Local News

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.

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