Current News
newSt John's Hospice Moggerhanger Starlight Hike 12 September 2015
Click the picture to visit the Sue Ryder Hospice website for more information.
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Or click here for the registration form.

newOver Players Present Fiddler on the Roof
Click on the picture for more information
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newBar Hill Primary School Fun Day
Bar Hill Primary School is having a Fun Day on the 5th June 3pm to 6:30pm.
Click on the school logo for the full information.
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Vacancy For Bar Hill Parish Clerk
Sadly, we are losing our new Parish Clerk to another County.

We have a vacancy for an Administrative Parish Clerk, 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Fuller information is available here Details of the vacency

Tools stolen from Ford Transit vans in the area
More information here

Fun Spanish classes for children.
Preschool & Parent classes suitable for children from 18 months 4 years.
More information on the organisations page here

Residence Association Litter Picking Day
The Spring litter picking day will be on Saturday the 25th April. Meet at the Parish Council office at 10am.

Phone and Email Scams to be aware of
There seems to be a new wave of these currently doing the rounds. We have just received an email from the local police regarding Job offer scams and I have added this to the phone and email scam page Go here for more information

Rubbish collection dates for Bar Hill
NOTE: We seem to be back to regular green bin collections, see dates below
Also note the Thursday collection
  • Weds.  1st April, 2015 Green bin,blue bin and paper caddy
  • Thurs. 9th April, 2015 black bin
  • Weds. 15th April, 2015 Green bin, blue bin and paper caddy
  • Weds. 22th April, 2015 black bin
  • Weds. 29th April, 2015 Green bin, blue bin and paper caddy
  • Thurs. 7th May, 2015 black bin
  • Weds. 13th May, 2015 Green bin, blue bin and paper caddy
  • Weds. 20th May, 2015 black bin
John Reynolds R.I.P.
Click here for a page about John.

News letter 2 regarding the flooding of Bar Hill
A pdf copy of the newsletter can be viewed or downloaded here

Community Lifeline Service
The Community Lifeline Service provides a pendant alarm in your home which when pressed contacts a response centre so that help can be raised. Click here for more information.

Balancing lake improvements.
  • Any overgrowth at the balancing lake will be cut back (Just started).
  • The stream culverts will be cleaned out.
  • Any loose debris or blockages close to the bridges will be removed.
I have put together a page of information about this project
The Slot Weir is now completed and I have taken some pictures. Latest update 28th November

I will flag any new additions to the page of flood information as I get them.
Some new photos added 4th November. You can find the page here
The environment Agency has tools on its website to enable any one to create a flood plan for their own residence. To access the template go Here

New community singing event
A choir for anyone suffering from Alzheimer's, or anybody who merely enjoys singing is being formed.
Sing-a-longs will take place in the Village Hall each Monday from 13th October between 1 and 3 p.m.
This follows a similar project in Fulbourn which currently attracts over 30 singers.

Local police presence spread thinner
There have been some changes within the local policing team which will take immediate effect. In addition to Girton, Bar Hill, Dry Drayton, Lolworth and Boxworth, Elsworth, knapwell, Connington and Gravely have been added.
For a description of the powers of the Police Community Support Officer click here

Community Automated External Defibrillator
defib2 A Community Automated External Defibrillator has been installed on the Parish Council office wall. This device is available all day every day, is very simple to use by untrained people and is fully automated. If you want more information about this please email the webmaster or phone the Parish Council Office
There is a page of information giving more information about this here.

Anthony Mitchell has put together a useful fact sheet
To see it please click here. or click here to download a PDF copy

Bar Hill Community Car Scheme
The Community Car Scheme provides door-to-door transport for people who do not have the use of a car. Volunteer drivers use their own cars and are DBS checked and fully insured.
For more information please go here

Information regarding Longstowe
Including the plans for flood prevention and reference to a Roman street on the site
To read this report please go here.

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