Hemingford Grey Parish Council

Proud to serve the people of Hemingford Grey

Village Sign

Clerk: Gail Stoehr
30 West Drive, Highfields
Caldecote, Cambridge CB23 7NY

Tags: Environment

The British Horse Society

The British Horse Society

My name is Charlotte and I am the Access Field Officer for the British Horse Society covering the East Region.

On 1st January 2026, historical routes in England that aren't properly recorded will be lost to the public forever. We are undertaking work to record legal rights, and to preserve and reinstate routes before it's too late and we are currently looking to recruit Historical Research Volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:35 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News

Natural Cambridgeshire Survey

Natural Cambridgeshire Survey

Natural Cambridgeshire has put together a simple and quick survey to gather evidence about how people used natural open space, parks and the countryside during lockdown, We are interested in whether people's attitudes to the natural world have changed and what more needs to be done now to encourage more people to enjoy and value the natural world. Please take 3-5 minutes to fill it in!

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NaturalCambridgeshire... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:09 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Nature, News

Important Changes to Bluntisham Recycling Centre Use

Important Changes to Bluntisham Recycling Centre Use

As from Monday 22nd June you will only be able to visit Bluntisham (along with Alconbury and Thriplow) household recycling centres if you have pre-booked a slot. These sites are provided for use by Cambridgeshire residents only so all users should also be prepared to show proof of address on arrival.

Information on the booking system is on the waste pages of the CCC website here:

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/waste-and-recycling/household-recycling-centres... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:05 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News

Play Areas & Equipment Remain Closed

Play Areas & Equipment Remain Closed

Unfortunately, due to Government order, the play areas and equipment must remain closed until further notice. The Parish Council understand that this is disappointing but it must comply with the order. As soon as Government advice changes the Parish Council will review the situation.

For further information please contact the Parish Clerk, Tel. 01954 210241 or parish.clerk@hemingfordgreyparishcoiuncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 06:42 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Health, News

30 Days Wild!

30 Days Wild!

Love Nature? Love a Challenge? Then let's all Go Wild in June with

30 days Wild!

Join the Wildlife Trusts annual nature challenge with
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire

This June, join thousands of people taking part in the Wildlife Trusts annual nature challenge, 30 Days Wild! The Trust want you to do one wild thing a day throughout the whole month: for your health,... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 31 May 2020 09:47 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Event, News

Household Recycling Centre will be open for essential use only.

Household Recycling Centre will be open for essential use only.

The recycling centres will open their doors on Monday 11th May for their usual summer hours for essential use only. There will be a number of restrictions in force so please check the conditions and details using the link provided below.

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/waste-and-recycling/household-recycling-centres

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 16:59 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News, Waste

Parish Bird Boxes

Parish Bird Boxes

From my sitting room window I can see that the birds are starting to pair up and a blackbird was collecting nesting material- sadly it disappeared into a neighbour's garden. A pair of blue tits has investigated our bird box.

So that reminded me of the 27 bird boxes that the Parish Council arranged to put up in the parish. We have had a couple of reports of birds visiting some of the boxes. For example... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 07:49 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Features, News

Litter Pick and Tree Planting 2020

Litter Pick and Tree Planting 2020

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

Tags: Community, Environment, Event, News, Springclean

Filbert's Walk

Filbert's Walk

Following storm Ciara there have been numerous incidents of falling trees obstructing roads and footpaths and other wind damage around the village, most of which now appears to have been cleared.

The tree blocking Filbert's Walk has been reported to CCC but has in the meantime been cleared for pedestrian use.

While the footpath to St James remains open, a very large tree has fallen and is now overhanging... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:38 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Incident, News

The Floods of 1998

The Floods of 1998

This video, filmed by by John Jenkin at the time, is a record of how flooding in 1998 affected Hemingford Grey and the surrounding area. The new flood defences were completed in 2007 at a cost of £9.3 million. You can find the video on our Features page or use this link to You Tube: https://youtu.be/yv3CggGmdHo

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:12 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Features, News