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   Willingham / Over Boundary review (Update)    15 June, 2017

The consultation closed on 16th May and the results have now been analysed.

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   A14 Improvement - May/June 2017 Bulletin    10 June, 2017

The latest update on progress has just been published.

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   Over Village Produce Show 2017    10 May, 2017

The Over Village Produce Show will take place on Saturday 12th August 2017 from 2.00pm to 4.30pm in Over Community Centre. 

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   There's a chance for someone to become a Parish Councillor    12 April, 2017

There is one vacancy on the Parish Council, which will be filled by co-option at the next Parish Council meeting on 9th May.

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   Northstowe Community Update - March 2017    15 March, 2017

The latest update on Northstowe has just been released.

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   Wings for Life World Run 2017 - update    11 March, 2017

A second letter has just been released to update residents on the latest plans for the race.

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   70 Years ago .... (Commemorating the Breach of the Ouse Bank in Over)    9 February, 2017

70 years ago Britain was in the grip of one of the longest and coldest winters that anyone could remember.

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   A14 Improvement - Jan/Feb 2017 Bulletin    4 February, 2017

With the works becoming ever more apparent, it will be essential to keep informed about their progress. The A14 Integrated Delivery Team is issuing regular progress reports as well as giving advance notice of access restrictions, lane narrowing, speed limits, carriageway closures, etc.

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   Wings for Life World Run - Sunday 7th May 2017    15 December, 2016

Although the 2016 event passed without troubling the village, and the advertised road closures weren't actually needed, the 2017 race will cause considerable disruption.

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   Ouse Washes Bank Strengthening Drop-In    15 November, 2016

The Environment Agency would like to invite you to one of two drop-in events to find out more about the proposed bank strengthening works.

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   Update from Lucy Frazer MP    11 November, 2016

It is a huge honour to represent the diverse area of South East Cambridgeshire in Parliament, and I was thrilled to be able to meet more of you at local events and meetings this year. 

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   Do you want to have a say in improving services from Health or Social Care?    15 October, 2016

Cambridgeshire Alliance for Independent Living is a local independent charity that works to improve services by raising the voice of people living with all disabilities.

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   Sharing the Caring - Pride in Our Carers Awards    1 June, 2016

We have received some information about an event for Carers being held jointly by Carers Trust Cambridgeshire and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust on 7th June, which may be of interest to people locally who are carers.

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   Inspection of 2015-16 Accounts    28 May, 2016

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the Council's accounting records for the financial year 2015-16.

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   Welfare Benefits Advice - a support service for our residents    21 May, 2016

South Cambridgeshire District Council has asked for this information to be shared with our residents:

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   Cambridgeshire Community Fair    13 May, 2016

Cambridgeshire Community Fair will be held in St Ives on Tuesday 7 June 2016.

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   Road closures - Sunday 8th May    26 April, 2016

Notices have been appearing on various local roads warning of road closures on 8th May, but few other details have been available - until now!

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   Parish Council Report for 2015-16    25 April, 2016

The Parish Council Report for 2015-16 was presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on 21 April.

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   Parish Precept 2016-17    17 March, 2016

The Parish precept is increasing significantly this year, rising from £36,000 to £50,000 – the first significant jump for many years.

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   The Over-Willingham boundary (again!)    6 February, 2016

The current boundary line was established in 1618, almost 400 years ago, and it didn’t come about by chance. For a long time Over and Willingham had shared the common land (a mixture of fen and water meadows) between the villages, but overstocking led to frequent fodder shortages, and drainage was always an ‘issue’. Disputes kept breaking out and eventually a truce of sorts was brokered – and the agreed boundary line was marked by a 12-ft ditch, a ditch that still exists today.

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   B1050 closure 21/22 Nov has been cancelled    19 November, 2015

The B1050 closure, planned for daytimes on 21/22 Nov, has been cancelled.

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   More B1050 road closures coming in November    27 October, 2015

Further day-time closures of the B1050 are scheduled for the weekend of 21-22 November.

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   B1050 by Longstanton to be closed over two (or three) weekends in August    15 July, 2015

Earlier plans for 20 mid-week overnight closures have been changed, and the B1050 will now be completely closed for two (or perhaps three) entire weekends during August.

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   There's still a chance to become a Parish Councillor    13 July, 2015

There are still two vacancies on the Parish Council, since there were no applications by the last closing date.

