Hemingford Grey Parish Council

Proud to serve the people of Hemingford Grey

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Clerk: Gail Stoehr
30 West Drive, Highfields
Caldecote, Cambridge CB23 7NY

Hemingford Grey Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Hemingford Grey a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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Hemingford Hub Launch Event - Tuesday 20th August

Hemingford Hub Launch Event -  Tuesday 20th August

How you can help your community

Hemingford Hub is a new community iniative run by local people, offering support and friendship for the elderly, struggling parents, those with disabilities and anyone wanting a little company.
You can help us. We need befrienders to visit those wew ant to help. We'd like to hear from people with a bit of spare time and a range of backgrounds and interests. Age isn't important. More »

Find out more at our launch in the Reading Room, High Street at 7.45pm on Tuesday 20th August. We'll be there to explain more.

We also need help in identifying those wanting some extra company or advice on everyday issues.
And if you think you can help but can't make it please contact either Christine: 07740 683795 0r Linda: 07779 508108.

Hemingford Hub : Helping our Community » Less

Posted: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:13 by Kim Loader

WEA Announcement

WEA Announcement

WEA classes have been running in the Hemingfords for thirty years. As a result of a change in funding, however, they are no longer viable and classes will now run in conjunction with the Reading Room, and will be known as HEMALL classes – Hemingfords' Adult Lifelong Learning. Details as follows:

Monday afternoons, commencing 16 September, 2.00 – 3.30pm with tea/coffee from 1.45. Colonial and Revolutionary America, an exploration of the changing structure of North America from the arrival of the first British settlers to the moment they rebelled against their homeland. Tutor Dr Ian Chambers. The course will last 10 weeks, fee £55.00 More »

Wednesday mornings, commencing 11 September, 10.00 – 11.30am with tea/coffee from 9.45. In the Eye of the Beholder, an opportunity to look at examples of beauty from a variety of sources and consider how the idea of beauty has changed over the centuries. Tutor Ges Hartley. The course will last 10 weeks, fee £55.00

Further information from Sarah Power, 01480 463825, email s.power111@btinternet.com » Less

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:48 by Kim Loader

New Lights for Old!

New Lights for Old!

Apologies for short notice but we were only informed on Wednesday that from Thursday 8th August K&M will begin fulfilling our order to erect new street light columns to replace the 1960s aluminium columns that we can no longer maintain and many of which are damaged. There are 23 of these and they have to be erected by K&M and then connected to the mains by UK Power Networks. The latter are very difficult to pin down so in some cases there may be several days, or even weeks, between the columns going up and the connection being made at which point the old columns will be removed. Work started today in Burlington Way, Gunnings Way, High Street and the Apple Orchard. The following note will be delivered to each house(s) immediately adjacent to the lights: More »

Dear Resident,

Your Parish Council owns about half of the 200 plus street lights in the parish and is in the process of upgrading these where necessary. The column near your house is currently over 50 years old and has a lantern that can no longer be repaired or replaced.

We have therefore contracted K&M Lighting Services to replace the column this year. This work is now starting and a modern steel column with an integrated LED lantern will be installed. The process also involves UK Power Networks who own the electrical cables in this county and who alone are authorised to make new connections.

There may be a delay of several days after the new lamp is installed before connection to the mains when the old lamp will be removed. This process will be completed as quickly as possible and should not cause any significant disturbance to residents or highway users.

If there are garden plants or hedging growing around the existing column our contractor will try to make contact but if you have any concerns please contact our parish clerk's office on 01954 210 241 or K&M on 01480 395806.

Gail Stoehr
Hemingford Grey Parish Clerk » Less

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:29 by Kim Loader


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