Mystery donor’s sporting gesture
A GENEROUS resident has given Cambourne Parish Council £10,000 to put towards a building that will be used to store the village s sports equipment. The parish council has refused to reveal who its mystery benefactor is, but said it was very grateful for t
A GENEROUS resident has given Cambourne Parish Council £10,000 to put towards a building that will be used to store the village's sports equipment.
The parish council has refused to reveal who its mystery benefactor is, but said it was very grateful for the donation.
Cambourne parish council clerk John Vickery said: "The building is going to be a grounds maintenance building, which will incorporate an office, toilets, staff changing and storage for the sports clubs."
The total cost of the building, which will be located on land in Back Lane, will be about £60,000. Work is scheduled to start in the New Year and be complete by late spring or early summer.
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Sports facilities in Cambourne are rapidly expanding. In September brand new sports changing rooms were built to allow local football teams to play their home games in Cambourne.
The changing rooms were finally built following some hard work by Sporting Cambourne, Cambourne Rovers FC and Cambourne Parish Council.
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The long-awaited £4.5million Cambourne Sports Centre also looks a step closer, with South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) confirming to The Hunts Post that a private meeting with developers will take place on December 5 to discuss how to take the project forward.
A spokesman for SCDC said: "We will be able to tell you more after the discussion. But it is hoped that after the meeting we will know how to move the project forward and our next steps.