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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!
The‘Flu vaccination clinic for Harston surgery patients on will be held in the Methodist Church on Thurs 20th October 2016 from 2.15 – 3.00pm. Forms are available at the Village Shop. Please sign up before 17th October.
A fabulous and fun evening for the whole village is planned! We have the highly regarded Cambridge University Ceilidh Band and are thrilled to have our local caller, Bob Ridout, joining us. It will be in our beautiful All Saint’s Church on the 24th September from 8.30 – 10.30. There will be a licensed bar and we are lining up some great items for the silent auction, including a “Month of Cake” and a bottle of English whiskey and a tour of the distillery! Tickets £10 each from Country Kitchen. Proceeds to Little Owls Preschool.
It is with great excitement that we are really pleased to announce that we will shortly be opening the doors to our new florist shop in Church Street, Haslingfield.
Do come and visit us, we would love to meet you. We are stocking seasonal, British and some more unusual varieties of flowers (for the more adventurous). Whatever the occasion your flowers will be beautifully wrapped and delivered. If you just need a token gift our hessian & paper wraps will be available every day for you to pick up.