20

Work is underway to prepare a bid to Government for a Town Deal for Bletchley and Fenny Stratford worth £25 million. The Town Board want to hear your views on how the Town Deal money could be invested. Share your ideas by completing this short survey.

Support and advice throughout Covid-19

Published: 20 Aug 20

We are regularly sharing local information and sources of support on our website and across our social media channels.

A421 Further Notice

Published: 14 Aug 20

Please view this Further Notice received from Milton Keynes Council.

Town Councillors

Published: 14 Aug 20

Who are your councillors and what do they do?

Investment plans for Bletchley and Fenny Stratford take shape

Published: 10 Aug 20

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford will receive a £1m investment to add to its redway cycling links and begin work to revitalise the former fire station site.

Emergency closure notice - Duncombe Street

Published: 7 Aug 20

The closure is in place as there is a burst water main outside 100 Duncombe Street, Bletchley.

Bletchley market news release

Published: 6 Aug 20

Please read the following news release about Bletchley market.

A421 temporary closure

Published: 5 Aug 20

Please be aware that Central Bedfordshire Council has requested to close the A421 as part of the A421 duelling scheme later this month.

Summer e-newsletter

Published: 4 Aug 20

Please view this news article to view our latest e-newsletter for summer 2020.

Visit from the Mayor of Milton Keynes

Published: 3 Aug 20

We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Milton Keynes, Cllr Andrew Geary, on Friday 31st July.

Citizens Advice MK

Published: 30 Jul 20

Find out more about the different ways you can speak to and get advice from Citizens Advice MK.

Notice of Vacancy - Manor South Ward

Published: 29 Jul 20

A vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Manor South Ward of the Parish Council of Bletchley and Fenny Stratford.

East West Rail Alliance - July newsletter

Published: 29 Jul 20

Please read this article to view the second issue of the East West Rail project newsletter which contains updates on the Bletchley Flyover and useful progress animations.

Reopening of IT Suite at Spotlight

Published: 28 Jul 20

The IT Suite at Spotlight will be opening again from Monday 3rd August 2020. It will be open on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and for a maximum of 45 minutes at a time.

Online Neighbourhood Policing Team Question and Answer Session

Published: 23 Jul 20

Thames Valley Police are hosting an online Milton Keynes Neighbourhood Policing Team Question and Answer session on Friday 31st July 2020 between 6pm to 8pm.

Reopening of Bletchley Leisure Centre

Published: 23 Jul 20

InspireAll are making the final preparations at Bletchley Leisure Centre to ensure that it is safe for customers and staff to reopen on Saturday 25th July 2020.

MKPA Summer Play Sessions

Published: 21 Jul 20

Further details and dates of the MKPA Summer Play Sessions have been released. To ensure safe play, please book your child's place in advance.

Partial road closure to traffic - Queensway

Published: 21 Jul 20

Milton Keynes Council will close off part of Queensway to traffic from Wednesday 22 July. This is a temporary measure to help people socially distance and to shop safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Public Toilets

Published: 20 Jul 20

From Monday 20th July, the public toilets will be open.

Oakbrook play area - Galapagos Grove

Published: 16 Jul 20

Please read this news article to find out more about the reopening of the Oakbrook play area at Galapagos Grove.

Further Notice: A421

Published: 13 Jul 20

Please be advised that Central Bedfordshire Council has requested to close the A421 as part of the A421 duelling scheme.

Bletchley market news release

Published: 9 Jul 20

Please read the following news release about Bletchley market.

Anti-littering campaigns and resources

Published: 8 Jul 20

Several organisations, including DEFRA and Keep Britain Tidy, have created a range of anti-littering resources.

Bus services diverted: Buckingham Road closure

Published: 3 Jul 20

From 5th July until further notice, buses that normally pass under the railway bridge to access Bletchley Bus Station will either terminate at Bletchley Rail Station or take alternative routes. Access to Bletchley Town Centre will be on foot via Buckingham Road.

Important update to Buckingham Road closure

Published: 3 Jul 20

Milton Keynes Council have amended the timings for the works on Buckingham Road. From 5th July to 7th December, the road will be closed for 24 hours a day throughout this period.

Milton Keynes Council's Covid-19 Outbreak Plan

Published: 1 Jul 20

Milton Keynes Council have recently published the first edition of an outbreak plan to help control the spread of Covid-19 in Milton Keynes.

