How I Can Help You?

 Central Beds

 

There are number of ways I can help you as a resident of tAmpthill Ward. I can assist you as your councillor (see below) or through the following:

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Mark Smith - Ampthill Town Councillor

My role as an Ampthill Councillor entails me representing the residents of Ampthill. I am one of 12 Town Councillors and am the longest serving councillor having been co-opted in 1997. I was the Mayor of Ampthill from 2005 to 2006. 

My role entails:

  • Representing the Residents of Ampthill on the Town Council
  • Helping Residents with their queries.
  • Being a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Being a member of the Parks Committee
  • Being a member of the Around the Pump Newsletter Editorial Committee

Please feel free to contact me relating to any of the areas that Ampthill Town Council covers, namely:

  • Allotments
  • Ampthill Park
  • Bus Shelters
  • Car Parks
  • Cemetery
  • Christmas Lights
  • Coopers Hill (also known as the Firs)
  • Flower Baskets
  • Grass Cutting (including 101 Roundabout)
  • Kings Arms Path Gardens
  • Market (Charter)
  • Market Square
  • Public Toilets
  • Public Hall (The Nottingham Rooms)
  • Road Verges
  • Street Lighting
  • Verne Drive Public Open Space

In addition our Local Authority, Central Beds Council, has created online methods for reporting issues and viewing documents, these include:

  • Reporting Pot Holes - you can report and keep track of reported pot holes. Alternatively report them to me & I'll report them
  • Viewing & Comment on Current Planning Applications - you can view and comment on current planning application. Most applications are dealt with under delegated authority officers but your Central Beds Councillors can ask for applications to be heard by committee if their a legitimate planning concerns
  • Central Beds Mobile App - the app can be used on your smart phone to report Footway - surface defects, Potholes, Carriageway - surface defects, Street Lights Out and Overgrowing Trees
Plus I've created the 'Report It' page on this site, where you can report such issues as Highway Matters, Fly-Tipping, Abandoned Vehicles, Dog Fouling, a Breach of Planning, Changes that affect your Council Tax, Abuse of a vulnerable adults, Abuse of a Child, a Benefit Fraudster & Anti-Social Behaviour. You can also find details of reporting issues to the Police, Ampthill Town Council. Visit my 'Report It' Page for more details.

Needless to say I would be happy to report such issues on your behalf. Email me at mark.andrew.smith@hotmail.co.uk or ring me on 07896124933

If you have any queries relating to any of the above matters feel free to contact me at:

  • Phone:  01525 402560 (evening and weekends)
  • Mobile:  07896124933 (daytime)
  • Email: mark.andrew.smith@hotmail.co.uk
  • Home Address: 6 Sidney Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2RJ

I will try my best to answer your queries and if not I'm sure to know someone that can!