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The Potton Town Council Newsletter is published quarterly and the Town Council will keep you informed on this page of any latest news between Newsletters.

  • Winter 2019 Newsletter October 18, 2019

    Delivery of the Winter 2019 Newsletter has commenced and you should receive your copy by Sunday 27th October 2019.  You can also view it here.  We hope you enjoy this edition!

  • Proposed Temporary Road Closure – Potton Road, Everton October 16, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways has advised that there will be a temporary road closure for Lining and High Friction surfacing works at Potton Road, Everton. Length affected: From Green Lane to Everton Road.

    The closure will take place on 7th November 2019 between the hours of 09:00- 15:30.
    Diversion route: Potton Road, Sandy Road, Everton Road, Swaden, B1042, Sun Street, King Street, Myers Road, Everton Road and vice versa.  Please see map for affected route and diversion.

  • Remembrance Sunday Service & Parade October 14, 2019

    This year’s Remembrance Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 10th November.  The service starts at 10.15am in the Market Square followed by the parade to the War Memorial, leaving promptly at 10.30am and laying of wreaths at the War Memorial at Potton Cemetery in Sandy Road at 11am.

    All welcome.

    Parade Order
    Salvation Army
    Clergy and Church Leaders
    Flag Bearer(s)
    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

  • Temporary Closure of Footpath No.12 October 11, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways has given notice of the temporary closure of Footpath No.12  which runs between Bridleway No.11 and 13 near the Quarry at the end of Common Road.  The closure is expected to take place from 4th November 2019 to 4th May 2020. This closure is required to allow for to enable quarry works. The alternative route for footpath users while the closure is in operation will be Bridleways No.11 and 13. Please see map for affected route.

  • Notice of Councillor Vacancy October 4, 2019

    Following the resignation of Cllr Geoff Emery on 4th October 2019, there is now a vacancy for a councillor at Potton Town Council.  For more information, click here.

  • Proposed Temporary Road Closure and Temporary Revoke One Way System – Brook End, Potton October 1, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways has advised that there will be a temporary road closure  on Brook End, Potton to enable a communication pipe repair to take place safely.  Please note we will be temporarily revoking the one way system during this diversion.

    The closure will be in place from Tuesday 22nd October 2019 to Thursday 24th October 2019 inclusive.

    Length affected: Outside no.4 Brook End.

    The diversion route : Head east on Brook End towards Brookfields.  Turn right onto Royston Street/B1042.  Turn right onto Sun Street/B1040. Turn right onto Market Square/B1040. Destination will be on the left. Please see map for affected route and diversion route.

  • Proposed Temporary Road Closure – Carthagena Road, Sutton September 9, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways has advised that there will be a temporary road closure at Carthagena Road, Sutton to enable works to continue at the above location (previous closure was 25.2.19 – 29.3.19).  This will enable the demolition of the retaining walls and regarding of the embankment to take place safely.  The length affected is the Potton railway retaining wall.

    The closure will take place from Monday 30th September to Friday 13th December 2019 for 24 hrs a day. Alternative Route:  B1042, Biggleswade Road and vice versa.  Please see Map for affected route and diversion.

  • Temporary Closure of Footpath No.4 – Extended dates August 30, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways has given notice of the temporary closure of Footpath No.4  which runs between Biggleswade Road and Sutton Mill Road.  The closure has been extended  to continue from 11th September 2019 to 11th March 2020. This closure is required to allow for construction access. The alternative route for bridleway users while the closure is in operation will be Potton Bridleway No. 8. Please see map for affected route.

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