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I'm County Councillor for 12 villages in the south of Cambridgeshire - Duxford, Fowlmere, Foxton, Great  & Little Chishill, Heydon, Hinxton, Ickleton, Pampisford, Shepreth, Whittlesford and Thriplow.

I also represent the residents of Whittlesford, Heathfield and Thriplow on South Cambridgeshire District Council. Since 2016 I have been leader of South Cambs District Council.

 

Whittlesford allotments do their bit for bees!

Whittlesford allotments do their bit for bees!

After a detailed and informed discussion Whittlesford Parish Council agreed last week to allow bees to kept on the allotments at Moorfield/Newton Road subject to some safety requirements. This had been discussed in the past and the request turned doen because the allotments have a footpath running through the middle, and the concern was that bees can be disturbed and defend their territory.

Five years ago a group of us turned a disused allotment into a small community orchard complete with a bench to sit and watch people toiling away, as well as view the orchard itself. The land given over to the orchard incorporated some of Fred Winter's fruit trees, and so it is nice to think that one day the old and the new trees will blend into one.

So now with the bees coming too, the allotments are doing their bit for sustainability, as well as healthy fruit and veg on the side! 

Fowlmere seeks some drainage solutions

Fowlmere seeks some drainage solutions

Greenacres Duxford update

Greenacres Duxford update