The Parish of Flitton and Greenfield

Welcome

Welcome to our village website. Although it is hosted by the Parish Council it contains sections managed by other organisations within the village and we hope you find what you are looking for.

A list of Useful Village Contacts is included below or click here.

The Big FPP Plan

 Shape the future of our villages!

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As part of the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for Flitton & Greenfield and Pulloxhill parishes, we are asking residents to complete a survey so that you have a say on roads, new homes, green spaces and local amenities within Flitton and Greenfield (& the same for Pulloxhill) . Please help us by completing the online questionnaire - clicking this link  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/THEBIGFGPPLAN. The deadline for submissions is October 16th 2016. We will also be delivering a paper copy to every households over the next few days, for those without internet access, but its much easier for us if you do it on line as we have to input all your answers anyway!

Local Contacts

Flitton and Greenfield Good Neighbour Group 07594 578471 or click on  http://www.good-neighbours.org.uk/gns/index.html 

Highway Helpdesk 0300 300 8049. This number is answered out of office hours for emergencies.

Free confidential advice helpline 0300 3036666 or click here http://advicecentral.org.uk/ 

Parish Council Chairman Nick Thompson  01525 860421

Parish Council Clerk/Website Deborah Lawson 01525 860377

Central Beds Council Customer Services 0300 300 8000

Flit’n’More Editorial: Angela Ayres 01525 860723

Village Hall Hire Pauline Downing 01525 860595

Church Hall Hire Jill Chandler 01525 860715

Bedfordshire Police 101

Greenfield & Pulloxhill Academy Head teacher: Annette McCullion 01525 712426

Ducklings Pre-School 01525 712426

MUGA Bookings: Dawn Leaning - 07860632427.

Scouts and Cubs Badger Hill Scout Group; www.badgerhillscouts.org.uk

Brownies Jane Staff 01525 717294

Allotments Greenfield: Cllr Rik Stokes 01525 712160

Allotments Flitton; Cllr Gareth Ellis 01525 861496

Village Gala Cllr Margaret Lowe 01525 861111

Flitton Potato Race Simon Sadler 01525 861727

Friends of Flitton Moor Dave Sedgley 01525 714961

Women’s Institute Meriel Davies 01525 633421

The Greensand Trust Maulden Office 01234 743666

Flitwick & District Heritage Group Dave Sedgley 01525 714961

Access to the  Mausoleum 

 

Village News

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If you want to know whats going on in the village and use Facebook, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/FlittonGreenfieldVillageEvents/

....or see the current version of Flit'n'More Autumn 2016

For earlier versions of FM, click here

The Oracle Magazine

 

Website

Calling ALL residents - please Register as a Member of this website by clicking the 'Join' button at the top left hand side of this page. This is the quickest way of being alerted to important village issues if you tick the box in your membership area to say you would like to receive notifications, you can have these instantaneously, hourly, daily or weekly or not at all if you prefer.

If you wish to add anything to the website or comment on what you like or don't like, please contact the Clerk to the Council  at clerk@flittongreenfield.org.uk

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Flitton and Greenfield

Greenfield is a small village about 1.2 miles from the town of Flitwick, it lies across Flitwick Moor and is on the opposite side of the River Flit. It forms part of the parish of Flitton and Greenfield. The area was once well known as a strawberry producing area, and the fields were full of strawberry plants on either side of the main road. It is now a thriving village with several small businesses.

Compasses Greenfield

Flitton  (Flichtam, Fllite, and Flute) forms the other part of the parish and derives its name from river Flit. It is the home of the De Grey Mausoleum adjacent to St John the Baptist church. Flitton contains the hamlet of Wardhedges. It too has a number of small businesses and working farms.

Flitton countryside view