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47 Hospital Road, Arlesey, Bedfordshire. SG15 6RH news On 20th June CBC’s Executive approved for publication the Draft Local Plan for Central Bedfordshire. Which proposes around 2,000 new homes and 3ha of employment land for Arlesey. If approved this would be on land situated between Arlesey in the east and the A507 road and Fairfield in the west. The site borders Arlesey Cross in the north and extends south of Arlesey beyond the Blue Lagoon. To be clear, this is in addition to the 1400+ new homes coming to Arlesey from the Arlesey Cross plan. A public consultation period runs from 4th July 2017 for an 8 week period. As part of this process CBC will hold a drop-in-session for members of the public to meet CBC officers and ask questions; there’s no need to book, just come along, 2pm – 8pm, 26 July, in Arlesey Village Hall. More details of CBC’s local plan can be found via the CBC website or via this link: http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/planning/policy/local- plan/local-plan.aspx ATC will be actively engaging in the consultation process [relating to the local plan] and responding accordingly. We welcome input from residents. Vacancy ATC have a vacancy for a Grounds Maintenance Operative more details available from the office, one the ATC website or via this link http://www.arleseytc.co.uk/grounds-maintenance-operative- vacancy/ ATC also have two vacancies on the council and three candidates seeking to join, so there will be an Election on the 6th July 2017, the ‘Notice of Poll’ with candidate details can be found via this link http://www.arleseytc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ Notice-of-Poll-28.06.17.pdf Contact There is lots happening in our village, and the council remains keen to be accessible and engage with residents, to this end you have the following opportunities to inform us of your thoughts, concerns, ideas, issues or questions – • Telephone the office on 01462 733722 • Open from 7.00am to 6.15pm. No extra charge for starting at 7.00am • 2, 3 & 4 year old free childcare can be accessed at this nursery* *Subject to terms and conditions of Central Beds Council and Acre Wood Day Nursery (Arlesey) Ltd. 01462 835550 www.acrewooddaynursery.co.uk Prices on our website: Are you bored or just stuck indoors? Ever thought about playing Bowls!!!.............Well you can! SHORT MAT BOWLS FOR 55 PLUS Arlesey Village Hall each Friday 1.30 pm – 4.00 pm Why not come along and join our friendly group or contact 01462-731697 for further information equipment provided Having a Party? or a Celebration? • Fax on 01462 730860 • Email – townclerk@arleseytc.co.uk • Councillor surgeries – Resource Centre Saturday 1st July and 2nd September 10:30 – 11:30 • Councillor contact details are available on the ATC website, or from the office. • Booking a public participation slot at any council meeting Write or drop into the office - Arlesey Community Centre, High Street, ARLESEY, SG15 6SN Why not hire the hall at Arlesey Town Football Club? And finally, to confirm Notice of Exercise of Public Rights – and the commencement of the statutory 30 day period from Friday 23rd June 2017 through to Thursday 3rd August 2017, when the draft accounts are available for public review. www.facebook.com/groups/onthebutton/ | Excellent rates Bar Available Call: 01462 734504 #infoonthebutton | on the button issue 59 July 2017 7