Two services are held each month:
- 1st Sunday – Morning Service at 10:00am.
This is a short informal service with coffee being served afterwards.
- 3rd Sunday – Holy Communion at 11:00am
For further details of services, study groups and other events please visit the St Peter’s website
A warm welcome awaits anyone who would like to join the congregation at either of these services.
The Annual General Meeting of the Bush and Bennet Charity will be held on 23 September at 6.30pm in the front office of the Old School Room. Everyone is invited to attend.
Babraham Research Campus (BRC) has submitted on outline application for the next phase of their development. This major application is to be decided, in principle, this Summer/Autumn. Comments are invited by both the Parish Council and SCDC.
SCDC ref: S/1676/14/OL. The plan below shows the site location. It is an outline application, establishing the principle, for development up to 10,000 square metres of research and development floorspace, along with access and associated infrastructure.
Full details of the application can be viewed on the SCDC web site – just follow this link. If you would prefer to see printed copies of the plans and all supporting documentation they are available, at all reasonable times, at Ian’s house.
The Parish Council will be objecting to the application as it requires the removal of a large plot of land from the Green Belt between the village and Cambridge. The council do recognise the importance of the development for the economic well being of the area, and the country, but the Green Belt keeps us as we are and has done for decades. If the application is successful, however, the council will be working with BRC and SCDC to minimise likely adverse effects on the village and surrounding area.
Please let us know what you think.
This is the site location plan.
The following plan is the Landscape Strategy scheme that shows the measures to be taken to minimize the visual impact of the proposed development. It is very detailed but of necessity reproduced here at low resolution. The full size plan is on the SCDC web site and is available in printed form if you wish to see the full detail.
The school is holding its Country Fayre on Saturday 28 June, 1 – 4 on the school playing field. The attractions include: Raffle, BBQ, Cream Teas, Real Ale & Pims, White Elephant, Human Fruit Machine, Hook a Bag, Olympic Hoop La, Football Speed Tunnel, Bee Man, Ice Cream, Fancy Dress Competition, Pet Show and much, much more.
This was the 10th St. Peter’s Trophy quiz. A well attended event, with four teams fighting an evenly matched, close contest. The winners were ‘The Brians’ a team of Claire, Lydia and husband Nick, Fran and husband Ian.
The trophy is to be fought over again in October.
The sculptures have now been installed, and very wonderful they are too. Take a walk down to the weir beyond the church, it is delightful. See if you can spot all five animals and birds. If you can’t get down there or just want a sneak preview you can have a look at a gallery of the first photos following the installation on the 14th May.
Public Art Gallery – May 2014
The Babraham Research Campus is proposing a new phase of their master plan.
Details to follow – soon.
This years AGM of the charity will be held on 8th May 2014 in the school hall immediately following the Annual Parish Meeting which starts at 7.30.
Training Day Monday 6th January
Spring Term Opens Tuesday 7th January
Half Term 17th – 21st February
Spring Term Closes Friday 4th April
(Easter weekend Friday 18th – Monday 21st April)
Training Day Tuesday 22nd April
Summer Term Opens Wednesday 23rd April
May Day Monday 5th May
Training Day Friday 23rd May
Half Term 26th – 30th May
Summer Term Closes Wednesday 23rd July
The Bush and Bennett Charity has funds to support one off grants for educational activities. All applications are treated in confidence and will be judged on their merits by the trustees of the charity.
Who can apply?
You must live in the parish of Babraham.
You must be under the age of 21 at the time of application.
You must be or intend to be in part or full time education.
What are the funds for?
Funding course work travel.
Books for study.
Will applications for other projects be considered?
How do I apply ?
Please send a hand written letter to
Sally Punshon, Chair of the Trustees of the Bush and Bennett Charity,
Nye Barn, Sawston Rd, Babraham, Cambridge