Cambourne Parish Council aims to be a Best Value Organisation by balancing the precept, supporting the local economy and providing quality amenities and services for the benefit of the residents.

Mission Statement 

Cambourne is a new and thriving community that was formed under the Parish Council of Cambourne Order, 2004. The first elections took place on the 10th June 2004 with the newly formed Councils first meeting taking place on the 14th June 2004. When the Parish Council was formed it had no assets to look after, but was consulted on what was to be transferred over the period of the development of Cambourne.

The Parish Council took over from the MLCC which had been formed to fill the void until the Parish Council was established. The Parish Council has 19 councillors. The Parish Council meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month except for August. The Parish Council then delegates its duties to three Committees:

Planning Committees

Meets twice a month and is responsible for making representations on the following:

  • Planning applications
  • Footpaths and highways
  • Street lighting
  • Local and structure plans
  • Bus routes and timetables
  • Street naming

Leisure & Amenities Committee

This looks after the following:

  • Areas of public open space
  • Children’s play areas
  • Allotments
  • Burial grounds
  • Sports areas
  • Pavilions
  • Cambourne Community Centre
  • Best Kept Village / Britain in Bloom competitions

Finance & Policy Committee

This looks after the following:

  • Estimates and budgets of expenditure
  • Audit matters (inc Internal Audit)
  • Staff (inc pay and conditions and establishment
  • Grants
  • Lettings and charges
  • Land matters (inc lease and tenancy matters)
  • Office and council accommodation
  • Payment of invoices
  • Council Policy