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

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

Marsh Lane Update - Parking Facilities & Works

Marsh Lane Update - Parking Facilities & Works

Andrew Doel of Logical Concrete Ltd has provided the following update regarding ongoing works at Marsh Lane gravel pits:

A short note to let you know we have managed to facilitate retaining a car park for the London Anglers association, I Hope this will relieve pressure on them parking in the village.

Also today (Wednesday 31st March) we have commenced a short piece of work to demolish some concrete... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 22:01 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News

Works at Hemingford Grey Quarry to start next week

Works at Hemingford Grey Quarry to start next week

The Parish Council have been informed by Land Logical that they will be starting works at the quarry adjacent to Marsh Lane from Monday 22nd March.

The initial works will be to open up the entrance, installing a suitable bellmouth, gates and fencing.

This work will be followed by further archaeological works immediately after Easter, with quarrying works expected to commence a week or so later.

Posted: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 12:49 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News

Thorpe Pumping Station Update

Thorpe Pumping Station Update

The blocked suction pipe was cleared on Friday 22nd Jan and the tankers were stood down on that date although further visits may be necessary.

The maintenance team have also upgraded the impellers on the pump to be able to give the station a better flow rate. We are still experiencing a high flow into site from the other inline pumping stations on the network due to the levels of surface water in the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 19:04 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News

Flood Risk Awareness - heavy rain expected over next 48 hours.

Flood Risk Awareness - heavy rain expected over next 48 hours.

Levels in our rivers and watercourses are still relatively high, the ground is saturated and a period of rain is expected in the area soon - there is currently an amber warning from the Met Office for rain and a yellow warning from the Environment Agency(EA) for flooding linked to the Great Ouse, its tributaries and network of drains.

Residents should take reasonable precautions now to keep their homes... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:42 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Flooding, News

Thorpe Pumping Station - Blocked Pump

Thorpe Pumping Station - Blocked Pump

Councillor Waters has recieved an update from The Huntingdon Maintenance Team regarding The Thorpe pumping station. Anglian Water are currently making every effort at the Thorpe pumping station in order to clear enough surface water from the 'wet well' to get at the blocked suction pipe that has forced one of the pumps to stop working. At the moment, they are unable to overcome the additional flow... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 11:58 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Flooding, News