Local News

New mobile PO in Cambourne

A new weekly mobile post office service, parked in The Hub, Cambourne, started on 6th September – four years after the PO in Lloyds Pharmacy closed following the resignation of the postmaster and the withdrawal of the premises for post office use.

Education: Final funding formula announced

Heidi Allen, MP for South Cambridgeshire, writes:

On Thursday 14th September, the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, made a statement in the House of Commons to announce the Department’s plans to introduce a national fairer funding formula for schools.

September's coffee break crossword

Click here to download (and then print out) our September 2017 crossword – or here for a Powerpoint version which you can complete on screen.

250 Club has a party

Some 35 people attended the 250 Club annual draw at the lovely home of Robert and Penny Cook in Green End, Comberton on Friday.  Naturally, being a Conservative event, delicious canapés and other tasty niceties were laid on together wine (it was a licenced event) and soft drinks.

SCDC clears much rubbish from village rec

South Cambridgeshire District Council workers have removed 420 kg – the equivalent of 17 wheelie bins full – of rubbish that were left behind by Travellers who pulled onto Stapleford recreation ground.

James Palmer interview in 'The Moment'

This is worth reading: a terrific interview with Mayor James Palmer in the August 2017 issue of the Peterborough monthly magazine The Moment.

683 more new houses approved for South Cambs

To help overcome the housing shortage in South Cambs, yesterday’s meeting of the South Cambridgeshire District Council Planning Committee granted permission for potentially 683 new homes in Cottenham, Fulbourn, Meldreth, Hardwick and Waterbeach:

August's coffee break crossword

Click here to download (and then print out) our August 2017 crossword – or here for a Powerpoint version which you can complete on screen.