Parish supports police station

A LONG-awaited police station for Cambourne moved a step closer last week when parish councillors backed the £1.3million project. Cambourne councillors voted unanimously to support the plans, which would see a station built at the junction of Sackville

A LONG-awaited police station for Cambourne moved a step closer last week when parish councillors backed the £1.3million project.

Cambourne councillors voted unanimously to support the plans, which would see a station built at the junction of Sackville Way and Back Lane.

However, they raised concerns about the positioning of the building's 17.5m wind turbine, which would be near homes.

Council chairman Ruth Poulton said environmental health was looking into the positioning of the turbine and she proposed it should be moved.


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"It has got to be well away from the residential areas," she said.

The plans have already been approved by the Home Office and will be considered by South Cambridgeshire District Council planners. If given the final go ahead, work is expected to start early next year with it opening to the public in 2009.

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