Annual Report 2019-2020

Published: 30 Jun 20

You can now read the Town Council's Annual Report for 2019-2020.

Removal of Street Furniture at Brunel Roundabout - East West Rail and associated works

Published: 29 Jun 20

As part of the East West Rail project, Network Rail will be removing their Flyover Bridge over Buckingham Road near Brunel Roundabout. In order for Network rail to carry out this work, Milton Keynes Council have been asked to remove some of the street furniture which will then be reinstated after the works.

Extraordinary Meeting - Lakes Estate Planning Application

Published: 29 Jun 20

An extraordinary Town Council meeting, to discuss the planning application for the Lakes Estate (20/00942/OUT), was held via Zoom on Tuesday 7th July at 7pm. The meeting was live streamed and is available to view on our Facebook page. The slides provided by the developers can be viewed here

Resurfacing works

Published: 26 Jun 20

In July, there will be road closures to enable resurfacing works. The closures include Princes Way, Bletchley (Junction with Albert Street) and closure of Second Avenue in Bletchley.

Public Toilets

Published: 25 Jun 20

From Monday 29th June 2020, the disabled toilet will be open. However, at the moment, the Town Council does not feel that it can comply with government guidance and open the other toilets at this time.

High temperatures expected

Published: 24 Jun 20

High temperatures are expected this week. Please look after yourself and your family members. Please read the following advice about how to cope in hot weather conditions.

Road closure - Buckingham Road

Published: 23 Jun 20

Milton Keynes Council have announced that between 5th July 2020 to 7th December 2020, Buckingham Road, from its junction with Water Eaton Road to its junction with Brunel Roundabout, will be closed. Milton Keynes Council have confirmed to us that the closure is between the hours of 9.00pm to 5.00am each day, so the road will be open during the daytime.

Election 2021: Thursday 6th May 2021

Published: 23 Jun 20

The next election for town councillors will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021. The equal participation of women and men, as our elected councillors and as our leaders, is an important condition for effective democracy and good governance.

Update and FAQs on V4 Underpass

Published: 22 Jun 20

Find out more information about the construction works at the site of the V4 underpass.

1000 food parcels delivered to the local community so far

Published: 18 Jun 20

In partnership with Water Eaton Church and the Community Larder, the Town Council delivered its 1000th parcel this week.

Hybrid planning application proposing redevelopment of the Lakes Estate

Published: 15 Jun 20

A hybrid planning application (20/00942/OUT) has been received proposing redevelopment of the Lakes Estate.

Additional days added to Water Eaton Road works

Published: 11 Jun 20

Ringway have requested to carry out works on Water Eaton Road on Saturday 13th June and on Saturday 20th June. The hours of work planned for the Saturdays are between 8am to 4pm.

Carers Week: 8th June - 14th June 2020

Published: 10 Jun 20

This week is Carers Week, which highlights and appreciates the work of carers across the country.

Christmas lights in 2020

Published: 9 Jun 20

Please read the following update about the Christmas lights for 2020, following the Town Council meeting on Tuesday 2nd June 2020.

Road closure - A4146 Eaton Leys

Published: 5 Jun 20

In order to allow resurfacing works to take place, the following length of road will be closed: A4146, Eaton Leys - from its junction with Kelly’s Kitchen Roundabout to its junction with Galley Lane.

Memory support from Alzheimer's Society

Published: 3 Jun 20

The Memory Support Service team at Alzheimer’s Society are still here for people affected by dementia as well as people who are concerned about their memories.

Road Closure - Drayton Road

Published: 1 Jun 20

Drayton Road will be closed from 9.30am on Monday 1st June until 4.30pm on Tuesday 2nd June.

Update from Milton Keynes Council - Water Eaton Road - Highway Improvements

Published: 20 May 20

The installation of highway improvements along Water Eaton Road was suspended in March. Milton Keynes Council has announced that the works will start on Tuesday 26th May 2020.

Support for MK residents who are unemployed due to COVID-19 by Age UK MK

Published: 19 May 20

Communities are facing lots of different challenges during this time and the loss of employment can be a shock to people. Age UK MK are offering support via phone/email and skype.

Reopening of Willen Hospice shop in Bletchley

Published: 19 May 20

The Willen Hospice shop in Bletchley is reopening and will be selling food essential items which were donated by Tesco.

Mental Health Awareness Week: 18th May - 24th May

Published: 18 May 20

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, with kindness being the theme this year.

