Entries by Shelley Arora-Tailby

Christmas in Barton 2023

The lights go ‘on’ – Saturday 2nd December The Barton Christmas Spirit Committee is raring to go and is delighted to invite you all to the annual village Christmas tree lighting and Barton Primary School carols on Saturday 2 December, next to the village pond, between 4.30-6.30pm. Join us for mulled wine, mince pies and […]

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…

Writing this mid-October, during a worryingly late last blast of summer sunshine, Christmas seems light years away. But the calendar gallops onwards even if the seasons are confused and that most wonderful time of the year will soon be here. The Barton Christmas Spirit Committee is raring to go and is delighted to invite you […]

Pavements on Kings Grove

A resident has drawn to our attention that the pavements on Kings Grove have fallen into a dangerous state of disrepair.  The Parish Council will begin to lobby the Highways Agency to repair these footpaths and we encourage residents to do likewise. As a reminder, minor road or pavement repairs can be logged on Cambridgeshire County […]

Pavement repairs to Wimpole Road

Finally, some great news for Wimpole Road! With our particular thanks to Parish Councillors Andy Martin, Shelley Arora-Tailby and the Wimpole Road residents for their tireless lobbying, we have received confirmation from Cambridgeshire County Council that works will begin to repair the pavements along the A603/ Wimpole Road within the next 12 weeks.  We will […]

SAVE THE DATE: Coronation Street Party

Barton village is hosting a ‘street party’ in celebration of the Kings Coronation on Sunday 7th May All villagers are warmly welcome to a ‘bring and share’ street party to celebrate the Kings Coronation along School Lane on Sunday 7th May. The road will be closed and decorated with tables laid out for everyone to […]


Barton Parish Council would like to invite residents to attend a public meeting with members of the Parish Council between 18:30 – 19.30 on Tuesday 7th March 2023. The meeting will be held in the Village Hall on School Lane. All are welcome. Topics to be discussed will include: Traffic and Transport issues affecting the […]

SAVE THE DATE: Barton village is hosting a ‘street party’ in celebration of King Charles III Coronation

All Barton residents are warmly invited to a street party in celebration of King Charles III Coronation on Sunday 7th May 2023. Further details will be provided over the coming months but key information for your diaries at this stage are as follows: Where: School Lane, Barton When: 12-6pm on Sunday 7th May 2023 What: A ‘bring and […]

Elf sightings around Barton

Advent has begun and the village is overrun with elves bringing joy to everyone! Please keep your eyes peeled for these cheeky little creatures – reports are coming in that Christmas elf mischief has been spotted on the following streets: New Road – 4 elf sightings Comberton Road – 4 elf sightings Great Close – […]

Barton Village 2022 Christmas festivities

As the nights are drawing in and the evenings are getting colder, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas.  Following the enthusiasm for previous Christmas displays around the village, we thought it would be nice to continue the tradition this year with a new theme – the Christmas ELF or indeed ELVES. From the 1st […]

Roadside vegetation

Dear Barton residents Thanks to all this recent rain, we have noticed many of our hedges and shrubbery are bouncing back into life after the dry summer. As wonderful as this is, please be reminded that you are responsible for the maintenance of vegetation in your gardens, and particularly, ensuring that it is cut back […]