Three weeks since the last update and our coffee machine is now up and running! It uses freshly ground fair trade beans and dispenses all the favourites – Americano, espresso, latte, cappuccino and hot chocolate. Each cup retails at £1, so do feel free to pop in for a caffeine fix if you’re passing. Read more
This years ‘Cambridge News Big Bike Ride’ will be returning on June 23 and should provide something for everyone with three routes of differing length – a Bronze 12.5 miles, Silver 62 miles and Gold 100 miles.
The charity ride will start and finish at Netherhall School with the challenging silver ride following a scenic 62-mile route through Fulbourn, Bottisham, Reach, Stretham, Oakington, Toft, Hardwick and Haslingfield before turning back towards Cambridge through Shelford. Read more
Cambridge United and developers Grosvenor have vowed to fight on with plans for a new community stadium after being “flabbergasted” at their rejection by local authorities.
Cambridge United chairman Dave Doggett has said failure to receive council backing for a proposed stadium is “not the end of the road”. Read more
Seven weeks up and running, and we’ve certainly had our highs and lows. Definitely time to say thanks for all the feedback (mainly positive we’re pleased to say), comments and support. “A treasure trove”’, “an Aladdin’s Cave of lovely food”, “we’re lucky to have such a lovely shop in the village” are among some of your comments, which brightens our day and makes all the continued hard work very worthwhile.
Some updates and news… Read more
Just arrived in time for the good weather are Yarde Farm ice creams, which are much in demand and Patchwork Pate, with a selection of liver as well as vegetarian pates, as well as a lovely range of sauces from Stokes. It’s hard to believe that it was snowing the day before we opened and we were all shivering in the shop and trying to keep warm, but let’s hope the sunshine is here to stay!! Read more
As the Cambridgeshire County Council process of withdrawing rural bus subsidies progresses, Steve Edmondson has taken a closer look at the timetables and the provision of bus stops in Haslingfield.
The Country Kitchen opened its doors last weekend and welcomes you to drop by and take a look at it’s offerings. The store would like to thank everyone who has already popped in to say hello and are encouraged by all the positive comments and feedback. Read more
The 2013 season fixtures have been published, and what an interesting season it promises to be. A new league structure sees us in Div 2 South, along with 17 other clubs. Read more
Country Kitchen will open on Saturday the 6 April, supplying fresh meat, fruit, vegetables and many other deli delights!
Opening times are going to be :
Mon – Fri : 9am – 6pm
Saturday : 9am – 4pm
The Cambridge Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) organise many group cycle rides during the year which occasionally pass through Haslingfield. This Thursday 28th Feb morning the meeting starts at Haslingfield Green:
Thursday 28th Feb: Thursday ride (moderate, 50-60 miles) Meet at 9.30am at Haslingfield Green. Coffee is at Malton Golf Club. Lunch is at Sandy, Gunn’s Cafe. Leader: Edward Elmer (01223 575265).
You don’t have to be a member of CTC to try us out. Non-members should print out and complete a guest entry form and give it to the ride leader at the start of the ride.
South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) is proposing a new type of solution to meet the transport needs of our rural community. Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) is ideal for people living in rural areas with limited or no access to conventional public transport. Think of it as a mini-bus-on-demand service which aims to take passengers to locations where they can access other transport services. Read more
Haslingfield Choir & Orchestra have announced details of their next performance on Saturday March 23rd.
The concert will feature Mozart’s Requiem with Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs; Lord, Thou hast been our refuge and The Lark Ascending’
It is with sad regret that we have to announce that vandalism and heavy malicious damage occurred to school property at 8pm on the night of 16/01/13. Some items were also stolen. If you have any information or spot any suspicious activities, please report it to police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Demolition work is under way at the 80-year-old cement works at Barrington, where owner Cemex closed its manufacturing plant five years ago. Workmen pulling down buildings on an industrial site have found an old briefcase containing documents that could mean a windfall for a local charity. Read more