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Possible danger to dogs and cats

Possible danger to dogs and cats

We’ve received word that the area around Pendrick Close and the field may harbour dangers for pets: one cat has just had two days in intensive care, another cat was found dead recently, and two dogs in the street have been violently ill this week...
Beware: Caller ID Number Spoofing

Beware: Caller ID Number Spoofing

I believe it is necessary that we publicise widely the emergence of a new and significant weapon in the armoury of the telephone cold caller. It was covered by Money Box (on BBC Radio 4 at 12.00pm Saturday 31st January) about a disturbing development...
Floods: be Prepared

Floods: be Prepared

Cambridgeshire County Council has provided contact details for who to call in a flood emergency, along with information on riparian owner responsibilities for those living next to watercourses. The County Council strongly believes that this will help...
Thefts from vehicles at Martin Car Park, Coton Countryside Reserve

Thefts from vehicles at Martin Car Park, Coton Countryside Reserve

The police have reported two thefts recently from cars parked in the Martin Car Park in the Coton Countryside Reserve on Wheatcases Road out of Coton. This car park seems to be vulnerable to thefts at the moment – if any walkers or cyclists see...
Cambridgeshire Future Transport

Cambridgeshire Future Transport

What is CFT? Cambridgeshire Future Transport (CFT) is a programme that is working with communities to design local transport solutions. Transport solutions will be applied in all areas across Cambridgeshire that receive bus subsidies from the Council. The...
Coton Through the Ages

Coton Through the Ages

Coton Through the Ages was originally written by Kathleen Fowle in 1992, with additional articles provided by villagers and friends. In this second edition many new illustrations, maps and photographs have been included. Some of the original research...
Do Something Extraordinary – Volunteer with Girlguiding UK

Do Something Extraordinary – Volunteer with Girlguiding UK

Girlguiding Toft District is calling on residents of the Coton area to give some time to allow local girls and young women to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities, as well as acquire new skills and experiences themselves. Coton Brownies are on...
Solar Photovoltaic Panels

Solar Photovoltaic Panels

What are they? Solar photovoltaic cells (also called PV cells or panels) generate electricity through harnessing the energy of sunlight. The stronger the sunshine, the more electricity is produced. They provide a green and renewable way of powering the...
BT Race to Infinity £5000 prize

BT Race to Infinity £5000 prize

Just a couple of weeks ago, Madingley was crowned a winner of BT’s Race to Infinity, giving access to superfast broadband by early 2012. The next step is for Openreach to complete a survey to assess and plan fibre deployment. Congratulations go to Tumi...
House Wanted

House Wanted

Are you thinking of renting or selling your property in Coton soon? Tricia is looking for a modest 3-bed property so her children can live in the village of their school. If you are interested, post a comment, which will be passed on. Carolyn Postgate
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