Latest guidance following a series of calls over the last 24 hours is that we need to continue to be vigilant and prepare as best we can. Rain tonight is not expected to add materially to flooding issues, (although until we know where it has fallen the Environment Agency cannot be certain) which are more related to the extremely high volumes of water passing down the Great Ouse. I have included... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 19:48 by Kim Loader
Councillor Waters has spoken to John Hesp, a village resident and retired EA engineer who helped design our flood defences and helps us with drainage and flood issues. He is not advising anyone to move their furniture upstairs and can be quoted on that.
Although the river here is still rising he has spoken to the Environment Agency who believe that the peak will be around midnight and will then go down... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 19:40 by Kim Loader
From 00:01 on Boxing Day (26 Dec), Huntingdonshire will be in Tier 4. That means:
No household mixing indoors
Only up to two people can meet outdoors in a public space
Non-essential retail, gyms, leisure centres and personal care outlets must close
A fuller summary of the restrictions can be viewed by following the PDF link below.
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 11:04 by Kim Loader
Several Flood Warnings and Flood Alerts are in place across the region following heavy rain overnight. The Environment Agency are expecting water levels to continue rising on The Great Ouse and there is currently a Flood Warning for the Brampton area. Surface water, some of it deep, is also causing problems for motorists so please take care on the roads. For more information visit this link https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:43 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Grey Village Snowman Trail starts Saturday 12th December from 12 Noon.
Follow the map and find the snowmen - they could be hanging from trees, in gardens, in windows, by garden gates, some maybe big, some maybe small, but they have all been made with love and fun...ENJOY!
A map of the locations and a list of street names and numbers are available by clicking on the PDF links below or by visiting... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 10:02 by Kim Loader
Cambridgeshire County and Peterborough City Councils are launching a new scheme to to support families and individuals who's lives have been made more difficult by the COVID pandemic this year.
To find out if you may be eligible, click on the link below to read the full briefing from Adrian Chapman, Service Director: Communities and Partnerships (this document also contains the links to make an application)... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 14:27 by Kim Loader
The new Budgens store in Hemingford Grey officially opened it's doors last Saturday. The store will be open from 7am - 9pm Monday to Saturday and from 8am - 8pm on Sundays. The Post Office opening times are 7.30am - 7pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 7pm Saturday and 8.30am - 4pm on Sunday.
Increased use of the store will inevitably also lead to an increase in traffic and parking. Some residents have... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 18:17 by Kim Loader
Dear Hemingford Grey Parish,
I have been made aware that a Heavy Goods vehicle has damaged a verge in Marsh Lane Hemingford Grey and have undertaken a site visit.
I will be requiring a road closure for the works to be undertaken so this will not be done immediately as we require authority and permit from the Street works team Then plan the work in a 12 week window as from today.
Should you have any enquiries/concern... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 17:34 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Grey Village Snowman Trail
Starts 12th December
Follow the map and see how many snowmen you can spot……???
Maps will be available on Facebook pages such as The Hemingford Community and Parish Council pages and website. Hard copies will be placed around the village for you to photograph and use as a guide.
If you would like to join in making a snowman, please do, it's not too late,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:26 by Kim Loader