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Important - this affects Tempsford - Central Beds Council Housing Plan

The deadline for responses is Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has now launched a final consultation on its Local Plan for housing which will show where new housing developments will be located over the next 20 years. It sees big developments just outside Biggleswade with smaller ones in Sutton, Dunton, Everton and Potton. The massive Tempsford and Biggleswade developments mentioned in the draft plan are still there just held in reserve and could very likely return. The consultation runs until 22nd February and you can take part by going to:


Click on "Have your say"

On the next page, click on "Have your say on the Local Plan" It's a blue button about half way down the page.

Login as before.

Note - you do not have to live in Central Beds to take part in this response.

If you do not respond Central Beds will assume you agree with their plan.


Central Beds Council is proposing a huge new town in between Everton and Tempsford

Important - this affects Tempsford.

The deadline for submitting your response to this proposal was Tuesday 29th August 2017.

Click here to download a summary of the information from your local independent councillor Adam Zerny.

Tempsford Parish Council organised a parish meeting to inform all residents of the plans and how to register and respond to the survey. This gave people the opportunity to make up their own minds.

Tempsford Parish Council is against this development.

More information here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2019832988234600/

If you did not complete the survey, Central Beds will assume that you agree with the development.


***High speed broadband is now finally available in Tempsford ***

The Blunham exchange is FTTC enabled.

I.e. it is a fibre cable to the exchange, but it still relies on the copper phone lines to get the broadband to your house.


Tempsford Residents Google Group

We have created a Google Group for Tempsford residents. It is intended to be used if you have something to sell, would like to find a recommended tradesman, meet up with other new mums, locate babysitters, lift shares etc.

To keep it relevant and manageable you need to live in Tempsford to join.

Follow this link to sign up:        https://groups.google.com/d/forum/tempsford-residents

If you have a Google log-in you can use that, otherwise just use your e-mail and a password.

The group is moderated so your application needs to be approved before you can access the group. Unsuitable posts etc. will be removed.


Daffodil Bulbs

The Parish Council has planted an additional 125kg of daffodil bulbs around the village this year. That brings to total to 375kg planted in 2014, 2015 and 2016. They will be reviewed when they flower in the spring with the view to expanding the planting area. For reference the bulb type is "Carlton".