Government services are split into several levels. Many of the day-to-day interactions you have with 'the council' may be with your parish, town, district or city council, as well as Cambridgeshire County Council.

District councils in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire is made up of five districts containing a total of 60 divisions. Your local district council is responsible for services including:

  • council tax payments and benefits
  • bin collections
  • housing and housing benefits
  • council leisure facilities
  • environmental health
  • residential planning

Contact your local district council using the following links.

Town and parish councils in Cambridgeshire

Town and parish councils are responsible for the following:

  • looking after community buildings
  • open space
  • allotments
  • play areas
  • street lighting
  • bus shelters
  • car parks

There are no parish councils in the Cambridge City Council area. You can find details of your town and parish councils from the relevant district councils.

The following parish and town councils have set up their own websites:

MPs in Cambridgeshire

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