Bourn, Cambridgeshire

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Welcome to our village

Welcome to the new Bourn Parish website, and thank you for visiting! Take a look around to learn about the village, its history, and what’s coming up in Bourn in the coming weeks and months.

Village noticeboard:

Road Closures & Speed Limits

The following road works are due to be carried out between the 4th June 2020 & 12th June 2020:- 4 June to 9 June 2020 19:00hrs to 06:00hrs Old North Road (A1198), Bourn B1046 – B1040 – A428 – A1198 and vice versa 8 June to 12 June 2020 07:30 to 18:30hrs Broadway, Bourn Alms Hill – High Street – Gills Hill – B1046 – Main Street, Kingston – Main Street, Caldecote – Highfields Road – St Neots Road – St Neots Road, Bourn – Broadway and vice versa Speed Limits 4 June to 9 June 2020 Old North Road (A1198), Bourn 60mph - 40mph The 40mph Speed Limit will only be in force when signs are in place
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Parish Council Meetings

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown, Bourn Parish Council meetings are now being held online using the Zoom video conference platform.  Parish Councils have been granted authority to hold online meetings under the Coronavirus Act 2020 The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020)   Members of the public wishing to join the meeting can still do so by using the Passcode and Password at the top of the meeting agenda or by contacting the Clerk by the Monday before the meeting via email or telephone: ([email protected], Tel: 07701 339765)   Comments and observations from members of the public are allowed a maximum of 15 minutes in total with no more than three minutes per person at the Chairman's discretion.. Members of the public are reminded that once the meeting is in session there is no further opportunity to speak.
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The 75th Anniversary of VE Day – Wreath Laying at 10:45am 8th May

Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. There will be a short wreath laying ceremony at 10:45am at the War Memorial. Due to the coronavirus lockdown street parties and other public celebrations are not possible, see here for further details.
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Green bin collections resume phased return – Bourn collection 15th May

See the updated notice here - details for bin collections for bin can be found here. In Bourn both blue and green bins are due to collection on Friday 15th May
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Car Park at Jubilee Playing Fields closed during lockdown

In line with the current government social distancing guidelines the car park at Jubilee Playing Field is closed to cars until the restrictions are relaxed, or removed. The amenities remain accessible on foot, or by bike. Bourn Residents were concerned that non-resident visitors were ignoring the government guidelines and were driving to the Playing  Field car park for gatherings and activities - contravening social distancing rules.
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Upcoming Events

We’re happy to live in an exciting and vibrant community. Below is a selection of upcoming events taking place in Bourn. Alternatively, view all upcoming events in the Calendar, or submit your own event.

02.06.2020

Tuesday Coffee Club

Originally set up for the residents of the Sheltered Housing community nowadays it is open to any residents of the…
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02.06.2020

Bourn Gaming Club

Due to Covid-19, we are currently not running gaming evenings at our normal home, the Jubilee Recreation Ground Pavilion. Instead,…
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04.06.2020

Merribourn Club

We generally alternate meetings with either Bingo or a speaker/entertainer. Our ages range from late 50s to over 90 and…
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09.06.2020

Tuesday Coffee Club

Originally set up for the residents of the Sheltered Housing community nowadays it is open to any residents of the…
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The Parish Council

The Parish Council is the first stage in the democratic process, and aims to care for all the affairs of the Parish and ensure that at all times, statutory requirements are met.

In order to do this, close liaison is maintained with the rest of the local authorities, South Cambridgeshire District and Cambridgeshire County Council, the Environment Agency, Cambridgeshire Constabulary, and so on.

Agendas for forthcoming meetings are published here and displayed on the Parish noticeboards no later than three working days before each meeting to comply with current law.

Visit Parish Council page

Local Government

Anthony Brown M.P.

Member of House of Commons

Conservative Party

Anthony Browne was elected MP for South Cambridgeshire in the 2019 General Election.

See further details for Anthony’s work on his website page

Anthony can be emailed at [email protected]

Constituency office:

Broadway House, 149-151 St Neots Road, Hardwick CB23 7QJ

T: 01954 211 444

Cllr. Tumi Hawkins

South Cambridgeshire District Councillor

Liberal Democrat party

Tumi represents the Caldecote ward which includes Bourn parish along with the parishes of Caldecote, Childerley, Kingston, Little Gransden and Longstowe.

See further details for Tumi’s role at South Cambs website page

Tumi can be emailed at [email protected]

 

Cllr. Mark Howell

Cambridgeshire County Councillor

Conservative party

Mark represents the Cambourne division within the county of Cambridgeshire, which includes Bourn.

See here for further details about Mark’s role and interests.

Mark can be emailed at [email protected]