Welcome to the website of Blunham Parish Council

Blunham Village

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The Parish Council is made up of 10 elected residents who serve a four year term. It is responsible for a number of local services, including: roadside seats, bus shelters, the play equipment on the playing field, the cemetery, the closed church yard, some of the street lights, the Trap & the Pound. In addition, the Parish Council liaises with Central Bedfordshire Council on matters that are their responsibility such as highways & rights of way. Central Bedfordshire Council invites the Parish Council to comment on matters that might affect the lives and well-being of residents, & this includes planning applications.


The Parish Council meet 6 times a year on the last Tuesday of the months of January, March, May, July, September & November. Full details of meetings are in the "meeting dates" page on the left hand menu.


There is always 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of Parish Council meetings for public questions & comments about agenda items, & this is the section of the meeting specifically set aside for the public to participate in. The public are very welcome to stay & observe the remainder of the meeting.


Agenda's & minutes are published in "Parish Council Documents" on the left hand menu.


News Updates - These are published on the "news" page on the left hand menu.


Become a Member of this website

The Parish Council is very keen to keep residents informed via this website. If you become a member of this website,you will receive an email notifying you every time this site is updated. Follow the instructions on the top left. Your details will be secure & will not be passed on.


Highways Issues?

Spotted a pot hole? Street light not working? Problem with a road sign?

Most problems on the public highway are handled by Central Bedfordshire Council Highways Department on                 

0300 300 8049 or contact them on line  - here is a link for you to use:




Contact Details

The Clerk
10 Parklands Bedford
MK41 9LZ

01234 270016

Upcoming events

Blunham Community Cinema. 4th Anniversary

Friday 28 February 2020

What we did on our holidays. (12a) Starring Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly. A family of 5 is off to Granddad's 75th birthday party at uncle's estate in rural Scotland. The parents...

Blunham Community Fairtrade Cafe

Saturday 14 March 2020

The cafe aims to offer a place to come and enjoy a chat, mingle with one another and catch up over a cuppa. We serve hot drinks, squash and cakes. 


Please do drop in and indulge in a...