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18 Bus Service

We had a number of complaints raised at the last PC meeting about the 18 bus. These ranged from frequent cancellations, to wrong information, late bus and infrequent service. Our local District Councilor, Lisa Redrup, has followed up with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority passenger transport team. “Whippet Coaches are making changes to their bus […]

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Photo ID for Elections

You will need to present photo ID at the next elections. The next ones are in May this year. Several types of photo ID will be accepted including bus passes funded by the Government. Cambridgeshire County Council bus passes are funded by the Government so such qualify. Many will have driving licenses with a photo […]

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Road & Pavement Repairs

Last Tuesday (7th March) we had a public session before the Parish Council meeting. As a reminder, minor road or pavement repairs can be logged on Cambridgeshire County Council website.   Recent faults that have been fixed include replacing the bollards at the corner of Haslingfield Road on the new drop-down pavement and replacing the […]

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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 […]

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Obstructing Pavements

Reminder that cars should be parked on roads and not pavements. Pavement blocking is a problem for pedestrians, mobility scooters, wheelchair users, pushchairs and prams. It is not illegal to park on the road and New Road is wide enough to allow vehicles to pass parked cars easily.

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1953 Coronation Plaque

In front of the old pavilion on the recreation ground is a plaque on the ground which was installed in 1953 for the Queen’s coronation. The edge reads: THE CHILDREN’S CORNER & THE TREES WERE SET OUT TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II   Around the edge of the eight pointed […]

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Anthony Browne News Letter

Our local MP Anthony Browne, sends a monthly news letter. Anthony continues to challenge the Combined Authority over congestion charging, transport policy and a tax to fund buses. Anthony is also against building more houses in South Cambridgeshire.

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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 […]

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North West and West Cambridge Community Forum

The next North West and West Cambridge Community Forum will take place online on Wednesday 1 March, from 6pm.   Forums are free, open, public meetings bringing together residents, planners, developers and other stakeholders to discuss and share information about new development. All interested residents are welcome to join.   Find out more: