Welcome to the Parish Link Website!

The Parish Link is a magazine serving the villages of Kensworth, Studham and Whipsnade in the south of Bedfordshire. This website has been designed to complement rather than replace our traditional paper based magazine. We hope you find it useful and enjoyable.



26th May Markyate Plant Sale supporting The Hospice of St Francis from 10.00am at 64 High Street, Markyate AL3 8HZ. Free entry. Ian Bradley, 01582-943133, ie.bradley@talktalk.net


27th May Kensworth Gorse Garden Party, 2pm-4pm. Tickets are £5 each in advance from Tessa and Martin Rees (873117) or Isobel Randall (872552).


For information on future events please click here.


Please let us know of events coming up this year for inclusion in our Whats On page. Please see below.


If you would like your event to be shown on the Parish Link Website What's On page, please email info@parishlink.org.uk or get in direct contact with Les Randall on 872552.






Following recent freezing weather, there has been an increase in potholes. Please report these direct to CBC Highways Department so they can take action. Telephone: 0300 300 8302, Email: customer.services@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or report online at:





South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous is asking constituents to contact him directly to let him know if they have no or poor mobile phone signal coverage where they live or work in South West Befordshire. Please e-mail details to MP Andrew Selous on: andrew.selous.mp@parliament.uk


STUDHAM W.I. is 100


Studham Women's Institute was formed in 1918 so this is their celebration year. Please click here for an article on the national W.I. from 1915-1929 and its connection with the suffragette movement. For more information about Studham W.I. please click here.


Please see the Local Links page for news from local councils, local schools and the police.


To see local bus timetables and live train times please see the Transport Page.


For a list of local organisations please see the Local Organisations page.




Buddy the cat is still missing. Have you seen him? Can you help find him? Please see updated details here.



Services are held in all 3 churches every Sunday and at other appropriate times. You will be made most welcome in all of them. For further details please click here.

The local churches continue to support Dunstable Foodbank. If you would like to help please drop in any of the items shown to the churches, the schools or the Vicarage. Thank you.

Please note they are currently short of: UHT Fruit Juice, UHT Milk, Tinned Tomatoes, Tinned Peas, Tinned Carrots, Long Life Sponge Puddings, Chocolate/Sweet Treats.