Entries by Andrew Martin

Air Quality Monitor Barton

A short-term air quality monitor has been in place in Barton on New Road opposite the school from December 2023 to April 2024. Barton Parish Council has received the report that details and analyses the data (attached). The Executive Summary below is taken from the report. The monitor does highlight differences in pollution levels during […]

New Hedgerow Regulations

At the recent Parish Council Meeting, members of the public raised concerns about hedgerows, and in particular, brambles encroaching on to footpaths and pavements. There are new regulations introduced in May 2024 and states that you must not cut or trim a hedgerow from 1st March to 31st August. However, legislation allows for many exemptions. […]

Thefts in Toft

Couple of thefts in toft. Garden machinery , petrol mower, bikes etc stolen from shed. Make sure equipment is locked up and locked together to make it harder to steal.

Drainage and Sewage Advice

Greater Cambridge Shared Planning We have put together the attached infographic which contains lots of useful information which may be helpful for yourselves, other members of the parish council as well as residents in your parish. Please feel free to distribute it as widely as relevant to help provide information on drainage and sewage maintenance […]

Shaping Our New and Improved Bus Routes

Join the Conversation: Shaping Our New and Improved Bus Routes The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have been working at pace to design improvements to the public transport network. As part of this, new and/or improved bus services have been designed for implementation in Autumn 2024. The detail of these services is available here: Better […]

Community Concerns Survey

Welcome to the May edition of your neighbourhood policing newsletter. We hope you continue to find these updates useful. If you haven’t done so already, please do use our community concerns survey to let us know about issues where you live – this greatly helps us know what matters most to our communities and enables […]

18 Bus Update (Correction)

As you are aware Comberton Road is closed for resurfacing. Whippet have told us that the 18 bus could not come through Barton when they tried an alternative route yesterday (High Street to village centre). The service will be suspended through Barton again today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) between 9 am and 4 pm.   […]

Comberton Road Closure Affecting 18 Bus

As you are aware Comberton Road is closed for resurfacing. Whippet have told us that the 18 bus could not come through Barton when they tried an alternative route yesterday (High Street to village centre). The service will be suspended through Barton again today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) between 9 am and 4 pm. They […]