A14 Construction traffic. Prohibited routes

Notices have been erected on roads around Elsworth advising that construction traffic for the A14 upgrade is prohibited.  The attached map shows details of the prohibited routes. Please would you be vigilant in reporting any infringements of this prohibition to the Parish Council. 01954 267664.

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Community Car Scheme – New telephone number


From November 1st we have a new telephone number

07526 998 465

Our e mail address ‘cambournecarscheme@gmail.com’ is unchanged along with all other aspects of our service. We provide door to door transport for medical & social appointments for those unable to use public transport or when such transport cannot meet your needs.

All our drivers are locally based volunteers & give their time for free so please aim to give us a minimum of 48 hours notice before your appointment.

To book transport or just make an enquiry please ring our new number above or send an e mail. If we are not available at the time of calling we will return your call the same day.

If you have a few spare hours in the week we welcome new volunteer drivers to help. Please enquire without obligation as above.

Coordinators: Paul Belo/ Eric Cawkill

Macmillan Coffee morning result

The Macmillan Coffee morning in Elsworth held on Friday 30th September was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended.

 The event raised an amazing £855.14

 Many thanks to everyone for their efforts and for making it such a brilliant event!

Have you lost a Guinea fowl?

A guinea fowl has been found roaming the village.  It has a motley grey back and a white chest and is perhaps a female.  At the moment he/she is in a safe place being looked after.

Please contact clerk@elsworthvillage.com  01954 267664 if you know who the owner is.

Damaged manhole on Boxworth Road Elsworth

A manhole in the carriageway on Boxworth Road ( near No 50) has been damaged.  This belongs to Anglian Water and the company will be repairing the damage.  This may mean restrictions on the carriageway for a short period.

Carriageway resurfacing Elsworth and Conington Roads – Road Closures

Cambridgeshire County Council will be carrying out works to improve the road surface on both the Conington and Elsworth Roads between Fenstanton and Elsworth.

The work is planned to commence on the morning of Wednesday 8th of November 2016 and will take up to six working days to complete.

In order to facilitate these works it is necessary to put in place a temporary road closure during weekdays between the hours of 08:30 and 15:30. A full diversion route would be in place during this time although access will be maintained to properties at all times. A copy of this diversion route can be seen on the parish council noticeboard.

The above schedule; however, is subject to change in extreme circumstances

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme Public exhibitions

Preparatory work to build our construction compounds has already started and we expect to begin main construction work later this year. The new A14 will open to traffic in 2020, with some work, such as removal of the Huntingdon viaduct, continuing beyond that.

You can read the latest newsletter on the Highways England website.

To find out more about the scheme and how it affects you, come along to one of our public information exhibitions.

Public information exhibitions

  • Offord Village Hall Tuesday 27 September, 2pm – 8pm
  • Hilton Village Hall Thursday 29 September, 2pm – 8pm
  • Bar Hill Village Hall Saturday 1 October, 10am – 4pm
  • Madingley Village Hall   Tuesday 4 October, 2pm – 8pm
  • Alconbury Memorial Hall Wednesday 5 October, 2pm – 8pm
  • Brampton Memorial Centre  Saturday 8 October, 10am – 4pm
  • Milton All Saints Church Hall  Tuesday 11 October, 2pm – 8pm
  • Oakington Pavillion Saturday 15 October, 10am – 4pm
  • Swavesey Memorial Hall Wednesday 19 October, 2pm – 8pm
  • St Ives United Reform Free Church Thursday 20 October, 2pm – 8pm
  • Judith’s Field Hall, Godmanchester Monday 24 October, 2pm – 8pm (please note this change of venue, which was previously advertised as Godmanchester Town Hall)
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