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upcoming Silsoe Parish Council Meeting - February 2024

Upcoming SPC Meeting

7 February 2024, 7 p.m. This month’s Silsoe Parish Council Meeting will be held at Silsoe Village Hall at 7pm. Agenda can be found here

Silsoe advent windows winners

Silsoe Christmas Windows Winners!

We are so grateful to everyone who took part in the Christmas Windows competitions. Thank you all for putting so much effort and creativity into your window displays. They were all wonderful and have given the residents of Silsoe much pleasure. The winners: 1st place: Window 14, 37 Leigh Woods Place 2nd place: Window 9,…
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Free climate change training for residents.

Community and environment charity, Gourndwork East and Central Bedfordshire Council launch a new initiative for residents

Christmas Lights at Wrest

INCREASED CHRISTMAS TRAFFIC EXPECTED

The Parish Council have met with English Heritage and the Christmas event organisers to discuss the forthcoming Christmas Lights event at Wrest Park. The event organisers have instructed a professional traffic management company to deal with the increased visitors to the park during the Christmas period. The Parish Council would like to ask all residents…
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Remembrance day parade 12 november- road closure

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE

ROAD CLOSURE- HIGH STREET – SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER Road Closure for Remembrance Parade: There will be a road closure between the Millenium Green and the Church, this will include the junctions with Newbury Lane, Ampthill Rd, Church street and Park Ave. The closure will be in place from 10.30am Sunday 12th until after the minute…
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xmas wreath

SILSOE CHRISTMAS ADVENT WINDOWS

 SILSOE  ADVENT  CALENDAR  WINDOWS  2023 Get creative for Christmas and light up the village Last year’s windows were amazing but sadly, due to circumstances beyond our control, judging could not take place. However, we are hoping you’ll take part again in this year’s countdown to Christmas. As before, you will be assigned a number between…
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we are NOT in support of all the mitigation measures that you have decided upon, particularly the use of Newbury Lane as a diversion.

SPC response to Central Beds Council on Clophill roundabout diversion

As a Parish Council, we fully represent and support the residents of Silsoe. To that end we have engaged in good faith with you for over 18 months. We wish to strongly make it clear that, contrary to statements made within your communications, we are NOT in support of all the mitigation measures that you…
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UPDATE

FURTHER UPDATE FROM PARISH COUNCIL ON A6 SOUTH ROAD CLOSURE 20 – 30 OCTOBER

A6 SOUTH CLOSURE 20th – 30th OCTOBER 2023. We have had confirmation from CBC of the traffic mitigation they are putting in place during the closure. These are the finalised and confirmed measures: CBC advise that they will keep reviewing the measures to ensure they remain appropriate. The Parish Council are still unhappy with the measures…
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UPDATE

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM SILSOE PARISH COUNCIL – CLOPHILL ROUNDABOUT

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