Category: News

Wine Tasting

This popular annual event will take place this year on Friday 9th November in the Village Hall. We still need more presenters and sponsors, if you are able to help with either please contact Jacquie Bland.

Archaeology in Rampton

Display of archaeological finds at Rampton Village Hall, 14th October, 2.30 pm to 4 pm. Admission free.  Finds from an archaeological dig carried out in Rampton in January this year will be on display along with finds from HEFA test pitting in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Fen Edge Archaeology Group’s test-pitting display will also be…

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Newmarket Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 27th October (note 4th Saturday of month instead of 3rd Saturday). It will be led by Val and Colin Humphries. The walk begins from The Marquis of Grantham pub, Stetchworth CB8 9TJ near Newmarket. A14 to Quy roundabout then old Newmarket road to next roundabout and look for sign to Stetchworth,…

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Village Hall Jumble Sale & Coffee Morning

Our next jumble sale will be held on Saturday 27th October at 11am (Entrance 30p)Please leave any donations at the hall on the Friday evening (6-8pm) or on Saturday morning by 10.30am.Please call Martyn on 01954 252214 if help is needed delivering jumble to the hallPlease no electrical items or large furniture.

Rampton Relay

The annual race was held on 9th September (postponed from April). 28 runners took part either as teams of four running one lap each or as individual runners running one or more laps. The course was altered to avoid calves grazing the small field, but by a strange quirk of the Rampton system of measurement…

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Cambridge Open Art Exhibition

Takes place at Swavesey Village College on the weekend of 13/14th October. Free entry and affordable artwork for sale straight from a wide range of Cambridgeshire artists. Open invitation to attend the Private View on Friday 12th, 6.30 – 9pm, tickets £5 at the door.Make it a date!

Village Work Parties – Rampton Parish Council

Saturday 20th October : meet 9.30am on the Green: Task will be Daffodil and Bluebell Bulb planting.Sturdy gloves  and footwear required. Equipment that would be helpful to bring: Spade and/or garden fork. Sunday 30th September : meet 9.30am on Recreation Ground: Tasks will be hay-raking of the wildflower meadow, some cutting back of brambles in various locations around the Rec. and re-staking of…

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Christmas Fairies

Rampton Breakfasts: 8am-11am, Saturday September 29th, Saturday October 6th and 13th. All funds raised go towards community projects in Rampton. Thanks to your generous support, The Christmas Fairies have been able to purchase the village Christmas lights and tree, they have made a donation to help start up the Rampton Friday Club and have set…

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Help your village

Would you like to help out with a few maintenance tasks to improve the appearance in and around our village?  Rampton Parish Council will be organising a couple of volunteer sessions in the Autumn to plant bulbs, improve the wildflower area on the Recreation Ground and possibly one or two other tasks. Please keep an…

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September Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 15th September and will be led by Alison Wedgbury. The walk will be in the Bourn/Cambourne area and approx. 5 miles with the option of a shorter route. Lunch will be in Bourn. Further details will be circulated by email.

WWI Events in November

November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War One.  Along with villages and towns across the country Rampton made its own contribution to and its own sacrifice for that conflict – more than 30 men served in some capacity and of these 11 were killed – this from an eligible population of…

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Gilbert’s Rainfall Data

This page shows what the rainfall in Rampton is like, firstly the cumulative rainfall per month stacked by year. Historically February through April are the dryest months of the year averaging about 30mm of rain per month and May through August are the wettest averaging about 50mm per month, though 2018 has been a bit…

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Dry Drayton Walk 18th August

Led by Annie and Geoff Tamulonis. The walk starts from the car park of The Black Horse, Dry Drayton. Rampton residents leave the green at 9.00 and the walk will start at 9.30. There is a choice of 4 miles or 6 miles. We will return to the pub for lunch and non walkers are…

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