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   Boundary Commission's review of Cambridgeshire Divisions    20 June, 2015

The Boundary Commission is currently looking at Cambridgeshire County Divisions to see if any changes are needed to equalise the numbers of electors voting for each County Councillor.

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   Another Electrical Waste Kerbside Collection - Tuesday 21st April    14 April, 2015

Do you have electrical items that you no longer use or want? WISER Recycling can help You, and You can help your Parish Council…

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   Safe+Well Advice and Information event    8 April, 2015

NRS Healthcare is the community equipment service provider for Cambridgeshire. They are providing a free advice and information service about aids for daily living - products that can help people independently manage everyday activities if they have an illness or disability.

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   Willingham Road closure - Thursday 5th March    23 February, 2015

Notices have appeared saying that Willingham Road will be closed all day on Thursday 5th March for resurfacing work.

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   Small Grants for end of World War 2 commemoration events    7 January, 2015

Next summer marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. In celebration of this important anniversary, Cambridgeshire County Council is pleased to announce a Small Grants Fund to encourage community activity. 

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   Parking charges coming soon to Longstanton P&R site    27 December, 2014

We have just heard that the County Council is introducing parking charges at the Longstanton Park & Ride site from 1st April 2015 (no joke!).

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   Another chance to become a Parish Councillor    16 October, 2014

Another vacancy has occurred, and the Parish Council is now able to co-opt a suitable person to fill that position. The post will only last for six months, as the whole Council comes up for election in May 2015.

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   Flooding - Contacts and Responsibilities    24 September, 2014

Cambridgeshire County Council has been engaging with residents who experienced flooding recently, and many have asked them to provide details of contacts to call in a flood emergency, along with information about riparian owner responsibilities for those living next to watercourses.

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   Gravel Bridge is open again!    30 August, 2014

Gravel Bridge is open again after a two month closure while it was completely rebuilt.

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   Street lighting works will begin soon    26 August, 2014

The street lighting replacement programme is scheduled to reach Over in September.

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   Cambridgeshire County Council - budget consultation    13 August, 2014

Cambridgeshire County Council is currently reviewing its annual business plan which includes looking at the authority's priorities and setting its budget for the year 2015/16. They would like to gauge local opinion before any final decisions are taken by councillors and stakeholders.

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   Longstanton Road to be closed throughout July and August    26 June, 2014

Gravel Bridge is going to be demolished and rebuilt during the summer, meaning that Longstanton Road will be closed for 9 weeks from 30th June 2014.

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   Carers Week (9th - 15th June 2014)    22 May, 2014

Carers Week is an annual campaign that celebrates and recognises the valuable contribution that people make when they look after an ill, frail or disabled family member or friend.

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   Stop Berry Fen Wind Farm campaign    6 April, 2014

The Parish Council has been asked to support this campaign. It hasn't taken a formal view itself, but has decided to publicise the campaign so that interested parishioners can follow up the leads if they wish.

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   Four new Councillors co-opted    6 April, 2014

Four new Parish Councillors have been co-opted after a rare quadruple-voting process.

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   A14 Improvement Scheme consultation    6 April, 2014

The long-awaited A14 Improvement Scheme is starting its public consultation phase, running from 7th April to 15th June 2014.

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   Last chance to apply for co-option    7 March, 2014

Applications close at 6pm on Tuesday 11th March (see earlier news item) and there are now four places available to be filled.

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   Northstowe Phase 2 Exhibition    6 March, 2014

The proposals for Phase 2 of the Northstowe development will be displayed in various venues between Friday 21st March and Friday 4th April.

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   Interested in being a Councillor?    8 February, 2014

One further vacancy has arisen. Application forms are now available, with a closing date of 11th March, and at least three of the four vacancies can be filled by co-option at the Parish Council meeting on 18th March.

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   Register of Land under Parish Council control    28 January, 2014

The Parish Council has embarked on an ambitious task of listing and documenting all the various pieces of land under its control.

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   No increase in the Parish precept for 2014-15    22 January, 2014

The Parish Council decided last night to hold the precept, which pays for all its activities on behalf of the community, at the same level as it is now.

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   Vacancies for three Parish Councillors    16 January, 2014

The Parish Council is currently looking for three new Councillors, who will be co-opted within the next few weeks.

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   New Over Parish Council website launched    15 January, 2014

The new Over Parish Council website has been launched.

The new website includes lots of information about the Parish Council and the local area. Read on to find out more...

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