Community news - Balsham

PUBLISHED: 10:30 12 January 2006 | UPDATED: 20:09 28 May 2010

Wind Farm: After a public meeting and exhibition of plans in both West Wickham Village Hall and Balsham Church Institute on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, villagers are being asked to consider the plans of Renewable Energy Systems (RES). Views can b

Wind Farm: After a public meeting and exhibition of plans in both West Wickham Village Hall and Balsham Church Institute on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, villagers are being asked to consider the plans of Renewable Energy Systems (RES). Views can be sent, in writing, to: Paul Anderson, Parish Council chair, 15 The Rookery, Balsham or by email at paulja15@hotmail.com to inform the council on the best interests of villagers. Arguments for and against renewable energy sources, as well as countryside intrusion on greenfield sites both visually and with regard to noise levels, proximity to major roads etc need to be considered. Further information from Tracy Coston, clerk to Balsham Parish Council on 01223 894462 or Tracy@Coston.inc.uk Objections/comments can be submitted to South Cambs District Council Planning Department, S Cambs Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridge CB3 6EA, telephone 08450 450500 fax 01954 713149. A planning application will be submitted this month.Christmas Lights: EACH - East Anglian Children's Hospices will benefit from the £1,400 collection for the Christmas lights extravaganza, produced by Old House Road, Plumian Way, Goodliffe Avenue and Field End, led by Celia Daniels and Janet Pettit. As many will have seen on TV, EACH is having to cut back drastically on the vital services for families with children with life-threatening illnesses, due mainly to the loss of its lottery grant and a drop in donations.Tuneful Tots: This fun-filled music and movement session for children aged 0-5 years accompanied by an adult, will be held weekly during term time, starting this week. Sessions are held on Thursdays, starting at 1.30pm and finishing at 2.45pm, with refreshments provided in the small fee. Dates for this half-term are January 12, 19, 21 and February 2 and 9.Know about drugs: A meeting has been arranged at the Meadow School on Tuesday (17th) from 7-8.30pm to inform about drugs and your child. Please feel welcome to attend. For further details contact 01223 894400.Singers: Balsham Singers invited past, present and new members to to their spring concert. Rehearsals will start again Thursday, at 7.30pm in the Meadow School and continue every Thursday, with a concert for May 20. New members are welcome. Particularly needed are tenors and basses.

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