Hemingford Grey Parish Council

Proud to serve the people of Hemingford Grey

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

Tags: Environment

Community Bulb Planting Saturday 23rd October.

Community Bulb Planting Saturday 23rd October.

Saturday 23 October
Lych gate, Pound Road, 10am
and/or
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

Tags: Environment, Event, News, community

Reshape Your Green Space - Next Steps

Reshape Your Green Space - Next Steps

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

Tags: Environment, News, Planning

New Picnic Table at Daintree Green

New Picnic Table at Daintree Green

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

Tags: Environment, News, Playgrounds, community

Help Reshape Your Green Space Event - Saturday 11th September

Help Reshape Your Green Space Event - Saturday 11th September

The Parish Council will be holding three community events on Saturday 11th September, at Daintree Green and Vicarage Fields (morning) and the Yes Estate (afternoon) asking residents how they would like these green spaces (which are managed by the parish council) to be developed, meeting residents needs but also increasing the bio-diversity, greening and environmental impact etc., of these community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 09:49 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Event, News, community

Riparian Guidance Survey

Riparian Guidance Survey

As part of its Community Flood Action Programme, Cambridgeshire County Council is updating its riparian guidance document to make it more useful for those living next to a watercourse.

As this document is aimed at residents and landowners, the Council wishes to seek your views and get a better understanding of people's awareness of riparian issues.

The Council has therefore prepared a short survey (5... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:42 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Flooding, News, Survey

Thank You to the Litter Pickers

Thank You to the Litter Pickers

A huge THANK YOU to all volunteers who took part in this Saturday's Community Litter Pick, with over a dozen bags of rubbish collected from all corners of the parish. Your help was very much appreciated.

Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:22 by Kim Loader

Tags: Council, Environment, Event, News

An apology.........

An apology.........

The Parish Council would like to apologise for allowing the dog and general waste bins to overflow into and after the May Bank Holiday weekend. This resulted from a misunderstanding with regard to holiday dates and the usual cover arrangements therefore unfortunately didn't take place. The Parish Council recognise the importance of keeping the waste areas clean and regret that this did not happen on... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 12:39 by Kim Loader

Tags: Council, Environment, News

Pennywort Awareness Iniative

Pennywort Awareness Iniative

Collaboration encourages everyone to play a role in caring for local rivers.
A new volunteer project has been established to track and control Floating Pennywort, an invasive non-native species that seriously damages freshwater habitats.

Thought to have escaped from ornamental garden ponds, Floating Pennywort can grow up to 20cm per day, forming large thick rafts in the slower sections of rivers and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 22 May 2021 10:35 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News, community

Regatta Field Bank Renovation Works 3rd- 18th June 2021

Regatta Field Bank Renovation Works 3rd- 18th June 2021

There will be contractors carrying out revetment works at Hemingford Regatta Field between grid references TL2890970754 and TL2875670847 from 3rd to 18th June. Contractors will be working from the river bank, moving along the bank in sections of approximately 20-30m at a time.

Navigation in this area will not be affected but please proceed with caution.

For further information, please contact Catie Magrath,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 10:07 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News, community

No Mow May

No Mow May

Grow it, Don't Mow it - Please leave your lawn uncut during the month of May to assist Bees and other insects. For more information visit the following links to the National Trust and Plantlife websites.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/take-part-in-the-no-mow-may-challenge

https://www.plantlife.org.uk/uk/discover-wild-plants-nature/no-mow-may

Posted: Sat, 01 May 2021 17:12 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News