History


Selected achievements of the BCS since its establishment:


1972/3      Successful campaign preventing the widening of Town Street.

1979/80    Fighting for weight restrictions on Town Street and encouraging proposals for a road to bypass the centre of the village.

1979          Installation of the clock on the facade of the Grange. Formerly on a building adjacent to the Tower graveyard, which fell into disuse and suffered vandalism.

1984          Extension to conservation area/Derby Road.

1987          Listed building status granted by English Heritage on many properties in the Conservation Area

2000 onwards

2007          Application/submission for extension to Conservation Area. The Conservation Area was extended in late 2008.

2018          Instrumental in getting a new pedestrian barrier fitted on the Devil’s Elbow on Town Street.

2022          Successfully got Moss drive turned into a public right of way after access to it was blocked by the landowners.