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Staploe Parish is made up of three hamlets Staploe, Duloe and Honeydon and also contains the smaller settlements of Upper Staploe, Begwary, Bassmead (sometimes also spelled Basmead) and Bushmead.   The parish falls within Bedford Borough authority.  The hamlets are in Bedfordshire but on the border with Cambridgeshire close to St. Neots.

The Parish Council manage Duloe Playing Field which is held in trust, manage the grass cutting within the 30mph speed limits and maintain the street lights.  We are the principal point of contact for consultations with Bedford Borough on all local goverment matters including planning.  Duloe Village Hall is managed by the Village Hall Committee.

Staploe is the largest of the three hamlets followed by Duloe and Honeydon is the smallest.

We have a Facebook page and an e-mail newsletter as well as a paper newsletter called The Hamlets Voice.  To sign up for the e-newsletter please e-mail the Parish Clerk

Government regulations oblige us to publish certain information on our website.  In order to make this easy for your to find I have listed links to the relevant documents here:

All items of expenditure above £100, end of year accounts, annual governance statement, internal audit report 2016-17 Accounts 

List of councillor or member responsibilities 

Details of public land and building assets ("SPC Land and Buildings Asset Register") here

Minutes, agendas and meeting papers of formal meetings 


Duloe Village Hall

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Contact Us

33, Staploe
St. Neots
PE19 5JA

01480 471 526