Highwayman Community Car Scheme volunteer

Make a difference and become a

Community Car Scheme Coordinator!

The Highwayman community car scheme are looking to recruit a volunteer coordinator. This is a much valued service and provides a door-to-door transport service for people who do not have the use of a car and have difficulty accessing public transport. Not only does it enables them to access essential services but also helps them to keep in social contact and avoid becoming isolated.

This is a wonderful volunteering opportunity for anyone who would like to help in their community. The role would involve answering the phone and arranging a driver. The car scheme is supported by Care Network Cambridgeshire and Cambridgeshire County Council community transport officer.

The scheme covers the areas of Gt Staughton, Lt Staughton, Spaldwick, Grafham, Stonley, Kimbolton, Perry, Ellington, Catworth and Brington.

If you are interested and would like further information please contact:

Highwayman on 07786 520540

Please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Planning Application – Orchard Farm

 

The planning application relating to the proposed warehouse development at Orchard Farm will be determined by HDC planning committee on Monday 20th November. The report from the officers to the Councillors is to accept the application in spite of the many objections from Parishioners and the Parish Council. A link to more detailed information is shown below. I shall be attending the planning meeting to make the Parish Council’s views known.

Bob Jewell
 

 

 

Planning information 1700764FUL.pdf

Village Scarecrow Competition

The competition winner was the Witch from Room on the Broom at 11 The Highway, second Mary Poppins at 39 The Highway and 3rd The Big Friendly Giant at 5 Causeway Close. The independent judges, who all lived out of the village, said they thoroughly enjoyed judging the event.

Winning scarecrow

Pictures of all scarecrows will be on display at the Annual Horticultural Show and were shown  in the main hall.

Second scarecrow

Thanks to everyone who entered, with over 20 entries altogether. The prize of a £25 was presented to the winner.

Third scarecrow