Barton Parish Councillor Vacancy

Parish News We have a vacancy for the Parish Council. Formal notice has been posted on the notice board as is attached. If anyone is interested in becoming a Councillor please contact the Clerk, Ian Minto.

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Proposed Solar Farm near to the Lordsbridge Radio Telescope – Public Consultation

Proposed Solar Farm As you may have seen in recent press the University of Cambridge has committed to achieving a science-based zero carbon target for its estate by 2048. As part of its efforts to achieve this target, the University is hoping to build a solar farm on land to the south east of the […]


Comberton Road Closed Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th July

Parish News Comberton Road is likely to be closed for a short period over the beginning of the week 5th to 7th July 2021. There are three new houses being built on the plot of 15 Comberton Road and Cambridge Water will be connecting supplies to the three new properties. This will involve closing Comberton […]

Final Reminder EWR Consultation

Parish News This is the last reminder to submit response to East West Rail consultation by 9th June. You may have seen BBC Look East special report on EWR which seemed to give a wide balanced review of the project. It is probably worth remembering that this is a national project linking Oxford to Cambridge […]

SCDC Business Support

SCDC News South Cambridgeshire District Council have a business support team and they would like us to advertise their newsletter. A great deal of help is available to small businesses and SCDC team will provide help and signpost where additional help is available.  

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Yet More on EWR

Reminder that the EWR Consultation ends 9th June 2021 Barton Parish Councillors attended the East West Rail “South Cambridgeshire” local councillors meeting Thursday 27 May 2021. The meeting, hosted by EWR, lasted more than 90 minutes and started with a small presentation followed by a Q&A session. The main topics covered were the rationale behind […]

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EWR Drop-In Feedback

Parish News 26 residents attended the East West Rail drop-in presentation at the recreation ground pavilion on a very wet Monday afternoon and evening. Thank you for all who braved the rain! Maps of alignment routes from Cambourne North and Cambourne South were displayed with elevation details added to give an idea of the impact […]

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East West Rail Drop-In Pavilion

Parish News We can confirm that the Pavilion on the recreation ground is booked from 3 pm to 7 pm next Monday (17th May 2021) for a drop-in session so that Barton Parish Council can canvas views on the EWR consultation. Barton Parish Council will respond to EWR proposals and we want to make sure […]

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Global Road Safety Week 2021

Next week (17th to 23 May 2021) is Global Road Safety Week. Global Road Safety Week 2021 offers us an opportunity to keep local communities safe by tackling neighbourhood speeding.  Neighbourhood teams, Roads Policing, Special Constables and volunteer groups, such as local ‘Speedwatch’, should be deployed to work together and provide lots of visibility as […]