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Annual Potton Town Meeting

The Annual Potton Town Meeting will be held by Potton Town Council at 7pm on Tuesday 31st May 2022 at The Community Centre, Brook End.

The meeting is for the Town Council to report its activities during the past 12 months, what is planned for the future and answer questions.  Members of the community may address the meeting to raise issues of concern, ask questions and share news about the community of Potton.  Representatives of Central Bedfordshire Council and other organisations have been invited to speak.  Click here to view the agenda.

This is your meeting about your town.  Please join us!

Platinum Jubilee Event Tickets

Tickets for the Platinum Jubilee events are on sale and selling fast.

Thursday 2nd June – 1pm – Theatre of Widdershins presents “Pigs & Bears Don’t Come in Pairs”
Friday 3rd June – 7.30pm for 8pm – Basin Street Brawlers Jazz Evening
Saturday 4th June – 7pm – A Gala Concert of Choral & Brass Highlights
Sunday 5th June – 12.30pm for 1pm – Jubilee Sunday Lunch – Sunday Roast or Hog Roast

All ticketed events will take place in the Marquee at St Mary’s Field, Potton.

Tickets available from Cameron’s, the Post Office and Tysoe’s.  You can pay by cash or cheque made payable to Potton Town Council and please note that numbers are limited and all tickets are non-refundable.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Platinum Jubilee Volunteers

We are urgently looking for volunteers from the Potton Community to help us with the
Platinum Jubilee events taking place from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June.

If you are available and would like to offer your support in anyway to help make the Platinum Jubilee weekend one to remember, please get in touch by emailing or call 01767 260086.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Design a Christmas Light Decoration Competition

Potton Town Council’s Design a Christmas Light Competition is back this year and we would like you to design a Christmas light decoration for two areas (shown above);

Design no. 1 is a semi-circle which will be positioned above The Potton Flooring Company Ltd showroom.

Design no. 2 is freestyle and will be positioned above Tysoe & Son.

The rules are:
1. You can enter a maximum of one design each of the two lights.
2. The design(s) must be on A4 paper.
3. The competition closes on 31st May 2022.
4. Children of all ages can enter, if they live in or attend a school in Potton.
5. Entries to be submitted to the town council office at the Community Centre, Brook End, or

Energy Saving Poster Competition

Potton Youth Council is holding an Energy Saving Poster Competition and would like to invite
children to design a poster promoting energy saving tips and suggestions.

You can find all the information you need to enter above or on page 23 of the town council May 2022 newsletter, which was delivered to you over the recent bank holiday weekend.  You can find a copy of the newsletter here.

The competition closes on 31st May 2022.

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Potton Town Council is holding a weekend of events for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in celebration of her 70 year reign.

The weekend – Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June – will be centred around a marquee in St Mary’s Church field, with other events being held in St Mary’s Church, Henry Smith Playing Fields and The Hollow.

You can find more information on our website, social media and in the Jubilee edition of the newsletter, which contains a pull-out Programme of Events.  Tickets for ticketed events are now available from the Cameron’s, the Post Office and Tysoe’s.

This celebratory weekend promises to be a wonderful opportunity for the community of Potton to come together to honour Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.

We hope you will join us!