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DEFIBRILLATOR LAUNCH

East of England Ambulance NHS Trust has very kindly donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) for people living in Milton. This life-saving piece of equipment that could help someone suffering from a cardiac arrest will be installed on the wall of the Bowls Pavilion (opposite the surgery). The launch for the new defibrillator will be at 12 noon on Wednesday 26th February. During the launch, visitors will be able to learn more about using the AED. There will be a demonstration of the AED, showing how easy it is to operate. Thompson Electrical installed the device free of charge as a service to the residents of Milton.  (19/02/14)

 

POLICE PANEL MEETINGS 2014

The Histon & Swavesey Area Police Panel meetings are your opportunity to feed into priorities to be adopted for your area. They are also an opportunity to meet your Area Sgt and Inspector. Please do attend!
Panel dates announced so far for the coming year are:
12th February 7:30-9pm (location: Cottenham Village College)
11th June 7:30-9pm (Location: Swavesey Village College)
15th October 7:30-9pm (Location: Orchard Park Community Primary School)  (13/01/14)

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

Cambridgeshire Family History Society will be at the Central Library, Cambridge on the third Saturday of each month, from 11.00-3.00, to offer advice and do lookups on family history websites.  read more ...  (13/01/14)

 

TWILIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS

Wednesday 19th February 2014, 4.30pm to 8:30pm
As darkness falls, Museums and collections across Cambridge are opening their doors into the night for an exciting evening of FREE drop-in and bookable family events.
Taking place in twelve venues across the city, set out and discover the extraordinary world of Cambridge museums and collections after dark. Whether it's experiencing the sights and sounds of ice at The Polar Museum, journeying by torchlight through the Botanic Garden Glasshouses or creating amazing photographs in the evocative setting of the Museum of Technology, there will be plenty to explore! Get ready for the adventure by visiting www.cam.ac.uk/museums/twilight  (13/01/14)

 

SCIENCE PARK RAIL STATION

The Application for Planning Permission for the new station at Chesterton sidings has now been submitted. The application can be found here  read more ...  (22/07/13)

 

Proposed new foot/cycle bridge East Chesterton-Abbey

Cambridgeshire County Council has commissioned a feasibility study for a new foot & cycle bridge over the River Cam close to the railway line in the East Chesterton and Abbey areas of Cambridge.  read more ...  (11/07/13)

 

COMBERTON RAMBLERS

Join this friendly group for wonderful walks. Comberton Ramblers' Association walks an average of 5-6 miles every fortnight on a Sunday morning.  read more ...  (07/06/13)

 

MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Every day in Cambridgeshire, 10 people are diagnosed with cancer.  read more ...  (07/06/13)

 

COUNTRY PARK DIARY

Here is Milton Country Park's Events Diary (Adobe/PDF, 1.9MB) through October 2013.  (22/05/13)

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NEWSLETTER

Here is the August Newsletter (Adobe/PDF, 73KB) from the Cambridgeshire Neighbourhood Watch director.  (13/05/13)

 

ESOL CAFE

English classes for speakers of other languages are offered at Chesterton Community College on Fridays from 9.30am. £20 fo 10 weeks. Contact Mrs Adams at or Chesterton Sports Centre on 576110.  (29/04/13)

 

FAMILY HISTORY

Are you keenly researching your ancestors? Cambridgeshire County Council has now uploaded over 2m records onto the internet. You can access it - for free - here. It allows people to find details about their family tree and order certificates easily. It also allows people to apply for more recent entries online and apply for copies of their own family's records.  (03/11/12)

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

Interested in participating in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme for Milton?
Please see this letter (Adobe/PDF, 54KB) from regional director Polly Wilderspin.  (14/09/12)

 

POLICE OPERATION

Police have been active in our area as part of Operation Vanguard - Cambridgeshire Constabulary's ongoing crackdown on the supply of class A drugs across the county. If you have any information, no matter how small or insignificant you think it may be, you can help our investigation by passing it on. You can contact police directly on 101 or give it to them anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.  (25/04/12)

 

PRESS RELIEF CHARITY

Press Relief, a registered charity formed by Cambridge Newspapers Ltd, aims to help as many good causes as possible, in and around the Cambridge area. Read their press release (Adobe/PDF, 82KB) for more information.  (25/04/12)

 

HELP & ADVICE ABOUT DAILY LIVING

AskSARA is a self-help guide that enables people to identify items of equipment that might help them in their daily lives. It provides information on a wide range of equipment options, plus information on manufacturers and local suppliers. AskSARA is hosted by the Disabled Living Foundation and is now available with information localised for people in Cambridgeshire. Cambridgeshire's version of AskSARA can be found here.  read more ...  (03/02/12)

 

NEW POLICE NON-EMERGENCY NUMBER

You can now contact Cambridgeshire Constabulary on 101 for all non-emergency calls. The old 0345 456 456 4 number will remain in use alongside 101 for several months to allow people time to get used to the new number.  read more ...  (18/11/11)

 

BECOME A 'COMMUNITY CHAMPION'

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is launching a pilot scheme in South Cambridgeshire to encourage residents to carry out safety checks on their homes. The scheme is innovative in that it will rely on local volunteers to liaise with the community on its behalf.  read more ...  (09/11/11)

 

BLUE RECYCLING LITTER BIN

Following the successful introduction of the blue bin recycling service, South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) is looking at innovative ways to make it easier for residents to recycle whilst 'on the go'. To that end, SCDC is planning to trial a recycling litter bin in Milton. They hope to place a blue litter recycling bin next to the existing litter bin near the One-Stop store on Cambridge Road. The new litter recycling bin will be clearly labelled with the items that are accepted allowing people to recycle a wide range of materials: Paper; Plastic bottles, film, pots, tubs, trays and bags; Plastic bottle tops and triggers; Glass jars & bottles; Food & drinks cans; Aerosols; Tin foil & foil trays; Cartons (e.g. tetrapak); Cardboard.  read more ...  (02/11/11)

 

PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY

There is a vacancy on the parish council. All residents are encouraged to consider joining. Here is some info on what the post entails. If you are interested, please contact the Clerk's Office on 861447 or email:   (04/10/11)

 

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