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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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Cambridge District Art Circle – Summer Exhibition – 27th to 29th August.

CDAC_LogoCambridge District Art Circle, who meet regularly at Haslingfield Village Hall, are holding their Summer Exhibition on Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August 2016, 10.00am – 5.30pm at Grantchester Village Hall, High Street, Grantchester, Cambridge, CB3 9NF.

The Exhibition will have both framed and unframed work, as well as cards. Visitors will be able to purchase refreshments and delicious home-made cakes (including gluten-free). This is an ideal opportunity for visitors to buy original art from local professional and amateur artists, in a variety of subjects and media including oils, acrylics, watercolours, mixed media and pastels. For more details see their website.

First Aid Course for Parents/Carers

I am considering organising a First Aid course aimed at those who care for children in Haslingfield, this could include parents, grandparents and babysitters. It would be a one off 2 hour course covering the basics. It would cost £12.50 per person and take place sometime in the Autumn term, more than one could be arranged if there were sufficient interest. The course would be run by Tim Killick from Cambridge Medical Training. If you think that you might be interested then please complete the poll at: Read more