Cam Parish Council

Serving the people of Cam

Parish Office

Clerk: Mrs Jenny Walkley
Parish Council Office, 4 Noel
Lee Way, Cam, Gloucestershire
GL11 5PS

Author: Jo Lewis

Neighbourhood Development Plan Adopted

Neighbourhood Development Plan Adopted

The Cam community has supported an important planning document which will give more control in the shaping of future developments in the parish.

The Neighbourhood Development Plan was supported by more than 85% of the voters in the recent council elections and has now been adopted.

The plan took five years to produce and is a collaboration between residents, Cam Parish Council and the Neighbourhood Plan... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:59 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

NEW CHAIR TAKES THE HELM AT CAM PARISH COUNCIL!

NEW CHAIR TAKES THE HELM AT CAM PARISH COUNCIL!

Cam Parish Council has elected a new Chair of the council with Jonathan Fulcher taking over the role at the first meeting held since the May elections. Miranda Clifton is the new Vice-Chair.

Jon said the new appointment was a great honour and very humbling and vowed to bring fresh energy to the position while progressing exciting council projects and building on the community involvement and outreach... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 14:48 by Jo Lewis

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Play equipment in Cam open

Play equipment in Cam open

PLAY equipment in Cam has now been opened, although MUGAs, the skatepark and outdoor gym equipment remains closed.

Cam Parish Council has decided to open the play equipment at Woodfield, Cam Green and Jubilee Playing Field. These had been closed in line with Government regulations during the Covid pandemic.

However, the MUGA at Woodfield play area and the skatepark, MUGA and outdoor gym equipment at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 13:51 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Clearance work at Rackleaze Nature Area

Clearance work at Rackleaze Nature Area

Clearance work is due to take place at Rackleaze Nature Area in Cam, starting Tuesday 9 February. The public footpath will remain open but the boardwalk will be closed for the duration of the work.

An area of overgrown vegetation and dense scrub is being cleared from the site. This will be done in a sensitive way by ecological landscapers JPR Environmental of Stonehouse to ensure that any wildlife will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:45 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Tenders to divert the footpath at Jubilee Playing Field are now open

JUBILEE PLAYING FIELD, EVERSIDE LANE, CAM, GL11 5UL

Cam Parish Council is inviting quotes to:

  1. Divert the tarmac perimeter footpath at Jubilee Playing Field to take users away from the skatepark and rejoin the existing footpath at a further point, and
  2. To create a new, short footpath linking the new footpath to the MUGA

Full details can be downloaded from our website or collected by arrangement from:

The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 16:32 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News, Tender

Grant funding available

The deadline for applying for grant funding from Cam Parish Council is 24 February. Applications will be considered by Full Council in March.

Cam Parish Council has a small budget for the award of grants but only applications that benefit Cam residents can be considered. Funding applications must be made on the form available at https://www.camparishcouncil.gov.uk/grant-information.html#element-934234

The completed form and supporting... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 13:57 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Play equipment closed

PLAY equipment in Cam is closed while the country is in lockdown.

Although the play parks remain open for people to use the green space and footpaths, the equipment at Jubilee Playing Fields, Woodfields and Cam Green play areas cannot be used. This includes the skatepark, climbing wall and outdoor gym equipment at Jubilee Playing Field.

Cam Parish Council will reconsider opening the play parks once the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:24 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

New equipment and surfacing at Cam Green play area

New equipment and surfacing at Cam Green play area

Cam Parish Council is inviting quotes to:

  1. Replace an old, large wooden climbing frame with new equipment, including an all-inclusive provision such as a ground-level carousel as a suggested example.
  2. Replace the tired area of wetpour below and around the old wooden climbing frame with new surfacing

Cam Green play area benefitted from new play equipment being installed in 2018. It was decided at the time... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:04 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Clearance work at Rackleaze Nature Reserve

Rackleaze Nature Reserve, High Street, Cam, is a valued green-space in the centre of Cam which is valued by walkers and an important feeding site for birds, bats and insects.

Cam Parish Council is inviting quotes to clear an area measuring approximately 800 square metres of overgrown vegetation including blackberry bushes, grasses and low, dense scrub. A second area measuring approximately 80 square... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:41 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Cam Stiles Replaced with Kissing Gates

Cam Stiles Replaced with Kissing Gates

FIVE crumbling stiles in the Ashmead Green area of Cam have been replaced with kissing gates to create a stile-free route for walkers.

The stiles, on public footpaths crossing fields from Green Street to Ashmead, are part of the Cam Accessible Paths Project which aims to improve access to the countryside and create circular walks for people of all abilities.

The installation of the kissing gates was... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 11:05 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News