Playgrounds reopening risk assessment and notices

Wilburton Parish Council has reopened the Recreation Playground as of Monday 13th July 2020, due to recent work carried out on the play equipment it was deemed that this equipment is suitable to return to use by the public.

The Berristead Playground will be opened at a later date after it has been subjected to a thorough inspection 

Notices will be highly visible at both sites informing users that the equipment is NOT cleaned by the Council and they use it at their own risk.

Notices outlining guidelines to be followed as a result of this risk assessment will also be displayed at both sites.

Risk Assessment

Risk assessment _ playground reopening July 2020

This risk assessment will be kept under regular review

Recreation field notice

Recreation playground poster


COVID 19 Relief Grant

Wilburton Parish Council secured a grant from the Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund of £3,000. The fund will be administered by the Clerk and Assistant Clerk on behalf of the Parish Council.

The terms and conditions of the grant state that the Parish Council must:
– ensure that the grant is specifically for older and/or vulnerable residents living within the Parish of Wilburton
– support residents who are feeling lonely, isolated and/or may be struggling financially

Successful applications can ask for funds to help with food supplies, newspapers, books, jigsaws, delivery of cut flowers or a plant, hobbies; such as gardening, sewing and knitting and volunteer travel expenses.

If you would like to apply for a grant then please read the terms and conditions and complete the application form and privacy notice, and then email to:

You will then be contacted by either Rixon (Parish Clerk) or Kara (Assistant Clerk) in order to complete the process.

Grants will be made over the next five months (end of October 2020) until such time the Parish Council has spent the grant it has received.