Melbourn Parish Council Timebank

Welcome to Melbourn Parish Council's Timebank.

A Timebank has been set up for the people of Melbourn (and surrounding villages). This is a new and exciting venture to try and bring the village community together by sharing our time and skills. Everyone is welcome regardless of age or abilities, including local businesses and organisations.

Coffee mornings are held on Thursdays from 10-12 at The Dolphin, 105 High St Melbourn for people to come along meet new people, find out more about Timebanking and the many ways of helping within our community.

Dog Cafe every Tuesday 10-12 at The Dolphin 

Arts & Crafts Group 2.00-4.00 at The Dolphin, Wednesday 5 January 

Next Games Night Monday Date TBC 7-9pm at The Black Horse 

                    Sunday Solo Lunch DATE TBC 

Please contact me if you would like to be involved and/or have suggestions for new groups or activities

This is your Timebank / community, so we welcome your ideas and feedback as we develop and grow, please contact Steph, the Timebank Coordinator for more information on 07483 176929 or email

Please click this link to visit an informative website dedicated to events in Melbourn.  


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Melbourn Village Sign

Community Showcase in July

Arts & Crafts Group

Timebanking is a way for local people to come together and help each other by exchanging knowledge, help and skills. 

Everyone has something to offer a Timebank from making a cake, picking up a prescription, walking their dog, doing some gardening, visiting someone for a cup of tea, welcoming new residents to the village, whatever you do will make a difference to the person that needs your help.

You get an hour’s time credit which you can use to get something back. That may be help with your mobile/tablet, learning how to hem a skirt, someone picking up a loaf of bread, or gaining some new skills.

Everyone’s time is equal, so one hour of my time is equal to one hour of your time, irrespective of whatever we choose to exchange.

However it’s not just about giving and receiving. Timebanking is also about bringing people together to build a stronger, safer and happier community.

The exchanges can go on and on, as do the new friendships, connections and networks that are made. Members feel less isolated and more supported in their own community.

For more information please contact our Timebank Coordinator Steph Trayhurn on 07483 176929 or 01763 263303 Option 3 or email:

Hope to see you soon.