Your Town Council

Shortly after formation of the parish, 15 members were elected to Northstowe Town Council on the 6th May 2021. Elections took place again in May 2022, bringing this in line with the 4 year election cycle across the rest of South Cambridgeshire.

You can find out who your Town Councillors are on the "Your Councillors" section of this website.

 

To find out more how the Town Council functions, please visit our Policies and Accounts web pages.

The Town Council holds monthly Full Council meetings and has several Standing Committees that meet regularly. All meetings are always open to the public.

 

In addition to the official Council meetings, several Working Groups have been formed to research and prepare information, to bring this back to the relevant Council meeting for decision-making; the current Working Groups are:

> Working Groups reporting back to Full Council:

 > Working Groups reporting back to the Events and Markets Committee:

 

Northstowe Town Council also has formal representation at a wide number of external partnerships. Reports or minutes from those partnerships - where the Town Council is allowed to share - are available in the supporting documents to Full Council meetings. The external partnerships the Town Council sits on currently are;

 

- Phase 1 Open Spaces Maintenance and Management Steering Group (meets monthly; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Northstowe Delivery Group (meets monthly; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Northstowe Civic Hub Project Core Team (meets as and when; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Temporary Community Centre Management Board (meets monthly; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Phase 1 Sports Pavilion Management Board (meets monthly; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Northstowe Support Partnership (meets quarterly; managed by Cambridgeshire CC);

- Northstowe Faith Strategy Group (meets quarterly; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Northstowe Community Networkers (meets every other month; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Homes England Quarterly Parish/Town meeting (meets quarterly; managed by Homes England);

- Northstowe & Longstanton Heritage Stakeholder Group (meets as and when; managed by Cambridgeshire CC);

- Plastic Free Longstanton and Northstowe Steering Group [Community Group Sustainable Northstowe] (meets monthly; managed by Sustainable Northstowe);

- Northstowe Youth Partnership (meets as and when; managed by Cambridgeshire CC with Northstowe Youth Hive);

- Stagecoach - Northstowe and Longstanton meetings (meets as and when; managed by Cambridgeshire County Council with Stagecoach);

- South Cambs DC Parish/Cabinet Liaison meeting (meets as and when; managed by South Cambs DC);

- Northstowe Community Forum (meets quarterly; managed by South Cambs DC).