Latest News and Newsletters

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.

  • 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.

  • Town Councillor Vacancy November 19, 2019

    A Town Councillor vacancy has become available and will be filled by co-option.  Please click here for information.

  • Voting Counts November 13, 2019

    Voting Counts is a website which gives a wealth of unbiased information about a variety of topics including national and local elections; voting – how to vote and why and what happens if you don’t vote; alternative political engagement, political parties and Parliament, both in Westminster and devolved.  The resource is aimed at young people, but is also useful for people of all ages who want clarification.  Take a look at the website.

  • Christmas Light Decoration Competition November 12, 2019

    We are calling all children who live in Potton or attend school or any groups (eg Beavers or Rainbows) to take part in our competition to design a new Christmas light decoration for 2020.

    To take part, you’ll find all you need to know on the entry form.

    The deadline for all entries is 4pm on Friday 20th December 2019.

    Good luck!

  • 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.

  • 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.