History

Cambourne is a new and thriving community that was formed under the Parish Council of Cambourne Order, 2004. The first elections took place on the 10th June 2004 with the newly formed Councils first meeting taking place on the 14th June 2004. When the Parish Council was formed it had no assets to look after, but was consulted on what was to be transferred over the period of the development of Cambourne.


The Parish Council took over from the MLCC which had been formed to fill the void until the Parish Council was established. The Parish Council has 13 councillors. The Parish Council meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month. The Parish Council then delegates its duties to three Committees:


Planning Committees

Which meets twice a month and is responsible for making representations on the following:

  • Planning applications
  • Footpaths and highways
  • Street lighting
  • Local and structure plans
  • Bus routes and timetables
  • Street naming

Leisure and Amenities Committee

This looks after the following:

  • Areas of public open space
  • Children’s play areas
  • Allotments
  • Burial grounds
  • Sports areas
  • Pavilions
  • Cambourne Community Centre
  • Best Kept Village/Britain in Bloom competitions

Finance and Policy Committee

This looks after the following:

  • Estimates and budgets of expenditure
  • Audit matters (inc Internal Audit)
  • Staff (inc pay and conditions and establishment
  • Grants
  • Lettings and charges
  • Land matters (inc lease and tenancy matters)
  • Office and council accommodation
  • Payment of invoices
  • Council Policy

News

21 June 2017
We have recently received the following from Cambridgeshire Police regarding the reporting of incidents:
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14 June 2017
As you may recall the Parish Council has spent a considerable amount of time investigating and negotiating on the possibiity of a Post Office in Cambourne. This has continually been frustrated by the lack of a premises and a suitable business to run it. The Post Office and the Parish Council
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05 June 2017
Parish Plan Launch. This Saturday (10th June 2017) sees the launch of the Parish Plan. The event will take place at The Hub Community Centre and starts at 11am. There will be a free bouncy castle for the children and a free BBQ so do come along. Please see the attached for more information.
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