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Welcome to Cottenham Parish Council

Cottenham is a Fen Edge village approximately 6 miles north of Cambridge. It is a large village of around 2500 households and a population of 6200.

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The Parish Council is made up of 15 Councillors and a Clerk. The Council meet every month for a full Council Meeting and twice a month for Planning Meetings. Notification of meetings plus agenda can always be found on the parish notice boards, at least three days prior to a meeting and on this web site.

SCDC Planning Committee – representation by CPC

At the SCDC Planning Committee we are allowed to speak for 3 minutes maximum to put forward our argument for or against an application.  To see our draft representation click here NB: minor changes were made on the day to take into account other representations.  Other items were expanded on following requests for clarification from the Committee Members.  Read More...

Call for Trustees (deadline 14th April 2017)

Could you help set up and run a Cottenham Community Land Trust (CLT)?

 

      A CLT is a charitable organisation that builds and manage truly affordable homes, let to local people in perpetuity. Read More...

Call for sites (deadline 14th April 2017)

Do you have / know of land which is potentially suitable for development?

If so, we want to hear from you!

      The Working Party wants to identify potential sites for future development.

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Public meeting presentation slides

Following on from the 2 recent public meetings please find below a copy of the slide presentation.  If you have any questions or comments please contact us at clerk@cottenhampc.org.uk Public meeting slides  Read More...

Planning Open Day

There is a Planning Open Day on Monday 20th March from 1pm-5pm at the District Council Cambourne offices for residents and small businesses. The Planning Service will be opening its doors to residents offering free advice and tips for anyone wanting to extend or alter their homes. The event is aimed at people who want to undertake a project but don't know where to start. We recognise  Read More...

Proposed changes to Rampton/Oakington Road roundabout

As part of the mitigation measures for the extra traffic generated by the proposed new developments a revised roundabout layout has been put forward for the Rampton/Oakington Road junction.  All 3 developers, Gladman, Persimmon and the County Council, have been requested to submit a Heritage Statement detailing how the plans will impact on the setting of a Listed Building.  In all 3 statements they have concluded that putting in a 2 lane roundabout and therefore reducing the amount of grass verge in  Read More...

Public Meeting

With the District Council in some disarray over the procedural aspects of the 3 major planning applications and imminent formal consultation on our draft pre-submission plan, we are going to hold TWO Public Meetings on Thursday 16th and Wednesday 22nd in the Village Hall from 7.30pm. These meetings will give residents the opportunity  Read More...

Community Safety Day – message from South Cambs Police

18th of March between 09:30- 12:30 at the South Cambs District Council office in Cambourne. This is your chance to take part in a series of workshops to help make your community safer. Workshops will include: Neighbourhood Watch -  how to make the most out of your scheme Speedwatch -  how to make your village roads safer Avoiding Scams and Frauds Looking out for the vulnerable in the community Q+A panel chaired by Ch.Inspector Sutherland The event is aimed at Parish Councils, Neighbourhood Watch Members or anyone  Read More...

Changes to bin collection days

From the 27th of February most households across South Cambridgeshire will have a change to the day that their bins are emptied; their collection sequence (the order that bins are collected - black bin first week/blue and green bin second week may switch round); or their collection time (the time of day the bins are usually emptied). You will still have your black bin emptied one week and your blue and green bins emptied the following week. In Cottenham our  Read More...

2017-18 Budget

At the Full Council meeting on 10th January the Parish Council agreed the budget for 2017-18.  Below is a summary document along with full details plus explanatory notes. Any queries about the budget should be addressed to Debbie Seabright, Finance Officer, rfocottenhampc@gmail.com Budget summary 2017-18 Budget detail 2017-18 Budget notes 2017-18  Read More...