High Street between Sawston Road and the A505 junction, known as the Wych, will be closed from 29th January for approximately 7 days. Diversions will be in place, access will be maintained so far as practicable for normal vehicular use to/from residencies along the road, and access will always be maintained for emergency services. On the weekend of 2-3 February, works will be undertaken which will effectively block the junction onto the A505 at Brentditch End.
The work is being performed by the John Henry Group on behalf of the University of Cambridge Granta Backbone Network.
This year’s Sawston fun run will take place on Sunday 13th May between 9am and 12pm. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.sawstonfunrun.co.uk/. Please note that there will be road closures due to the event – in particular Babraham Road will be closed in Sawston meaning that villages will not be able to use this route. More information and a map is available on the website.
Non-emergency situations can now be reported to the police online if people would rather do so than call 101. In October last year Cambridgeshire Constabulary re-launched their website with added functionality to report non-emergencies via specially designed forms or a … Continue reading
Orchards East is an exciting new environmental and cultural project covering six counties in the East of England – Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Landscape Group in the School of History … Continue reading
South Cambridgeshire District Council is changing the way used paper is collected from residents for recycling. From 11 December, residents won’t need to use their caddies to recycle paper anymore. From that date, residents should place their used paper directly … Continue reading
UK Power Networks will be carrying out essential construction works in the local area, which involves installation of an underground 11kV cable from Sawston Primary substation, through the villages of Sawston and Babraham, to a connection point located adjacent to … Continue reading
Please be aware there will be various level crossings closed locally between 01.00hrs on Saturday 16th September and 05.00hrs Monday 18 September 2017 for track renewals. This will occur at level crossings in Duxford, Hinxton and Ickleton Road near Great Chesterford. View a map of the closures and diversions.
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Please note that there are a couple of changes to bin collections over Christmas, in particular:
- No green bin collection Monday 19th December (this is normal over winter)
- Black bin collection bought forward to Thursday 22nd December (instead of Monday 26th)
- Blue/green bin collection Tuesday 3rd January (instead of Monday 2nd)
For more information, and to view the collection schedule at any point, visit https://www.scambs.gov.uk/content/monday
There will be some work done over coming weeks to feed a new power supply from Sawston substation to Granta Park which will impact the village. The contractor doing the work will shortly be arranging a drop in session to … Continue reading