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Tagged: safety

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Play Area Hazards

1. It has been brought to the council’s attention that people are exercising their dogs in the large play area.  We have had reports of children falling into dog mess at the play area and as you can imagine this is not only unhygienic but a health and safety concern too. The play area

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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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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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Police Visiting Homes at Risk

POLICE are visiting homes at risk of being burgled as part of a crime crackdown in the county.  Officers are seeking properties left unsecured or otherwise vulnerable to burglary as part of Operation Hunter. The operation has been launched to reduce the number of burglaries in Cambridgeshire, which last year

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A11 Traffic Management

On local roads approaching the Fiveways roundabout, we will have temporary 40mph speed restrictions placed on them 24 hrs per day. In addition, the A11 northbound leading to the roundabout will have the existing 50 mph speed restriction moved further back, to allow a further reduction of the 40 mph

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Community Champions

The Community Champion Scheme has recently been rolled out across the county thanks to a partnership between Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) and Cambridgeshire ACRE. The scheme has been designed to promote home fire safety throughout Cambridgeshire and Peterborough using local volunteers who are known as Community Champions. Community

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Grit Bins

There are four grit bins in the village.  Please feel free to help yourselves if you need some to clear your path etc.< ?xml:namespace prefix ="" "o" ns ="" "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The grit has been freshly broken up today to enable you to use it.   The locations of the

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Stolen property seized in Ely

BURGLARY victims have the chance to claim their property at an open day to be held in Ely. Police are holding three viewing days on Monday (July 2), Tuesday and Wednesday next week. Officers seized a number of items including jewellery, watches, figurines and power tools from a vehicle in

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ICE For Your Own Safety

It is designed to inform paramedics and emergency services of your ‘In Case of Emergency’ contact should you have an accident. Guidelines say: “ICE – In Case of Emergency Eight out often people aren’t carrying information that would help if they were involved in an accident. Storing next-of-kin details in

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