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Closing Early

Council News RESIDENTS  PLEASE NOTE AS FROM THE 1ST OCTOBER 2020 THE LOW GATE ON THE RECREATION GROUND WILL BE CLOSED AT 18:00 IAN MINTO PARISH CLERK

Wednesday WI Latest

Wednesday WI News Following the most recent Government advice we have taken the decision to hold all of our meetings remotely using Zoom for the foreseeable future and have arranged meetings for the next seven months on this basis.  We have also been discussing the fact that given the new restrictions announced this week and […]

EWR Update

Council News Barton Parish Council (BPC) is in discussion with East West Rail (EWR), Greater Cambridge Planning Group, and other parties with a vested interest in EWR route alignment options. The official position of BPC is still to be finalised as we are awaiting further input of route options from EWR. EWR are working on […]

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Have Your Say on Road Safety Enforcement

Police and Crime Comissioner News Hello all, In 2018 1,784 people were killed on Britain’s roads – this included 456 pedestrians and 48 children. In addition, 25,511 people were seriously injured. The Government is currently reviewing roads policing, and what the future of traffic law enforcement may look like. The Association of Police and Crime […]

Scam Phone Call from “Police”

Neighbourhood Watch News We had a report from a lady in Kings Grove of a scam. “Cambridge Police” called to say that they had a person in custody who had stolen a bank card and that they wanted to verify details. This is an old scam and often the scammers ask for a call back. […]

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First Conversation Responses

Greater Cambridge Local Plan News We have now published the responses we received to the Greater Cambridge Local Plan First Conversation consultation in early 2020 (including the Call for Sites and Call for Green Sites), and the 2019 Call for Sites. The responses can be viewed on our website, www.greatercambridgeplanning.org/localplan.   What does this mean? […]

EWR Starts Land Surveys

Council News As you are aware your Parish Council is following carefully the developments of EWR route from Cambourne to Cambridge. Land surveys will be taking place. Could residents please let the Parish Council know if you have been approached by EWR for access to your land. This will help us map out potential routes […]

September NW Newsletter

Neighbourhood Watch News The September newsletter is now available.

Against Scams

Council News I attended a Police and Crime Commissioner briefing last night with topics on Speedwatch and Scams. Whilst we have Speedwatch up and running in Barton, there are several details that I clarified with the presenter. We can report the number plates of regular speeding motorists to the Speedwatch coordinator. They are also interested […]