The Parish Council – Meldreth
Has currently 9 members and is chaired by:
Mr R Goddin, Tel: 01763 260061 Email
|Mrs C J Fallon||01763 262822|
|Mr N Garner||01763 268328|
|Mrs P Gilmore||01763 263138|
|Dr R James||01763 261085|
|Mr Alan Land||01763 261004|
|Mr N Pellatt||01763 262444|
|Mr R A Searles||01763 260435|
|Mr A Young||01763 263484|
|The Council’s Annual Audit for 2017/18 was completed in May – click to see or download the signed-off document: Annual Governance 2017~18|
The Parish Council meets in the village hall on the evening of the first Thursday in each month at 7.30pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Planning Meetings are held up to twice per month when planning information is received from South Cambridgeshire District Council. For details see our Planning Meetings page.
Following on meetings, minutes are posted in hard copy on the Parish Council Notice Boards as well as this web site. See latest published report.
The Parish Office is at the Sheltered Housing Centre, Elin Way, Meldreth, SG8 6LT. Office Hours: 10 am-12 noon, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. By appointment at other times.
The village monthly magazine, ‘Meldreth Matters’ is recognised as the most efficient means of communication among residents of Meldreth. It also carries a monthly synopsis of Council meetings. The Editor is Kathryn Betts, Tel: 01763 268428. Email
Current key issues for the Parish Council are:
- Flooding: problems with flash flooding – check out fact sheets – for flood Emergency flood response contacts and Riparian Owner fact sheet responsibilities
- Government plans for 18000 new houses in M11 corridor
- Satisfactory development of village brownfield sites owned by the County Council
- Speeding within the village 30mph limit, extended in 2014 for approach roads from Bassingbourn and Whaddon to cover parts with new residential developments.
The council supports a Community Access Point, run by volunteers offering free internet access and IT tuition and support.
In March 2011 the Council signed up for the Sustainable Energy Partnership(SPEP) and several events promoting sustainable energy are being promoted by enthusiastic local volunteers in colaboration with the nearby villages of Shepreth and Melbourn.
All queries on parish matters should be directed to the Parish Council Clerk: Mrs Judy Damant, Tel: 01763 269928. Click to contact by e-mail.