South Cambridgeshire District Council

South Cambridgeshire District Council

South Cambridgeshire is the second largest district in Cambridgeshire.

Address: South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne
Postcode: CB23 6EA
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.scambs.gov.uk
Membership type:Corporate 51+ (£1,000+VAT pa)

South Cambridgeshire is the second largest district in Cambridgeshire. It completely surrounds Cambridge City and shares its boundaries with Huntingdonshire, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire on the northern part of its borders. In the south the district has boundaries with Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk.

The District consistently wins awards of being a great place to live considering factors such the labour market, environment, housing market, education and health.

South Cambridgeshire has played a key part in the economic growth of the region. It has successfully combined traditional industries such as agriculture and engineering with new sectors such as IT and biosciences, many of which are situated on one of the several burgeoning business and science parks.

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Comment on village design guides

Residents can now comment on locally-specific design guidance in seven South Cambridgeshire villages, as part of a ground-breaking planning initiative.

16 April 2019Read in full

Council completes office purchase with rent to be re-invested into services

The investment purchase of an office building at Cambridge Science Park has been completed by South Cambridgeshire District Council. A £13-million investment is being made in the building – 140 Cambridge Science Park.

12 April 2019Read in full

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Make it a green Easter

Residents of South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge are being asked to make it a green Easter, by recycling all the aluminium foil, plastic and cardboard they can.

11 April 2019Read in full

Bid now for Community Chest funding

Village groups and local good causes across South Cambridgeshire can now bid for a share of almost £60,000 from the District Council’s popular Community Chest scheme.

8 April 2019Read in full

New strategy aims to increase supply of housing that’s affordable

A new strategy to tackle South Cambridgeshire’s housing challenges has been approved by the District Council – with an emphasis on providing homes that are affordable for local workers.

4 April 2019Read in full

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Council agrees lease to help preserve Cambridgeshire’s last remaining thatched tithe barn

Landbeach’s Grade II listed thatched Tithe Barn has been leased by South Cambridgeshire District Council to a specially formed charity. This will better enable the group, the Tithe Barn Trust, to access much needed funding to preserve and restore the barn for the benefit of local people.

29 March 2019Read in full

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Leading councillors welcome Combined Authority A10 pledge

Leading councillors have welcomed a pledge from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board to look in detail at further options for upgrading the A10 – as well as the proposed full dualling of the road.

29 March 2019Read in full

Council invests in Cambridge Science Park building to generate return for services

An office at the world-renowned Cambridge Science Park is being bought by South Cambridgeshire District Council – which will reinvest the rent into vital frontline services.

14 March 2019Read in full

Multi-million pound investment could unlock low carbon community on the edge of Cambridge

South Cambridgeshire District Council welcomes the announcement of funding by the Chancellor in the Spring Statement today.

13 March 2019Read in full

Council: East West Rail must benefit environment, residents and economy

Councillors say the proposed East West railway should benefit the environment, economy and residents – but are calling for greater clarity about the numbers of additional new homes that might come forward.

7 March 2019Read in full

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