Entries by Andrew Martin

Update from GCP and how it affects Barton

Below is the update from yesterday’s GCP meeting in which they decided not to go ahead with STZ (congestion charge). Of relevance for Barton and our near neighbours is that Greenways projects and the C2C bus route are going ahead. Update on Making Connections The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Executive Board yesterday (Thursday 28 September) […]

Reminder Bin Day Thursday!

Thursday Bin Day Barton bin collection day will be Thursday this week and for future weeks. You can find out more at www.scambs.gov.uk/binchanges.

20 mph Speed Data

We have been monitoring the speed in the 20 mph section of Comberton Road and New Road over the last few months. The average speeds have come down by roughly 3 mph compared to data recorded when it was 30 mph. Motorists seem to take notice of the active sign and do seem to slow […]

Barton Road Planned Road Works

Advanced road works notice affecting travel into Cambridge. (See attached for full letter.) I am writing to you to let you know that we will soon start work on the junction of Barton Road and Grantchester Road as part of the Haslingfield Greenway from as early as Monday 9 October 2023 – targeting completion by […]

Burst Water Main New Road

The water main has burst again on New Road. Emergency repairs are being under taken and temporary traffic lights are in place. It is likely the supply may be interrupted again once the leak has been found.

Wednesday WI Fund Raiser

COME AND JOIN US FOR Bangers and Bingo with JezO Saturday 23rd September 2023 6.00 pm till JezO calls ‘House!’ Coton Village Hall Hot Dogs and Puddings Tea, Coffee, Juice or BYO PLEASE ADVISE DIETARY REQUIREMENTS WHEN PURCHASING TICKET Adult £10; Child (under 12) £5 Booking in advance essential: Contact – Ruth: /01223 262985 or […]

Weed Policy Action Needed

Barton PC received the below regarding CCC Highways weeding policy and action required.   Dear Parish clerk and chair,   I am sure you have become aware recently of the dreadful state of our roads, pavements and cycleways due to weeds. This is entirely due to a change in policy the current joint administration forced […]

Home Security Survey

One of Neighbourhood Watch Network’s corporate sponsors, ERA, are conducting market research to help with some new product designs and have asked if Neighbourhood Watch members can help.   The research is for two new products that will add to the security of a home, incorporating the latest smart technology. ERA would like to get […]

Bin Collection Changes

Bin collection changes Many residents will have changes to their bin collections from week starting 18 September 2023. This could be a change to the bin day or to which bins are collected on a particular week. Bins may also be emptied earlier or later than they are now, so all bins need to be […]

Time to Protect your Tools

Tool theft in Cambridgeshire has doubled since last year, and we’re on a mission to help you keep your valuable equipment safe 🧰✅   Whether you rely on tools for your profession or engage in DIY projects at home, these crucial tips below will deter tool-snatching thieves 👇   🔒 Store your tools in a locked and well-lit […]