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

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The Valley - Great Ouse Valley Trust Newsletter FEB 2022

The Valley - Great Ouse Valley Trust Newsletter FEB 2022

The Great Ouse Valley Trust (GOVT) is a charity with the objective 'To promote for public benefit the conservation, restoration, and enjoyment of the landscape, wildlife and heritage of the Great Ouse Valley and environs in the county of Cambridgeshire.'

The area is nationally recognised and valued for its wildlife, leisure, natural and heritage attractions which contribute to the county's natural green... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Feb 2022 17:38 by Kim Loader

Tags: Charity, Environment, Newsletter, community

Call for Volunteers - Environment Agency Waterways Scheme

Call for Volunteers - Environment Agency Waterways Scheme

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

Tags: Environment, News, community

Introducing the Anne Robson Helpline

Introducing the Anne Robson Helpline

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

Tags: Charity, News, community

Call for Volunteers - Community Fruit Tree planting.

Call for Volunteers - Community Fruit Tree planting.

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

Tags: Environment, News, community

Christmas Holiday Activities and Food Programme

Christmas Holiday Activities and Food Programme

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

Tags: News, Scheme, Xmas, community

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

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

Police and Crime Commissioner's Public Survey

Police and Crime Commissioner's Public Survey

Hello all,

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

Tags: Crime, News, Survey, community

Food Bank Collection - Thank You

Food Bank Collection - Thank You

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

Tags: Charity, News, community