Silsoe, Bedfordshire, UK




A6 SOUTH CLOSURE 20th – 30th OCTOBER 2023. As part of the Clophill roundabout improvements Central Beds Council (CBC) have advised us of a full road closure of the A6 southbound (from the Jet Garage) for 10 days. This will have a dramatic impact on the amount of traffic using the village during this period.…
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Temporary road closure – 20-30 October

WHERE:​​​ Bedford Rd, Silsoe Reason:​ Full Depth Carriageway Reconstruction, utility and drainage road crossings, Carriageway Resurfacing, Island Construction, Traffic signal construction Length affected:​ A6 South from Clophill Roundabout to Jet Garage DATE:​ The closure will be in place from 20th October to 30th October for 24hrs a day ​Diversion:​ A507, A1, A602, A505, A5228, A6

Clophill roadworks – road closure

UPDATE FROM SILSOE PARISH COUNCIL REGARDING CLOPHILL ROUNDABOUT You may be aware that the A507 is to be fully closed from the 18th to the 28th August as shown below in red. This will inevitably bring a major increase in traffic through the village at this time which will be further impacted by a big…
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AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM SILSOE PARISH COUNCIL REGARDING THE PROPOSED RETIREMENT VILLAGE SURROUNDING THE EXISTING TAYMER NURSING HOME. Your Council is extremely angry and disappointed to have to report that we have just discovered the planning application for the above was approved, without our knowledge, on the 24th April. This despite repeated assurances from Central…
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Clophill roadworks schedule

The Silsoe Parish Council has been sent a copy of the roadworks schedules for the Clophill Roundabout. We would like to share it with you. This week there is no parking along parts of the High Street. The High Street and A6 junction and the Green are open but from the Green to 35 High…
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Temporary Road Closure

Barton Rd, Silsoe A Temporary Road Closure will be in place at the above location from 27th to 31st July. The restrictions are to be in operation only when the necessary signs are erected on site. Length affected:        Barton Rd from A6 to West End Rd Diversion Route        A6, High St

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Traffic Through the Village

Please be aware that there will be an increase in traffic through the village on 22nd and 23rd April due to St George’s Day events at Wrest Park.

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April News – Clophill Roundabout

Further Update From Silsoe Parish Council Following our last update, work has now started on the scheme. The parish council has been to visit the contractor to find out more about the scope of works and likely impact on the village. They advised the design and timeline is being finalised and should be ready to show…
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‘Have Your Say’ Beds Police Survey

Tell Bedfordshire Police your concerns in order for them to greater serve the community Have Your Say This survey will highlight to the Community Policing Team problems highlighted in specificvillages/towns/areas so that they can better allocate their time and resources

Elections - you need photo ID


You now need photo ID to vote at a polling station **Accepted forms of photo ID You can use any of the following accepted forms of photo ID when voting at a polling station. – International travel: Passport issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory,…
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