Author: Kim Loader
Huntingdon District Council are supporting East Anglia's Children's Hospice again this year who will be collecting real Christmas trees for recycling on Saturday 15th January 2022.
To check availability and book your slot visit just-helping.org.uk/register-tree
Donations received from the Christmas tree collection provide vital funds for your hospice and other local charities.
Collections are available... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 16:35 by Kim Loader
During the Christmas and New Year period waste collection days will change which can be seen in the table below (click on PDF document link). Unfortunately there are four weeks of disruptions which start the week before Christmas.
Residents can also download a collection calendar from www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/bins
The household recycling centres will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 16:33 by Kim Loader
Local leaders have welcomed the announcement that, following an approach from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Councils, the Government has agreed that both areas will become an Enhanced Response Area for tackling the Covid pandemic from Monday 1st November.
They have pledged to use it to push for additional measures and resources to drive down recent rises in Covid-19 infection and to protect vulnerable... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 11:15 by Kim Loader
FREE PLACES FOR CHILDREN AT CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY SCHEMES IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE
CCC has ongoing funding from the Department for Education to enable families, who receive free school meals due to the benefits they receive, to book free places at a local holiday scheme this Christmas. An eligible child will be entitled to up to 16 hours for free at a participating holiday scheme. A nutritious meal is also provided... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 17:08 by Kim Loader
St. Ives Sheep Market, Market Hill Saturday 13th November 10am - 3.00pm
A roadshow of events are being hosted by the Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder Project, in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, which are designed to help households and businesses located in areas that have previously seen flooding, receive expert advice onboard a special 'Floodmobile' - an interactive demonstration... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:57 by Kim Loader
Employees can win a £50 Amazon voucher if they take part in Cambridgeshire County Council’s annual travel to work survey
The survey helps Smart Journeys (a project co-led by the council which supports the delivery of sustainable travel) understand how residents across the county are travelling to work and how many days they are now working from home in a post-pandemic environment.
The survey asks employees travelling in and around Cambridgeshire how they travel to work during a typical one week period. The closing date... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 17:20 by Kim Loader
Saturday 23 October
Lych gate, Pound Road, 10am
Yes Estate (play area), 2.30pm
As part of the ongoing community bulb planting project, the Parish Council have purchased 2000 snowdrop bulbs which now need to be planted in time for next spring.
The plan is for half the bulbs to be planted in the grass verge alongside the cemetery fence, Pound Road, with the remainder in our managed open spaces on the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 11:43 by Kim Loader
Saturday 23rd October 2021 at:
Vicarage Fields 10.00 - 10.45
Daintree Green 12.00 13.00
YES Estate 14.30 - 15.30
Please come along to hear the results of the recent community consultation concerning our managed green spaces of Vicarage Fields, Daintree Green and Yes Estate, and see the Environment Working Group's proposed future maintenance and ongoing development programme for these areas for consideration... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:44 by Kim Loader
Chris, the Hemingford Handyman, installed this table this afternoon. Thanks also to Peter Quest for helping unload. Note that it has two corners suitable for wheelchair access and is made of recycled plastic for longer life!
Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:31 by Kim Loader