We need you to be a Parish Councillor!

Do YOU want to make a real difference and get involved in the important issues in the village such as environment, playground and skatepark, speeding on Barton road, parking near the school, buildings and planning regulation and many other issues then become a Haslingfield Parish Councillor.
The Haslingfield Parish Council meets on the second Monday of each month in the Village Hall. If you are interested in becoming involved with running the parish and contributing to decision making which affects YOUR village please contact the Parish Clerk, Vicky Crowden on 07495 435029, email: Vicky Crowden or attend one of the monthly meetings and get a feeling as to what is involved. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

We now only have 5 councillors (out of a compliment of 11) and are in real danger of becoming part of Harston parish if we cannot attract more councillors! With little time spent you can make a real difference!

Village Society Talk

 The new season of Haslingfield Village Society talks begins with one of the Society’s favourite speakers, Michael Coles, who will speak about “Further Travels in India – Weaving about in Gujarat.” Few overseas visitors make their way to the state of Gujarat. This is the State of Mahatma Gandhi, where he encouraged craft skills and started his non-violence journey to independence. Gujarat is in parts densely populated but elsewhere a desert, and the home for many people making exquisite textiles. This talk will take us from the big cities, through the villages, to the Arabian Sea. Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 8:00 PM, Haslingfield Village Hall.
Everyone is very welcome to any of our events and meetings. Members and youngsters are free. A small charge is made for visitors.

Gin & Beer Festival

Adding to the festivities of the Scarecrow Festival The Little Rose has organised a Gin & Beer Festival running from Friday 14th Sept. to Sunday 16th Sept., with Live Music on Friday and Saturday and food served from 12 to 9 pm.  20 gins, 10 beers, 4 ciders.  Better not sample them all!

Haslingfield Dog Show! Sunday 16 September from 3pm.

Little Owls is proud to bring to this year’s Scarecrow Festival the Haslingfield Dog Show –  16 Sept from 3pm on Wellhouse Meadow.

We will have lots of different classes and an agility speed run. There are rosettes for the first three places and Best in Show. We will be serving tea and cake with garden games (suitable for both adults and children) in the adjacent dog-free field. We plan to set up a rock painting area – please BYO rock if possible. Please click Dog Show poster for more info.

Film Club New Season

The first Film Club meeting of the new season will be held on Friday 14th September 2018 at 7.30pm.  We shall meet in Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Film running time 107 min, Certificate: 12+.  We break for tea, coffee and biscuits half way through.  ‘Hard of hearing’ subtitles will be used.  Read more

Cantelupe Road – theft

Between 21.30hrs on 29/08 and 09.00hrs on 30/08 unknown offender(s) have broken a lock to a farmers gate and gained entry into a shed and stolen horse and chicken feed from the location. CR 35/26376/18. If you have any information relating to the crime reported, please contact the police on 101. Or if you wish to remain anonymous please call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111. Remember to report anything suspicious in your area on either 101 non-emergency number or 999 in emergency. PCSO 7269 John Coppard South Cambs Safer Neighbourhood Team

The 9th Haslingfield Scarecrow Festival

To entertain the whole community, including visitors, and raise money for good causes.

First launched in 2002 the now famous biennial Haslingfield Scarecrow festival will be held this year from  14th to 16th September.   Suggested themes are characters from Roald Dahl or Agatha Christie – or  choose your own ideas.  On previous form up to 200 ‘scarecrows’ will be created (don’t be left out), added to which there will be a host of events and activities, including those at the All Saints’ Church Fete.  To see the weekend programme Read more