Entries by Andrew Martin

Making Connections Consultation Report

View as a webpage Making Connections consultation report Dear subscriber, You might remember that last year the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) held a public consultation on our Making Connections proposals. It outlined proposals to transform the bus network – with cheaper, more frequent buses serving more communities – and asked people to consider how we […]

Oak Tree Branch Removable Holben Close

The Oak Tree, Holben Close The fallen branches of Margaret Penston’s oak tree in Holben Close are being cleared Saturday 18 June. The largest branches have diameter ~50 cm (circumference ~150 cm). This is adjacent to the footpath so please avoid this if possible. If anyone is interested in having any of the wood for […]

Barton Jubilee Enjoyed by All

Barton Queen’s Jubilee celebrations took place last Saturday (4th June 2022) and began with the unveiling of the plaque at the “Jubilee Triangle”, opposite the pond, with speeches by Mervyn Martin and Meredith Belbin. Glorious sunshine broke out early afternoon in time for the family picnic and dedication of the “Queen’s Oak” by Ruth Bond […]

AGAR Rights Notice

Annual Governance and Accountability Return Attached is the statutory notice for Barton Parish Council Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).   Ian Minto (RFO) Barton Parish Council

Celebrations in Barton Start Tomorrow

Preparations are well underway for our big day tomorrow. We shall see you all at the “Jubilee Triangle” for the plaque unveiling and a toast to the Queen around midday (Saturday) followed by the picnic and entertainment at the recreation ground in the afternoon. Queen’s Oak dedication will be at 2 pm. Rounding off our […]

New Pavement Corner of Haslingfield Road

Following input from residents and our successful Local Highways Initiative bid, the work on buffer zones around the village and the new pavement at the corner of Haslingfield Road and Wimpole Road is complete. We will now monitor the impact of these measures on traffic speeds on A603, B1046 and Haslingfield Road. We welcome feedback […]

Jubilee Grand Prize Tickets Selling Fast

Grand Prize Draw Tickets £5 each Raffle tickets are selling fast for the Barton celebration party of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee taking place on Saturday 4th June. Tickets can still be purchased at the Post Office or by asking any members of the organizing committee: Sarah Pitchford, Chloe Langford, Sue Clemo, Andy Martin, Shelley Arora, […]

A New Road Classification Consultation

GCP is pleased to announce the start of ‘A new road classification for Cambridge’ consultation. The review of the road classification is about the way that people and vehicles move around the city. It will consider how roads and streets are classified based on the type of vehicles and traffic that they are used by […]

Ofgem scam emails

Ofgem scam emails Dear subscriber, Action Fraud has received 752 reports in four days relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem. The emails state that the recipient is eligible for a rebate as a result of a newly announced government scheme. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking websites that are designed […]

Spate of catalytic converter thefts

Spate of catalytic converter thefts Additional patrols are in place across Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire following a spate of catalytic converter thefts. In the last few days, catalytic converters have been stolen from vehicles parked at the Trumpington Park and Ride site, Broad Street and Carl Zeiss in Cambourne, Suez Road in Cambridge and Station […]