Attractions

 

Henlow Greyhound Stadium
Bedford Road (A600), Lower Stondon, Beds SG16 6EA
Tel: 01462 851850 - Fax: 01462 815593
Email: info@henlow-racing-ltd.co.uk

 

Mount Pleasant Golf Club
9-hole, 18-Tee Golf Course
Station Road, Lower Stondon, Beds SG16 6JL
Tel: 01462 850999
Email: manager@mountpleasantgolfcourse.com

 

RAF Signals Museum

 

Stondonbury Re-use Boot

Stondon's summer Boot sale. Sellers arrive from 9am, no unpacking till 10am.
Shillington Road, Lower Stondon
Tel: Call Stewart on 07984 206 698 for more details
Email: stewartgatewaylodge@hotmail.com

 

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Churches

 

All Saints Church

Upper Stondon
Services every Sunday at 11am. The first Sunday is a Family Service. Sunday School is on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sundays at 11am - 12
Tel: 01462 811917
Email: k.t.scott@metronet.co.uk

 

Baptist Church

Station Road, Lower Stondon
For enquiries, contact Andy Banthorpe, 32 Long Close, Lower Stondon, Beds
Tel: 01462 850753

 

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Cinemas

 

Bedford

Letchworth

Luton

Stevenage

 

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Citizens Advice Bureau

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Details of local CABs

 

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Clubs and Groups

 

Baby Massage & Baby Yoga Courses
Saturday mornings at Stondon Village Hall
4 week courses run by qualified Nursery Nurses
Booking essential
For more information please call
07597 121809
Email; tigerinthetree@outlook.com
See us on Facebook at Tiger in The Tree

 

Brownies

Brenda Ballantine
Tel: 01462 811806

 

Mad Hatters Theatre School
An exciting, professional theatre school that encourages and develops children of all ages in the performing arts and have fun! 
Shefford Methodist Church 
Tel: Hollie Johanson-Smith , Founder/Artistic Director 07789 510 899
Email: info@madhatterstheatreschool.co.uk

 

Derwent Lower School Football Club

A new football club has been set up which will be open to all boys and girls aged between 4 and 9 living in Lower Stondon, Henlow and surrounding areas. They will be focussing on the fun aspects of football, encouraging the children to enjoy participating and not concentrating on playing competitive games.
Derwent School, Saturdays at 9am. In School Hall if wet.

 

1st Stondon Scout Group

Fun and adventure for boys and girls in Beaver Scouts (6 – 8 year olds), Cub Scouts (8 – 10 year olds), Scouts (10 – 14 year olds)
Tel: For more information, please contact Catherine Wakely on 01462 813117
Email: 1stStondon.GSL@gmail.com

 

Mid Beds Twins Club

Club for twins and their parents in the area
Contact : Rachel Cooke
Email: rachel-cooke2011@hotmail.co.uk

 

Parents & Toddlers

Alisa Williamson, 5 Signal Close, Lower Stondon, Beds SG16 6FE

 

PETALS

Lower School PTA
Kim Francis
Tel: 01462 813412

 

Rainbows
Kate Briscoe
Tel: 01462 815922
Email: stondonrainbows@hotmail.co.uk

 

Stondon FC

5 a side football team playing at John Henry Newman School, Stevenage, on a Wednesday evening.
See website for fixtures
Email: dbentley_7@sky.com

 

Stondon Friendship Club
SFC is a small group of people of all ages young and old. We play bingo and have a cup of tea after. We are very friendly and we go on outings once a month. The cost is £20 with £5 non re-fundable deposit. We meet at the village hall on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm-4pm.
Tel: 01462 851660 (Treasurer) 01462 850229 (Secretary)
Email: justine1313@btinternet.com

 

Stondon Recreation Association

Manages, promotes & maintains play & sports facilities in the village
c/o 144 Station Road, Lower Stondon, Beds SG16 6JH
Tel: 01462 850449
Email: stondonrec@virgin.net

 

Stondon Stompers

Local pre-school group open to all children between the ages of 2 years and 6 months and 5 years.
Deb Hathway (Manager)
Tel: 07775 233264
Email: stondonstompers@live.com

