Buntingford Town Council

Serving the people of Buntingford

Manor House

Clerk: Jill Jones
Manor House, High Street
Buntingford SG9 9AB

Tel: 01763 272222

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Great War Exhibition

The Town Council has linked with Freman College and the Royal British Legion to stage an exhibition commemorating the outbreak of the First World War. It will be held at the Council Chamber of Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August from 10.00 to 4.00pm. There will also be a service at the War Memorial at 4pm on the Sunday.

Posted: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:02 by Clerk's Office

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Local Organisations attend Civic Reception

Buntingford Town Mayor, Graham Bonner, hosted the Civic Reception last Friday evening when over 40 local societies and organisations were entertained. This annual event aims at recognising the tremendous efforts these clubs and societies put in providing such a wide variety of amenities for the town.
Also invited were local dignitaries from the Parish and County, these included local MP Oliver Heald,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:00 by Clerk's Office

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What a GREAT day

Every two years the Carnival committee come up tops and this year was certainly no exception. A great day was had by all and once again it was so pleasing to see the parade. Many thanks to Ashley and his band of very hard workers

Posted: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:00 by Clerk's Office

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Questionnaires are on their way

Residents across the parishes of Aspenden, Buckland & Chipping, Buntingford, Cottered, Hormead and Wyddial, will soon receive through their letter boxes the Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire.
Complete this and you could win £250. The form will be collected within 14 days but you could return it to one of the collection points listed.
You can also complete on-line, see the link on the form.
Also... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 May 2014 09:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

Yet more Planning Applications

Having being granted permission by the Planning Inspectorate for 100 house at the east of Snells Mead, Wheatley Homes have now put in two more applications for adjacent land. 80 dwellings for the land north of the Millennium Wildlife Area and 100 east of Layston Meadow. Neither of these two parcels of land are included in the current draft District Plan.

Posted: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning

Town Councillor Vacancy

Rod Coleman has now moved to the north-east and has resigned as a Buntingford Town Councillor. This means another vacancy is available which the Council hope to fill by co-option providing no election is called for. Those that have already applied for co-option for the previous vacancy, need not reapply as they will automatically be considered.

Posted: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:00 by Clerk's Office

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The Search is on - You're Hired!!

The Clerk' Office is looking for an Apprentice to train towards the qualifications of a Town Clerk. Applicants must go through the Apprenticeship website.
The initial contract is for 1 year with release for a Business Administration course. Hopefully the successful candidate will continue and attend further training including Computer courses including database and other office tools. Training will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00 by Clerk's Office

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Yet more development for the Town

Last week EHDC approved the application by Pigeon Developments to develop north of Park Farm. Technically the majority of this land lies in Cottered Parish with only the Care Home and link road within Buntingford. As it stands, the S106 development money and the New Homes Bonus could all go to Cottered with no benefit to Buntingford.
Despite the concerns of the Town Council and others, EHDC have stated... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:43 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning

Planning Appeal Upheld

The Inspector has just issued his report which gives the go ahead for two major developments in Buntingford.

These are known as the Taylor Wimpey and Wheatley Homes proposals. They lie to the east of the town on either side of Hare Street Road.

Buntingford Town Council fought hard at the Inquiry to oppose these developments but with no support from EHDC, lack of District Plan and no demonstratable 5... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:00 by Clerk's Office

Tags: News, Planning

New Website for our Council

Welcome to our new website which was launched on 27th January 2014.
Our old site was very much appreciated but was beginning to show its age. It recorded well over 300,000 hits in its lifetime. Our thanks go to Paul Sully who designed the original site from scratch and worked with us over the years to maintain it to a very high standard.

Technology has moved on and there are a number of innovations allowing... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 09:21 by Clerk's Office

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