Latest information on Lakes Estate Regeneration

Published: 15 May 20

The planning application for regeneration in the Lakes Estate has been submitted and is now with the planners at Milton Keynes Council to ensure it meets their requirements.

Pot hole works – Thursday 21st May

Published: 15 May 20

Pot hole works will be carried out on Simpson Road and Watling Street on Thursday 21st May.

Reopening of Household Waste Recycling Centres

Published: 14 May 20

Milton Keynes Council has announced that Household Waste Recycling Centres will reopen from Monday 18th May. A number of measures have been introduced to ensure that both workers and the public are able to maintain social distancing.

Update - Town Council meetings

Published: 13 May 20

The Town Council will be starting remote council meetings via Zoom from Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Update from London Northwestern Railway

Published: 12 May 20

From Monday 18th May, there will be further changes to the London Northwestern Railway timetable.

Partial road closure - Buckingham Road

Published: 11 May 20

Please be aware that part of Buckingham Road, from its junction with Water Eaton Road to its junction with Brunel Roundabout, will be closed between 9:00pm and 6:00am on 18th May 2020 to 22nd May 2020.

Clear recycling sacks - annual delivery ongoing

Published: 6 May 20

The annual delivery of recycling sacks is currently taking place across Milton Keynes. A roll of qty 60 sacks is delivered annually and further top up rolls can be ordered through the year.

Neighbourhood Plan Update

Published: 4 May 20

The area put forward by the Town Council for designation as a neighbourhood plan area has been approved by Milton Keynes Council.

Partial road closure - Water Eaton Road

Published: 1 May 20

Between 9pm on 16th May 2020 to 17th May 2020 at 6am, part of Water Eaton Road will be closed to enable roadworks to be completed.

Waste Collection Update from Milton Keynes Council

Published: 1 May 20

Food and Garden Waste (green bins) will return to normal from Monday 11th May. Collections will happen as normal on your usual day.

Partial road closure - Drayton Road

Published: 24 Apr 20

Please be aware that part of Drayton Road, which includes Skew bridge, will be closed from 27th April until 5th June.

Lane Closure on Denbigh Roundabout

Published: 24 Apr 20

Please be aware that a lane will be closed on Denbigh roundabout from 9.30am on 28th April till 4.30pm on 29th April.

Bulky waste collection will resume from Monday 27th April

Published: 23 Apr 20

From Monday morning, bulky waste collection can be arranged by calling MK Council Customer Services. Read on to find out more.

Roadworks: Fern Grove, Watling Street A5d to River Ouzel and Drayton Road

Published: 20 Apr 20

Please be aware that roadworks are taking place within our parish. Remember that, at this time, you should only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home).

Arriva Bus updates - reduced timetables and contactless payment

Published: 15 Apr 20

Reduced timetables are in now in place for Arriva bus services. Read on to find out more, including contactless payment via card or via the m-ticket app.

Support during the Coronavirus Crisis

Published: 14 Apr 20

We are regularly updating local information on our website about support which is available locally. Find out more information and contact details for local support in this news article.

Milton Keynes Council - Waste Collection Services Update

Published: 9 Apr 20

In current circumstances, Milton Keynes Council has made changes to waste collection services. Find out more information and updates.

Food Bank Xtra - Spotlight Centre

Published: 7 Apr 20

The Spotlight Centre on the Lakes Estate has now become a Food Bank Extra from today and is open 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. In order to access this service, a valid voucher must be obtained by calling the Food Bank Helpline on 01908 565852. Read on to find out more.

Bletchley Landfill – Application to extend life-time of landfill site in Newton Leys (Application No 20/00678/FULMMA)

Published: 2 Apr 20

Milton Keynes Council has received a planning application from the operators of the landfill site in Newton Leys (Application No 20/00678/FULMMA) which, if granted, will extend the use of the landfill until 2037. Comments on this application must be received by Milton Keynes Council by Wednesday 8th April 2020.

Community Action: MK

Published: 2 Apr 20

Community Action: MK is providing and streamlining their services in response to the Covid-19 crisis through a coordinated volunteering and support services programme. Find out more about how Community Action: MK are helping local groups throughout this difficult time.

Citizens Advice MK

Published: 1 Apr 20

Citizens Advice MK is no longer open for face to face appointments but there are plenty of other ways to get in contact with them for support and advice.

Mental health and wellbeing throughout the Covid-19 outbreak

Published: 31 Mar 20

There have been lots of changes to our daily lives in a short period of time. It is important that we all look after our mental health, as well as physical health. Read on for advice from Public Health England and the NHS.

