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Isleham is a rural fen land village lying in the south-east corner of Cambridgeshire in England. It is situated about 6 miles north east of Newmarket, and 8 miles from Ely, and is about 5 miles from Mildenhall. Isleham has a population of about 2,300.


The village has 3 churches: High Street Baptist, Pound Lane Free Church and St. Andrews Church.

The village has 5 shops: a Co-op supermarket, a Chinese Takeaway,  a hairdressers, a Post Office and a butchers TFM Butchers.

There are 3 Public Houses The Rising Sun, The Griffin & The Merry Monk.  The Bowls club is available for private hire.


On the recreation ground we have a new community centre The Beeches, there are also the cricket and football pitches, a Multi Use Games Area MUGA for tennis etc and now a new skate park. There is a pre-school playgroup and a primary school catering for four and a half to eleven year olds from Isleham & surrounding villages. A new play park opened in 2014 is also available for the children with a good variety of play equipment.

LOCAL PLAN   MORE SITES PUT FORWARD


A further five sites have been put forward for inclusion in the East Cambridgeshire District Council Local Plan for the development of housing and industrial units in Isleham. These sites can be viewed at:


https://www.eastcambs.gov.uk/…/Additional%20Site%20Suggesti…


Although consultation on these proposed sites is officially only open to individual Parish Councils, Isleham Parish Council have decided to extend its next meeting on

Monday 8th May to provide residents with the formal opportunity

to share your thoughts on these proposals.


The meeting will begin at 7.45pm in the main hall at The Beeches, with the first 30 minutes being devoted to this particular agenda item.


Please feel free to share this information with any other residents of the village.

Richard Liddington Parish Clerk