Orchard Park Community Council

Updated 19th Feb 2024


Community litter pick Weds 21st Feb 2024

Celebrate Chinese New Year Sat 24th Feb 2024 3:30 pm at the Community Centre

Community tree planting event – 11 am Sat 6th Jan

Christmas Lights Switch-on

3 pm Sunday 10th Dec 2023 at the Community Centre

Come join us for our annual Orchard Park Christmas celebration at the Community Centre.

Arts and Crafts, mince pies, hot chocolate, carols around the tree!

Diwali Celebration 4 November 2023

Join us at the Community Centre for food, dance and Diwali celebrations from 2-4.30


Everyone is invited to our annual Orchard Park Summer Fiesta. Click on the link above for details.

Coronation Big Lunch Sun 7th May

🍰🍹👑 Everyone is invited to the Coronation Big Lunch Sun 7th May at the Community Centre.

10:30 am – Commemorative Service

12 noon – BBQ Lunch and arts and crafts

Many thanks to St John’s Church for organising the event.

Annual Community Meeting Weds 6 pm 10th May

Annual Community Meeting Weds 6 pm 10th May at the Community Centre. This is a great opportunity to come together with your neighbours and discuss important issues that affect us all. Your input and engagement are crucial to making our community a better place to live. We hope to see you there! Let’s work together to make a positive impact on our community.

20 mph Speed Limit Survey

Please print it out, fill it in, and drop it off at the Community Centre ASAP. Or take a photo of the completed form and email clerk@orchardpark.gov.uk . You can also fill in an online version: https://forms.gle/jVb253WeZdN1M9tR8

Community gardening at the Orchard

Easter Egg Hunt 2023

Join us at the Community Centre for our Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 8th April from 10.30 am to 12 noon

Great British Spring Clean 2023

Join us for a Great British Spring Clean litter pick on SUNDAY 2nd April 10:30 am – 12 noon at 9 Marmalade Lane.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Community Centre

WarmHub closed

The Orchard Park WarmHub is currently closed. Any local residents who require assistance, please contact the clerk at clerk@orchardpark.gov.uk or go to www.cambsacre.org.uk/warmhubs

Tel: 01353 860850

Christmas Lights Switch On

Orchard Park will be celebrating the Christmas lights switch on this Sunday 11th Dec 3-4:30 pm at the Community Centre with St John’s Church and Stardust Dance Academy.

Summer Fiesta 24th Sep 2022 11:30 am – 4 pm, Ring Fort Road

Join us for our annual “Summer” Fiesta on 24th Sep 2022 11:30 am – 4 pm, at the sports grounds on Ring Fort Road. There will be free sports activities, BBQ, face painting, dance, community engagement, scooter taster sessions, and more. There will also be a chance to sign the book of condolences for HM Queen Elizabeth.

Orchard Park Community Council Meeting:

21st Sep 2022 Sports Grounds multi-use room, Ring Fort Road. Agenda: View

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Our deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.

Revd Chris Lowe (Vicar, St John’s Church), will hold a short moment of prayer and reflection at Unwin Square on FRI 9TH SEP 12 NOON.

8th Sep 2022

Community Forum on Bus Travel

Residents are invited to attend a community forum to discuss bus services within Orchard Park. Tues 13th Sept 18:30-20:00 at the multi-use room at the Sports Grounds, Ring Fort Road.

Annual Return

Orchard Park Community Council’s Annual Return has been submitted to our external auditors. A copy is available to view on the website, in the Documents section, together with a notice of the timeframe in which you may contact the Clerk if you wish to inspect the accounting records of the Community Council.

Annual Community Meeting 3rd June 2022

Meet your fellow residents, grab a drink, and get the conversation going. Come along to discuss what you feel is most important for Orchard Park and help shape the future of our community.

Primary School Jubilee Art Project Unveiling 26th May 3:30 pm Unwin Square

As part of a collaborative project to celebrate the Jubilee, Orchard Park Community Primary School will be unveiling artwork created by their pupils on Unwin Square. We shall also be planting a crabapple tree as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy Project. The SCDC Community Chest kindly provided funding.

Unveiling of the Orchard Park Community Primary School Jubilee Art Project 2022
A crabapple tree (Malus ‘Rudolph’) was planted as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy Project

Jubilee Picnic in Orchard Park

Save the date! On Saturday 4 June join us for a picnic in Orchard Park. Refreshments, entertainment, craft, games and more. Just bring yourselves, your picnic and a rug or chairs.

Booking enquiries: click here

We kindly ask customers to respect the fact that Orchard Park is a residential neighbourhood. We also ask that you leave the Centre or Sports facilities as you find them and take all litter home. CCTV is in 24-hour operation.

For all other enquiries (bookings, sports, Community Council, etc), please click here

Latest events:

Past events:

Half Term Activities

Orchard Park Fiesta 2021

Free family fun for all at Orchard Park sports ground, Ring Fort Road. 10am-4pm.

🎾 Tennis
🏹 Soft archery
⚽ Football
🏐 Dodgeball
💃 Community groups
☕ Refreshments
and more!

Online public meetings

Video conferencing options will be made available to members of the public for all our meetings. The link will be given out in the agendas for each meeting. If you have anything you wish to bring to the attention of the Council or wish to speak, please contact the clerk via Contact us