 

Sunday School

Meet 11-12am on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sundays of the month. No upper or lower age limit. 
Tracy Scott, 2 Midland Way, Henlow
Tel: 01462 811917
Email: k.t.scott@metronet.co.uk

 

The Stondon Players
Our local Am-Dram group who meet in the Village Hall (Hillside Road) every Monday evening from 8-9.30.
They'd love to see you if you'd like to get involved!
Tel: Tracy Montague on 01462 817603 
Email: stondon-players@hotmail.co.uk

 

Tai Chi Club

Tai Chi Chuan - for health and martial arts
Stondon Village Hall, Hillside Road, Lower Stondon
For details call Ranjeet on 07963522247
 

Women's Institute

Monthly meeting at the Village Hall. Most months we have speaker on a variety of sbjects, some craft oriented, some serious and some amusing.
Jane Hubbard, Station Road or Ruth Simkins, Mount Pleasant Golf Club, Station Road.
Tel: 01462 850431 or 01462 850257

 

Hatha Yoga Class
All welcome to come to a mixed ability Hatha yoga class held in Stondon Village Hall every Monday evening from 7.30pm to 9.pm.  £6 per session or buy a block of 6 in advance for £30

Contact:

Email - Carolineom@hotmail.co.uk

Tel - 07752222542

 

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Libraries

 

Mobile

Tel: 01767 312324

 

Shefford

High Street, Shefford. SG17 5DD
Tel: Tel: 0300 300 8067 Fax: 01462 639071

 

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Local Government

 

Central Bedfordshire Council

Central Beds Councillors

Nadine Dorries (Conservative)MP

House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4239 Fax : 020 7219 6428
Email: dorriesn@parliament.uk or from her website.

 

Parish Council

You can find the dates of PC meetings on their website. There is an opportunity at the beginning of each mtg for you to raise issues related to the village.
James Stirling (Chair), 
Tel: 07879 644623
Email: clerk@stondon-pc.gov.uk

 

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Medical

 

Dentists

Dentists in the area

 

Lower Stondon Surgery

Our local surgery
109 Station Road,Lower Stondon
Tel: 01462 850305

 

NHS Direct

Online help and advice from the NHS

 

Other GPs

Other GPs in the area

 

Pharmacies

Pharmacies in the area

 

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Police

 

Local Police

Shefford Police Station is no longer open to the public. The nearest police station is in Ampthill
Ampthill Police Station, Woburn Street, Ampthill, MK45 2HX.
Tel: Local team 01234 842613 or control room 01234 841212
Email: SNT.shefford@Bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk or from their web page

 

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Post Office

 

B & B Bros Foodstore & Post Office

14 Brittains Rise, Lower Stondon, Beds
Tel: 01462 850388

 

Henlow Camp

Hitchin Road, Henlow, Bedfordshire. SG16 6DP

 

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Public Transport - Bus

 

Henlow Camp - Hitchin

"Hail & Stop" bus picks up and drops off anywhere on the route.

Hitchin - Henlow Camp - Bedford

Hitchin - Henlow Camp - Biggleswade

"Hail & Stop" bus picks up and drops off anywhere on the route.

Wanderbus

A community bus service offering various destinations on a fortnightly or monthly basis. For more information, call
Tel: 01767 318444

 

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Public Transport - Train

 

Arlesey Station

including links to timetables
Old Oak Close, Arlesey, Bedfordshire. SG15 6XA

Flitwick Station

including links to timetables
Steppingly Road, Flitwick. MK45 1AJ

Harlington Station

including links to timetables
Station Road, Harlington. LU5 6LD

Hitchin Station

including links to timetables
Station Approach, Walsworth Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. SG4 9UL

 

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RAF Henlow

 

Main Website

RAF Signals Museum

 

Schools

 

Derwent Lower School

Caroline Howell (Head Teacher) 
Hitchin Road, Henlow, Bedfordshire. SG16 6BA
Tel: 01462 812047
Email: derwent@deal.bedfordshire.gov.uk

