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

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

Neighbourhood Plan shortlisted for award

Cam Parish Council's Neighbourhood Plan and Design Code has been shortlisted by the Royal Town Planning Institute, South West Awards, in the category of 'Excellence in Plan Making Practice'.

The plan and code were submitted for the award as a joint collaboration between Cam Parish Council and its partner advisers, Place Studio, who worked with the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and the local community... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:32 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Repointing of steps at Hopton Green War Memorial, Cam, GL11 5PA

Repointing of steps at Hopton Green War Memorial, Cam, GL11 5PA

Cam Parish Council is inviting quotes for repairs to the stone steps leading to the war memorial at Hopton Green in Cam. There are 13 steps leading to the listed war memorial and five steps on each side of it. Many of these steps need attention to the following specification:

  • Raking out and repointing of damaged steps.
  • Making good of cracks.
  • Repair/patching of damaged steps.
  • Building-up of steps as necessary.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 12:29 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News

Chair of Cam Parish Council

Chair of Cam Parish Council

Councillor Christina Carter begins another year as Chair of Cam Parish Council this week following Government guidance recommending the cancellation of elections during the Covid 19 crisis.

Elections will now take place in May 2021 and until then all committee Chairs and Vice Chairs will remain in post.

Councillor Carter said, "This is a difficult time for all of us but council business continues after... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:24 by Jo Lewis

Tags: News