Hemingford Hub's key volunteers have stepped up.
The Hemingford Hub has more than 140 volunteers helping in excess of 260 residents across the villages of Hemingford Grey and Hemingford Abbots.
The hub would like to recognise three very active volunteers for their dedication:
Camille Altman (or Cammy), collects and delivers prescriptions. She has been shopping for nine households and picking up over 150... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:09 by Kim Loader
Now we're talking - coming together in isolation
Organisations across the county have joined forces to launch a wellbeing campaign and additional mental health support for people during the coronavirus outbreak.
'Now We're Talking', encourages people to get talking to combat loneliness whilst self- isolating, and to seek help if they are struggling with their mental health.
The campaign, led by the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 17:11 by Kim Loader
We know there are many sport clubs and community associations in both Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that are worried about funding during the Covid-19 outbreak. Sports England has just announced it will be launching a £20million Community Emergency Fund. Grants of between £300 and £10,000 are available for grass roots organisations to bid for. Find out more:
Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:35 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
Hemingford Grey resident, Dr John Walshe, will be celebrating his 100th birthday on 24th April. He was born in Kensington, London, to Sir Francis Walshe who was an internationally distinguished neurologist, and followed in his father's footsteps with a distinguished medical career of his own. To mark this event, Esther Harrod recently talked to John about his lifetime's work and family background with... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 10:07 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Grey Parish Council
Spring Tree Planting and Litter Pick Saturday 21st March 2020
Can YOU spare a couple of hours to help with our community tree planting and litter pick? Join us at Daintree Green or the Yes Estate (Play area) 10am – 12 Noon
Hi-vis vests, litter pickers, gloves and rubbish bags supplied
Following litter pick/tree planting all volunteers are welcome at the Garden Café.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 12:00 by Kim Loader
Downton Abbey - Friday 14th February 2020
Hemingfords' Community Cinema, showing great films every second Friday of the month. Cinema doors open from 6:45pm for 7:30pm start. Bar open from 6.00 pm for pre-screening drinks and after. Tickets are £5 (u16s £4) available from Hemingford stores or on the door.
Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:00 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