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.

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

Council details Brexit priorities for local businesses

Council efforts to manage the impact of Brexit on South Cambridgeshire businesses will focus on five areas, including improving the flow of information and advice.

7 March 2019Read in full

More than £23,000 awarded to tackle isolation among elderly residents

Fourteen South Cambridgeshire community groups have been awarded £23,410 by the District Council’s long-running Mobile Wardens grant scheme. The funding will help the groups to tackle isolation by supporting elderly residents to stay in their own homes and communities.

6 March 2019Read in full

Council Tax to increase on empty homes

Higher Council Tax charges will be due on homes that are left empty across South Cambridgeshire – to try and encourage them back into use.

25 February 2019Read in full

Council will be ‘green to our core’ as Business Plan and budget agreed

Protecting and enhancing the environment to cut carbon emissions has been put at the heart of South Cambridgeshire District Council’s plan to improve life for local communities.

22 February 2019Read in full

South Cambridgeshire District Council Chief Executive retires

South Cambridgeshire District Council has announced that Beverly Agass, the Chief Executive, is retiring from her post.

22 February 2019Read in full

Cllr Pippa Heylings

Council boosts green credentials with waste depot solar panels

Solar panels are being installed on top of South Cambridgeshire District Council’s waste depot – which will generate around a quarter of all the electricity the building uses.

18 February 2019Read in full

Comment on huge regeneration opportunity on edge of Cambridge

Residents are being asked to comment on the vision for a new low carbon district on the edge of Cambridge. The aim is to combine space for innovation and new jobs with facilities and new homes for existing and new residents, alongside excellent public transport links.

12 February 2019Read in full

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