 

Robert Bloomfield Middle School

Bloomfield Drive, Shefford, Beds. SG17 5BU
Tel: 01462 628800 Fax: 01462 628801

 

Samuel Whitbread Community College

Robert P Robson (Principal)
Shefford Rd, Clifton, Shefford, Beds. SG17 5QS
Tel: 01462 629900 Fax: 01462 629901
Email: info@swcc.beds.sch.uk

 

Stondon Lower School

Jill Davies (Head Teacher)
Hillside Road, Lower Stondon, Beds
Tel: 01462 850288 Fax: 01462 816855
Email: stondon@deal.bedfordshire.gov.uk

 

The Flying Start Children's Centre 

A one-stop-service for families who are expecting a baby or have a child under 5 years old.
Based at Stondon Lower School, Hillside Road. 
Tel: 01462 850288 or 07504 657383
Email: flyingstartcc1@yahoo.co.uk

 

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Swimming Pools

 

Biggleswade

Saxon Pool & Leisure Centre, Saxon Drive, Biggleswade, Beds. SG18 8SU
Tel: 01462 611595 Fax: 01767 600366
Email: enquiries.saxon@stevenage-leisure.co.uk

 

Hitchin

Fishponds Road, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1HA
Tel: 01462 441646
Email: enquiries@hitchinswimmingcentre.co.uk

 

Seahorse Swim School

Swim School at RAF Henlow Swimming Pool.
Diane Evans, Woodside House, 18 Walsworth Road, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9SP
Tel: 01462 438888
Email: diane@djbtraining.co.uk

 

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Theatres

 

Gordon Craig Theatre

This 501 seat theatre boasts a varied programme of live entertainment, ranging from one-night variety-music shows to week-long drama productions.
Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 1LZ
Tel: 08700 131 030

 

Henlow Theatre

Local Amateur Theate, home to HATS (Henlow Amateur Theatrical Society)
Next to Henlow Camp Post Office
Tel: 01462 700785 / 857406 / 629233

 

The Market Theatre

A small thetare in Hitchin that puts on shows most weekends.
6a Sun Street, Hitchin, SG5 1AE
Tel: 01462 433553 (show nights 1 hour before show, answerphone at oth
Email: info@markettheatre.co.uk

 

The Queen Mother Theatre

The Queen Mother Theatre is a modern venue offering a varied programme of professional and amateur productions.
The Queen Mother Theatre is on the edge of Woodside Car Park, off Walsworth Road, Hitchin SG4 9YA
Tel: 01462 455166 (answerphone when closed)
Email: From website

 

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Village Hall

 

Stondon Village Hall

Promoting and Hiring of Village Hall

Nancy Campbell

01462 851942

nancyj.campbell@btinternet.com

 

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Walks in the area

 

A walk (or three) around Stondon

3 walks along the footpaths in Stondon Parish, including printable directions and maps.

 

A wealth of walks throughout Bedfordshire !

 

An easy 4 mile walk from RAF Henlow

 

Greensand Ridge Walks

Waymarked walks along the Greensand Ridge

 

Walk4 life website

is full of walks in our area - and nationwide - with printable OS maps.
You can also keep a track of the walks you have done and set yourselves a target! 
Tel: If you want to add some more in your area it is easy to do. 

 

Walks around Campton

 

Walks around Shefford

 

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Waste and Recycling

 

Bottle Bank
Unfortunately we no longer have a bottle bank in the village. The nearest one now is outside the Village Hall in Meppershall, or outside Morrisons in Shefford.

 

Household collections

Wednesday is Bin day in Stondon. The council operates an alternate week collection policy. Dry Recyclables and Garden Waste is collected on one week and Residual Household Waste is collected on the following week. Food waste is collected every Wednesday.

 

Tidy Tip

The nearest Tidy Tip is in Biggleswade - behind Sainsburys. Bells Brook, Biggleswade Tel: 07167 313684

 

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Weather

 

Clifton weather


Private weather website based in Clifton

 

The BBC weather forecast for our area

 

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