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

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

New Budgens store now open

New Budgens store now open

The new Budgens store in Hemingford Grey officially opened it's doors last Saturday. The store will be open from 7am - 9pm Monday to Saturday and from 8am - 8pm on Sundays. The Post Office opening times are 7.30am - 7pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 7pm Saturday and 8.30am - 4pm on Sunday.

Parking

Increased use of the store will inevitably also lead to an increase in traffic and parking. Some residents have... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 18:17 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Highways, News

Marsh Lane Update

Marsh Lane Update

Dear All,

On behalf of Andrew Doel, Land Logical's Project Manager, here is a short statement to keep everyone up-to-date; please share as you wish:

Enabling works for the Quarry re-opening commenced this week. The initial works involve; creating a secure compound for plant and machinery, installing a culvert across Lake Brook to allow access to the area to be excavated, and improvements to the internal... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:17 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News, community

Litter Pickers, we thank you, great job!

Litter Pickers, we thank you, great job!

Over twenty volunteers of all ages turned out at Yes estate and Daintree Green for Saturdays Community Litter Pick.
Covering most of the parish, our intrepid volunteers collected more than a dozen bags of rubbish. The odd car tyre and portable tv were also removed from the hedgerows.
The parish council would also like to take this opportunity of thanking those residents who, without being asked, regularly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:19 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, News, community

Community Litter Pick

Community Litter Pick

Volunteers needed for the COMMUNITY LITTER PICK!

Saturday 19 September 2020 10AM-12 NOON

Can you spare a couple of hours?
Meet at Daintree Green or Yes Estate (play-area).
Hi-vis vests, gloves, litter pickers and rubbish bags provided.

To volunteer contact:
Janice flint on 07816 438765 or janice.flint@hemingfordgreyparishcouncil.gov.uk

Posted: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:11 by Kim Loader

Tags: Environment, Event, News, community