Older Driver Awareness Month

1st October was National Older Person’s Day, and Travel Safe Bucks marked the occasion by heading down to St Michael’s Church in Amersham to promote their Older Driver Assessments and brand new Older Driver module. The number of over 70’s holding a driving licence exceeded five million for the first time in 2018 and there are now over 200 centenarian still driving! Driving is an important part of life for […]


170 Housing Development - Section 106 group

The AVDC Parks & Green Infrastructure Officer has requested confirmation of appropriate sport and leisure project wording for consideration for inclusion in the application Section 106 agreement. Maids Moreton Parish Council will be setting up a special group to discuss Section 106 and put together proposals to go to ADVC.   The Parish Council will be hosting an open meeting on Wednesday 21st August at Maids Moreton village hall to discuss […]


Gracewell Summer Fete & bbq

Saturday 27th July.  2pm to 4:30pm Please come to Gracewell of Maids Moreton for a fun afternoon at their summer Fete and delicious BBQ, cooked by their chef. Activities on the day will include a coconut shy, bric-a-brac stalls, delicious cocktails, face painting, and much more! There will also be a tombola, raffle, hamper and cake sale with all proceeds going to the Cancer Centre Appeal. Everyone is welcome, so […]


Do you have questions for your Parish Council?

Then come along to the MMPC Surgery Where? – Gracewell Care Home Bistro When? – 7pm to 9pm Tuesday 2 July 2019 Maids Moreton Parish Council is holding a pilot “surgery” where you can ask questions and/or raise issues for discussion at the MMPC meeting on Wednesday 10 July 2019. Parish Councillors will be available to listen to your thoughts and ideas, discuss your concerns and, as far as possible, […]


Play Around the Parish

On Thursday 25th July from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm,  Play Around the Parishes will visit Maids Moreton Playing Fields.   This event is for children from 1 to 11 years. The morning will include a bouncy castle, other sports, and creative arts and crafts! This is a completely free event funded by maids Moreton Parish Council. Feel free to bring a picnic and make it a great family day out this […]


Poll Clerks needed to work at the European Parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May 2019

Aylesbury Vale District Council would like to hear from people who are available to work as a Poll Clerk at Polling Stations on Thursday 23 May 2019.  The fee payable is £135. No previous experience is required.  Poll Clerks are required to work from 6.30am to 10pm.  The job primarily involves marking the Register of Electors to show that electors have presented themselves to vote, and to assist the Presiding […]


Maids Moreton & Foscote Action Group

A number of residents of Maids Moreton and Foscote have formed an Action Group to fight the planning application for 170 new houses in Maids Moreton.  The group is working in conjunction with Maids Moreton and Foscote Parish Councils, Buckingham Town Council, The MM Conservation Group and The Buckingham Society.  They have written to John Bercow to voice their concerns and Mr Bercow has come back with a reply sympathising […]


We want to know how this happened!

On 20th February the AVDC Strategic Development Management Committee (SDMC) approved the plans to build 170 houses in Maids Moreton.  To everyone in the village, the size and nature of the development is a nonsense. So how did AVDC come to this ridiculous decision?  We want to know! Every Maids Moreton resident can apply for clarification under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Click here to download a sample letter http://www.maids-moreton.co.uk/site/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/FOI-letter-template.docx We […]


AVDC Strategic Development Management Committee approve plan to build 170 houses in Maids Moreton

Despite objections from the Parish Council, Warren Whyte, our District Councillor and numerous members of the public, on 20th February the AVDC Strategic Development Management Committee (SDMC) approved the plans to build 170 houses in Maids Moreton.  The approval is subject to all the S106 contributions and conditions being agreed with the developer. SDMC also instructed Tim Thurley (Bucks Highways) to investigate Foscote Rd as a means of access from the site […]


Parish Council Traffic Survey

In May 2018 Croft Transport Solutions undertook a traffic survey on behalf of David Wilson Homes as part of the planning application for 170 new houses in Maids Moreton (Outline application number 16/00151/AOP).  On 30th November in a detailed response Bucks County Council Highway Authority commented: ” I am now satisfied that the development will not have a severe impact on the safety and convenience of the highway network and […]