It looks as though this year’s Charity Fair will be as good as ever. 15 National and Local charities will be having stalls where you can buy your Christmas cards, books, Christmas Puddings, preserves, gifts, plants etc. 3 of these charities are new to our fair. During the day, delicious homemade food will be available, including light lunches. Something for everyone!
A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOME EARLY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WHILE FINDING OUT ABOUT THE GREAT WORK DONE BY THESE CHARITIES.
Find out more about this year’s stallholders… Read more
The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 4th November from 8pm, after the free pub fireworks display. 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 quiz takes place on the first Friday of every month. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part each month. There’s 6 rounds covering many topics including a picture round and it finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.
Free fireworks for all the family and a free hotdog for all children this Friday 4th November as the village’s last pub celebrates Guy Fawkes night. Fun starts at 6.30pm so just turn up to enjoy the celebration. If you fancy, you can stay on to take part in the Pub Quiz that starts at 8pm.
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Halloween is on Monday the 31st October, however some of you may be having Halloween parties over the weekend.
We encourage responsible behaviour so please be mindful of where your children trick or treat; and always ensure they remain safe.
Stay with an adult at all times while trick or treating
Visit neighbours and people that you know
Look out for pumpkins – houses that welcome trick or treaters usually have pumpkins on display
Some people do not enjoy being scared by spooky costumes. If you see a “no trick or treat” sign respect it and move on to the next house.
Most importantly… stay safe and have fun!
As you may be aware, the Hare and Hounds in our neighbouring village of Harlton closes at the end of October. There is a community effort underway to keep it going. To find out more, please log on to www.helpthehareandhounds.org, or alternatively please contact the Steering Group at email@example.com
STOP PRESS: There is a meeting on 20th October at 7.30pm, at the Village Hall, Harlton where there will be a chance to hear about what’s been happening and to share your thoughts and ideas on this community effort to purchase the Hare and Hounds. Everyone welcome!
The South Cambridgeshire District Council is undertaking a community governance review of the parish of Haslingfield because the new housing development at Trumpington Meadows will alter the geographical spread of housing across the parish. The resulting spatial separation between the two population centres will no longer correspond to a parish boundary that reflects a natural settlement pattern. So Have your say or comment in the Haslingfield Parish community governance review. Consultation will close on 14th November.
Thank 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
Reported in the Cambridge News back in July “The £1 million pound bike theft in Cambridge (….and that’s just in 1 year). Thieves stole more than 2,000 bicycles in Cambridge last year.
There is also a noticeable increase in reported thefts of bicycles from South Cambs villages. Read more
The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 7th 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 quiz takes place on the first Friday of every month. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part each month. There’s 6 rounds covering many topics including a picture round and it finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.
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
Haslingfield 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (places are limited). For full details, please see the flyer below. Many thanks, Haslingfield PTFA Read more
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!