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Harvest Supper

There will be a Harvest Supper in the Millennium Hall on Friday 7th October at 7.30 for 8 pm
Tickets: £10 (children £5)

Home-made casseroles/cottage pie (or vegetarian option) and seasonal puds.

Call or text Nigel on 07802 721305 or Sarah on 07544 532449 to reserve places
This is important to make sure we have enough for everyone!!

Please bring your own drinks & glasses Raffle – donations for prizes appreciated!

Donations of dried, tinned or long-life food may be brought along to the Harvest Supper or the Harvest Festival at St. Mary’s on Sunday 9 October at 6pm.
All donations will go to the MK Foodbank.

Notice of Casual Vacancy for Moulsoe Parish Council

A vacancy for parish councillor has occurred on Moulsoe Parish Council.

To be eligible to become a parish councillor for Moulsoe you MUST:

  • live within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of the parish
  • be 18 years of age
  • be a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community
  • be shown in the register of electors in the local government area for which he or she intends to stand as a candidate; or
  • have resided in the area for a period of one year; or
  • have occupied as owner or tenant land in the area for one year; or
  • have had his or her principal, or only place of work in the area for one year.

The role of a Parish Councillor is to bring local issues to the attention of the Council and to help make decisions on behalf of the community.
You will need to be able to attend the bi-monthly Parish Council meetings and also attend other local forum meetings throughout the year.
Enthusiasm and commitment are more important than experience.

Parish Councillors volunteer their time to work on behalf of their local community.

Marshall Aerospace Consultation – 2nd Stage

Marshall Aerospace has conculded the second round of consultations on their proposal to relocate their Aerospace headquarters and operations to Cranfield Airport.
Following this consultation, a planning application will be submitted to Central
Bedfordshire Council later this year.
The information is available online marshallaerospace.com/relocation

Diversion of footpaths and bridleways in the parish

There will be diversions to a number of footpaths and bridleways over the next few months.

This is to enable the works associated with the new road infrastructure to take place. Details of the closures and maps of new routes can be found by clicking the links below.

Notice from MK Council
Bridleway 019
Footpath 014
Footpath 018

Waste and Recycling Collections

Recycling and Waste collections take place every Tuesday, this day will only change during Christmas and New Year period. Those changes will be available via the MK Council website and will be posted on the village Facebook page.

The red and blue wheelie bins are collected on alternate weeks

Please remember, don’t leave your household waste blocking roads or pathways or outside other people’s property.  Your bins must be placed at the boundary of your property nearest the highway by 7am on the day of collection. Don’t leave bins out for collection too early – too early is considered to be before 5pm the day before your collection. For more information about Recycling and Waste, visit www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/waste-recycling

Any missed collections that affect the whole village will usually be collected the next day.

All missed collections can be reported after 5pm on the day of collection – Missed Collection

Walking around Moulsoe

Please keep to the footpaths when walking around the village and fields a copy of the Public Rights of Way can be found here at Moulsoe Footpaths or  you can also access this information and print maps on the Milton Keynes Council website here:
https://mapping.milton-keynes.gov.uk/mymiltonkeynes.aspx
Go to My Maps, navigate over to Moulsoe on the Map, then click on “Public Rights of Way” from the list on the left side to turn on the rights of way layer.  The bridleways will be marked in green, and footpaths in purple.
Please remember that the footpaths (yellow markers) are for walking and running and not for cycling. The bridleways (blue markers) can be used for cycling as well as walking & horse riding.
Please don’t ride bikes on the footpaths around the fields.
https://www.gov.uk/right-of-way-open-access-land/use-public-rights-of-way

Household Waste and Recycling Centres

Booking is required.

Winter opening times, 1 October to 31 March: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Summer opening times, 1 April to 30 September: 7.00am to 7.00pm

Anyone wishing to attend a HWRC will be required to book a 15 minute slot by contacting Customer Services on 01908 252811 or a slot can be booked online. For more details on booking please go to the MK Council website https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/waste-recycling/community-recycling-centres-tips.
On arrival at the HWRC, residents will be required to show confirmation of booking and identification.
The safety of the public and the teams is essential so anyone who feels ill with COVID-19 symptoms must not visit the sites.
HWRC staff will not be able to assist with carrying items so please ensure that you come to the tip with whoever helped you load heavy items into your vehicle.

Cycling in Milton Keynes

Where to Cycle

Milton Keynes is very lucky in the fact we have our amazing Redway system which is complimented by the beautiful leisure paths. We have some lovely cycle routes already mapped out and signposted for you to enjoy before, during and after Ride It Out. These include our 12 mile Millennium route and our brand new five Cultural Routes. More information on our cycle routes and their maps can be found here on our website; https://www.getsmartertravelmk.org/cycling

Fancy making your own route? Use our journey planner and interactive map on our Get Smarter Travel website to design your own cycling adventure: https://www.getsmartertravelmk.org/

MK Council Emergency Planning Advice

Infomation and guidance on what to do in emergencies can be found on the MK Council website.

Smart Motorways M1 Junctions 13-16 Road Closures

For the most up-to-date information go to – https://highwaysengland.co.uk/projects/m1-junction-13-to-junction-16-smart-motorway/
Highways England Customer Contact Centre – 0300 123 5000 or info@highwaysengland.co.uk

Cranfield Airparks

The councils response to the proposed development at Cranfield airport can be read here  Cranfield Airparks development plan comments

Milton Keynes East Development

Milton Keynes East Strategic Urban Extension Development Framework Supplementary Planning Document

Milton Keynes Council consultation on the proposed development ran from 7 August 2019 to the 16 October 2019. The Parish Council responded to the consultation document.

Broadband 

High speed broadband is now available in village. This was a project sponsored by the Parish Council since 2016 – both FTTC and FTTP broadband is available dependant on your location in the village.
IDNet, who has provided upgraded internet access in Moulsoe for the past two years, will donate a minimum of £1.50 per month to St. Mary’s Church for any new IDNet broadband/telephone connections. This applies to residents in Moulsoe and across the borough by quoting STMARYSMOULSOE. To check availability please go to www.idnet.net.
For the church to benefit please refer to the St Mary’s link before placing any orders and if you have any inquires please email moulsoe@idnet.com

Home Security Assessment

Our local PCSO Arlene Ormston can offer residents a free home security assessment. If you would like to make an appointment please contact Arlene via email arlene.ormston@thamesvalley.police.uk
There is also a Home Security Advice leaflet that can be found here – Home Security Advice.

Photo: Delfina Dos Santos

Have we missed something?

Please email parish.clerk@moulsoeparishcouncil.gov.uk

Last updated 27 September 2022