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SANTA is coming to Ho Ho Hockliffe

SANTA is coming to Ho Ho Hockliffe

Santa has informed the Parish Council that he will be “safely” visiting Hockliffe on Sunday 13th December 2020 between 4pm and 6pm, so please put that in your diaries.Santa knows how difficult things have been for everyone lately, especially the children. So, he and...

Remembrance Sunday 2020

Remembrance Sunday 2020

Our photo gallery has been updated to include the photographs taken around the village by Colin Underhay in commemoration of Remembrance Sunday held on 8th November 2020. You can visit our photo gallery from the following link - Photo Gallery

What is the Hillersdon Trust

What is the Hillersdon Trust

What is Hillersdon Trust? From time to time, the Parish Council is asked to clarify exactly what the Trust is all about... We now have a page on our Website describing this in more detail thanks to Julia Dickens, Trustee -...

Supporting schoolchildren

Supporting schoolchildren

Hockliffe Parish Council would like to consider supporting any Hockliffe family with children of school age that usually have free school meals provided during the autumn half-term break. If you feel you need help, please contact Helen at Hockliffe Helping Hands on...

Update to the Local Plan

Update to the Local Plan

Update to the Local Plan CBC has recently made changes to its Local Plan following the hearings last year. So far as Hockliffe is concerned, they have dropped all three of their proposed sites from the Plan (i.e. the site north of the village near the school, the site...

Easing on C-19 Lockdown

Easing on C-19 Lockdown

Dear Clerk As part of the Government’s approach to easing of the lockdown restrictions, schools will be opening to more pupils and some businesses and retail are also preparing to re-open. However, there are concerns about maintaining social distancing and potentially...

Half-term dates 2020

Half-term dates 2020

The next break for schools is half-term, which for most schools is Monday, 17 to Friday, 21 February 2020 Most schools will break up on Friday, 14 February and go back on Monday, 24 February. The school term dates and school holidays will be correct for the majority...

Parish Clerk Vacancy

Parish Clerk Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk with an immediate start. +++POSITION NOW FILLED+++ If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a covering letter and a current CV to the address on our Contact Us page. This is a paid post and training will be...

Phone Boxes

Phone Boxes

BT is proposing to remove 30 payphones in Central Bedfordshire. The details of the payphones which may be removed can be seen on our website:www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/consultations. BT initiated its consultation with the local community on 9 October 2019 by...

Kerbside Waste Collection

Kerbside Waste Collection

Garden waste collections will be suspended between Monday, 9 December 2019 and Friday, 28 February 2020 inclusive. Your last collection will be either in the week commencing Monday, 25 November 2019 or Monday, 2 December 2019. Collections will resume from Monday, 2...