Somersham Parish Council need you!



There are 7 Parish Councillor vacancies on the above Council following the Elections in May 2018.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy please contact:-

Parish Clerk: Mrs P Bryant

Tel: 01487 841359

Candidates will be provided with an application form and associated papers to complete and return to the Parish Clerk prior to the closing date below. Or alternatively use the link provided to our website with all of the relevant documents included. 

A proportional vote for the co-option of the new Councillors will take place at the Parish Council meeting on 3rd September 2018



No Fishing at the Lake Until further notice

To all anglers.
Having witnessed fish showing signs of distress this morning in the lake and taking the advice from the EA who acted promptly making a site visit
Water levels are dropping fast and water temp is rising
Please be understanding about this situation
I will put signs up around the lake today stating the same
Thanks for your understanding 👍
TIM, chairman SAC
Angling Club fishing

eCops – Weekly Summary 27th July to 2nd August

ecops logoCrime Update 5


Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 27th July to 2nd August:

Community Orchard, Somersham – A black Google Pixel 2 mobile phone is thought to have been stolen when it was inadvertently dropped by its owner in Somersham Community Orchard on Saturday 28th July. The owner had searched along his route and has found no trace of the phone, but knows it has been turned off. (Ref 35/18255/18)

Holme Fen Drove, Colne – Police received a report of suspicious lights seen in fields off Holme Fen Drove, Colne, late on Sunday evening, 29th July, suspected to be poachers ‘lamping’. However, the lights then disappeared and it was not felt necessary to dispatch a patrol. (Ref CC-29072018-0527)

Fenton Road, Fenton – Police searched farm tracks and around buildings off Fenton Road, Fenton, in the early hours of Tuesday 31st July, following a report of suspicious noises and voices heard discussing breaking into a van. However officers found nothing untoward. (Ref CC-31072018-0041)

To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:

Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.

As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:

  • the ‘101’ non-emergency telephone number;
  • the on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site – click on the green icon;
  • Alternatively, you can use ‘Crimestoppers’ to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form.

In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use ‘999’.

The Handlebards – Today!


Handlebards-Romeo-Juliet-squareThe Handlebards production of Romeo and Juliet is taking place this evening!

Bring along a picnic and enjoy the show!
Gates open at 6PM

Tickets can still be purchased until 3PM at the Norwood Building at £15 per adult
Tickets on the gate: £17 per adult

Millennium Sports Facility, The Trundle, Somersham, PE28 3JS

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The Handlebards – Next wednesday! Have you got your tickets yet?

Handlebards-Romeo-Juliet-squareWednesday 18th July 

6PM onwards
At: Millennium Sports Facility, The Trundle, Somersham PE28 3JS
Adult – £15 in advance
(£17 on the day)

One free ticket can be claimed at the time of purchase for an under 16s with every standard ticket sold. Tickets are inclusive of VAT.


Tickets are purchasable from:
The Norwood Building Parkhall Road, Strands hairdressers
and the Libary, Church Street.
01487 841359