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Chip & Pin Now at Village Shop

Village Shop

Village Shop

The Village Shop now accepts payments from major credit and debit cards as it has a new chip and pin machine which can be used whenever the shop is open.

Remember that the shop sells the NATIONAL LOTTERY and lottery scratch cards. It also supplies newspapers and magazines, a wide range of groceries and confectionery, fresh milk, hot drinks, cold drinks, wines and spirits, greeting cards and stationery, plus ‘bits and pieces’ such as batteries, drawing pins, etc. Fresh bread and cakes are delivered daily from Newnham Bakery and a selection of Hovis ready cut loaves are also available.

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Pub Quiz This Friday 1st April

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 1st April. 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. Last month we had 7 teams take part.

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Skate Park Re-Open

Skate Park 25th March

Skate Park 25th March

So it appears some Godless vandals have only gone and repaired the ramps!! Have people not got anything better to do with their time than to go round fixing things? This is according to Heiz Vibezin who’s put an article on the village facebook page. There’s new support struts, giving better strength than before, new ply deck and a new lick of paint. Hooligans i tell ya!

Will be open for all to enjoy tomorrow (Saturday 26th March) I have been informed.

Easter Opening Hours for Village Shop

Village Shop & Post Office

Village Shop & Post Office

The Village Shop is closed all day Easter Sunday but is open the usual hours on Good Friday (7am until 7pm), Easter Saturday (8am until 6pm) and Easter Monday (7am until 7pm). The post office is closed on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday (as usual) and Easter Monday. The post office will reopen on Tuesday 29th March (9am until 5.30pm).

Easter Egg Hunt, BBQ & Disco

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

Easter Sunday sees an Easter Egg Hunt taking place at 3pm at the Little Rose Pub for all the little people we know. This is followed at 4pm on Easter Sunday with a BBQ, including vegetarian options, for all the family in the pub garden. On Easter Saturday, there’s a free 80’s Disco in the pub, which starts at 8pm. The pub is also open all day on Easter Monday with new opening hours from Tuesday 29th March which sees the pub opening from noon from Tuesdays to Sundays and from 4pm on Mondays.

Beer Festival at the Pub

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

The Little Rose Pub is holding its first ever beer festival on Thurday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd April. There will be 18 real ales plus real cider on offer. The pub is open from noon until 11pm on each day with food available and live music by the Melody Beats from 8pm on Saturday 23rd April.

Charity Coffee Morning this Tuesday

The next charity coffee morning at Haslingfield Methodist Church takes place this Tuesday 8th March. It happens on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 8.45am until 11.30am. It raises money for a different charity each month. Also, you can offer to organise and support a cause of your choice!

Tennis Club Quiz Night

The village Tennis Club is having a quiz night on Saturday 19th March, it will start at 8pm. Entry will be £20 per team and teams should be a maximum of 8. Numbers will be limited and so please contact the club (Gail_rutherford@hotmail.com) to reserve a place for your team as soon as possible.  If you would like to take part but haven’t got enough for a team, please do let the club know and they’ll try to pair you up with some others. Remember, all friends and family welcome.

There will be prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams, and there will be a raffle. There will also be nibbles and the Little Rose will be providing a bar on the night.

Race Night in Aid of Little Owls

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

A Race night in aid of the village’s Little Owls playgroup is being held at the Little Rose Pub this Saturday 5th March. The first race is at 8pm and you can place bets of 50p on any horse. You can also sponsor a horse or jockey for £2, and if it wins, you win a bottle of bubbly. All the races are on video, so there’s no need to worry about the horse’s form, jockey, trainer or anything else as it’s mostly pot luck.

Pub Quiz This Friday 4th March

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 4th March. 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.

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Badger Video

Here’s a video of Badgers filmed in a field in Haslingfield last summer. The video was shot by village resident, Doug Thompson:-

 

Parcel Collection at the Village Shop

Village Shop & Post Office

Village Shop & Post Office

For everyone’s convenience, you can now collect your parcels from the Village Shop and Post Office at anytime during the shop opening hours, 7 days a week. For your parcel collection, post office hours do not apply. The shop opening hours are:-

Mondays to Fridays:   7.00 am – 7.00 pm
Saturdays:    8.00 am – 6.00 pm
Sundays:   8.00 am – 4.00 pm

 

 

Cambridge Wine Now in Village Shop

Cambridge Wine

Cambridge Wine & Pop at the Village Shop

A new range from Cambridge Wine is now being sold in the Village Shop on Fountain Lane, including English Wine and spirits. The shop is open:-
Mondays to Fridays:   7.00 am – 7.00 pm
Saturdays:    8.00 am – 6.00 pm
Sundays:   8.00 am – 4.00 pm

It also supplies newspapers and magazines, a wide range of groceries and confectionery, fresh milk, hot drinks, cold drinks. Fresh bread and cakes are delivered daily from Newnham Bakery and a selection of Hovis ready cut loaves are also available. You can order any type of bakery item. Read more

Going to the Little Rose Pub is Good for your Wellbeing

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

People who have a ‘local’ pub, like the Little Rose in Haslingfield, are not only significantly happier than those who do not, but also have higher life satisfaction and have more close friends, according to new research from Oxford University.

The report[1], written by Professor Robin Dunbar for CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) outlines that having a strong social network significantly improves both your happiness and your overall health. The more people you know, and the more often you see them, the better you feel and the healthier you are.

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