The Jordan Trust is registered as a charitable company limited by guarantee and is based on the River Ivel at Holme Mills, Biggleswade.

The objectives of the Trust are to protect and preserve the character of the River Ivel site where flour milling was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 – for more information please visit:

Children’s Mother’s Day activity 10th March

Easter Creature Hunt 2nd – 15th April  

Children’s Easter Craft activities April

Easter is a great time to encourage creativity and what better way than with our craft activities.

Children can make the following:

Session 1 (3rd and 5th April)

  • Make Dolly The Sheep
  • Create your Easter Egg Wreath
  • Decorate some Easter Biscuits
  • Colouring in fun 


Session 2 (10th and 12th April)

  • Make an Easter Caterpillar
  • Make a pom pom pet
  • Decorate some Easter Biscuits
  • Colouring in fun




16:11, Friday by Tricia Lennie

Posters from Girlguiding Bedfordshire have been displayed on the Parish Council noticeboard and in the Church Room. They are keen to encourage girls (aged between 5 and 105) to get involved in either Rainbows, Brownies, Guides or Senior Section. 

They are also keen to recruit volunteers who wish to work with these groups in any capacity.

Contact them via the website 

Twitter @BedsGuides    Facebook: GirlguidingBedfordshire 

YouTube: Beds Guiding.

15:53, Friday by Tricia Lennie

To view Bedford Borough Council meetings for March click here

18:54, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie

Stevington Neighbourhood Plan is entering the next phase and it is our aim to complete it by the summer. A draft copy of the plan, based on the feedback you gave in the initial consultation, has been passed to Bedford Borough Council for SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) screening. This is a requirement of the process.

Full details will be in the next edition of the Stevington Magazine due out in early March. Parish Councillors will be available for drop-in consultations, questions and comments as the draft is finalised, to ensure that it fully represents your wishes.

18:31, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie

The new Draft Bedford Borough Council Local Plan 2035 is now open for consultation. Leaflets are available in The Church Room. The full document is available online at (click on the link above to take you to the page) and in local libraries.

NB Deadline for responses has been extended.

All responses must be made on the official form and returned by 5pm on 29th March 2018. 

18:23, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie

Help shape the future of the newly merged Bedford Hospital who are looking to expand their Foundation Trust Membership. It is vital that the membership represents the population that it serves. Anyone can be a member but in order to vote you must be 16 or over and live in Bedfordshire or surrounding counties. 

Contact the Membership Department on 01582 718333

Initially you will be a member of the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. At the point of the merger you will then be a member of the joint hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  

18:14, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie

Views are being sought regarding Bedfordshire Borough Council's Health and Wellbeing policy.  The consultation will run from Tuesday 30th January to Monday 26th March 2018 and comments received may be published.

You can view the draft strategy at  

17:59, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie

'Jobcentre Near Me' have contacted the Parish Council to advertise an interactive map showing where the most local information offices are. Go to

This should make it easier to find local Jobcentre Plus offices, benefits and employment information. 

17:47, 01 Feb 2018 by Tricia Lennie


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