Bourn, Cambridgeshire


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:

Community Warden Scheme – coming soon

A new Community Warden Scheme, organised by AgeUK and backed by Bourn Parish Council and South Cambs District Council is coming to this area soon. More information can be found here.
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East-West rail briefing for all residents

Join the Parish Council at 7:30pm on 4 November for a Zoom update on the new railway between Oxford and Cambridge. See meeting details in the calendar here. Latest update on our website here.
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NHS Notice – Here to Help this Winter

We’re here to help you stay well this winter. This winter, it’s really important that we all remember that the NHS is here to help you stay well, safely. See here for details.
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Church Services

~Please remember - Face coverings must be worn, maintain social distancing and hand sanitise or wash your hands. Thanks. ​We have updated the sermon, thoughts & letters page with a sermon reflections from Revd Nigel di Castiglione.In church buildings 25th October 2020                                        in start time order  Longstowe ~ 8.30am, Holy Communion Yelling ~ 9.00am, Holy Communion Lolworth  ~ 9.30am,  Morning Prayer Bourn ~  10.30am, Holy Communion Caxton ~ 10.30am, Family Worship Papworth  ~ 10.30am, Holy Communion Graveley ~ 10.30am, Morning Prayer Boxworth ~ 10.45am, Holy Communion Elsworth   ~ 6.00pm, Evening Prayer Eltisley  ~  6.00pm, Family Holy CommunionNext week we will update you on all the services of Remembrance taking place across the team...Telephone-based service ~ Monday at 5pm A short worship service using the telephone only, rather than using computers or the internet - run for those who prefer using the phone. Please contact Geoff or Anne if you know someone who would benefit from this type of service and they will make sure they have an order of service and details of how to join. Team Morning Prayer  ZOOM Chapel - Mondays to Saturdays 8.15am Team Bible Study via Zoom...continues on Wednesday evening arrive at 7.15 for  7.30pm - this will be followed by an optional service of Compline. (Night prayer) Team Compline  ZOOM Chapel – Thursdays 9.00pm.Please also look on the church page of the website for opening times for private prayer. Please look for the guidance notes as you enter to ensure safe use of the building in these times. It is mandatory  to wear a face covering during worship.   Updates to the website  New YouTube worship Word of God speak The Word of God El Shaddai Take my hand Healer 
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Bourn Butterflies 2021 calendar

Pete Innes has created a Bourn Butterflies 2021 calendar, featuring 12 of the different species of butterfly that visited Bourn over the summer. It's available now from JJ's shop, sized A4 and priced £5 - with all proceeds going to the school.
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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.


Tuesday Coffee Club

All South Cambridgeshire District Council's Sheltered Housing Communal Halls have been closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.…
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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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East-West Rail briefing - all welcome!

Bourn Parish Council invite residents to an update on the status of the Bedford to Cambridge section of the new…
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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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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.

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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

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


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