Home – Maulden Village – a village in Central Bedfordshire
This is the home page for a site about the village of Maulden, Bedfordshire
Maulden village community members maintain this site as way to bring together the various threads of life in the village: social, business, safety, environmental and historical. The site is maintained by volunteers, and relies on submissions and support from donors, subscribers and affiliates in the village and immediate area.
The site is allied with the Maulden Voice Group, and works with the local Community Safety Group; it is, however, open to anyone in the village to submit information, topics, posts and news. Equally, we aim to process corrections and any omissions as fast as we are advised of them.
On this site we also encourage submission of photos and documents of general interest, and we aim to show people as many of the positive things about living in Maulden as we can.
Maulden is a small village and civil parish located in the county of Bedfordshire, in the administrative area of Central Bedfordshire, in the newly created Maulden & Houghton Conquest Ward. An active Parish Council meets regularly. The village is located 1.5 miles east of Ampthill and about 8 miles (13 km) south of Bedford.
The village is ancient, and it is referred to in the Domesday Book as Meldone and the meanings ascribed to the various versions of the name include “cross on the hill”, “high down” and “place of meeting”. There are extensive mentions of it in national, county and local records going back to the C11th.
Central Bedfordshire Council publishes up to date information on the population of the area regularly.
The most recent report [April 2015] is here: As of that report, the village had 3,130 people living in 1,370 houses. (but that was based on the 2011 Census before some new developments were completed)
The village is growing, and there have been small recent areas of development in and around the village.
For “normal news” there is a local paper
The Bedfordshire on Sunday paper was closed by it’s owner Trinity Mirror in September 2017, it’s website lived here Bedfordshire on Sunday. A final editorial was published a week before closing Beds On Sunday Final Editorial – unedited version
There are some smaller local papers and magazines as well
Maulden Social Media
For more news, the village has a social media presence on various platforms
- Maulden Voice Facebook Group – with 3,000+ members
- Maulden Facebook Group – with 220+ members
- All About Maulden Facebook Group with 400+ members
You can send us email via our spam free @ CONTACT PAGE
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