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History of Haslingfield Village Hall (part VI)

And we do not plan to stop here. We have recently purchased new smart tables for the hall. We plan to fit new upvc security windows to replace the old wooden ones which are in need of replacement. We would like to smarten up the place with new curtains to give a more modern look. These curtains are still from the pre-1991 hall.
   We have replaced the front door with a pair of new ones and maintain the borders around the front door. And with funding we would like to modernise the hall and provide more storage for users. We also plan to extend the kitchen area to welcome a new generation of users.

We believe the village hall has been shown to be a real asset to the local community and would like to thank all the people who have helped to raised funds and contribute to make the hall what it is today.

History of Haslingfield Village Hall (part V)

The new hall was built by local building firm Mills and Douglas and opened in 1993. The Haslingfield Little Theatre established themselves quickly as one of the main users of the hall and performed their plays using a temporary stage which was assembled and disassembled twice a year.

The Haslingfield Little Theatre managed to raise a significant amount of money including a significant County Council grant to allow them to extend the hall in 2001 and to have a permanent stage in the hall as we can see today. (This cost ~£63k)
Since then we have seen many impressive performances from the Haslingfield Little Theatre who seem to be going from strength to strength and the hall is used every week by over a dozen of regular user groups in addition to many other casual users.
Many improvements have been brought to the village hall which have included new chairs, updated toilets facilities including a new flooring and new automatic lights. New tiling and showers in the changing rooms.(TBC)

Amber MET Office weather warnings – possible bin service disruption advance warning

The MET Office has issued a severe weather warning for possible snow this evening and for the next two days.

Some information has been posted on our website here to let people know in advance that blue and black bins will be prioritised over green if the crews are not able to complete all the rounds.

Additionally, more information will be posted on www.scambs.gov.uk/bin-collection-service-announcements when the team are aware how the weather is impacting them.

Parish Council Elections

Parish Councils will hold elections this year on 3rd May.  Parish and district council elections will now occur every four years simultaneously. The Election Timetable is here.  If you would like to stand for election or would like further information please contact the Clerk for a nomination pack at:

Frances Laville, 32 High Street, Great Eversden, Cambridge CB23 1HW – Tel: 01223 264360 or email:  haslingfieldparishclerk@gmail.com