Chippenham Village Website

Tagged: help

Total 44 Posts

Neighbourhood Watch

There is a common misconception that Neighbourhood Watch was of yesteryear and is no longer relevant. This is not the case. The Home Office lists it as the largest voluntary organisation in the country with a membership that covers more than 3.7 million households in England and Wales. In East

Continue Reading

An update from the Parish Council Chairman

East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) local plan and potential development sites in Chippenham  I am pleased to announce that two potential development sites within our Parish have not been put forward as part of East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Local Plan.  The Parish Council was first made aware of the potential

Continue Reading

St Margaret’s Churchyard

A number of complaints have been made to the Parish Council, the Church, and Parochial Church Council about the poor state of the grass in the churchyard. We thought it would be helpful to issue a joint statement from Mike Banyard on behalf of the Church and Nick Parsons of

Continue Reading

Three Rivers Mothers Union

The Speaker at our February meeting was Mr Howard Laver when he gave us an interesting insight into Food Banks and how they have evolved.  The Food Banks are run by volunteers and the local one, which opened in 2013, is at Soham.   It  still gives much needed help and

Continue Reading

Shed Security

Following recent thefts from sheds and outbuildings the Police have reissued their advice for shed security: Access – How easy is it to access your rear garden? Protect the boundary and access of your garden. A hedge or fencing at a height of 2metres is a good barrier. Fit a

Continue Reading

Free Security Marking

Cambs Police will be holding two security marking events at Ely Police Station following the recent thefts of tools from vehicles across the East Cambs area. They are offering to mark your property with an engraver to make it less desirable to would be thieves and also to help them

Continue Reading

Purse Thefts Warning

Following recent purse thefts in the Ely area please make sure you are following these simple steps to help keep your property secure; Always protect your PIN when getting cash from a cash point or paying for items, never write your PIN down Keep your bag close to you at

Continue Reading

Parcel Fraud Warning

Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon arrival into the United Kingdom. The official looking scam emails claiming to be from Royal Mail contain a link to a document which will install malicious software on your computer

Continue Reading

Three Rivers Community Car Scheme

A volunteer driver will drive you door to door for all reasonable journeys and longer trips to West Suffolk and Cambridgeshire hospitals. • Passengers pay the driver on the day 25p per mile. • There is a minimum charge £2.50 per journey. The service is supported by Cambridgeshire County Council

Continue Reading

Cricket Club – Junior Section

We have a very healthy Junior Section and provide coaching for children aged 6-16 on a Monday night in the summer. These sessions begin on April 11th and this year will continue during the summer holidays until August 22nd. Children aged 6-11 will be between 5.15pm and 6.30pm and aged

Continue Reading