- South Cambridgeshire
South Cambridgeshire is a mostly rural local government district of
Cambridgeshire, England. It was formed on 1 April 1974by the merger of Chesterton Rural Districtand South Cambridgeshire Rural District. It surrounds the city of Cambridge, which is administered separately from the district. After the abolition of South Herefordshireand Hereforddistricts to form the unitary Herefordshirein 1998, it is the only English district to completely encircle another.
coat of armscontains a reference to the coat of arms of Cambridge University. The motto, "Niet Zonder Arbyt", means "Nothing without work" in Dutch; it was originally the motto of Cornelius Vermuydenwho drained The Fensin the 17th century. The district council's headquarters moved from Cambridge to Cambourne in 2004.
South Cambridgeshire has scored highly on the best places to live, according to Channel 4, which ranked South Cambs as the 5th best place to live in 2006
List of settlements
Abington Piggotts- Arrington- Babraham- Balsham- Bar Hill- Barrington - Bartlow- Barton - Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth- Bourn - Boxworth- Caldecote - Cambourne - Carlton - Castle Camps- Caxton - Childerley- Chishills- Chittering - Comberton- Connington- Coton - Cottenham- Croxton - Croydon - Dry Drayton- Duxford- Elsworth- Eltisley- Fen Ditton- Fen Drayton- Fowlmere- Foxton - Fulbourn- Gamlingay- Girton - Grantchester- Graveley - Great Abington- Great Eversden- Great Shelford- Great Wilbraham- Guilden Morden- Hardwick - Harlton- Harston- Haslingfield- Hatley - Hauxton- Heydon - Hildersham- Hinxton- Histon- Horseheath- Horningsea- Ickleton- Impington- Kingston - Knapwell- Landbeach- Linton - Litlington - Little Abington- Little Eversden- Little Gransden- Little Shelford- Little Wilbraham- Lolworth- Longstanton- Longstowe- Madingley- Melbourn- Meldreth- Milton - Newton - Oakington- Orwell - Over - Pampisford- Papworth Everard- Papworth St Agnes- Rampton - Sawston- Shepreth- Shingay cum Wendy- Shudy Camps- Six Mile Bottom- Stapleford - Steeple Morden- Stow-cum-Quy- Swavesey- Tadlow- Teversham/ Cherry Hinton- Thriplow& Heathfield - Toft - Waterbeach- West Wickham - West Wratting- Weston Colville- Westwick - Whaddon - Whittlesford- Willingham - Wimpole
* [http://www.scambs.gov.uk/BinCollection/ List of settlements on South Cambs website]
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