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NB 22/3/20- In light of the coronavirus situation, all public meetings are postponed. We will advise how this will be managed when we have more information
Beaconsfield Town Council meetings are generally held on a Thursday evening starting at 19:30, in the Council Chamber at the Town Hall. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to come to them.
Coronavirus update 20.03.20
During this difficult time, Beaconsfield Town Council are committed to keeping you connected with the services and activities that are going on in our town.
As part of the measures to manage the Coronavirus Public Health situation Beaconsfield Town Council have made arrangements for staff to be able to work from home. As they won’t be in the office to pick up the phone, the best way to contact is via email on firstname.lastname@example.org and this can be accessed by our office staff who will be able to respond to you.
For the time being, both the Town Hall and the Public Conveniences at Windsor End will be closed until further notice.
In the meantime, please make sure you know where to go to keep up to date with the latest advice.
If you feel ill please go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
For government advice please see https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Locally, the Beaconsfield Coronavirus Volunteer Network is an initiative that is being co-ordinated through Better Connect Beaconsfield http://www.betterconnectedbeaconsfield.org.uk
You can follow them on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/betterconnectedbeaconsfield/
For the advice around the county please look at the Bucks Community Hub on the following link.
Heart of Bucks has launched the Bucks Coronavirus Appeal, please give generously as many will face hardship dealing with this crisis https://www.totalgiving.co.uk/appeal/coronavirus-response-appeal
Upcoming Meetings - ALL CANCELLED
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Beaconsfield is served by a range of schools, both public and private from Pre-school to secondary.
Learn more about Beaconsfield Schools
Who to contact?
The three councils covering Beaconsfield are Beaconsfield Town Council, South Bucks District Council and Buckinghamshire County Council. Each is responsible for different services and amenities.
The link below has useful numbers for transport, utilities and support services in case you need to get in touch with them
Useful numbers for transport, utilities and support services.
Beaconsfield Town Council is a consultee of South Bucks District Council’s (SBDC) Planning Committee for Beaconsfield applications.
For the latest information on planning and planning application visit SBDC’s planning website.
From Tennis to Rugby, Golf to working out in the Gym, Beaconsfield boasts a wide range of Sports clubs and facilities. If you wish to find out more or give it go click the link below for their contact details.
Beaconsfield Sporting Facilities
Response to Green Belt Preferred Options Consultation
summary this is what we said:-
“Beaconsfield Town Council believes that growth in the Town is essential in order that the community continues to prosper. Without growth it is likely that there will be decline as the existing population ages and the needs of the next generation continue to be ignored.
For the Town Council to support release of Green Belt land it must be demonstrated that exceptional circumstances exist. The development must not only address the key issues of infrastructure but also achieve the maximum amount of affordable housing. In this context the development must seek to include an appropriate volume of housing capped at a maximum of £350,000. .
Further development work will require a detailed framework masterplan, with infrastructure needs such as schools and medical facilities as well as roads and mains, with timing, phasing and so on. These needs should be assessed holistically on a town-wide basis to ensure any complementary enhancements required to the existing town are integrated. We therefore strongly recommend that at least three representatives from the local community including one from the Town Council work with landowners and developers as part of a multi-disciplinary group having responsibility to safeguard the interests of the existing population”.
12th December 2016