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West Bletchley Council

West Bletchley Council is a parish council, representing the first tier of local government and, as such, is “closer to residents”

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Welcome to West Bletchley Council

The Council represents residents who live in the MK3 postcode area. We have 28 local councillors, who are elected by residents to represent them in specific geographical areas of the Parish (Wards). Details of Councillors and the areas that they represent can be found below.

The Council currently has 11 staff, headed by the Clerk to the Council, Helen Hupton. The Council Office is open to the public between 0930 – 1600 hours, Monday to Friday each week (we are closed on Bank Holidays).

Council Members are required to abide by a Code of Conduct.  In addition to this, all Parish Councillors are required to complete a Register of Members Interests

West Bletchley Council currently undertakes the following activities on behalf of local residents:

  • Representation on local issues e.g. objections and/or support for proposed building development within the parish and beyond.
  • Commenting on all proposed planning applications received by Milton Keynes Council, relating to land and/or buildings within the parish.
  • Provision and management of allotment plots.
  • Provision and management of local events e.g. The West Bletchley Annual Carnival.
  • Provision of school holiday activities for young people.
  • Management and support for the local community resource centre – The Melrose Avenue Resource Centre (The MARC).
  • Responsible for the maintenance of Rickley Park and other open spaces.
  • Local Community Safety Initiatives
  • Provision of a large number of dog waste bins across the parish and free bags for picking up dog waste.
  • Free swimming- for qualifying age groups – at Bletchley Leisure Centre Grant funding support for local groups and charities.

West Bletchley Council - who we are, what we do...

Committees

All Council and Committee meetings are open to the public and the agendas and minutes of meetings are published on this website.
COMMITTEES OVERVIEW

Wards & Councillors

West Bletchley Council is sub-divided into 10 Wards:
MEET THE COUNCILLORS

Council Staff

The Council currently has 10 staff, headed by the Clerk to the Council, Helen Hupton.
MEET THE COUNCIL STAFF

Finance

Please find links below to view key Finance information for West Bletchley Council.

Open Data

As part of this Council's commitment to transparency in its work, as well as providing a raft of information through this website, it also makes key documents and information available to members of the public.
VIEW OPEN DATA

Policies

West Bletchley Council has defined policies covering aspects of the Council's work and the way that it engages with the community.
VIEW POLICIES

Vacancies

Any vacancies for Councillors or Council Staff, together with information about how to apply, are published on this website. The current vacancies status is shown below:
Councillors vacancies:
No vacancies
Council Staff vacancies:
No vacancies

Our Mission Statement

"West Bletchley Council undertakes to provide democratic representation on behalf of the residents of West Bletchley and to deliver or facilitate delivery of projects and/or services that make a positive difference to the community.”