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Cedar Tree has to be removed

Cedar Tree has to be removed

Following a report from the District Arboriculture Officer, the Town Council has reluctantly agreed to remove the large Blue Cedar Tree in Layston Court Gardens. The Officer is of the opinion that the tree is dangerous and could cause serious injury to a member of the public.

For the protection of the public the gardens will be closed during the removal process.

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:38 by Jill Jones

Tags: News

Freedom Of The Town Granted For The First Time

The highest honour a Local Council can bestow has been granted to Councillors for the first time.

Eunice Woods & Jean Cook have been granted the Honorary Freedom of the Town for their eminent service to the Town.

Eunice & Jean will receive their Honorary Freeman of Buntingford Certificates at the Annual Civic Reception at the end of June.

The Town Council would like to congratulate Eunice and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015 16:00 by Clerk's Office

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A Fond Fairwell

A Fond Fairwell

With the elections now over, the Town Council said a fond goodbye to number of serving members.

Eunice Woods has served for many a year and has been Mayor a number of times. It can truly be said that if you cut her in half you would find the word Buntingford, just like a stick of rock, running through her.

Jean Cook likewise has served the Council for many years and also has been Mayor on more than one... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2015 08:57 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Councillor, News

MP, County and District Councillors

The results of Thursday's election see the return of our sitting candidates;

MP Sir Oliver Heald

HCC Rosemary Cheswright

EHDC Stan Bull and Jeff Jones

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2015 08:50 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Councillor, News

Latest Town Council Newsletter

The April newsletter should be winging its way through your letterbox. This quarterly edition contains updates on the Neighbourhood Plan & Planning Matters, as well as a few snippets. Spare hardcopies are available at the Manor House.

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:00 by Clerk's Office

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Youth Councillors in Westminster

Youth Councillors in Westminster

Members of the Youth Council visited Westminster and The Houses of Parliament yesterday.

They were able to sit in on a debate about Shaker Aamer in Guantanamo Bay, have their very own 'Question Time' with Sir Oliver Heald, and walk around the Houses of Parliament including a walk through the House of Commons.

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:30 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Youth Council

Another Planning Application

Another Planning Application

As you may know, Bovis Homes have recently submitted an application to build an extra 400 dwellings on the west side of Buntingford.

The Buntingford Response Group have decided to hold a meeting to aid in the formulation of the Town's response. This will be held on Wednesday 4th February at the Benson Hall for a 8:00pm start. Come along and have your say.

Posted: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:30 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Planning

Bus Consultation

HCC is conducting a further Bus Questionnaire, this time with specific changes for Buntingford. You can complete the on-line survey by going to

Or visit the Library or collect a hardcopy from the Manor House.

Closing date is 10th April 2015

Posted: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News

Best Wishes for 2015

The Councillors and staff of Buntingford Town Council would like to wish all residents sincere best wishes for the coming Year.
No doubt there will be many challenges along the way not the least of which will be having enough people standing for the elections in May.

We are here to serve the residents of Buntingford and welcome all comments and suggestions.

Posted: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:22 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News

Well remembered

Well remembered

As usual a vast crowd attended the Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday 9th at the Buntingford War Memorial. This year's service was more poignant with the exhibition in the Manor House.
There were a significant number at the "impromptu" service at 11am on the 11th. This tradition has taken place for many years and provides resident with another opportunity to pay their respects.

Posted: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:12 by Clerk's Office

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