Coronavrius: how to help safely

Published: 30 Mar 20

Read to find out more about how you can help your local community during the coronavirus outbreak and for guidance on how to ensure the safety of all involved.

Further Notice: Temporary Closure of the A421

Published: 30 Mar 20

Read more about the upcoming temporary closure of the A421, starting from 8pm on Friday 3rd April 2020 until 5am on Monday 6th April 2020.

Proposed Order - Rowlands Close

Published: 26 Mar 20

Please be aware that the Secretary of State for Department of Transport proposes to make this Order: proposed stopping up of highway at Rowlands Close, Bletchley, MK2 2NL. Read on to find out more information.

"Home Bargains" Planning appeal refused (55 - 65 Queensway, Bletchley)

Published: 26 Mar 20

An appeal against refusal of planning permission for development of 55 – 65 Queensway has been unsuccessful. The Town Council, along with local businesses and MKC councillors, objected to the plans and gave evidence to the Planning Inspector in opposition to the appeal.

Assistance from Age UK MK

Published: 26 Mar 20

Are you an older resident in self-isolation or do you know someone who is? Age UK MK is enabling support for residents of Milton Keynes aged over 70 who do not have existing support.

Temporary Road Closure - Aylesbury Street, Bletchley between 7th April to 8th April

Published: 26 Mar 20

Aylesbury Street, Bletchley will be temporarily closed on 7th April - 8th April (between 7pm to 4am) to enable Anglican Water to carry out routine maintenance.

Free learning for all ages!

Published: 26 Mar 20

Learn from home with these free learning resources from ChatterPack. From virtual tours to online courses, there is something for everyone.

Covid-19 MK Emergency Response Appeal

Published: 25 Mar 20

In partnership with Milton Keynes Council, MK Community Foundation has launched the Covid-19 MK Emergency Response Appeal to generate much needed funds to support local community groups and vulnerable people.

Highways update from Milton Keynes Council

Published: 25 Mar 20

Please be patient with any Highways queries in these unprecedented circumstances.

A message from Milton Keynes Council Leader Pete Marland

Published: 25 Mar 20

Please read this message for the latest response to the Covid-19 outbreak by Milton Keynes Council.

Covid19 - following the latest advice

Published: 20 Mar 20

We are monitoring advice from the Government and Public Health England on a daily basis.

Cancelled - Community Litter Pick Monday 30th March

Published: 18 Mar 20

Following government advice and the postponement of the Great British Spring Clean to September 2020, we have decided to cancel our Community Litter Pick which was due to take place on Monday 30th March.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Published: 18 Mar 20

How are you managing during the current health emergency? We will be posting local information on our website and keeping in touch with local residents and communities.

Closed - Spotlight Community Centre

Published: 18 Mar 20

Please be aware that, in line with current government advice, Spotlight will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice.

Postponed - Town Council meetings

Published: 17 Mar 20

Following current government advice, it has been decided to postpone all future Town Council Meetings with immediate effect. You can keep updated by checking our website and social media channels.

Local elections postponed until May 2021

Published: 16 Mar 20

Following Friday's announcement, all local elections in England, that were due to take place in May this year, have been postponed until May 2021.

Cancelled - St Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

Published: 13 Mar 20

Unfortunately, the St Patrick's Day Parade, which was due to take place tomorrow, has been cancelled. However, St Patrick's Day celebrations are still taking place at the Irish Centre from 12pm.

Postponed - Easter Play Sessions

Published: 10 Mar 20

The MKPA Easter Sessions have been postponed. Please go to the MKPA website for further information.

Cancelled - Community Climate Change Action Group meeting

Published: 6 Mar 20

Due to current government guidelines, the group's first meeting, which was due to take place on Thursday 26th March, has been cancelled.

Statutory Consultation: Water Eaton Road - Proposed Traffic Calming Scheme and Parking Restrictions

Published: 5 Mar 20

Read about Milton Keynes Council's proposals to introduce traffic calming features and parking restrictions on parts of Water Eaton Road, Willow Way, Celina Close, Hunter Drive, Saffron Street and Chestnut Crescent in Bletchley.

Albert Street Conveniences

Published: 3 Mar 20

Albert Street Conveniences will be closed temporarily on Friday 6th March for repair work.

Water Eaton Road, Bletchley

Published: 28 Feb 20

Milton Keynes Council has changed proposals for traffic calming measures in Water Eaton Road following consultation with the community.

