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, if not please let us know at clerk@flittongreenfield.org.uk

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

CONSULTATION ON THE FLITTON AND GREENFIELD AND PULLOXHILL NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN COMING SOON - WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS

 

DEFIBRILLATORS ARE SITED AT THE VILLAGE HALL AND FLITTON CHURCH HALL

Following another brilliant training session, on Tuesday 5 February, our Defibrillater Guardian is very pleased to confirm that the defibrillators at both the above locations are active and the other two should be in place soon.
We sincerely hope you never need to access a defibrillator, but if you do,  you will need to ring Emergency Services on 999, request an ambulance and they will confirm to you the nearest location of a defibrillator and give you the access code to allow you to send someone to fetch it.

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The cabinet is kept locked with a key pad, so you will need the code to open the door. It is very helpful if the person collecting it has a mobile phone on them to call 999 if there are any problems using or remembering the code.
In the unit there is the defibrillator and also an equipment bag which includes a torch, face shields, spare defib pads, paediatric defib pads and other items to assist with using the equipment. It is highly recommend, if you haven’t done so already, to attend a defib training session. This was the last of three sessions in the Parish but we hope to run a refresher training session annually from 2020. Please spread the word that these are now active….. THEY SAVE LIVES!!! If you have any questions or require further information please contact the Defibrillator Guardian – Julianne Wright, mobile 07739 431933 or email julianne.wright@btinternet.com                                                                                                           

PLEASE NOTE: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE TRAINED OR NEED SOMEONE  WHO IS TRAINED IN ORDER TO USE THE DEFIBRILLATERS, THE UNIT TALKS YOU THROUGH WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

Useful Parish Numbers

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 Mark Gates  01525 715793

Parish Council Clerk clerk@flittongreenfield.org.uk

Website clerk@flittongreenfield.org.uk

Flit’n’More Editorial: Angela Ayres 01525 860723

Central Beds Council Customer Services 0300 300 8000

Church Hall Hire Jill Chandler 01525 860715

Bedfordshire Police 101

Village Hall Hire 

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

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 and Communications

We are proud to be part of the Greensand Country

See the current version of 

Flit'n'More Winter 2018

  

 For earlier versions of FM, click here

 NEWS NEWS NEWS NEWS NEWS

Planning Applications

If you want to look at current planning applications in the Parish, click here and under 'Weekly list search' scroll down to Flitton and Greenfield. This way you can keep up to date with what is being submitted 

Flitwick Moor features on The Times  20 best nature reserves in Britain

 FIND OUT WHAT'S HAPPENING IN FLITTON AND GREENFIELD 

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The Oracle Magazine

 

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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