Major Boost for Waterway Park Plan

The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust welcomes proposals for a series of new communities in the Marston Vale to be built around a Waterway Park between Brogborough and Stewartby lakes. Landowners O&H Properties Ltd has begun a community engagement programme on plans for a series of new villages in the Marston Vale. The Waterway … Continue reading “Major Boost for Waterway Park Plan”

Have your say in Central Bedfordshire Local Plan supporting the Waterway Park

Central Bedfordshire is currently consulting on its Local Plan. There are two policies in the proposed Local Plan which are critical to the Waterway: policy SA2 which proposes the development of a series of new villages in the Marston Vale, built around the Waterway Park, and policy EE10 which focuses on the Waterway Park itself … Continue reading “Have your say in Central Bedfordshire Local Plan supporting the Waterway Park”

Having your say on Bedford Town Centre Masterplan

Bedford Borough Council are consulting the public about a new strategy for the town centre. This will determine how the town centre develops in the future and is an important document. The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway is not included in the draft strategy. Please support our project by responding to the consultation and asking … Continue reading “Having your say on Bedford Town Centre Masterplan”

Press Release – Waterway Trust Awarded Grant

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust has been awarded a grant of £8,300 by Central Bedfordshire Council Green Infrastructure Planning Obligations Fund to help fund its initiative to mark the route of the Waterway Park with thematic wood carvings and information points. The award will help to fund 3 benches and a number of carved … Continue reading “Press Release – Waterway Trust Awarded Grant”

Update on transfer of Environment Agency assets to the Canal and River Trust

At the AGM in June we heard from Peter Walker from the Canal and River Trust about the Environment Agency navigations transfer project which could see a number of important navigations transfer across to the canal and River Trust, including the Great Ouse in Bedford. The two organisations are working closely together on this project … Continue reading “Update on transfer of Environment Agency assets to the Canal and River Trust”