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Tonight: Carol Singing Finishing in the Pub

Feel free to join the village’s Carol Singers tonight for “Beer and Carols” at the Little Rose Pub (Friday 18th December) at 8pm when the carol singers will finish singing after walking around some of the village streets. There will be a collection in aid of “Action for Children” and Robin will be there with his keyboard to lead some carol singing and other Christmas songs. If anyone wants to join them carolling around the streets, please meet them in the Wisbey’s Yard community room at 6:30pm, and then they will go carolling for about 45 minutes.

Free Karaoke This Saturday

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

There’s a free Karaoke night this Saturday 12th December at the Little Rose Pub. The singing gets underway from 8pm and everybody is welcome. This is one of a number of special events at the village’s last pub over the festive season. The pub is also offering a three course Christmas Meal for £18-95 for adults or £10-50 for Children. Includes full vegetarian and gluten free options plus the traditional Turkey Breast and Christmas Pudding.

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Planned Power Cut

There’s a planned power cut that will affect 29 properties in the village this Tuesday 1st December. The power will go off at 9am and should be back on by noon. The village shop and post office is one of the affected properties and this will affect what the post office can do, but the shop will remain open. UK Power Networks have told this website that if you haven’t received a letter about the planned power cut, then you electricity will stay on. In an update they said that the notified time of 1pm to 4pm has changed to 9am until noon. It’s needed to upgrade some equipment. For more information check out www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk or tweet @ukpowernetworks It’s incident ref: 60953487/INCD-4000325-B. Call 01462-832557/0800-7838838/0333-2022021 for more info Alternatively their emergency faults number is 0800 316 3105, this free for landlines and mobiles.

New Shop Opening Hours

Village Shop & Post Office

Village Shop & Post Office

The Village Shop and Post Office will be increasing its opening hours from this Monday 23rd November 2015.

Opening Hours – Shop
Mondays to Fridays:   7.00 am – 7.00 pm; Saturday:    8.00 am – 6.00 pm; Sunday:   8.00 am – 4.00 pm

Opening Hours – Post Office
Mondays to Fridays:   9.00 am – 5.30 pm; Saturdays:   9.00 am – 12.30 pm

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New Shop Owners Start this Monday

Village Shop & Post Office

Village Shop & Post Office

The new owners of the Village Shop take charge from this Monday 16th November. Conrad Golding and Carol have run the Village Shop for the last 9 years and this Sunday will be their last day. The shop will be closed on Monday morning and should open sometime Monday afternoon after the Post Office has carried out an audit. For more details on the new owners and their plans, click Read More:-

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Xmas Meals at the Pub

Pub Xmas

Pub Xmas

Enjoy a three course Christmas Meal at the Little Rose Pub for £18-95 for adults or £10-50 for Children. Includes full vegetarian and gluten free options plus the traditional Turkey Breast and Christmas Pudding. Available from 1st December until 22nd December inclusive. Don’t hesitate to contact the pub if you’d prefer something different, either email: littlerosepub@yahoo.co.uk or call: 01223-870618. For the full menu and booking form click the link below:-

Pub Xmas Menu 2015

Crib Odyssey

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

The Little Rose pub recently played host to Siv Sears. He’s set himself a target of playing cribbage in every county in the UK and then perhaps setting up a national Cribbage competition. He’s a 38 year old Englishman with a passion for Cribbage. Having just returned to his native UK from China, where he’s have lived for most of the last 15 years, he’s been interested to find that Crib in the UK is very much locally organised, rather than both nationally and locally organised as he’s seen before in the States. As such, he’s set himself 4 goals. To see them, click Read More:-

New Village Shop Owners

Village Shop & Post Office

Village Shop & Post Office

Hello to everyone. We are Mr & Mrs Godhaniya really really happy to announce that we are going to be new owner from mid November at Haslingfield Village Shop. We been to the the Village many times and it was really pleasant to meet everyone including Neil and sue who was really wellcoming. We are looking forward to meet everyone soon. We are going to increase opening hours of shop and post office and increasing stock level as well. I am requesting all of you to put suggestions as per your requirements, which would be highly considered. and it will help us to provide better services. You can do this either by adding a comment below or to the Village Facebook page entry. Thank you.

Village Bonfire Night

The annual village Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display takes place on Saturday 7th November from 6pm with the fireworks starting at 6.30pm. It all takes place on Well House Meadow, Haslingfield. Tickets cost £4, (under 5s free) and are available now from the Village Shop, Country Kitchen and Norman Bradshaw on 840501. They can also be bought on the gate. In the interests of safety, please do not bring sparklers or extra fireworks. Many of you will remember how much fun Bonfire Night is inside the tent, the camaraderie, the peaceful soup ladling, the delighted cake slicing etc. If you’d like to help out again this year, by serving on the night, setting up, taking down, baking cakes or potatoes, preparing soup or in any other way, then please let Jo know at joclover@outlook.com or 07572 590119

FREE Motown & Soul Night

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

Celebrate Halloween with a FREE Motown and Soul Night at the Little Rose Pub. Fun starts at 8pm on Saturday 31st October and goes on until late. Why not come and support the village’s last pub, which is for the first time ever, now owned by a village couple. For more details on the pub, click Read More…

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Pub Pentanque Team League Champions

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

Haslingfield’s very own Petanque team, have just been crowned Champions of Division 1 of the Central Cambs League. It’s the 6th time in 7 years that the team have won the league. The team, made up of players Jim, Handbag, Steely, Alex, Nick, Neil and Kayleigh, won the league with one match left to play. The Foxton White Horse B team came second. This comes shortly after the Little Rose Team won the East Anglian Air Ambulance Petanque competition. Full details of the league are here:-  http://www.almostolympians.org/

Pub Quiz this Friday 2nd October

Little Rose Opening Hours

Little Rose Opening Hours

The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 2nd October. Teams of any number up to a maximum of six can take part, entry is £10 per team with all the entry fees given out as cash prizes. First Question asked at 8pm. Just turn up on the night or book in advance. The date of the quiz has been switched to the first Friday of every month due to popular demand!

For more details on the pub, click Read More…

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Pub is Saved!

Little Rose Opening Hours

Little Rose Opening Hours

Neil and Sue Poole have bought the Little Rose so it now belongs to them! THE PUB IS SAVED!

This is the news that we’ve all been waiting for. To celebrate this, please come to the pub this Saturday 19th September from 8pm for a big party. There will be live Motown an Soul Music and free entry. For more details, just click Read More…

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