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Thames Valley Police Winter Burglary Campaign

With winter evenings now with us Thames Valley Police are running their winter burglary campaign.
When our rural policing team are out patrolling in the late afternoon / evenings they will be looking for houses that have been left in complete darkness and will be posting a card through the door reminding the residents to

  • Leave a Light on
  • Close and lock all doors and windows when going out
  • Keep valuables out of sight
  • Don’t advertise you are away from home on social media
  • Register your valuables with www.immobilise.com

Residents are being encouraged to sign up to Thames Valley Alert Messaging.

This is a free community messaging system Called Thames Valley Alert. This site provides an invitation for you to participate in the exchange of information with Thames Valley Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other community groups. As a registered recipient you will not only benefit from two way messaging but may also learn about those in your community subject of anti-social behaviour orders, help identify suspected or wanted criminals or learn about community groups, events or meetings in your area https://www.thamesvalleyalert.co.uk

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.

Christmas and New Year Collections

Normal Collection DayRevised Collection DayRecycling
Tuesday 28 December 2021Thursday 30 December 2021Blue
Tuesday 4 January 2022Friday 7 January 2022Red
Tuesday 11 January 2022Thursday 13 January 2022Blue
Tuesday 18 January 2022Wednesday 19 January 2022Red

The red and blue wheelie bins are collected on alternate weeks, the calendar for 2021-23 can be downloaded from the MK Council website

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

Winter opening times operational from October 1 2021 to March 2022. Opening hours from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Booking is required.

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 email Arlene.Ormston@thamesvalley.pnn.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 15 November 2021