Traffic is apparently very heavy at the moment on both the A14 and A10 and is at a standstill in places; particularly bad around Cambridge. Expect long delays.
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:58 by Kim Loader
The newly-formed Hemingford Hub is moving towards creating a 'dementia friendly' village. The Memory Lane and Friendship group is a singing and reminiscing initiative for Hemingford's residents suffering from dementia, the elderly or anyone who would simply like to get out of their house for a little company once a month.
The group will start each session with some communal singing of popular songs... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 10:53 by Kim Loader
A new initiative to build a stronger community in the Hemingfords has hit its befriending scheme target after just a few days.
Hemingford Hub's Good Neighbour scheme had hoped to attract 20 helpers by the end of the year, but 16 signed up at the launch meeting in Hemingford Grey's Reading Room, and another nine have offered to help since.
"The response from both villages has been tremendous," said chairman... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 10:34 by Kim Loader
There are currently two vacancies for Councillors with Hemingford Grey Parish Council following the resignations of Derek Clifton and Janet Brasnell.
A by-election will be held within 14 days (not counting Saturdays and Sundays) from the 5th September 2019 if ten electors from the Parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to: The Returning Officer, Huntingdon District Council, St Mary's... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:05 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Village Market - Saturday 14th September 10.00 am - 2.00 pm.
And we're back! At the Parish Centre, High Street, Hemingford Grey, Cambs PE27 9BJ. Free parking, free entrance.
We hope you enjoyed the rather soggy summer and will join us at the new time of 10am-2pm. Click on this link to visit the Village Market Facebook page for more details.
Outside: The A14 travelling exhibition will be parked... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:31 by Kim Loader
Saturday 31st August from 11.00 am at The Pavilion
Lots of classic & vintage cars, motorcycles and other vehicles to see! Food & refreshments, stalls & attractions, and live music!
Free admission & everyone welcome, limited public parking! All donations welcome as all profits will be donated to Magpas Air Ambulance.
Please see our website for more information www.aclassicaffair.co.uk... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:07 by Kim Loader
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.... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:13 by Kim Loader
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... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:48 by Kim Loader
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... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:29 by Kim Loader
Tips for coping in hot weather
- Shut windows and pull down the shades when it's hotter outside. You can open the windows for ventilation when it's cooler.
- Avoid the heat: stay out of the sun and do not go out between 11am and 3pm (the hottest part of the day) if you're vulnerable to the effects of heat.
- Keep rooms cool by using shades or reflective material outside the windows. If this is not possible,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:51 by Kim Loader