Welcome to the Village of Castlethorpe

This is the Website for the village of Castlethorpe in Milton Keynes. The articles have been written by village organisations and the site is managed by the Parish Council.

If you have news of interest to the village or represent an organisation which has an event coming up, please contact the Webmaster who will put it on this website.

Click for a map of Castlethorpe, take a walk around Castlethorpe,

visit Historic Castlethorpe, train enthusiasts can visit our local Rail enthusiast website, see the local BBC Weather Forecast and you can also join us on Facebook

The next refuse
collection day
is Friday

How to book the Village Hall

If you’re thinking of using the Village Hall for a function, you can check the availability by clicking here.

To book the Hall please contact Sara Montague on 07812 070537 or email her at soldierblue4@hotmail.com. Please confirm your booking with Sara before making any arrangements for entertainers or outside catering etc. You can pay by credit card, debit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, cheque or bank transfer.

Further information and a booking form can be downloaded from here and either filled in online and emailed to Sara or downloaded to be filled in and then printed out.

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Parish Council Elections

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Chairman’s report to the 2019 Annual Village Meeting on 1 April

The Chairman of Castlethorpe Parish Council, Councillor Philip Ayles, reported on the past year in village to residents at the Annual Village Meeting in the Village Hall on Monday 1 April. To read his report in full click on “Read more” below.

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33 bus timetable

The latest timetable for Route 33 buses can be downloaded here Scroll down to “Other Documents” and click on 33bustimetable230718.pdf

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Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of electors' rights

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GDPR: Parish Council Data Protection Policy

Castlethorpe Parish Council (‘the Council’) recognises its responsibility to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018 which regulates the use of personal data. This does not have to be sensitive data; it can be as little as a name and address. The Data Protection Policy can be read by clicking the link to the Parish Council page on the left.

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MK Councillors' contact details

The MK Ward Councillors for the Newport Pagnell North and Hanslope ward, which includes Castlethorpe, are:

Councillor Telephone Email
Andrew Geary 01908 510227 Andrew Geary
Bill Green 07970 062885 Bill Green
George Bowyer George Bowyer

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Volunteers wanted urgently

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Changes to Castlethorpe Charity

The Castlethorpe Charity for the Poor/Church has changed the criteria for any new beneficiary. With effect from the 2015 distribution are that they must be 70 years of age or over, have lived in Castlethorpe for at least 2 years, be living alone and not be in any paid employment. Existing beneficiaries will continue to receive their share of the income. .

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Is there a well in your garden?

Castlethorpe Historical Society is gathering information on all of the wells in the village. Most will obviously be located in the gardens of Castlethorpe’s older properties. So if you have a well on your property, or you know of someone else who has one, please let Mick Mullens know so that the Society can collate a map and plan to help with its survey on Old Castlethorpe.

You can contact Mick on the Castlethorpe Village Facebook page or email him at brassmichael@yahoo.co.uk

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Want to stop smoking? Here's some help

Milton Keynes Council’s specialist stop smoking advisors offer one to one appointments in clinics across Milton Keynes with support and products to help anyone who wants to quit smoking. Services of the 12 week programme are free to everyone and those who are exempt from prescription charges will also get products to help them quit for free (those that pay will pay just £8.05 standard prescription fee per fortnight for their products).

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Castlethorpe facts and figures

Here are some interesting facts and figures about Castlethorpe, taken from the results of the 2011 Census, Defra and Land Registry figures:

People: On Census Day 2011, the parish’s population was 1,045, 47.9% male and 52.1% female, living in 440 households. There were 205 children under 16, 695 adults of working age and 145 people over the age of 65, with 55 of them living by themselves.

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Do you need help with rent, moving home or emergencies?

If you are having difficulty paying your rent or Council Tax, or need financial help with moving home or an emergency you may be able to claim extra help from Milton Keynes Council.

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Help 24/7 at the press of a button

Do you know any older people who would benefit from an affordable alarm system in case of emergencies? Milton Keynes Community Alarm is a speech-based social alarm system that links into a standard telephone and offers peace of mind 24 hours a day.

For more information go to www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/community-alarm

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