Category: News

Rampton Spud in a bucket competition in aid of EACH

Following last year’s successful inaugural competition, raising well over £200, this year’s event is planned to begin soon. Beneficiary:  East Anglian Children’s Hospice Sponsors:  Sam A (buckets), me (potatoes) Cost:  £5 per adult, £3 per child BUT if a child takes part an accompanying adult must as well How it works: The (single person) charge…

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Parish Council Elections 2018

The Parish Council elections will be held in May 2018. There will be at least one vacancy, so if you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor please contact

Children’s Play Area – Upgrade

The Parish Council is aware that the toddler and pre-school area at the Recreation Ground is looking a bit tired. Would you be able to help us by letting us know what sort of equipment your children love to play on? We are thinking about applying for some grants, but need expertise from parents to…

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Traffic Calming in Rampton

Rampton Parish Council are looking at the next phase of traffic calming for Rampton, there are several options that can be considered, and we want your views. There will be a presentation in the Village Hall on Monday 19th February 2018 and the presentation slides are available below: – Traffic management in Rampton

Children’s Drawing Competition

Do you know a child who likes to draw? Then we would like to hear from you. As part of The Big Draw Festival this month, which promotes drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention, Cambridgeshire Constabulary have launched their own art competition. This half term, we’re inviting children under 12 to dig…

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Harvest Proceeds

We raised just short of £800 for charity: Food Bank and Barnabas Fund Big thank you to all who helped in planning the event, serving on the night, donating produce for a fantastic auction, making very generous bids for strangely shaped vegetables. And Kevin of Bite-Size Catering for donating delicious steak pies, lasagnes and vegetables,…

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Fun with Words

Fun with words: try your hand at creative writing Free weekly classes at Madingley Hall in Autumn 2017 If you fancy having fun with words these free courses are for you. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t written since you were at school or if you’re a secret scribbler; you can be 19 or 90;…

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Coffee Morning Proceeds

A very big thank you to everyone who came to my coffee morning on September 29th for Macmillan when the great sum of £525.65 was raised. Thanks again Muriel Neal


If you’re having a private fireworks display please be safe and considerate to your neighbours. Letting off loud fireworks can be a disturbance late at night and when they land they may cause damage to your neighbour’s property, or distress their pets / livestock.

Parish Council News October 2017

New Clerk – You may already be aware that we have a new Parish Clerk.  Claire Perrott of 13 Cow Lane has taken over from John Garstang.  The Council would like to thank John for all his hard work over the past 8 years and welcomes Claire into the role. Bonfires – The issue of…

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Last Night of the Proms

Our recent event, ‘Last Night of the Proms’ was a great success and after expenses we were able to add £723.35 to the Friend’s funds for future maintenance of the Church building. Thank you to all who helped with it and supported the evening. We hope to make it an annual event.

Paper Recycling Update – Caddy Free

From 11 December, residents won’t need to use their caddies to recycle paper anymore. From that date, residents should place their used paper directly into their blue wheelie bins instead. This used paper will still be recycled after being sorted from other materials at our facility near Waterbeach. Residents can keep their caddy to use…

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Vacancy for the position of Parish Clerk

Rampton Parish Council has a vacancy for the position of Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (One post). The position is a part time appointment working from home based on 32 hours per month (c 8 hrs/week) with a salary in accordance with Local Government  NJC SCP 15 – 20 (£8.873 – £10.099 per hour)…

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Black Horse Official Re-opening

Rik and Michaela at The Black Horse are officially open Saturday 1st July and would like to thank all the villagers for their help in  making us welcome and putting up with all the noisy renovations! Please join us tomorrow evening 6pm onwards for a drink and a nibble so we can get to know…

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Traffic Management Survey Results

The traffic management survey is now complete, in total 190 responses were received before the June 3rd. For the cushions 46% preferred removal whilst 42% wanted to keep them, however 81% are concerned about speeding traffic and 87% thought a reduction in speed would make a safer and more pleasant environment. 77% would not support removal…

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Pilates and Yoga

Classes in Rampton Village Hall Tuesday 7-8pm – Pilates mixed ability. Tuesday 8-9pm – Yin Yoga (stretch & relax) Class tutor Miranda de Vries For more information email or visit her website for her full list of classes Facebook: Mi-Time


Please remember the Foodbank still needs donations. The Trussell Trust state a record number of people are reliant on their food banks: in 2015-2016 they gave three-day emergency food supplies to 1,109,309 people. I hope to take donations before Easter -so please leave them at Rampton Garage or call me and I will collect them.…

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