Thank You to all those who donated to, collected, organised or helped in anyway with the Food Bank Collection on Sunday 11th July.
Approximately 558kg of food items were donated - this is equivalent to 22 family parcels*, 28 for a couple or 35 for a single person.
* A parcel contains sufficient food for 3 meals per day for 3 days.
Posted: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 10:47 by Kim Loader
PLEASE SHARE WHAT YOU CAN SPARE
Items urgently needed include:
. Canned goods – no baked beans please!
. Tea & Coffee
. UHT milk
. Toilet rolls
You can leave your donation in a carrier bag on your doorstep/driveway between 10am-11am, Sunday 11 July, for collection by our volunteers, or you are welcome to drop off your donation at the Reading Room, High Street from 11am... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 09:06 by Kim Loader
There will be a collection for Godmanchester Foodbank on Sunday 18th October, commencing 11.00 am. Please leave your donations on your doorstep for collection or you can drop your donation at the Reading Room, High street.
This is the food we need:
Breakfast cereal, uht milk,tea bags, coffee, fruit squash, fruit juice, tinned cooked meat, tinned vegetables, tinned tuna
tinned oily fish, pasta & pasta... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:01 by Kim Loader
Call for good quality used sheets, duvets, and pillow cases. Throughout the country groups of volunteers have been sewing scrubs for hospitals, hospices and care homes. In the Hemingfords there is a very active group of sewers who have been very busy making scrubs, scrub bags and other items.They are linked to a network of local groups working out of Huntingdon. To date they have managed to equip Peterborough... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:28 by Kim Loader
Calling all villagers... come along and join in the fun.
We are hosting a community charity event in aid of Medical Detection Dogs on Saturday 28th March at the Pavilion, Hemingford Grey, from 12.00-3.00 (set up 11.00)
Village Dog Walk: Starting at 11.05, come back for tea/coffee/cake or bacon butty (suggestsed contribution £5 per family).
Indoors: Face Painting, Stalls, Raffle, Refreshments.
Children's... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:26 by Kim Loader
Calling all villagers... Come along and join in the fun.
We are hosting an event in aid of Medical Detection Dogs on Saturday 28th March at the Pavilion, Hemingford Grey, from 12.00-3.00 (set up 11.00)
If you would like a stall (doggie/animal theme) at the event
Sheena Roberts (Event organiser – local resident)
Posted: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:38 by Kim Loader
Dogs Saving Lives
Calling all dog owners - we are hosting an event in aid of The Medical Detection Dogs at the Hemingford Pavilion, Saturday 28th March 11.00-3.00, comprising a village dog walk, competitions, stalls and much more.
Volunteers Needed The Hemingfords have some lovely walks. Do you have a favourite walk that you could share?
- Would you be a leader of a dog walk on the day?
- Would you be our... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:07 by Kim Loader
Janice and Anne would like to thank you all for all your help in making the Community Bird Box such a success.
All 26 Bird Boxes were sponsored and with other donations we raised £150. Indeed we sold out.
We would like to thank the following:
The local Scouts and Cubs for making and decorating the Bird Boxes
The Hemingford Grey Gardeners' Society for providing the refreshments at the Reading Room... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:08 by Kim Loader
Need some light in January, join me on Saturday the 11th January for an evening of art, music, wine and nibbles!
Exhibition by local artist Caroline Calonder, including recent mixed media works, at Hemingford Abbots Village Hall.
Entrance donations and 10% of sales to the charity Autistica - a charity close to the artist's heart.
Please do share with any art lovers you know! Thank you, and hope to see... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 12:30 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