Trumpington Meadows nature reserve volunteer news

This week was our last volunteer day before the Christmas break. We would usually have had a wonderful outdoor lunch to celebrate but this year, for obvious reasons, we were more restricted and we couldn’t provide food. We still enjoyed ourselves, had a warming bonfire, and everyone bought their own hot drinks and lunch. When…

Trumpington Meadows Community discusses local planning issues and hears of Grosvenor’s Proposal for Housing to the South

On Thursday 12 November over 20 members of the Community joined a zoom meeting in which developments in the planning system were presented and some local issues were discussed. Grosvenor, the developer of Trumpington Meadows, showed slides of a possible further development of up to 750 houses between Trumpington Meadows and the M11. The Community…

Anstey LEAP on Consort Avenue

This LEAP (Local Education Authority Playground) on Consort Avenue is a council owned playground designed for 5 to 8 year olds. It was constructed in about 2014. Unlike other playgrounds, this one did not have a safety fence around it, to stop young children running into the road while playing. Furthermore, some dog owners have…

Trumpington Meadows allotments

It is less than two years since the allotments at the north end of the park were opened and enormous productivity is being achieved by many in the Trumpington Meadows Community. There are huge sunflowers requiring step ladders to measure their competitive height, and courgettes and beans available from those who are producing too many.…

Unit 3 local centre planning permission approved

Preview(opens in a new tab) The long vacant Unit 3 at the Local centre has had planning permission approved for a shop fit which should start shortly. This unit has been taken on by award winning Architects Chadwick, Dryer, and Clarke. Seven employees will be moving into this new studio from King St Cambridge once…