This is the web site for Babraham Village, near Cambridge in the UK. It provides information from the Parish Council and a range of local groups, details of public services and growing history section.
The site is run by Babraham Parish Council on behalf of the residents. Any comments or enquiries should be made to the Parish Council, either directly or by using this Contact Form.
Additional information is often to be found on the notice board in the centre of the village.
We have had reports of a woman being attacked one late afternoon last week on the road to the church near the pocket park. She is fine with no serious harm done, she had her dogs with her. Please be careful and report anything suspicious to the police. They are involved in the case and will be keeping an eye out in the area. The attacker has been described as 5′ 9″ tall wearing a Barbour jacket.Continue reading
The Connecting Cambridgeshire Team have confirmed that other suppliers than BT are now able to offer fibre broadband packages to those houses and businesses served from the Babraham junction box, near Jonas.Continue reading
Friends of Babraham School’s main event this term will be Bonfire and Fireworks night on Saturday November the 8th 2014. Gates open at 5:30 with Fireworks at 6pm. Tickets are available from Lorraine Penney at 17 Oak Lane (tel. 665 368) or from the school office.Continue reading
At the September PC meeting we learned that plans are well underway for the cycleway through the research campus grounds that will link all our local cycleways. It is not yet clear when work will begin but the intention of all parties is strong and agreement on status and route is near.Continue reading
The PC has learned recently that despite our summer of negotiations with SCDC planners and CCC highways we have failed to achieve a commitment from the football club to finance traffic management and calming measures in the High Street.Continue reading
BT inform us that the installation problems for some village numbers has now been sorted. They are taking orders for broadband services again now.Continue reading
With many thanks to the Institute the footpath bridge is now safe and open again.Continue reading
Please be aware that the bridge on the path from the High Street through to the Church Road over the river is still closed. It has been taped up since Bertha brought a tree down, but people are ignoring the tape and walking over the bridge. We know the fallen tree has seemingly been removed, however there is a rather large branch hanging above the bridge which is caught up in electricity and phone wires and may well fall at any time.Continue reading
Cambridgeshire County Council are holding a public consultation on the future of their household recycling centres, Thriplow is our nearest. They are planning a series of cost cutting measures that will undoubtably affect the service. To this end they are holding a consultation exercise to gather your views. This runs until 26 September.Continue reading
The PC understand, from bitter personal experience, that the planned roll out of superfast broadband in the village is experiencing problems. Some lucky folk have managed to get connected, some not.Continue reading