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New Parish Councillors

I am delighted to inform you that we have been successful in attracting three new Parish Councillors: Peter Agar from New Road, Clive Blower from Trinity Close, Tricia Knibbs from the High Street. We welcome them all to the team and are confident that they will all make a valuable contribution to the village.

We still do need more applicants, so if you are thinking about it, but not sure whether to apply or not, why not come along to the meetings to find out how we spend the second Monday evening of each month. The areas we still need help with are: Read more

Community Bid to Buy the Hare and Hounds – Harlton

hare-hounds-2As you may be aware, the Hare and Hounds in our neighbouring village of Harlton closes at the end of October. There is a community effort underway to keep it going. To find out more, please log on to, or alternatively please contact the Steering Group at

STOP PRESS:  There is a meeting on 20th October at 7.30pm, at the Village Hall, Harlton where there will be a chance to hear about what’s been happening and to share your thoughts and ideas on this community effort to purchase the Hare and Hounds. Everyone welcome!

Cream Tea at the Dovecote

Cream TeaThank you to all who supported our recent cream teas in The Dovecote orchard at Haslingfield. The final total was a wonderful £747, for Parkinson’s UK research fund and the Cambridge Branch of Parkinson’s UK to help with the funding for the support and therapy groups and for the Parkinson’s nurses both in the community and at Addenbrookes Hospital.  We hope you enjoyed your afternoon. Chris and Pam Holt

Vacancies in Local Schools – Caterers, Catering Assistants and Cleaners

Cambridge Council Jobs in Schools

Guidance Group are currently working with Cambridgeshire Catering and Cleaning Services to provide them with Caterers (Cooks), Catering assistants and cleaning staff. They currently have a number of jobs available in Haslingfield and the surrounding villages.  These jobs are initially temporary contracts with the opportunity to move to permanent contracts. They would like to attract local candidates for these roles, which will suit a flexible lifestyle. Read more

Christmas Wreath Workshop – Haslingfield PTFA – Friday 2nd December, 7pm

christmaswreath-workshop-1Haslingfield PTFA warmly invites you to a Christmas Wreath Workshop, being run by the Cambridge Flower Company, on Friday 2nd December,7pm – 9.30pm at school. Cost is £55 which includes all materials, drinks and dessert. To register your place please email (places are limited). For full details, please see the flyer below. Many thanks, Haslingfield PTFA Read more

Charity Fair Saturday 19th November 11.00am – 2.30pm Haslingfield Methodist Church

Autumn is now with us and the shops are full of Christmas goods.  Instead of getting caught up in all the hustle and bustle in Cambridge, come to our local Charity Fair where you will be able to buy your Christmas cards and gifts in a warm, friendly atmosphere while enjoying home-made refreshments. 15 different charities will be there and Father Christmas has agreed to spend the day with us  and would like to meet all the children. Remember the true meaning of Christmas and help those less fortunate than us!

‘Flu Vaccination Clinic – Harston Surgery

The‘Flu vaccination clinic for Harston surgery patients on will be held in the Methodist Church on Thurs 20th October 2016 from 2.15 – 3.00pm. Forms are available at the Village Shop. Please sign up before 17th October.

“Cash for CamSight”

100-camsight-logo-rgbWe are very grateful to the people who have been keeping their loose change for CamSight.  This has recently amounted to £49.81. If you have a jar of small change, perhaps you might like to give it to CamSight at any time during the year and these donations could be added to the amounts raised. Read more

CamSight House-to-House Collection

100-camsight-logo-rgbThank you to everyone who supported the collection in June.  £369.54 was collected in Harlton and £1,221 in Haslingfield, making a grand total of £1,591.43. In addition, a further £200 will be added as the result of kind people Gift Aiding their donation – this is an increase of £100! A special “Thank You” to our brilliant collectors. Read more

THIS SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER: Haslingfield Ceilidh: 8.30-10.30pm

Little Owls Preschool LogoIf you do not already have your tickets for Saturday’s Ceilidh at All Saints’ Church, you will be able to buy them on the door. Don’t miss out on a great evening’s candle-lit entertainment! The Cambridge University Ceilidh Band will be performing a lively set, and Bob, our caller for the evening will be encouraging everyone to get on their feet and join in the group dances. Read more

Starting tomorrow, 20 September – New Fitness Class: “Mummy Tummy”

Whflo-fitere? Haslingfield Recreational Ground
When? Tuesday Mornings at 10am
Cost? £5 on the day or £4 per class when booking a block of 6 or more
This class is designed for mums looking to tone their tummies, gain core strength and stability and improve flexibility and posture. This is an outdoor class that will run whatever the weather (apart from during torrential storms!) Babies in pushchairs welcome! More info can be found at

The Haslingfield Ceilidh, at All Saints’ Church – 24 September

Little Owls Preschool LogoA fabulous and fun evening for the whole village is planned!  We have the highly regarded Cambridge University Ceilidh Band and are thrilled to have our local caller, Bob Ridout, joining us.  It will be in our beautiful All Saint’s Church on the 24th September from 8.30 – 10.30.  There will be a licensed bar and we are lining up some great items for the silent auction, including a “Month of Cake” and a bottle of English whiskey and a tour of the distillery! Tickets £10 each from Country Kitchen. Proceeds to Little Owls Preschool.

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THIS SUNDAY: Cream Tea Time Again!

Cream TeaThis Sunday, 4 September, come and enjoy a traditional cream tea with freshly-baked scones, jam and cream in the informal woodland garden at: The Dovecote, 29 High Street, Haslingfield. 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. All proceeds to Parkinsons UK

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