Newton Leys Allotments Update

Published: 26 Feb 20

Find out more about the Newton Leys Allotments and how you can join the waiting list for this site.

MK Futures Draft Strategy

Published: 24 Feb 20

A draft strategy for the future of Milton Keynes for 2050 has been published and you are invited to comment by Friday 17 April 2020. Find out more at a public meeting at 6.30 pm Wednesday 11 March 2020 at Bletchley Library.

ROC Conversation Event

Published: 28 Jan 20

Join us on Monday 24th February 7pm-9pm at Sycamore Hall for a ROC Conversation Event.

Temporary Road Closures due to Essential Pothole Maintenance

Published: 17 Jan 20

Please be aware that there will be temporary road closures in the next few days due to essential pothole maintenance.

Pre-Planning Exhibition at Spotlight

Published: 13 Jan 20

Pre-Planning Exhibition at Spotlight on Sunday 26th January 1pm-4pm and on Monday 27th January 10.30am - 7pm. All residents of the Lakes Estate are welcome.

Allotment Tenants Meeting on Monday 20th January

Published: 7 Jan 20

There will be an Allotment Tenants Meeting on Monday 20th January at 11am at Larch Grove Allotment, Bletchley, MK2 2LQ.

Councillor Vacancy

Published: 7 Jan 20

Former Councillor Peter Kuling is no longer a member of Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council.

New CCTV Cameras

Published: 20 Dec 19

We have responded to local residents' concerns about anti-social behaviour by installing two new mobile CCTV cameras on Serpentine Court and on the Lakes Estate.

Newton Leys Allotments

Published: 12 Dec 19

Recently the Town Council signed the legal documents necessary for transfer of ownership of Newton Leys Allotments. We are now waiting for confirmation that the transfer has taken place meanwhile the site remains in the ownership of Taylor Wimpey.

Christmas Tree Donation

Published: 3 Dec 19

We are pleased to announce that this years Christmas Tree has been donated by McCarthy & Stone

Towers to rival Stephenson House?

Published: 15 Nov 19

Planning permission is being sought for demolition of the Burger King at 11 Saxon Street and construction of two 8 to 16 storey buildings containing 136 new homes

Road Closure for Remembrance Day Service

Published: 6 Nov 19

Please read this news article for further information about the Remembrance Service for this year.

Climate Change Task and Finish Group - Call for Written Evidence

Published: 6 Nov 19

Milton Keynes Council is asking for environmental experts, as well as local people and businesses, to share views and evidence on how Milton Keynes could be transformed into the world’s first ‘post-carbon’ city as part of an upcoming Scrutiny Task and Finish Group.

Support Food Bank by Decorating Christmas Wooden Shapes

Published: 25 Oct 19

Particularly at this time of the year, we as a community should look after those who are less fortunate and in need of support.

Short Survey on Library Services in Milton Keynes

Published: 21 Oct 19

We really value our local library and want to keep it. Please help the library service by joining in their consultation.

Eaton Avenue Traffic Calming

Published: 21 Oct 19

Update on planned traffic calming scheme in Eaton Avenue

Queensway Verge & Pavement Parking Consultation

Published: 9 Oct 19

We recently held a consultation to seek opinion on invoking the Council wide Verge and Pavement Parking prohibition and the results were 90% in favour.

Queensway War Memorial

Published: 7 Oct 19

A great big thank you to Bletchley Freemasons for the work they have done on the Queensway War Memorial and to Fabric World for the beautiful pansies that they supplied.

Traffic Restriction Order - Manor Road

Published: 27 Sep 19

Milton Keynes Council has made the Traffic Regulation Order which will restrict part of the clu-de-sac in Manor Road to prohibit waiting at any time.

Newton Leys Football Pitches

Published: 27 Sep 19

Expressions of interest in using football pitches at Newton Leys Pavilion Furzey Way are now invited from football clubs, groups or other organisations.

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council Christmas Celebration

Published: 4 Sep 19

Stall application form is here to be downloaded.

Thank you for Joining our Community Litter Pick

Published: 3 Sep 19

Thank you very much for joining our Community Litter Pick at the Blue Lagoon yesterday. Town Council staff members were so pleased to see so many of you.

Queensway Planning Permission Refused

Published: 2 Aug 19

Planning permission for demolition of existing buildings at 55 - 65 Queensway Bletchley and construction of a mixed use development including retail/office units and 48 flats was refused by Milton Keynes Council's Development Committee on 1 August 2019.

