Author Archive

Next Village Society Talk

owl“Saving Nature in the 21st Century: a Local and Global Challenge”

RSPB logoby Aidan Lonergan, Haslingfield resident and the RSPB’s leader of Futurescapes, their landscape scale conservation work.  Haslingfield Village Society, Tues. 26th November, 8:00pm, in the Village Hall.   This is an important issue for our future.  Youngsters 16 and under and Village Society members Free.  Small charge for visitors.  Tea and biscuits in the interval.

Adventures of a Village Shopkeeper


P1030566film cameraI would like to quash any rumours that I will be swapping my dazzling career as a shopkeeper for the dizzy heights and fiscally more rewarding charms of Hollywood stardom, after my left hand and three digits of the right starred opposite Neil Morrissey for the forthcoming film ‘Caffiend’ (though the cameraman assured me that a ‘full frontal’ shot would be used – a dubious honour!) Read more

LITTLE OWLS Needs a Web Site Designer


Little Owls Preschool LogoDoes anyone have some time to spare to help the Haslingfield Little Owls Preschool design a new website? We have the domain and hosting all set up, we just need someone with some design experience with WordPress, to create us a fun new website to help us promote our great preschool and provide important information to prospective and current parents.
If you can help, please contact Lindsay Sandhurst

All Saints Church Gift Day

P1030328The Church Wardens were delighted to see the church a hive of activity on Saturday 2nd November for the ‘Gift Day’.  So many people from around the village came together to join in a cup of tea or coffee, to browse the various stalls or just to see inside the church and meet some different people. Read more


Vacancy for a Team Vicar in the Lordsbridge Team

church1Confirmation has been received that a full time Team Vicar vacancy has been approved by the Diocese.  It is anticipated that the post will be advertised at the start of January and that interviews will take place in early March.  There will be an opportunity for members of Haslingfield, Harlton, Barton and Coton churches to meet candidates informally, shortly before these take place.
It is hoped that the new Vicar will take up his/her post during next summer.

Faith to Live by Service

Haslingfield Methodist ChurchWe are please to announce that Revd Graham Thompson, Chair of the East Anglian Methodist District will be leading our next Faith To Live By service at Haslingfield on Sunday 10th November 2013 beginning at 6.30pm.   We look forward to a really special time of fellowship.  Please join us if you can.   Read more

New Vicar?

church1Vacancy for a Team Vicar in the Lordsbridge Team (including  Haslingfield)  

Several people have been asking – when are we likely to have a new vicar and how is the appointment made? Read more

Haslingfield Parish Church Gift Day

Saturday 2nd November, 10am – 2 pm


On Sunday the 3rd November we celebrate again our medieval parish church’s dedication to ‘All the Saints’. It reminds us that our church has stood proud and strong at the heart of our village through storms, wars, village festivals, in both sad and happy times, since 1352. Like all old buildings it needs on-going repair and updating for this new century. It needs the support of local ‘saints’ such as yourselves. Read more

Service of Prayer & Reflection

 candleA service for Haslingfield, Harston and The Eversdens to remember loved ones who have died will take place in Harlton Parish Church on Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm.  During the service there will be an opportunity to hear the names of people you have loved who have passed away.   There will also be a time for candles to be lit to remember those people, followed by a period of quiet reflection.   All are welcome to this service.

Read more