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Haslingfield Primary School Christmas Fayre – 5th December

Christmas Fayre poster4The Haslingfield Primary School Christmas Fayre is on Friday 5th December
from 3.30pm – 5.30pm at Haslingfield Primary School.

There’s a lot going on: Stalls, games,crafts, live music from the school brass band, a cafe serving hot drinks and delicious cakes and of course a visit from Santa himself!

Free entry.

MONTHLY Green Bin Collections during the Winter

240LTCOMGREENSouth Cambridgeshire District Council have announced changes to our Green Bin Collection during the months of December, January and February. Starting this Friday 21 November, our green bins will be emptied monthly, instead of fortnightly.

To find out more, please click on this link: https://www.scambs.gov.uk/bin-changes  To see the collection dates for all bins during this period, please click on the link here: https://www.scambs.gov.uk/content/friday-0. The dates can also be found on the calendar and what’s on section of the website.

Local Author gets First Book Published

06/11/14 Cambridge author publishes first bookHaslingfield’s own, Ruth Hatfield, has just had her first novel published by Hot Key Books in the UK. It will also be published in the USA in January 2015. Ruth was born and brought up in Haslingfield and went to the village school and Comberton Village College before starting her career as an archaeologist. She now lives in Cambridge but comes back to the relative peace of Haslingfield several times a week to write. Click Read More below for more details. Read more

Photographer coming to Little Owls – open to all

Little Owls Preschool LogoWe are delighted to let you know that professional photographer Anna Marriage (www.marriagephoto.co.uk) will be coming to the Methodist Church on Tuesday 25th November between 3pm and 6pm. The session is open to children of any age (including Little Owls, Baby Owls, Big School Owls (!) siblings, others etc. The more the merrier. CLICK READ MORE BELOW FOR FURTHER INFO.

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THIS SATURDAY Keep an Hour Free for the Charity Fair

Charity FairKEEP AN HOUR FREE for the Charity Fair at Haslingfield Methodist Church this Saturday 15th November, 11.00am -2.30pm.

18 National and Local charities will have stalls selling a variety of items – candles, produce, books, gifts, Christmas Cards etc. You will also have the chance to win a hand-made quilt. A special visitor will be MEG, a Guide Dog for the Blind, who has changed her owner’s life! Delicious home-made refreshments will be available throughout the event. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

Please click Read More below to see which charities will be selling items at the Fair: Read more

Jack and the Beanstalk – MATINEE SOLD OUT!

HLT LOGO (2) jpg All the matinee tickets for Haslingfield Little Theatre’s Jack and the Beanstalk on Saturday, 29 November at 2.30 p.m. have now been sold. There are still plenty of tickets available for the evening performances: 27, 28, 29 November at 7.30 p.m. in Haslingfield Village Hall. Click Read More for full details: Read more

Jack and the Beanstalk – Tickets now in Shops!

jack and the beanstalk poster revised versionYou can now buy your tickets for Haslingfield Little Theatre’s panto, Jack and the Beanstalk. Performances are on 27, 28 and 29 November at Haslingfield Village Hall, and start at 7.30 p.m. with a matinee performance at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 29 November.

The show will include a seven-foot giant, a beanstalk that grows to 15 feet before your very eyes, a strangely attractive dame, a dancing cow, great song and dance numbers, as well, of course, as the thigh-slapping Principal Boy!

Tickets cost £8 per person (£6 concessions – no concessions Saturday evening), and are available at The Village Shop and Country Kitchen. Alternatively, please ring Jan on: 01223 872007, or email hlttickets@btinternet.com

Haslingfield Bonfire & Fireworks – Saturday 1st November

FireworksPlease come along to Haslingfield and Barton Scout Group and Little Owls Pre-school Bonfire and Fireworks on Saturday 1st November at Wellhouse Meadow, Haslingfield. Starts at 6 pm.

A variety of hot food, cakes and drinks will be served throughout the evening. Tickets are £4 and under 5’s are free. Buy your tickets on the night or purchase them in advance from the Village Shop, Country Kitchen and at Little Owls Pre-School. We hope to see you there!

Haslingfield Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership

SPEP WestThank you to everyone who took part in the sustainable parish energy partnership projects last year in the village. We had a great turnout at our Energy Day and fantastic feedback from the Thermal Imaging surveys – hopefully it was all useful!

This year we are not running any events in the village, however SPEP is still operating across the district and everyone is welcome at neighbouring parish events! We can also still organise for residents to borrow and use various equipment from South Cambs, including Energy monitors and the NEW energy saving light bulb library all for FREE! Please click ‘Read More’ below for more info: Read more

Foxton Art Exhibition: 14th – 16th November

Nearby village, Foxton, is holding an art exhibition from 14th to 16th November. Foxton Art Exhibition is an award-winning annual event held each year in November. A stylish event with exhibits from many, very talented, local artists, the exhibition is held in large, attractive, modern facilities in the heart of Foxton. Read more

ASTRONOMY TALK – “HOW I WONDER WHAT YOU ARE……?”

CaptureOn Saturday, 11 October at 7.30 p.m. in Harlton Village Hall, Harlton resident, David Davies, will be giving an Astronomy Talk entitled “HOW I WONDER WHAT YOU ARE……?”

£5 entry: School Children Free  *  Suitable for all ages * Coffee available during the interval

To book your place, telephone Maggie on 01223 263719.

Food Safety Level 2

The Haslingfield and Harlton Luncheon Club is organising a day course for those who would like to gain this qualification. It will be held at Haslingfield Methodist Church on Saturday 8th November from 10.00am to 4.00pm. The cost is £20.00

If you would like to enrol, or get more information, please email Christine Kipping at grahamkipping@aol.com