Parking Survey

Published: 31 Jul 19

The Town Council have been given the opportunity to activate a prohibition order but would like to hear from you before the we make a decision. Please take a few minutes to answer the questions on the survey.

Heat Health Alert

Published: 24 Jul 19

High temperatures are expected both outdoors and indoors this week. Please look after yourself and your family members.

Community Litter Pick at Blue Lagoon

Published: 24 Jul 19

Our community litter pick got rescheduled! Please join us if you are around. Children are also welcome!

Eaton Avenue Road Safety

Published: 11 Jul 19

MKC & Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council are working in partnership to improve the safety on Eaton Avenue

Trees Estate Frustrations

Published: 3 Jul 19

Town Councillors are aware of serious problems with fly tipping and blocked alleyways in the Trees estate.

Landscape Consultation - now closed

Published: 1 Jul 19

Landscape Consultation Survey is now closed. Thank you so much for participating this.

Community Meeting with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley Police

Published: 14 Jun 19

There will be a community meeting on Thursday 20 June 2019 at 3.30 pm at the Library meeting room when residents will have the opportunity to meet Anthony Stansfeld, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley Police.

Planning Permission for Newton Leys Public Art Project Approved

Published: 11 Jun 19

Planning permission for the Newton Leys Public Art Project was recently approved.

New Councillor for Granby

Published: 10 Jun 19

Vacancy for a position of a Councillior for Granby is now filled. Congratulations to Cllr Hyde!

Community Litter Pick Postponed

Published: 10 Jun 19

Unfortunately our community litter pick, due to take place on 11th June, has been postponed until further notice due to bad weather.

Notice of Election - Granby

Published: 6 Jun 19

Notice of election of a parish councillor for Granby.

Sock Drop Launch

Published: 31 May 19

If you have any spare pairs of socks, please come drop them off at Spotlight to be given to people living on the streets. Great community initiative for a great cause!

Bletchley Central

Published: 14 May 19

Please share your thoughts and views about the proposed planning for the Burger King site in Albert Street.

Landscape Consultation

Published: 13 May 19

Milton Keynes Council have offered Town and Parish Councils the opportunity to manage this service locally and we feel that it is important to gauge residents thoughts and feedback on this and the implications that it may have before a decision is made.

Annual Report 2018-2019

Published: 8 May 19

You can now read the Annual Report for 2018-2019.

Notice of Poll

Published: 23 Apr 19

Don't forget to vote at the Election of a Borough Councillor for Bletchley East and Bletchley Park on Thursday 2 May!

Thank you for joining our Community Litter Pick!

Published: 16 Apr 19

Thank you so much for joining our Community Litter Pick yesterday!

FREE Easter Play Sessions are back

Published: 26 Mar 19

Easter Play Sessions are taking place across our parish this Easter.

Walk, Jog, Run or Volunteer! Lakes Junior Parkrun

Published: 26 Feb 19

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council is proud to contribute to the Lakes Junior Parkrun and the 2km run is free to enter.

Newton Leys Allotments - February Update

Published: 18 Feb 19

Unfortunately the much anticipated Newton Leys Allotments are still yet to be transferred.

Newton Leys Pavilion's Official Opening

Published: 17 Dec 18

Newton Leys Pavilion was handed over to the Town Council on 14th December.

SaferMK Survey

Published: 11 Dec 18

Are you concerned about safety in Milton Keynes? Have you been a victim of crimes and disorder during the last year? SaferMK would like to hear your view.

Dog Bin Update

Published: 11 Dec 18

We have added a Dog Bins page to our website.

Christmas Celebration in Bletchley

Published: 5 Dec 18

Thank you for attending and supporting the Christmas event this year.

Remembrance Day 2018

Published: 13 Nov 18

On Sunday 11 November 2018, BFSTC delivered a Remembrance Day event at the War Memorial. The event took place in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice and approximately 200 people attended.

Notice of Election

Published: 5 Nov 18

Notice of Election for a councillor in Eaton South ward.

We have moved

Published: 24 Oct 18

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council has now moved to Bletchley Library.

Newton Leys Pavilion October Update

Published: 9 Oct 18

Unfortunately the opening of the new Pavilion at Newton Leys has been delayed.

Thank you for joining us at our Community Litter Pick on 28 September

Published: 2 Oct 18

We held a community litter pick in Water Eaton in the morning and in Newton Leys in the afternoon on Friday 28 September.

