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Police urge people to check security after spate of burglaries

Police are urging homeowners to check their home security following a spate of burglaries across the south of the county. There have been burglaries and attempted burglaries in Mill Road, Cherry Hinton, King’s Hedges and Barnwell areas of Cambridge, as well as Gamlingay, Ely and Histon, between Monday, 20 May, and yesterday (Wednesday, 22 May). […]

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B1046 Road Works for 3 Days in June (Diversions and Traffic Management)

We have received notification from CCC Highways that Gripfibre Micro Asphalt Surface Treatment will start on the B1046 (Comberton Road) on Monday 3rd June 2024 until Wednesday 5th June. Diversions and traffic management will be in place during that period.

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Walk the Walk

Dear Friends, Residents & Bellringers   A huge thank you to all those who supported our WalktheWalk fundraising day on Saturday 11th May in support of breast cancer. We raised over a £1000. A great way to celebrate being 60! I hope the residents of Barton enjoyed the two quarter Peals and thank you to […]

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East West Rail and Land Interest Questionnaires

Dear South Cambridgeshire East Local Representatives Groups member,   I am emailing to let you know about a door-knocking exercise starting this week to encourage households and landowners to complete their Land Interest Questionnaires (LIQ) for the East West Rail Project.   A LIQ is part of the planning process for large-scale developments like East […]

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The Hoops – Protect our Pub

In a time where the traditional British pub is rapidly in decline, we would like to ask for your support. Barton Parish Council, together with the Hoops’ landlord, Mr Neil Kirkland, is applying to register the Hoops as an “asset of community value”. This registration will allow the community to have the opportunity to bid […]

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Barton Telephone Box Library

We would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Harry and Valarie Baines who have kindly looked after the village telephone box library on the High Street since it was first purchased from B.T by the Parish Council for £1.  Over the years they have generously given over their time and space(!) to store and […]

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Barton Parish Report and Action Plan

In 2004, a group of village volunteers chaired by Patrick de Backer came together to produce a Barton Parish Report and Action Plan for the village. Originally prepared in response to a government initiative at the time, the report now stands as a time capsule, capturing our village community and environment in 2004. Based on […]

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Weapons Amnesty

We’re holding a weapons amnesty next week allowing people to hand in knives and other items without being prosecuted. As well as knives, the amnesty will cover items such as knuckledusters, extendable batons, curved swords and zombie knives that have been made illegal to own. The week-long amnesty will include bins at Cambourne Police Station […]

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WalktheWalk Fund Raising at the Village Hall

On Saturday 11th May Barton Village Hall 10.30am-4.30pm Sarah Pitchford (ex-Chair of Barton PC and Tina Lewis) are holding a fund-raising event which supports breast cancer research and education (walkthewalk.org).  in June, both Sarah and Tina will be doing a marathon Moonwalk in Iceland. As part of their fundraising activities and accompanied by the sound […]