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We hope that you will enjoy living here and find the village friendly without being intrusive.  Much of the following information you may already have found out and we may have omitted vital information.  However, we hope that some of the facts will be useful to you.  Carlton Parish which includes not only Carlton itself but also Carlton Green and Willingham Green lies in the administrative district of South Cambridgeshire.


Our District Councillor is Mr Richard Barrett Tel: Cambridge 290882.

The Chairman of the Parish Council is Ms Caroline Revitt, Cromwell Cottage, Willingham Green and the Clerk is Mr Martin Reynolds, Talland, Church Road, Carlton CB8 9JZ, Tel: Cambridge 290476

The following, one of whom may be a near neighbour and will certainly be willing to help or advise you, are all Parish Councillors:

     Mr J. Coppen ‘Breydon’ Acre Road, Carlton

     Mrs Gill Davis, Gintys Carlton Green.    

     Mr Hedley Francis Hillcroft Brinkley Road Carlton

     Mr Michael Mann, Pond Cottage Church Road Carlton.

     Mr Malcolm Stennett, Rose Cottage Brinkley Road.

     Mrs Margaret Whalley, Oakland, Carlton Green Road.

Medical matters


·     The Rookery Medical Centre, Tel: Newmarket 664338/665711.

·     Dr Archer, Oakfield Surgery, Vicarage Road, Newmarket

·     Tel: Newmarket 662018.

·     Dr Calvert, Orchard House, Newmarket, Tel: Newmarket 663322.

·     Residents of Carlton, who are already patients, can use Linton Health Centre, Coles Lane, Linton Tel: Cambridge 891456/892555.

Health Visitors

·     The Rookery Medical Centre, Newmarket, Linton Health Centre.

Infant Clinic

      The Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth, Tel: Newmarket 508212 9.30 - 12  noon on first Friday in month.



Village Halls & Community Centres

All put on regular community activities and can also be hired for social gatherings, fund raising events, committee meetings etc.  Details from following contacts:

·     Brinkley Memorial Hall –Susanna Shuter 01638 508729.

·     Burrough Green Reading Room - Mrs  M Field 01638 508177.

·     St Peters Church, Carlton - can be used for certain activities such as concerts, quizzes etc.  Robin Wylie 01223 290520.

·     Westley Waterless Village Hall and Social Club - Mavis Kinsey 01638 507321.

·     Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth, tel: 01638 508212.

Radford Hundred WI

·     Third Monday in month, 7.30-10pm April-September, Brinkley Memorial Hall, October-March Burrough Green Reading Room, Doris Jaggard 01638 507717.

Over 60s

·     Warden Assisted Housing: Sherrifs Court, Burrough Green.  Warden: Myra Wybrew 01638 507638.  Bingo on Thursday 7.30pm.

·     Silver Threads Club: second Thursday of month 3-5pm, Sherrifs Court.  Tea, chat and entertainment.  Camilla Pardoe 01638 507293.

·     Lunch Club: Gredley Room, Ellesmere Centre,  Wednesday 12-2pm     Mrs Q Griffin 01638 507363.


The following 6 parish churches function as a United Benefice, Rev David Cockerell, The Rectory, Dullingham tel: 01638 507263. 

·     Brinkley                                           St Mary's.

·     Burrough Green                            St Augustine's.

·     Carlton                                            St Peter's.

·     Dullingham                                    St Mary's.

·     Stetchworth                                    St Peter's.

·     Westley Waterless                        St Mary's the Less.


 -    See monthly issue of Village Voice for detail of services at above churches


 Education and Related Activities

 Under fives

·     Mothers and Toddlers:  Wednesday, 10am - 12 noon, Reading Room, Burrough Green.  (Carol Goldsmith 508315).

·     Mothers and Toddlers:  Thursday, 9.30 - 11.30am  Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth.   Sarah Simpson 01638 508572.

·     Playgroup:  Monday - Friday, 9am - 12 noon, Burrough Green School.  (Mavis Revel 507474).

·     Playgroup:  Monday - Friday, 9.15am - 11.45am, Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth.  (Anne Strathdee 508212).

·     Opportunities Group (for under fives with special needs):  Friday 1.30pm - 3pm.  Ellesmere Centre.  (Julie Bampton 730705).


·     Burrough Green Endowed Primary School.  Head: Mr S Dennington Tel: 507236.  PTA and Friends Chairman Mrs S Turvey 507700                The Village College (Secondary), Linton:  Head: Clive Bush Tel: Camb 891233/892400.

Community Education

·     Colin Thomas, Linton Village College Tel: 01223 891233.

·     Ellesmere Centre  Tel. 01638 508212


·     Thursday 6.15-7.30pm, Brinkley, Franchesca  Marlow 01638 741954


·     Tuesday, 7-9pm, Brinkley Memorial Hall, Grace Bristow tel: 01638 713967.


