Local News

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.

New office for Heidi Allen

Heidi Allen, our MP, has moved her constituency office from our old building in Hardwick to Sawston.

The address details are below.

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:

Heidi Allen's notes for August 2017

As I write, it’s fair to say the summer’s been a mixed bag, but that hasn’t dampened the resolve of our villages to host traditional summer celebrations.

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.

More new affordable homes on their way

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough met on 26 July with various stakeholders and agreed £4.56m is to be spent on the first tranche of 253 affordable homes on sites where planning permission already exists and where work will start this year.  The money is part of the £100m

No more wheelie bins?

No more wheelie bins?  Well, perhaps not yet for most of us, but as a sign of things to come, the biggest underground bin system in the UK starts operating in north-west Cambridge

Have you 'talked' to SCDC yet?

South Cambridgeshire District Council's Let’s talk consultation is an opportunity to influence the Council's future thinking of what we want South Cambs to look like in 5 to 10 years' time.

St Denis' church finally offloaded by SCDC

A disused Cambridgeshire church is getting back its floor and windows so it can take its rightful place as a valued community asset after South Cambridgeshire District Council transferred ownership to the conservation charity The Friends of Friendless Churches (FoFC) in a ceremony held on the rat