Category Archives: Road News

Trees & Parking

A message from the Parish Council…. “Please, will people parking cars on the Byfield Road make sure that cars are not parked on the grass area opposite Wheelright Way and Thatcher Drive. Parking on the grass has prevented  Scotts, the … Continue reading

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Cycle Εvents

Last year the Women’s Tour cycle race visited Woodford. If you were bitten by the bug and want to see more you’ll have to travel a bit further afield this year. (Equally these will be two good days not to … Continue reading

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A361 Road Works

Traffic Lights South of Byfield There is news of some planned road works tomorrow (31st May) on the A361. According to the roadworks.org web site, there will be work going on to install chevron signs, south of Byfield before the … Continue reading

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Construction Traffic on the A361

Expect Delays As HS2 Deliver Heavy Machinery HS2 have issued a traffic warning. Abnormal loads will be travelling from the M40 junction 11 to the HS2 construction site near Wormleighton. Around twenty construction vehicles loaded on the back of low … Continue reading

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Fix My Street

Northants County Council have launched a new on-line page where you can report problems such as pot-holes, street lighting, pavements, and a whole series of others. You can also check on problems in your area to see if they have … Continue reading

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A361 Closure : Buses

Update on Stagecoach 200 Bus Service During the Byfield Roadworks. (Thanks to Stephanie Bosworth on Facebook for sharing this….)

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A361 Closure : Dolls Hill

Byfield : 15th March – 18th March Northamptonshire Highways have given us more information on access arrangements at the bottom of Dolls Hill during the closure of the A361. The closure will run from the 15th to the 18th March … Continue reading

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A361 Closure : Update

Byfield : 15th March – 18th March Following on from our earlier post, we have had an update regarding the road closure on the A361. Northants County Council has confirmed that the road will be closed through Byfield (and not … Continue reading

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A361 Closure

Byfield : 4th March – 22nd March Roadworks.org advises that Northants County Council will be closing the A361 for road works at various times between the Charwelton Parish Boundary and Church Street Byfield (i.e. between Byfield & Daventry) during the … Continue reading

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Station Road Bridge

Work On The Trees On The Skew Bridge Traffic Controls : Week Commencing 4th March In the week commencing Monday, 4 March 2019 (all week), tree surgeons will be removing trees from around the old railway (Skew) bridge in Station … Continue reading

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Car Parking

Parking Permits for Village Centre Following the recent public consultation about the parking problems in the Village, the Parish Council is going to offer parking permits to local residents to enable them to park overnight in the Village Centre car … Continue reading

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Take Care!

Pat Knight, the Parish highways warden asked for the following warning to be passed on…. “Please be extra careful. Freezing rain. Footpaths and roads – all surfaces lethal! “For more information on gritting, go to Northamptonshire.gov.uk, go to G in … Continue reading

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Road Works Alert

Byfield Road 25th – 29th January According to Roadworks.org. There will be temporary traffic lights on Byfield Road 25th to 29th January, folks this will be near the Great Central Way junction and involve two way traffic control. Work being … Continue reading

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True Grit

Northamptonshire County Council has sent us a list of roads that will be gritted by the Council’s lorries during this winter (Please note: Parish Council does not control or influence this; we are only the  messengers.) “Precautionary Gritting” The following … Continue reading

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High Street Water Works

Anglian Water are planning road works in High Street between 4th and 6th December. This may cause obstruction for school traffic. Details updated on Digbat: https://inyourarea.digdat.co.uk/AnglianWater?id=Roadworks.219527

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Watch Out For Horses

An appeal to road users to all use the roads safely together.  One of Woodford’s horse riders has passed on this appeal…. Over the last few months horse riders have experienced an increasing number of near misses with other road … Continue reading

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CarKraft for Young Drivers

Northamptonshire Police and County Council are pleased to announce another year of the award winning CarKraft events for 2018. If you have a youngster 15+ who wants to get a taster for driving in a safe environment with a DSA … Continue reading

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Roadworks Changes

For the last year we have carried a map on the Signpost showing local roadworks. Sadly, Google are now starting to charge for this service. Since we try to run the Signpost at as low a cost as possible we … Continue reading

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It’s The Tour de Woodford

14th June Women’s Tour on the Byfield Road On 14th June, the OVO Women’s Tour – the UK’s premier cycle road race for women – passes through Woodford Halse. The international women’s peloton comes to the UK for the fifth … Continue reading

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A361 Road Closure

A361 CLOSED between Chipping Warden & Wardington: 3rd-7th June 2018 The road is being closed for surface dressing. The area affected is shown on the map below… Don’t forget there is a map of local roadworks here.

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Who’s Digging Holes?

Archaeological Surveys in Chipping Warden As part of the preparation for the HS2 rail link which will run under the A361 near Chipping Warden, a company called Fusion are scheduled to carry out trial trenching works, looking for possible archaeological … Continue reading

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Street Party Ahead..

Sidney Road will be CLOSED on Saturday 19th May 218 between 1000-1700 for a street party to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The map shows the closed area (red) and the diversion route (in blue).

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Road Works

Byfield Road & Dolls Hill Junction Dates. We have received details from the contractors on the road works to be carried out to solve the problems on the Byfield Road and to re-surface the junction at the foot of Dolls … Continue reading

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Latest on Highways

Highways Update from Pat Knight. Here’s an update after last night’s Parish Council Meeting from Pat Knight, the village highways warden… “Firstly I apologise for the length of the message, please take the time to read it. Secondly DO NOT … Continue reading

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Mud On Our Roads

Kay Coles, Chairman of Woodford cum Membris Parish Council, has asked to pass on this message…. “A number of residents have contacted me about mud spreading from the development off Byfield Road. I have spoken to Taylor Wimpey regarding the … Continue reading

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Road Works

If you like to take the back road to Daventry from Preston Capes through Newnham, please note the road will be closed in Preston Capes between 8:00am and 3:00pm on 21st Feb to 3rd March. Details on Roadworks.org

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Cross Country

ANNUAL CROSS COUNTRY EVENT – WOODFORD HALSE CE PRIMARY ACADEMY The Annual County Cross Country Event will take place at Woodford’s school on Wednesday 15th March 2017 from 3:45pm – 6:00pm. This popular event has grown over the years and … Continue reading

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Roadworks, Feb 6-8

Northamptonshire Highways need to carry out urgent carriageway repairs to the following roads.  In order to carry out this work,  the roads are closed as follows:- Eydon Road, Woodford Halse – one day on the 6th Feb 2017 between 08.30 … Continue reading

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