Annual Parish Meeting – Thursday 9th May – Preview and Agenda

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held this Thursday 9th May, 2019, at 19.30 in Babraham CofE School Hall.

At the meeting, the Parish Council will explain what we have done during the last year, discuss Council finances, and look forward to projects for 2019-20.

Importantly, it enables our electors to have their say on anything they consider important to the people of Babraham Parish. The meeting is open to anyone and we look forward to welcoming you. Only registered electors of Babraham Parish may speak and vote.

We also welcome reports for groups and communities within the Parish. The meeting is an opportunity to learn more about what’s happening around Babraham, as well as to meet other residents.

The agenda is as follows:

  1.   Apologies for Absence
  2.   Report from the Chairman of the Parish Council
  3.   Financial Report
  4.   Report from Cambridgeshire County Councillor Kevin Cuffley
  5.   Report from South Cambridgeshire District Councillor Peter McDonald
  6.   Update on the Neighbourhood Plan
  7.   Report from the Village Hall Committee
  8.   Report from Babraham Primary School
  9.   Report from St Peter’s Church
  10.   Report from the Bush and Bennett Charity
  11.   Report from Babraham Research Campus
  12.   Any Other Business / Open Forum


Huawei Development – Old Spicers Site

The old Spicers site in Sawston has been purchased by Huawei, who are planning on building a research and development site, creating 350 jobs in the first phase. They are currently consulting with local councils, and are planning a public exhibition in Sawston, at the Walnut Gallery, Sawston Village College, on Friday 26th April 4pm-8pm and Saturday 27th April at 10am-2pm. Click the image for a copy of the brochure.

Satellite view of extent of proposed Huawei development at Spicer's site