The Parish of Flitton and Greenfield

Welcome

Welcome to our village website. Although it is hosted by the Parish Council it contains sections managed by other organisations within the village and we hope you find what you are looking for, if not please let us know at webmaster@flittongreenfield.org.uk

 

A list of Useful Village Contacts is included below or click here.

You can enter now - Flitton Potato Race

This year's race will be on SUNDAY 11th JUNE 2017

The Flitton Potato Race has a brand new website and entries are open now!  See www.flittonpotatorace.co.uk 

Back by popular demand this is the only race of its kind in the country. Take the opportunity to run, walk or stagger a mile from Greenfield to The White Hart, pay for the privilege and raise money for charity, all at the same time! You can choose your weight of spuds - 20, 10, 5 or 2kg for individuals, depending on age. For children and toddlers there are Spud and Spoon races, Tatties In A Bucket and Design A Potato Head competitions. All profits to go to charities and local projects. 

Local Contacts

Flitton and Greenfield Good Neighbour Group 07594 578471 or click on  http://www.good-neighbours.org.uk/gns/index.html 

Highway Helpdesk 0300 300 8049. This number is answered out of office hours for emergencies.

Free confidential advice helpline 0300 3036666 or click here http://advicecentral.org.uk/ 

Parish Council Chairman Nick Thompson  01525 860421

Parish Council Clerk clerk@flittongreenfield.org.uk

Website webmaster@flittongreenfield.org.uk

Flit’n’More Editorial: Angela Ayres 01525 860723

Central Beds Council Customer Services 0300 300 8000

Church Hall Hire Jill Chandler 01525 860715

Bedfordshire Police 101

Village Hall Hire Pauline Downing 01525 860595

Greenfield & Pulloxhill Academy Head teacher: Annette McCullion 01525 712426

Ducklings Pre-School 01525 712426

MUGA Bookings: Dawn Leaning - 07860632427.

Scouts and Cubs Badger Hill Scout Group; www.badgerhillscouts.org.uk

Brownies Jane Staff 01525 717294

Allotments Greenfield: Cllr Rik Stokes 01525 712160

Allotments Flitton; Cllr Gareth Ellis 01525 861496

Village Gala Cllr Margaret Lowe 01525 861111

Flitton Potato Race Simon Sadler 01525 861727

Friends of Flitton Moor Dave Sedgley 01525 714961

Women’s Institute Meriel Davies 01525 633421

The Greensand Trust Maulden Office 01234 743666

Flitwick & District Heritage Group Dave Sedgley 01525 714961

Access to the  Mausoleum 

 

Village News and Communications

NEWS NEWS NEWS NEWS NEWS

TENNIS COACHING is back for 2017 - at the MUGA, click here for more details

Flitwick Moor features on The Times  20 best nature reserves in Britain

 

FIND OUT WHAT'S HAPPENING IN FLITTON AND GREENFIELD 

If you want to know what's happening in the village and use Facebook, keep an eye on this link

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If you would like to become part of a FLITTON AND GREENFIELD COMMUNITY Facebook page, exchanging news and views with other residents, then why not join (link below)

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or for Village WI news click link below Image result for facebook

If you prefer a magazine, see the current version of Flit'n'More Spring 2017

For earlier versions of FM, click here

The Oracle Magazine

 

This Website!

Flitton & Greenfield Parish Council logoCalling ALL residents - please Register as a Member of this website by clicking the 'Join' button at the top left hand side of this page. This is the quickest way of being alerted to important village issues if you tick the box in your membership area to say you would like to receive notifications, you can have these instantaneously, hourly, daily or weekly or not at all if you prefer.

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Flitton and Greenfield

Greenfield is a small village about 1.2 miles from the town of Flitwick, it lies across Flitwick Moor and is on the opposite side of the River Flit. It forms part of the parish of Flitton and Greenfield. The area was once well known as a strawberry producing area, and the fields were full of strawberry plants on either side of the main road. It is now a thriving village with several small businesses.

Compasses Greenfield

Flitton  (Flichtam, Fllite, and Flute) forms the other part of the parish and derives its name from river Flit. It is the home of the De Grey Mausoleum adjacent to St John the Baptist church. Flitton contains the hamlet of Wardhedges. It too has a number of small businesses and working farms.

Flitton countryside view