·     Every Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Brinkley memorial Hall.  For girls age 14-21, Toni-Ann Hammond tel: 01638 552223.


·     Fridays, 6.30-8pm, Taylor Hall, Dullingham, Keith Owen tel: 01638 507455.


Wednesday, 7-9pm, Taylor Hall, Dullingham, Mr P Johnson tel: 01638 507736. 




·     5th Sunday in month all parishioners welcome to meet at one specified church.

·     Once a month a specified church has an all-age service including a 'learning' activity.

Details about services in monthly Village Voice, the parish magazine.

PCC Secretaries

·     Carlton: James Buxton 01223 290511.

·     Westley Waterless: Mrs G Edge 01638 507714.

Church Wardens:

·     St Augustine's: Burrough Green: Mrs M Smith 01638 507476.

·     St Mary's: Brinkley: Mrs C Pardoe 01638 507293 and Mr J Robertson 01638 507484.

·     St Peter's: Carlton: Mr R Wylie 01223 290520.

·     St Mary's the Less: Westley Waterless:.

Local Services

 Village Shops

 ·     Mobile Shops deliver to door - bread and other basic foods Wednesday and Saturday: David Earnshaw 01440 730234.

·     Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth: Shop and Post Office. Mon – Fri. 9 – 1pm

-    Weston Colville, Ship and Post Office

Milk Delivery

·     Milk is delivered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Newspaper delivery

·     Carlton: Daily and Sunday: Robert and Pat Watts of Thurlow

·     Cambridge Evening News: Miss C Roberts 290 372


Village Magazine

The 'Village Voice' parish magazine published once a month contains church and local community information.  Editor  Mrs Trish Bull Tree Tops Brinkley 01638 507495.





·     Play on Burrough Green Village Green.

·     Adults: League matches on Saturdays (Camb Cricket Assoc League) and Wednesday evenings (Bottisham League) Friendly matches on Sundays.

·     Under 16s: County League matches on Monday evenings, practices - various evenings in summer.  Sunday morning indoors, Newmarket Sports Centre in February and March.  Secretary Tony Davis tel: 01638 70385.


·     Brinkley Red Lions, mainly for over 16s who play in league team, but over 14s can practice - in winter Thursday 9-10pm indoors at Newmarket Sports Centre, in summer Newmarket Sports Centre or Brinkley Football pitch.  Five a Side competition in summer for invited Newmarket teams, to raise funds for Club.  Secretary Stuart Nickerson tel: 01638 507759, Manager Robin Grainger tel: 01638 508246.

·     Ellesmere Football Club: (Formally Carlton Colts) Under 13s Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth Training Thursdays 6-7pm. Matches Sundays,

Carpet Bowls

·     Westley Waterless Indoor Carpet Bowls Club.  Practice Wednesday 7.30-10pm, Westley Waterless Social Club, September-May, play league matches at home on Thursdays, away on other nights.  Also Ellesmere Centre contact 01638 508212


·     Westley Waterless Social Club.

Darts and Crib

·     The Bull Inn, Burrough Green, tel: 01638 507480, Crib Summer league, Monday evenings.


·     Badmington, Squash, tennis, Aerobics & Keep-fit, Table tennis, and Carpet bowls at Ellesmere Centre, Tel: 01638 508212.

·     Various other sports activities at Linton Village College tel: 01223 892400/891233.

Recreation Grounds

·     Brinkley recreation ground at Beechcroft has toddler swings etc.

·     Burrough Green village green.



Mobile Library

·     Fortnightly Tel: 01223 712000.

·     Brinkley:                Tuesday  High Street layby 1.10 – 1.30pm  

                                      Old School Lane 12.35 – 1.05pm;         

·      Carlton:                  Mondays Kennels 10.35 – 10.50am.


·     Rubbish is collected each Monday morning.  The collection following a Bank Holiday is one day later (ie. Tuesday).

Commencing December – Rubbish, Compost with recycled items alternate Mondays, in wheeled bins

Public Houses

·     Brinkley:  Red Lion.

·     Burrough Green:  The Bull Inn.


To enable the emergency services to reach you as soon as possible it is very helpful if you give the OS Map Grid Reference for your district:

·     Carlton Church - TL 642 530.

·     Willingham Green - TL 626 539.

·     Carlton (Phone Box) - TL 644 535.

·     Carlton Green - TL 642 516.


·     Linton Police Station: 01223 891202.

·     Parkside Police Station, Cambridge: 01223 358966.

Carlton itself is a small spread out community and there are few occasions when we can get together.  The Church Fête and the Horse Show are two such opportunitites and volunteers for these are always welcome.  We hope the above information will be of help to new villagers.  Please contact one of us if we can be of further assistance.

On behalf of your Parish Council.

Caroline Revitt

Caroline Revitt

Chairman, September  2003.