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
The Printer's Darkroom - Alan Bardouleau
Working in the old darkrooms where photographic processes, unchanged since 1850, slowly gave way to computers. Alan was an apprentice in the 1950s, then taught a dying craft at Glasgow Tech until he too was swallowed up by Murdoch's new industry. A lively, illustrated talk, full of fun and memories of the 1960s.
Posted: Sun, 23 Jun 2019 09:30 by Kim Loader
Every February hundreds of WIs take part in the Climate Coalition's Show the Love campaign, which revolves around community based climate change action around Valentine's Day.
The NFWI is a founding member of The Climate Coalition (TCC), the UK's largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the people, places and life we love at home in the UK and around the... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:47 by Kim Loader