This article was published in May 2009. Please see News & Campaigns for more recent information.

2009 Return dates of the Village Freighter

  • Edlesborough Tuesday 19th May 12noon - 3.30pm in the Memorial Hall Car Park
  • Dagnall Tuesday 19th May 7.30am – 11am in Dagnall Village Hall Car Park
  • Northall Wednesday 22nd July 7.30am – 11am in Northall Village Hall Car Park

Dates of second visit

  • Edlesborough Tuesday 24th November 7.30am – 11am
  • Dagnall Thursday 19th November 7.30am – 11am
  • Northall Wednesday 25th November 12noon – 3.30pm

Cemetery Access

Work has commenced on the new Cemetery Access and a turning area has already been constructed off the bridleway. It is hoped that by the time this Focus issue is received the remaining works will have been completed and Hearses will be able to have a better access to the Cemetery without having to travel across the Churchyard.

Play Around the Parishes

Following two very successful visits to Edlesborough, Dagnall and Northall AVDC will be returning again this year during the Summer school holiday, dates yet to be advised.

Street Lighting

All streetlights are now operating and parishioners are asked to notify the Clerk of any faults. The lights at Church End, Edlesborough should be operating as soon as EDF Energy have connected the relevant cables and a new light fitting is to be put on the pole at the junction of Studham Lane and Dunstable Road, Dagnall.

Anti Social Behaviour

Edlesborough are still experiencing problems with anti social behaviour and the Police will be carrying out further patrols of the area.

Development at rear of The Swan, Northall

Following numerous complaints by the Parish Council the Developers have now improved the road and verge surfaces, but further work still requires to be carried out.

Traffic Calming

A recent speed check was carried out in Dagnall resulting in 1 in 5 cars/lorries exceeding the speed limit.

P.A.I.N (London-Luton Airport)

A further consultation is to take place, the Parish Council will be advised as to when this is to be.

Trading Standards information

Want to Beat the Cowboys? – Buy With Confidence

The Buy With Confidence scheme provides Buckinghamshire residents with a list of local businesses that have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards. Consumers can have peace of mind when using an approved member because they have all been individually checked for trustworthiness and compliance with consumer protection laws. In the unlikely event of a problem arising approved members abide with the Scheme’s Code of Practice, which defines the minimum standards required to deliver good customer service.

To find a tradesman you can trust visit or call 08454 04 05 06. If you think your business could make the grade and would like more information contact Gina Green at [email protected]

Contact Information


Clerk to Edlesborough Parish Council: Penny Pataky, 01525 229 358 or email: [email protected]
Please note office hours are Monday-Friday 10.30am-2.30pm. Messages may be left on an answer phone outside of these hours.