Honor Ridout lives in Haslingfield and is an expert on the subject of Cambridge and its history. She has recently published a book on the subject of Cambridge and Stourbridge fair. We asked if she would like to put an article on the web site about the book. The book is available in good bookshops and on line. This is what she wrote. Read more
Haslingfield Colts under 12’s FC keep their unbeaten record by drawing away at Red Lodge 2-2 on Saturday 19th November. Read more
Minutes of meeting held on Monday November 14th 2011
On 24, 25 and 26 November, we will be performing our pantomime, Beauty and the Beast in Haslingfield Village Hall. If you’ve not bought your tickets yet, there are still some available from Haslingfield Village Shop, The Little Rose Pub, or on: 01223 871490. Read more
Haslingfield Colts Under 12’s FC remain unbeaten and top of the table by holding Panthers to a 2-2 draw in their latest game on Saturday 12th November. Read more
Haslingfield Playschool are selling two Christmas cards to help rise money for the playschool. Read more
There will be a meeting of Haslingfield Parish Council at Haslingfield Pavilion on Monday November 14th 2011 at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the following business. Members of the Public and Press are invited to address the Council at the Open Forum.
Tuesday 15 November, 8.00 pm in the Village Centre
Life in a Mirror: Symmetry in Nature
Dr Stuart Warren, retired lecturer and researcher, Dept of Chemistry at Cambridge University.
Haslingfield Colts Under 12’s FC stay top of the table by winning away at Milton Colts 7-1. Liam Fairley scored a hatrick, Sam Roberts netted a brace with both Samuel Clarke and Ronan Hawkins also scoring. Read more
One of the ‘Big New Ideas’ from the Coalition Government regarding education relates to ‘Teaching Schools’. This is the suggestion that some schools nationally should be designated with this title. The notion and the terminology are based on the model of ‘Teaching Hospitals’. Some schools are to be seen as beacons of good practice and should take the lead in the training and the professional development of the teaching profession. Read more
Haslingfield School seems to have accommodated its fair share of evacuees, receiving some 160 in the course of World War II. They seem to have come in three main waves: shortly after the start of the war, when the Luftwaffe were threatening to drop all sorts on London, including poison gas; in 1940-41, when they did start bombing the capital, and in 1944 when the V1 and V2 rockets were launched by a retreating German Army. Read more
Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners’ Association’s latest meeting says that they have 3 vacant plots but also a waiting list. There will be a working party carrying out tasks on the site on Sunday 4th December. More details are in the calender here. Also the minutes of the association’s last meeting are here
The Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners’ Association is holding their Annual General Meeting on the 5th December in the Little Rose Pub in the village from 7.30pm, more information is in the Calender here