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Potton Annual Civic Service

The Chairman Cllr John Hobbs would like to thank everyone who attended the Potton Annual Civic Service on Sunday 17th October 2021.

Major Simon Sadler TD DL attended the service representing HM Lord-Lieutentant Helen Nellis.
Also Chairman of Central Bedfordshire Council, Cllr Brian Saunders; Cllr Martin Pettitt, Mayor of Sandy Town Council; Cllr Alan Cooper, Mayor of Stotfold Town Council and Cllr Rene Madsen, Deputy Mayor of Shefford Town Council.

Representatives from Potton schools, churches, charities, sports clubs and other organisations were also in attendance.

Special thanks go to the children of Potton Federation Choir who sang at the service.


Photo L-R: Potton Town Council Chairman Cllr John Hobbs, Major Simon Sadler TD DL and Mrs Judi Hobbs

Free Training Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for those thinking of a career in childcare to find out more about the role and volunteer in an Early Years Setting.

The course will run on a Friday 9.30 – 12pm, on 15th and 22nd October, 5th and 12th November at Sandy Children’s Centre, Laburnum Road, Sandy SG19 1HQ.

Click here for more information and how to enrol.

Remembrance Sunday Service & Parade

This year’s Remembrance Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 14th November.  The service starts at 10.15am in the Market Square followed by the parade to the War Memorial, leaving promptly at 10.30am.  Laying of wreaths at the War Memorial at Potton Cemetery in Sandy Road following the two-minutes silence at 11am.

All welcome.

Parade Order
Salvation Army
Clergy and Church Leaders
Flag Bearer(s)
Deputy Lieutenant
Potton Town Council
Ex Service Men and Women
Guides, Brownies and Rainbows
Scouts, Cubs and Beavers
Schools and Pre-schools
Members of the Public
The Fire Service

November Councillor Surgery

The next Councillor Surgery is scheduled for Saturday 6th November and will be held on the Market Square from 10am with Councillors Jonathan Lean and Angus Macdonald in attendance.

If you have any questions or issues you wish to discuss, please feel free to pop by.

Town Council Meeting

The next Town Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 at the Community Centre, Brook End, Potton SG19 2QS following a meeting of the Planning Committee which starts at 7pm.  Public and Press welcome.