A celebration by the Haslingfield/Barton Scout Group and Haslingfield Playschool will be held in the Well House Meadow, Haslingfield on Saturday 3 November. Gates open at 6.00 p.m. (firework display at 6.30. p.m.) Read more
Charity Fair, HaslingfieldMethodistChurch
November 17th 11am – 2.30pm
15 different charities will be represented here to raise money for a variety of causes, and to share information about their charities. Read more
Saturday 17th November
Haslingfield Methodist Church
11.00am to 2.30pm
Do you have a favourite registered charity?
Would you like to promote the charity, and raise money for it?
You are invited to have a table (no charge!) and join with other registered charities to make this an enjoyable and worthwhile event. Read more
Olga has been a popular and dedicated contributor to the life of Haslingfield village for over forty years. Her skills have been widely offered to a diverse range of groups from brownies to the church and too many more to list in between. Read more
13 October 2012, 10:00 – 12:00, Cantelupe Farm
The ‘walk’ will take the form of a tractor and trailer ride around Cantelupe Farm and Trumpington Fen showing the latest developments on the Estate, discussing crops, wildlife and farming methods with the David Knott, the General Manager, and Richard Pemberton. Spaces will be limited to 25 in the trailer, children welcome. Please register your interest at email@example.com.
Much has changed at Trumpington Farm Company in the last year. Firstly after nine years as Farm Manager for TFC Andrew Crossley has moved to the team at Thurlow Estate near Haverhill. In 2007 the operational running of TFC passed to Richard Pemberton from his father Antony, who continues to manage the Peterborough operations. In November, Richard welcomed David Knott to the team, who brings his wife Sue and family from Lincolnshire. As the new General Estate Manager, David is responsible not only for farming matters, but also wider estate issues. Read more
We now have fresh Fish & Chips again in the village! The mobile van can be found outside Haslingfield village shop from 4.45 to 6.00 p.m. on Saturday afternoons (from 13 October onwards from 5.45 until 6.15 p.m). Read more
It is important for all Haslingfield residents to register for superfast broadband by 22nd September 2012.
For more details please visit: http://www.connectingcambridgeshire.co.uk/ where you can register.
Ron Van Der Hoorn
Just 6 weeks to go until the Scarecrow Festival Weekend! There’s going to be lots happening and plenty of opportunities to get involved. Find out the more about the events listed below from the Church and Village newsletter, the festival website www.haslingfieldscarecrowfestival.org or posters around the village.
Are you going to STRAWBERRY FAYRE, delicious food, strawberries and fun? It’s in Methodist Gardens, inside if not fine, there you’ll find you have a good time. Barbeque, cold buffet, strawberries and cream, ice cream. Fun and games. Various stalls, including a cake stall. This FAYRE raises money for The Cambridge Food Bank, Haslingfield Playgroup and Methodist Church. Admission is by an item of imperishable food to add to The Food Bank. Friday, 13 July, 5:30 – 7:45 PM.
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Cambridgeshire FA have warned all local youth football clubs that there is a gentleman posing as a football scout for Ipswich Town, attending football tournaments in the East Anglia region. Cambs FA are asking people to please be on their guard as he is apparently approaching youngsters direct at these tournaments. Ipswich Town have confirmed that this person has nothing to do with the football club. He wears an Ipswich Town top and is very convincing.
All football scouts have a code of conduct to follow and they are not allowed to approach youngsters direct.
All County Football Club Welfare Officers in the area have been alerted.
Many villagers are aware that some travellers have chosen to park their vehicles by the tennis courts on the village rec. The website team understand that the latest infomation is that an eviction order has been issued by the bailiff. The website believes that this means the travellers have until Monday evening at 7pm to move off site otherwise they will be towed off on Tuesday morning. It is also understood that the same travellers have just been evicted from Fowlmere and previously from Newton. It is also understood that the travellers are well behaved.
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Repair work on the bridge on the road between Haslingfield and Barton will commence on Monday 25 June. The periods when the bridge will be closed to traffic will be kept to a minimum, as far as it is possible, and will be displayed on the signs in advance. The work is scheduled for completion at the end of November 2012. Read more