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Oasis

oasisOasis Holiday at Home for Seniors will once again be held in the Methodist Church, from Tuesday 26 July to Thursday 28 July, between 9.45 am & 2.30 pm.  We are offering a mixture of craft activities, quizzes, music and games, all in a relaxed holiday setting, ending with lunch each day.  Details and application forms can be found in the village churches, or from David Lewis, 874029, david@hmlewis.freeserve.co.uk

The Winning Scarecrows

The results from the online voting for the favourite scarecrow were:
1st     ‘Mike from Monsters Inc’ – Badcock Road,
2nd    ‘The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me’ – High Street,
3rd     ‘Henry VIII & His Wives’ – New Road.
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Bake House Opening

10.00 – 12.00 on Saturday 9th July on the Well House Meadow

Come and see something of how Haslingfolk lived a hundred years agoIMG_1555 and browse the Village Archive of old photos and documents.

 

What a Weekend!

The Church bells heralded the start of a true village celebration. Children and parents congregated at the Methodist Church for the Fancy Dress procession to the Recreation Ground and then the day took off!!
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In the Steps of the Bishop

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The 8th Annual sponsored walk ‘In the steps of the Bishop’ will take place on Saturday 24th September.   Starting from Gonville & Caius College Chapel at 10.30 am, the Walk will finish at All Saints’ Haslingfield where refreshments will be awaiting tired and hungry walkers.   The walk commemorates one taken by Bishop Charles Mackenzie when he was assisting the Vicar at Haslingfield before he left for Africa in 1855. Read more

Race Cancelled

image001I am sorry to inform every one that we have cancelled the Adults’ Race around the Village due to be held on Saturday at 2.00 pm.  Application forms were due in by last Friday and to date we have received just two entries.  The 1977 event proved popular but not so in 2016.

There is however still lots going on at the weekend at we look forward to seeing you there for all, if not part of the festivities.

Best wishes     Jenny

Village Society AGM and Entertainment

logoTuesday 24 May, 8.00 pm.  After a short AGM there will be a humorous entertainment.  Hilary Stokes and John Beresford , with Cheryl as intermediary, will present “Don’ts for Husbands and Wives”, based on Blanche Ebbutt’s books written in 1913.  All you’ll want to know about what to avoid in a marriage (or maybe NOT)!
All are welcome: free to members, £2.50 for visitors.  Annual subscriptions become due at this meeting £8.50 for singles and £12.50 for families.

Village Society – Bakehouse Opening

IMG_1555Saturday 14 May

The historic bake house on Well House Meadow will be open for viewing between 10.00 am and 12 noon, including an opportunity to browse a selection of photographs and documents from the Stringer Archive.
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