To date, the partnership - between Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council, Cambridge 2030, Library Services, Cambridgeshire Digital Partnership and the Cambridge Culture Foundation - has received the following donations:
Laptop donations: Total of 352 laptops donated to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough libraries and drop-in centres.
Financial donations: Total of £567,845. This... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:17 by Kim Loader
The local Community Rapid Testing programme, using lateral flow tests (LFTs) has launched successfully over the past two weeks, and we are encouraging people aged 18+ who are key workers or are having to leave home to go to work, to access rapid tests at sites across the county. The final two sites opened this week, and they are in Huntingdon and Cambridge, meaning we now have a site in each of the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 09:58 by Kim Loader
The Parish Council is arranging for a defibrillator to be installed on the outside wall of the village school. A training session will be arranged in the village in due course for those who wish to take part, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic this is not currently possible and the Council will be looking at this again in the New Year (2021) In the meantime, however, the suppliers of the defibrillator... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 11:11 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Grey Village Snowman Trail starts Saturday 12th December from 12 Noon.
Follow the map and find the snowmen - they could be hanging from trees, in gardens, in windows, by garden gates, some maybe big, some maybe small, but they have all been made with love and fun...ENJOY!
A map of the locations and a list of street names and numbers are available by clicking on the PDF links below or by visiting... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 10:02 by Kim Loader
Cambridgeshire County and Peterborough City Councils are launching a new scheme to to support families and individuals who's lives have been made more difficult by the COVID pandemic this year.
To find out if you may be eligible, click on the link below to read the full briefing from Adrian Chapman, Service Director: Communities and Partnerships (this document also contains the links to make an application)... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 14:27 by Kim Loader
Hemingford Grey Village Snowman Trail
Starts 12th December
Follow the map and see how many snowmen you can spot……???
Maps will be available on Facebook pages such as The Hemingford Community and Parish Council pages and website. Hard copies will be placed around the village for you to photograph and use as a guide.
If you would like to join in making a snowman, please do, it's not too late,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:26 by Kim Loader
Some of you may have heard of Doorstep Carols. We are being encouraged to join in singing carols on Weds 16th December at 6pm. BBC Radio Cambridge will be broadcasting the carols.
We usually gather in Vicarage Fields to sing carols around the tree there but not so this year.
So please can we all advertise the event to our neighbours and friends (there is a website with invitations, song sheets... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:43 by Kim Loader
Remembrance Sunday is one of the most important events of the year when we come together to commemorate the British and Commonwealth military and civilian service men and women who have served for their country in the two World Wars and later conflicts.
In previous years, the day has been marked with a procession from St. James' Church to the Cemetery in Pound Road, followed by a Remembrance Service.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 10:18 by Kim Loader
SORRY: The Village Store and Post Office will be temporarily closed for refurbishment and upgrading from Sunday 8th November - Thursday 3rd December.
TEMPORARY STORE: During the closure a temporary store will be open every day from 8.00am to 2pm for daily essentials.
POST OFFICE: A mobile post office will operate at the store on Thursday and Friday 8.00am - 12.30pm and Saturday 8.00am - 2.30pm.
Further... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:22 by Kim Loader
A Statement from the Busway:
Following the report of a lifting beam between Windmill bridge and Longstanton Skanska have checked the area and we have a total of 3 lifting beams which need re-setting. We have mobilised emergency crews to come in to do this work between midnight Friday 23 October and 05:00 Monday 26th October.
Both tracks and the maintenance track will be closed in this section during... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:39 by Kim Loader