The traffic survey running on Church Street recently as can be seen from the rubber cables running across the road. Shortly after the survey started this blue car was parked next to the cables. The survey has now stopped and the car has gone as well. The presence of the car would have slowed down the traffic going past, since it effectively makes it a single carriageway Hence the results of the survey would not be valid.
South Cambridgeshire District Council is about to embark on a Community Governance Review for the parish of Haslingfield as you may well be aware, to address the population growth in respect of the new housing development of Trumpington Meadows. Read more
The police have reported the following break-ins. If you live in Haslingfield, I recommend that you check your shed to see if it is OK. (I did this tonight and mine in Knapp Rise had been broken into). If you were responsible for this let’s say you are not welcome here to say the least. Read more
Registration is now open for a summertime writing course called Spilling the Ink. The course is being offered by Haslingfield resident, Melissa Fu. It will be Thursday mornings from 10-12 at Harston Village Hall from 4 June – 16 July (7 sessions). Read more
I just wanted to give you all an update on the above – the work on the road is progressing well, however unfortunately it is not likely to be completed by next Monday, 13th April as we had hoped. Therefore it is with regret that access through the Estate remains withdrawn until the following Monday, 20th April by which time we will have completed the works and the road will be safe to use once more. Read more
This is to let you know that access through the Estate will be totally CLOSED to all traffic from next Monday, 30 March until Monday, 13 April. There will be no access whatsoever during this time. We have planned the work to coincide with Easter and the school holidays thereby hopefully causing minimum disruption. Read more
Please be aware there have been a number of burglaries and attempted distraction burglaries that are believed to be linked.
A burglary was reported between 15:50 – 16:00hrs 18/02/2015 at Church Street, Haslingfield. A witness saw four males leaving the property they were described as tanned possible Eastern Mediterranean, one male was waiting in a vehicle nearby. He was described as unshaven, with dark hair, wearing a peaked cap. All the males wore fluorescent jackets. Read more
In Sir Ken Robinson’s interview for the first of BBC Radio 4’s The Educators series, he lamented that schools are inadvertently crushing creativity with a narrow curriculum which favours a ‘particular type of intelligence’ and league tables which can be likened to the Eurovision Song Contest of education. Who better to talk about creativity? Sir Ken’s book ‘Out of Our Minds’ is an inspiring read about learning to be creative and his TED Talks receive more hits on YouTube than Bill Gates’ or Bono’s. Read more
All Saints Church, Haslingfield, Saturday, December 6th 2014, 7.30pm
HANDEL, My Heart is Inditing
SCHUBERT, Mass in C
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
CHARPENTIER, Messe de Minuit pour Noel
Leader – Frances Poole, Conductor – Graham Walker
Tickets £10, £5 (students), children free, from Village Shop and at door, Enquiries: Kate Dickens 872088
Writing Circles, led by Melissa Fu, will meet at Harlton Village Hall on Thursday mornings from 9.30-11.30 for six weeks, from 11 Sept to 23 Oct (no meeting 25 Sept). Curious? Try a free writing workshop on 23 Aug to get a taste of what a Writing Circle would be like. Harlton Village Hall, 13.30 – 15.00 and 16.00-17.30. Booking and more information at melissafu.com.
All systems are go for one of our busiest periods in the year as we aim to get the crops off to the best start possible. Read more