Obituary Notice: The Hunts Post, 1st April 2020
Derek Clifton, of Hemingford Grey, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday March 26th 2020, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Cynthia, much loved Dad of Cheryl and the late David, loving Grandad of Jamie, Andrew, David, Emma and Adam, and Great-Grandad of Isla. Private family internment. A memorial service will be held at a... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:25 by Kim Loader
It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Derek Clifton.The Parish Council and I would therefore like to offer our sincere condolences to Derek's wife Cynthia and his family for their loss.Derek's commitment and dedication to Hemingford Grey was unquestionable. His 53 years as a Parish Councillor (including 12 as its Chairman) is probably unparalleled in the UK. But Derek also worked tirelessly... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:25 by Kim Loader
The play areas at Daintree Green and Mitchell Close are to remain closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please do not use the play areas while restrictive measures are in place and avoid any play areas that have not yet been taped shut. The surrounding grass areas remain open for use subject to current advice regarding social distancing.
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:24 by Kim Loader
From my sitting room window I can see that the birds are starting to pair up and a blackbird was collecting nesting material- sadly it disappeared into a neighbour's garden. A pair of blue tits has investigated our bird box.
So that reminded me of the 27 bird boxes that the Parish Council arranged to put up in the parish. We have had a couple of reports of birds visiting some of the boxes. For example... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 07:49 by Kim Loader
Braggs Lane will be closed all day on Tuesday 24th March.
Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 07:07 by Kim Loader
Derek Clifton, a long serving member of the Parish Council, is currently in a hospice after being taken into Hinchingbrooke Hospital earlier this week. His back pain is acute but it is hoped that this will be reduced and that he will be able to come home in the next couple of weeks. He has now decided against further chemotherapy and is accepting only pain relief. We send our very best wishes to Derek... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 19:38 by Kim Loader
If you need help with home delivery such as groceries, prescriptions and prepared meals you can visit the Parish Council website and click on the link for Home Delivery Services in Hemingford Grey & Abbots. This will open a PDF document listing those who are currently, or will very soon be, offering home delivery, which will be updated regularly.
Please contact the Hemingford Hub if you would like... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:21 by Kim Loader
In these challenging times, never has it been more important to support our community. The Hemingford Hub Good Neighbour scheme is run by local people for residents in the Hemingfords, especially the elderly and house-bound. We can collect and deliver essential groceries and medicines.
When things have calmed down, we can help with the little tasks that once were so easy, but now are too difficult.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:14 by Kim Loader
Due to the coronavirus outbreak the following events have been cancelled:
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting (Tuesday 17th March)
Spring Tree Planting and Litter Pick (Saturday 21st March)
The Landowners and Business Drop-in Breakfast and Afternoon Tea (Friday 27th March)
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 23:53 by Kim Loader
Our parish council want to make sure our community is somewhere we really enjoy living. To do this, first we want to understand what you think about living in Hemingford Grey by asking residents to complete a survey. All households should shortly receive a survey form (you can view the survey form by clicking on the PDF link below). Sharing your views will help develop your neighbourhood plan. We really... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 10:06 by Kim Loader