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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

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Three Rivers Mothers Union

Our Annual General Meeting was held in September in Chippenham Village Hall.  Helen, our Leader, reported a very full and busy year.The meetings had been well attended and we had been very pleased to welcome two new members to our midst.  Speakers at our formal meetings covered a diverse range

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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

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The Tharp Arms Beer & Music Festival

On Saturday 13th August the Tharp Arms Festival will take place. Beers from several local breweries will be on tap and George Dumphreys will be organising an Open-Mic musical extravaganza until late in the evening. Those wishing to participate in the open-mic can contact George on 07741 300716, it is

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Purchasing Pets Online

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet for sale, often claiming that the pet is

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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

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Local Burglaries

Message from the Police Crime Reduction Officer: Residents of Littleport & Isleham suffered a burglary on 3 February. The offenders on both of these crimes gained access through the rear of the property. Your boundary is your first line of defence, therefore, needs to be secure. • Ensure front boundaries

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Disruption to Allotment Path

The Parish Council is aware that there have been some concerns over the condition of the allotment footpath. This land is owned by the diocese. A licence for access has been granted to a resident to allow vehicular access for building work. It is anticipated that this work will be

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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

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Healthwatch Cambridgeshire

Had a recent experience of using health or social care? Tell us what it was like for you. Listen: At Healthwatch, we listen. Tell us what is working well within our local health and care services and what you think needs to be better. We log what you say and

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