Next working party will be on Sunday 14th May at 14.00. We have decided to walk the footpaths of the village, armed with secateurs. We will meet at the Pavilion to start our walk. All villagers are welcome to join us, with children too.
Please contact Jay Cole 870688 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details. Many thanks to the hardworking volunteers, and those who provide refreshments along the way – an unexpected bonus of the work. Read more
Easter breakfast & egg hunt poster 2017
The best way to start the day is on an egg, according to some! This weekend, on Easter Sunday, a full breakfast is available from 8am until 9.15am at the Methodist Church with an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9am. All the money raised will go to the East Africa Crisis Appeal.
The Annual Parish Council meeting this year is on 22nd May in the village hall at 19:30.
Please find the minutes of last year’s Annual Parish Council Meeting: (Haslingfield Annual Parish Meeting)
Little Rose Opening Details
Easter Sunday 16th April sees the annual free Easter Egg Hunt at the Little Rose Pub. Just turn up on the day in plenty of time for the 3pm start at the pub. Open to all the village’s little people.
Pop Up Coffee Shop
The next Pop Up Coffee shop is this Tuesday 11th April, 8:45 – 11:30am, in aid of The Feeding Project, Vellore India.
This is run by a charity that works with the poorest people in India. It offers hot food to elders, who would otherwise go hungry.
The Pop Up Shop takes place at the Methodist Church from 8:45- 11:30am. Come & enjoy cakes, croissants, filter coffee & tea (fair trade of course) and help raise funds for The Feeding Project, Vellore.
April 14th GOOD FRIDAY
Carrying the Cross
From Barton (1pm) via Haslingfield (2pm),
Harlton (2.45pm), Little Eversden (3.30pm),
to Great Eversden (4pm)
Sunday the 2nd April
is our next environment working Party. Please meet near the bus shelter at the end of Lilac Close at 12:30.
It is to continue with environmental work around the village. Contact Jay Cole (email: email@example.com
) for more information.
Little Rose Opening Details
The monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz now takes place on the last Friday of every month. So the next quiz will take place this Friday 31st March from 8pm. 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. We can also make up teams from whoever turns up on the night. The quiz now takes place on the last Friday of every month. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part. There’s 6 rounds covering many topics including a picture round. The quiz finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.
Now is the time to get your levels of fitness up. The fitness class is a medium to high intensity exercise class based on a traditional circuit style with some added twists. Activities include weights, core exercises, agility/speed training and team games. Each individual will be able to progress at a level suitable to them in an enjoyable environment.
The Weeknight Workout runs every Wednesday at 6pm – 7pm in Haslingfield Village Hall throughout the Spring and Summer and costs £5 per session or £25 for a 6 session pass.
If you would like to join the class, or would like more information, please contact Dan Pilcher on 07806 330840 or just turn up on Wednesday.
A proposed purchase offer for the Hare and Hounds was approved unanimously at a meeting of pledgers on 15th March. The proposed offer has been agreed between the Steering Group and the owner of the Hare and Hounds following negotiation. The community effort to purchase the pub now moves into the next phase.
The Steering Group are now working on organising a structural survey of the property, preparing the share offer, refining the business plan and seeking a tenant to operate the pub. Read more
Watch the England Rugby team on the Big Screen at the Little Rose pub and enjoy cheap beer! England will become only the sixth team in 107 years to complete back-to-back Grand Slams, if they beat Ireland in Dublin in Saturday’s (18th March) final rugby union Six Nations match. England can also set a new top-tier record with their 19th successive Test win. Watch all the action on the big screen in the village’s last pub when the big game kick’s off at 5pm with 50p off every pint.
The Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners Association (HAGA) is having some vacant plots on the site between Haslingfield and Harston, so if you have “green fingers” and want to grow your own produce or just want to know more then please contact the secretary Jon Spain by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01763 262007. Annual rent for a full size plot is £15 and it is open to Haslingfield residents and residents of surrounding villages. We have both full size and half size plots available.
Ron van der Hoorn – Treasurer (01223 872362)
Do YOU want to make a real difference and get involved in the important issues in the village such as environment, playground and skatepark, speeding on Barton road, parking near the school, buildings and planning regulation then become a Haslingfield Parish Councillor.
The Haslingfield Parish Council meets on the second Monday of each month in the Village Hall. If you are interested in becoming involved with running the parish and contributing to decision making which affects YOUR village please contact the Parish Clerk, Frances Laville on 01223 264360 or email: email@example.com or attend one of the monthly meetings and get a feeling as to what is involved.
With little time spent you can make a real difference!
The next pop up coffee shop at the Methodist Church is this Tuesday 14th March 8:45- 11:30am. Come & enjoy cakes, croissants, filter coffee & tea (fair trade of course) and help raise funds for charity. This marks the 1 year anniversary of the pop up coffee shop- thank you for helping to raise over £1500 for local & international charities.
Rev Alison Walker
Castle Street, Cambridge and Haslingfield Methodist Churches, Cambridge