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

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PLAY PARKS IN CAM OPEN AGAIN

PLAY PARKS IN CAM OPEN AGAIN

CAM'S play areas opened again on Saturday after many weeks of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Woodfields Play Park, Cam Green and Jubilee Playing Field all reopened for local people to enjoy. But Cam Parish Council warned people to take sensible measures to protect themselves from the virus.

The Government produced guidance on how play areas could be managed while minimising the transmission risk... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 21:54 by Jenny Walkley

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Cam's Neighbourhood Development Plan - approved by Stroud District Council

Cam's Neighbourhood Development Plan - approved by Stroud District Council

Cam Parish Council are pleased to announce that Cam's Neighbourhood Development Plan was approved by the Environment Committee at Stroud District Council at their meeting on 4th June. It can now progress to Referendum

Comments made were that it was an 'excellent plan', 'that it responded intelligently to development pressure in the Cam area'. The points were also made that it is the first NDP seen on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:24 by Jenny Walkley

Tags: Community, Development, 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

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Grant Funding Now Open

Cam parish Council Grants - Closing date May 25th 2020

Cam Parish Council has a small budget for the award of grants. The Council can only award grants using certain legal powers. Council must be confident that any grant awarded will benefit Cam residents

Grants are considered each year at the Parish Council's Financial, Policies & General Purposes Committee meeting in May for payments in June, slightly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 12:38 by Jenny Walkley

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VE day celebrations - Friday 8th May

VE day celebrations - Friday 8th May

Friday 8th May marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The Royal British Legion is playing a central role in the delivery of a range of remote activities, including:

A live VE Day 75 livestream at 11.15am

National moments of Remembrance and thanksgiving, including a Two Minute Silence

A UK-wide singalong to Vera Lynn's 'We'll Meet Again at 9pm

A VE Day learning pack for children... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 11:32 by Jenny Walkley

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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

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Two new ambulances that will be staffed by Gloucestershire firefighters to help relieve pressure on paramedics during the Covid-19 pandemic have arrived in the county.

Two new ambulances that will be staffed by Gloucestershire firefighters to help relieve pressure on paramedics during the Covid-19 pandemic have arrived in the county.

Firefighters from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) were being trained by South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) to drive and crew the ambulances as part of a regional initiative that will see 15 new ambulances introduced to the SWASFT region, two of which will be operating in Gloucestershire.

The ambulances will be crewed by one firefighter and one paramedic and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:14 by Jenny Walkley

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Lockdown period and restrictions will remain in place for a further 3 weeks.

Stay at home, protect the NHS.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave the 16 April 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic which you can read in full be following the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/foreign-secretarys-statement-on-coronavirus-covid-19-16-april-2020

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:30 by Jenny Walkley

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Council tax information letter - 16 April 2020

This letter provides a brief Q&A note on the technical implementation of the £500 million hardship fund.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/32020-council-tax-information-letter-16-april-2020?utm_source=164b56b8-73c9-4fbb-9a2c-0e10beef935f&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:14 by Jenny Walkley

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