Kensworth Parish Council

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Kensworth Parish Council


Welcome to the Web site of Kensworth Parish Council

Clerk – Mr. Brian E. Farrelly

Chairman – Mrs. Patricia A. Mitchell


Parish Office, 46 Hillary Crescent,
Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 5JH
Office opening times are    Monday – Friday 8.30am – 11.30am

Telephone 01582 418213 (Outside of
the normal office hours a 24hour
answerphone service is available)
E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kensworth is the third largest parish in South Bedfordshire on the border with Hertfordshire covering an area of 970 hectares. It has an Electoral Register population of 1191. The parish is served by nine councillors who are supported by a Parish Clerk

Kensworth Parish Council were awarded Quality Status in 2008. At a meeting of the County Accreditation Panel held in May 2012 panel members found much good practice in the portfolio of evidence submitted in support of Kensworth Parish Council's application for re-accreditation. Consequently re-accreditation was given for a further four year period.

To achieve Quality Status a Parish Council must submit an application, together with supporting evidence to the National Association of Local Councils. A council must meet certain mandatory requirements plus a percentage of some discretionary requirements. The criteria are; Electoral Mandate; Qualifications of the Clerk; Meetings; Communications; Annual Reports; Accounts (Annual return); Code of Conduct; Promoting local democracy and citizenship; Terms and conditions for staff; Training. 


The members of Kensworth Parish Council would like to welcome any new Person or family moving into the parish. Details of the role of a parish council and specifically what Kensworth Parish Council does are on this website but if you would like the information in the form of a pack or have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact the parish office on 01582 418213 or e-mail to the above

Whilst this website contains much information about what a Parish council is and how it and Councillors work you may still have questions. You may also be interested in becoming a Councillor. Currently there are no Councillor vacancies and the next election is due in May 2015 however if you want an information pack on what a Councillor does and/or wish to log your interest in any future vacancies then please do not hesitate to contact the parish office.  


Council Agenda 11th December 2014

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Council Agenda
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NP Steering Group Minutes 16th September 2014

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Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Minutes of meeting held on 16th September 2014
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Council Minutes 13th November 2014

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Council Minutes
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Autumn Newsletter 2014

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Council Newsletter Autumn 2014 edition

Councillor Profile

Councillor Vacancy

Enhanced Winter Gritting Service

Main Issues Raised at July and September meetings

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