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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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“It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of an exceptional man and an extraordinary public servant who worked tirelessly for the many organisations that he supported. He will be greatly missed and we send our condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and all The Royal Family on behalf of all the residents of Eaton Bray.”

The Parish Council will be exploring how to safely open a Book of Condolence for parishioners to express their wishes. In the meantime, we invite all those that wish to leave a message of condolence to visit the official Royal Family website book of condolence.

The Royal Family have requested that, instead of laying flowers to mark respect, donations to charities are made.

Further information will be shared with you as it becomes available.

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 12th April 2021, 7:30pm remotely.

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.

Flooding alert and help

With the recent heavy rains, flooding in our village and surrounding area has become an issue. There are many factors – the obvious being climate change but this is having an effect on the volume of water entering the watercourses in our area and those courses being able to cope with the increased volumes.

We have prepared a help page that has all the contact details for where to get help if you experience flooding.

 

Community Litter Picking

The Parish Council are very aware of the problems with litter and fly tipping on the roads around the village.

Unfortunately, due to Government restrictions we are not able to organise any litter picking at the moment. It is vital that members of the public and community do not enter the highway or attempt to move fly tipping themselves. If the fly tipping is blocking a highway you can report it directly to Central Bedfordshire using the ‘Fix My Street’ app.

We thank you for your patience and please be assured that as soon as it is safe to hold a community litter pick there will be one.

If you would like to put yourself forward and join the Litter Pick Team, please register with the Parish Clerk at clerk@ebpc.co.uk who will hold your details on file until such time as a litter pick is planned.

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
Eaton Bray view across fields towards Ivinghoe
Brass Band at Christmas Carols on Three Corners
Eaton Bray Market Square White Horse Pub and Village Sign
Christmas Carols Eaton Bray 2015