Repair and maintenance work on Fenny Chapel

Published: 14 Sep 18

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council is pleased to confirm that significant repair and maintenance work has started on the chapel building at Manor Road Cemetery in Fenny Stratford.

Hiring Newton Leys Pavilion

Published: 10 Sep 18

Newton Leys Pavilion Hiring Policy and contact details.

Newton Leys Pavilion Update

Published: 24 Aug 18

We are excited that new community facilities will finally be available to residents at Newton Leys soon. The long awaited community pavilion and changing rooms should be handed over by the developer Taylor Wimpey later this year.

Dog Bins Update

Published: 24 Aug 18

Our former dog bin emptying contractor recently ceased trading giving us very short notice but our new contractor is in place.

Fenny Poppers Festival 2018

Published: 22 Aug 18

Thank you all who came to talk to us at our stall at Fenny Poppers Festival 2018. This year's theme was to keep the parish tidy and approximately 100 people played the recycling game and discussed recycling and waste issues with us.

Overflowing Dog Bins

Published: 15 Aug 18

The Town Council has been receiving numerous complaints about dog bins and we are sorry for the problems over the last 10 days. Please let us know if any further problems.

Roundabouts on Stoke Hammond and Western Linslade bypasses to be resurfaced

Published: 14 Aug 18

The first of two roundabouts on Stoke Hammond and Western Linslade bypasses will be resurfaced at the weekend (17-20 August).

A421 Dualling Works

Published: 9 Aug 18

Over the next few weeks work will start on the A421 continuing to dual the carriageway up to Junction 13 of the M1 from Magna Park.

Changes to the delivery and collection of recycling bags

Published: 1 Aug 18

MK Council is closing down all its recycling outlets once current stocks are exhausted and from today has changed to an online/hotline ordering system where residents can request a free roll of recycling sacks which will be delivered to their property.

Water Eaton Road

Published: 20 Jul 18

Surface drainage works between train tracks on Water Eaton Road is due to be carried out between Monday 23 July 2018 and Tuesday 31 August 2018 by Milton Keynes Council.

FREE Summer Kids Play!

Published: 10 Jul 18

We are delighted to announce that FREE Summer Play Scheme is starting on Monday 23rd July 2018!

Thames Valley Police Central Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Community Forum

Published: 4 Jul 18

The next meeting of the Community Forum will be on: Monday 9 July 2018 from 7 pm – 9 pm at Sycamore Hall, Water Eaton.

War Memorial Gate is back on!

Published: 4 Jul 18

The War Memorial has been undergoing further improvements since it was professionally cleaned in mid May and flower beds were reintroduced by Bletchley Masons in late May. The latest news is that the gate of the War Memorial is back on!

Newton Leys Allotments

Published: 20 Jun 18

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council does not yet own the allotment site at Newton Leys. Until it is legally transferred to the Town Council by the current owner, Taylor Wimpey, we are not able to maintain the site, let allotment plots, manage security or do any other work directly on the site because it is not our property.

Bletchley War Memorial

Published: 1 Jun 18

Volunteers undertake further improvement work to the War Memorial

Election of Chair and Vice-Chairman

Published: 25 May 18

Election of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council

Thank you for joining us at the Great Plastic Pick Up on 11 May 2018!!

Published: 14 May 18

We held a litter pick event in the Lakes Estate in the morning and at Leon Recreational Ground in the afternoon on Friday 11 May 2018.

Ranger Bill Green - Happy Retirement!

Published: 9 Apr 18

It was our Ranger Bill Green's last day on Friday 6th April. Bill worked for BFSTC for over 10 years and many of you must have seen him at our allotment sites. We wish him all the best!

Revised Waste Collections around Easter

Published: 3 Apr 18

Please put your rubbish out one day later than normal this week. Normal collections will resume from Monday 9 April 2018.

Grand re-opening of Bletchley Library!

Published: 12 Mar 18

Despite the drizzle and clouds in Bletchley last Monday, the re-opening of a newly refurbished Bletchley Library brightened up the day.

MKC gritting update

Published: 26 Feb 18

Gritters have been deployed by Milton Keynes Council from 7pm this evening (Monday 26th February) and again from 3am tomorrow morning to grit the priority one grid and network roads as road temperatures are expected to drop to an estimated -5.3 degrees.

