Halloween

Police are urging trick-or-treaters to respect their neighbours. While many are happy to hand over sweets or other presents to ward off the evil spirits, it’s important to remember not everybody wants strangers knocking on their doors. For vulnerable or older residents Halloween can be a frightening and intimidating experience. Police have a downloadable poster you can display in your home asking trick-or-treaters NOT to call, as well as some tips for the trick-or-treaters to ensure everyone has a pleasant evening. To download copy of poster and see the tips visit https://www.cambs.police.uk/A-Z/Halloween. Copies also available for collection at police stations.

Suspicious activity in the village

On Wed 16th Oct at approx 2:30pm a man knocked on a door in Cantelupe Road, when the resident opened the door the man said he was a builder working for BK Builders doing work in another part of the village. When pressed to explain why he was knocking on the residents door, the man said he was warning the resident there will be noisy vehicles moving up and down the road. The man’s explanation did not make any sense and he was told to leave. The police have been informed. If you have any information to add, please contact the police on 101 and quote Incident No: 279

Teresa Harrold Village NHW Co-ordinator

Scam calls to elderly residents in Haslingfield

Beware scam calls by a bogus company calling themselves Crime Awareness UK, they offer to make a visit to your home to do security checks and install alarms. Part of the scam is they offer you a crime reference number and pressure you to allow them to visit your home. Cold callers like this are invariably up to no good. Do not give out any personal information about your home or yourself, and do not arrange a visit. Stop the call and report it to Action Fraud immediately on 0300 123 2040.

Teresa Harrold Village NHW Co-ordinator

Temporary Village Hall Access

The construction of the village hall extension has now started and a safety fence is erected around the hall. This means that access to the hall has been changed and access to the hall is now through the side door overlooking the patio area to the north of the hall (not the double doors). 

There will be signs on the fencing around the hall to provide more details as is the attached layout.

Haslingfield Parish Clerks

We are sorry to announce that Vicky Crowden has tendered her resignation and will be leaving us at the end of September. We have enjoyed enormously working with Vicky, but her need to spend more time with family has, and rightly so, taken precedence.
We have been very fortunate to recruit Jacqui Cressey who was one of the applicants for the post of Assistant to the Parish Clerk. Jacqui lives in the village and has done so for the last twelve years.
Our best wishes go to both Vicky and Jacqui.
Jenny Jullien