This year, the Environment Agency is looking to increase the number of volunteers and lock sites they operate at. This includes the Godmanchester and Eaton Socon locks.
Volunteers assist boaters to use the locks and perform other varied tasks relating to the waterways. Volunteering with the Anglian Waterways Volunteers is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills and contribute towards making... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 09:50 by Kim Loader
The Anne Robson Trust is a pre-bereavement charity that passionately believes that "no one deserves to die alone". Liz Pryor, our founder and Chief Executive has recently been awarded the Member of the British Empire Medal (MBE) in the Queens 2022 New Year's Honour's list, for services to end-of-life care.
We work alongside NHS hospitals to train volunteers, who sit with patients in the last days and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 10:56 by Kim Loader
We are looking for volunteers for:
Community Fruit Tree planting
2pm, Saturday 12 February 2022
The Allotments, off Daintree Green
No experience necessary
We have 9 fruit trees to plant adjacent to the Allotments. Hopefully the trees will provide not only lots of free fruit but
will develop over the coming years to become
a lovely area for walking, relaxing, and enjoying the wildlife.
Tools will be provided... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 05 Feb 2022 11:27 by Kim Loader
CCC has ongoing funding from the Department for Education to enable families, who receive free school meals due to the benefits they receive, to book free places at a local holiday scheme this Christmas. An eligible child will be entitled to up to 16 hours for free at a participating holiday scheme. A nutritious meal is also provided as part of the programme and children and young people will have... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 10:51 by Kim Loader
Saturday 23 October
Lych gate, Pound Road, 10am
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
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
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
Just a friendly reminder that the Commissioner's public survey on policing and crime priorities ends on 30th July.The survey is for members of the public of any age to share their views and priorities about policing and crime in the county. The survey feedback will be used to help shape the content of the Police and Crime Plan for the next three years.Thank you to those who have already completed... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 08:22 by Kim Loader
Thank You to all those who donated to, collected, organised or helped in anyway with the Food Bank Collection on Sunday 11th July.
Approximately 558kg of food items were donated - this is equivalent to 22 family parcels*, 28 for a couple or 35 for a single person.
* A parcel contains sufficient food for 3 meals per day for 3 days.
Posted: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 10:47 by Kim Loader