Newton Leys Ground Breaking

Published: 23 Feb 18

Ground breaking for the Newton Leys Pavilion

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council Precept

Published: 23 Jan 18

Please read this press release regarding the 2018/2019 precept and budget.

Temporary closure of Spotlight due to renovation works

Published: 17 Jan 18

Spotlight is closed between 16 and 25 January 2018 due to renovation works. Please continue to use services at alternative venues during this period.

Press Release: George Street Community Centre

Published: 13 Dec 17

Please read this News Release about George Street Community Centre.

Change to Hours of Mobile Library on Wed 13th December 2017

Published: 7 Dec 17

Please note that the mobile library will arrive at Stanier Square later than usual on Wednesday 13th December due to staff training.

Don’t be the victim of distraction theft!

Published: 23 Nov 17

Don’t be the victim of distraction theft! Thames Valley Police will be holding an event offering advice to members of the public on how to avoid being the victim of distraction theft, the methods used by offenders in order to distract somebody whilst taking a bag, purse or wallet or ways of retrieving your bank card pin.

Press Release from Hertsmere Leisure: MK Dons Training at Sport Central

Published: 10 Nov 17

Please read the Press Release on MK Dons Training at Sport Central has arrived from Hertsmere Leisure.

See you at Spotlight during Self-Care Awareness Week

Published: 3 Nov 17

Between 13-17 November 2017, Spotlight is hosting drop ins and information sessions to promote awareness of self care and the services which can be accessed in the Water Eaton area to help members of the community take responsibility for their own physical and psychological care.

Remembrance Sunday at War Memorial on 12 November!

Published: 5 Oct 17

This year the Town Council is organising the Remembrance Sunday at the War Memorial at Queensway (front of Knowles School). Would be lovely to see you all there at 9.30 on 12 November.

Wetherspoon (Captain Ridleys Shooting Party) is opening in early December!

Published: 27 Sep 17

Let's celebrate the opening!

New Timetable for Bletchley Mobile Library!

Published: 26 Sep 17

Mobile library will be at Stanier Square twice a week from 3 October!

Parish Ranger Tony O’Sullivan

Published: 1 Sep 17

Thank you Tony! We will miss you!!

Are you on the Electoral Register? If not, register so you can vote!

Published: 7 Aug 17

Keep your eyes peeled for the annual Household Enquiry Forms on your doormats! Are you on the Electoral Register? If not, register with no fuss!

George Street Community Centre

Published: 3 Jul 17

Please read this press release on George Street Community Centre.

News Release: V4 Pedestrian Crossing Public Consultation

Published: 7 Jun 17

V4 Pedestrian Crossing Public Consultation

Survey for Lakes Residents, especially those from Serpentine Court

Published: 5 Jun 17

YourMK is delivering regeneration with communities over the next 15 years. They will be coming to the Lakes Estate with a focus on Serpentine Court in Autumn 2017 to start full consultation. This will involve them running meetings and events for residents living in the Lakes Estate.

Mobile Library from Wed 7 June 2017

Published: 31 May 17

Starting on 7 June 2017, the Mobile Library will be stationed at Stanier Square (near the bandstand) in Bletchley from 10am to 4.30pm every Wednesday (except 16 August 2017).

Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Public Rights

Published: 30 May 17

Residents can now view the Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Public Rights.

Bletchley Library Temporary Closure

Published: 17 May 17

Bletchley Library will be closing temporarily for refurbishment and modernisation. The library will close at 1pm on Saturday, 27 May 2017 until further notice.

Bletchley Play Sessions Reinstated for Summer 2017

Published: 17 May 17

Please read this press release for further information about the Summer Play Sessions for 2017.

Summer Play Sessions 2017

Published: 16 May 17

MK Play Association will be running open access summer play sessions in Leon Park, Lakes Estate and Newton Leys.

Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park Newsletter

Published: 10 May 17

You can now read the latest Milton Keynes Waste Recovery newsletter.

Notice of Vacancy

Published: 8 May 17

A vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Eaton North Ward of the Parish Council of Bletchley and Fenny Stratford.

Grant Applications Welcome

Published: 5 Apr 17

The Town Council welcomes Grant Applications. Please find further information in the Grant Application Pack. Grant Application Pack

We have Flickrs!

Published: 5 Apr 17

We have a Flickr account, where you can view photos from local events.

News Release on Swimming Scheme 2017/18

Published: 31 Mar 17

Please read the news release on the Swimming Scheme from the Town Council in this news article.