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Eaton Bray Market Square White Horse Pub and Village Sign

Welcome

The Eaton Bray Parish Council is responsible for community centres, arts and leisure facilities, parks and play areas, public conveniences and other services within Eaton Bray, and have a right to be notified about planning applications in the area.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The next Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting is scheduled for 8th February 2021, 7:30pm at the Coffee Tavern.

Government guidelines prevent the meeting being held in person. If you wish to attend the meeting, please do so via the remote Zoom video link.

Zoom details and meeting agenda can be found on our Meetings and Agendas page.

 

The Parish Council actively working on your behalf and should you have any concerns or issues you can contact us at the following:

Heidi Head, Parish Clerk: email: clerk@ebpc.co.uk or tel/text 07931 479663 or Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr Marie Brewer: tel 01525 222645.

Changes to Luton flight path

The London-Luton Airport expansion will necessitate changes to aircraft holding patterns and flight paths.

These changes will impact our area and there’s an online Public Consultation requesting comments which closes on the 5th February.

It is important to gather as much information as possible from local residents affected by these flightpath changes.

Jubilee Wood, Biggleswade

Central Bedfordshire Council launches tree planting scheme

The scheme is aimed at delivering tree and hedge planting schemes across Central Bedfordshire.

Town and parish councils, local voluntary and community organisations, schools and other groups can apply for funding (or match funding). Projects can vary in size, from a minimum of five trees upwards, to larger areas of new woodland.

 

Around the village

Eaton Bray play parks temporary closure after inspection

Following Government advice, the Eaton Bray play parks in School Lane Recreation Ground and The Rye Recreation Ground will remain closed.

The Government’s requirement for us to perform a ROSPA inspection of all play equipment prior to reopening found that a large proportion of the equipment was not safe and needs replacing or repair.

Allotment restrictions

Following the instructions around movement and gatherings from the Prime Minister on 23 March 2020, we are monitoring daily advice from the UK central government. As we understand the situation at the moment it is still permitted to visit your allotment plot, ideally on your own to take daily exercise. Therefore the Eaton Bray allotment sites at The Meads and Holmans Field remain open at present and will remain open unless we are advised otherwise.

The Parish Council urge all parishioners to check the Government’s official Coronavirus web page for advice, updates and information if you are concerned:

Visit UK GOV website here.

Bower Lane cemetery restrictions

Losing a loved one is a sad and distressing experience, and funerals are important and personal. During this very difficult time for the country, the Government’s aim is to protect the most vulnerable from the spread of coronavirus.

Public Health England (PHE) have stipulated that funerals must be conducted in a manner consistent with social distancing principles to avoid the further spread of Covid-19.

We are very mindful of such a sensitive matter, however we also have to consider guidance from the Government – the key outcome is that funerals should continue, as normally as possible for now, but take into account the guidelines issued for minimising the risk of transmission.

Become a parish councillor

Eaton Bray Parish Council now have vacancies to become a parish councillor. We are looking for members of the community to volunteer some time each month to help support the work of the parish council. If you would like to help support your community with a little time and would like to know more about becoming a parish councillor, read more on our Become a Parish Councillor page.

Eaton Bray in Pictures

Our village as seen by the phones and cameras of everyone in the village. If you have some photos of the village you’d like to share, please get in touch and we’ll grow our gallery and show off our beautiful village!

Eaton Bray fields top of The Comp - Click to open full size image
Eaton Bray view across fields towards Ivinghoe - Click to open full size image
Brass Band at Christmas Carols on Three Corners - Click to open full size image
Eaton Bray Market Square White Horse Pub and Village Sign - Click to open full size image
Christmas Carols Eaton Bray 2015 - Click to open full size image