News Archives

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

Eaton Avenue Traffic Calming

Published: 21 Oct 19

Update on planned traffic calming scheme in Eaton Avenue

Queensway War Memorial

Published: 7 Oct 19

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.

Heat Health Alert

Published: 24 Jul 19

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

Notice of Election - Granby

Published: 6 Jun 19

Sock Drop Launch

Published: 31 May 19

Bletchley Central

Published: 14 May 19

Give your thoughts to this proposal

Landscape Consultation

Published: 13 May 19

Have Your Say!

Annual Report 2018-2019

Published: 8 May 19

SaferMK Survey

Published: 11 Dec 18

Dog Bin Update

Published: 11 Dec 18

Notice of Vacancy

Published: 23 Nov 18

Notice of Vacancy for the Fenny Stratford Ward

Remembrance Day 2018

Published: 13 Nov 18

Notice of Election

Published: 5 Nov 18

Hiring Newton Leys Pavilion

Published: 10 Sep 18

Newton Leys Pavilion Hiring Policy

Newton Leys Pavilion Update

Published: 24 Aug 18

Dog Bins Update

Published: 24 Aug 18

Fenny Poppers Festival 2018

Published: 22 Aug 18

Overflowing Dog Bins

Published: 15 Aug 18

Water Eaton Road

Published: 20 Jul 18

Road works on Water Eaton Road

FREE Summer Kids Play!

Published: 10 Jul 18

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

MKC gritting update

Published: 26 Feb 18

Road gritting ongoing

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

Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council NEWS RELEASE 17.1.2018

Press Release: George Street Community Centre

Published: 13 Dec 17

Town Council News Release 2017/18-07

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!!

Water Eaton Bridge Refurbishment

Published: 11 Jul 17

Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Public Rights

Published: 30 May 17

Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017

Buses Diverted

Published: 9 May 17

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

We have Flickrs!

Published: 5 Apr 17

Road Closure in Milton Keynes

Published: 4 Apr 17

Photos from Allotment Open Day

Published: 27 Mar 17

Photos from the event on Flickr

Annual Parish Meeting

Published: 27 Mar 17

Annual Parish Meeting on Tues 25th April at 7pm

Bonfires at Allotments

Published: 20 Mar 17

Urgent Update on Salden Chase

Published: 1 Mar 17

Highways Planning Applications to be formally considered by Milton Keynes Council

Community Orchard Gate

Published: 24 Feb 17

Gate is temporarily removed.