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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.

  • Work Experience Programme February 13, 2020

    During August 2020, the Rt Hon Richard Fuller MP will be offering a work experience programme, based in Biggleswade, which is intended for young people who are interested to learn more about politics, democracy and the work of a candidate and MP.  Anyone interested can register their interest by sending an email with their name and address to richard.fuller.mp@parliament.uk.

  • Evening Tours of Parliament February 13, 2020

    The Rt Hon Richard Fuller MP is offering evening tours of Parliament for his constituents.  Conducting the tours himself, Mr Fuller will be pleased to show Potton residents around the historic Palace of Westminster.  This should prove to be an enjoyable opportunity to see inside Parliament and to visit the chambers of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.  Residents will need to make their own travel arrangements, however, the tours are free of any charge.  For more information, contact 01767 313385.

  • Vacancy for Newsletter delivery February 5, 2020

    Potton Town Council produces four newsletters each year, which are delivered to every household in Potton.

    We currently have a vacancy for a newsletter delivery round and we are interested in hearing from 13-18 year olds who would like to deliver our newsletter for us.  The rate of pay is £20 for 300 delivered newsletters, pro-rata.

    A work permit is required from Central Bedfordshire Council; you can find out more information and download a Child Employment Application form by visiting https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/4/pupil_support/523/child_employment

  • Christmas & New Year Refuse, Recycling and Garden Waste Collections November 20, 2019

    Central Bedfordshire Council has provided a poster giving dates for all Refuse & Recycling and Garden Waste collections over the 2019/2020 festive period.  Click here to find out when your bins, green garden bags and real Christmas trees are scheduled for collection.

    Please note: all kerbside garden waste collections will be suspended between Monday 9th December 2019 and Friday 28th February 2020 inclusive, thus making Potton’s last green garden waste bag collection on Friday 29th November.  Collections will resume from Monday 2nd March 2020, and Potton’s collections will begin again on Friday 6th March 2020.

  • 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.

  • 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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