Welcome to the Bletsoe Website! Hopefully you will find lots of information about the village and its events in the following pages. Please email: info@bletsoe.net with any further information or news you would like to be included in this site! Please also encourage villagers to use the site and help to make it a full information sharing site.

Bletsoe is situated six miles north of Bedford in the beautiful surrounding countryside of North Bedfordshire. The village consists of 110 residences with just over 200 residents.

Old Bletsoe

For information and photos of Old Bletsoe please visit www.bletsoe.org.uk

Latest News


Bedford Borough Council’s Budget Consultation

Budget Consultation Bedford Borough Council’s Budget consultation for 2018/19 is now open. The Council has already made savings of £94million, and needs to find a further £23.5 million by 2021. Last year, the Council invested an additional £4.4 million into social...

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Temporary Road Closure

Emergency Temporary Road Closures – Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest, and Old Milton Road, Thurleigh. I have received a request for emergency temporary road closures at the above locations to enable a protest to take place in safety. Having assessed the application I am...

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Christmas Nativity

Would your children like to take part in the simple nativity production at St Mary's this Christmas.  Performance will be in the church on Christmas Eve.  Only four rehearsals!  If you are interested please contact Ann on 07711378869 for more...

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Fireworks Night

Don't forget bonfire and fireworks TONIGHT on Bletsoe Village Playing Field - Bonfire will be lit at 6.00pm with fireworks at 6.30pm.  Refreshments afterwards and the Bar will be open.  Come along and enjoy a fun family event but remember to make sure your pets are...

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Manton Lane Congestion

Millions to Tackle Manton Lane Congestion Bedford Borough Council has announced a £5 million investment to help tackle congestion on Manton Lane after a successful bid to secure additional funds from the Department for Transport. With £3.5million in Government funding...

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Views Sought to help Shape Bedford Town Centre

Public Views Sought To Help Shape Town Centre A public consultation is calling for feedback on ideas for major regeneration of a number of areas around Bedford town centre. Bedford is set to deliver an ambitious programme of work focused on using publicly owned land...

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Bedford Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas Light Switch On *Thursday 23 November - at 7pm*  Bedford’s Christmas Lights Switch On event will take place on Thursday 23 November, at 7pm, along The Embankment. Everyone is invited to attend this free Christmas event when Bedford Borough Council will light...

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