Category: News

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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Wanted: Parish Councillors

Following the recent election there are 3 Councillor vacancies to be filled. If you are interested in helping your community as a Councillor, please send a brief personal written statement explaining how you can contribute. The task is not too onerous and at the last meeting the number of ordinary meetings has been reduced from…

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Fun Run Cancelled

Today’s Fun Run is cancelled due to poor weather the underfoot conditions are considered too treacherous. The Fun Run will be rescheduled for sometime in September.

Mick North

Sarah and the family of Mick North would like to thank all those people who sent cards, letters and e-mails of sympathy following Mick’s death on 17 March 2018. We would also like to thank everyone who attended the funeral service held in Rampton Church on 16 April 2018 as well as the superb help…

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Updates from the Parish Council

Rampton to Cottenham Foot/Cycleway Lighting studs You may have noticed the new solar powered lighting studs on the shared use path between Rampton and Cottenham. These were installed to improve night lighting and safety on the unlit section of the path. Rampton Parish Council would like to thank Cottenham Parish Council and the Cambridge Community Fund for their…

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Change over at the Black Horse

After a productive and challenging year at The Black Horse Michaela and Rik will be leaving on 13th May 2018 and handing the reins over to Harry and Abbi Alderton. The kitchen will be closed until Wednesday 16th May but the bar area will be open as usual. We will be holding a Garden Party…

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Wine tasting 9th November 2018

Our popular annual wine tasting evening will take place again this year. Thank you to all who have supported us in the past and we look forward to seeing you at these events later in the year.

Last Night of the Proms 11th November 2018

The Friends are repeating the very successful ‘Last Night of the Proms’ again this year. We will be showing live the second half of the LastNight from the Royal Albert Hall following a buffet meal and a short live musical event provided by local musicians. Save the date. 11th November 2018

Rampton goes to Yorkshire

The Murder Mystery Group have booked Newfield Hall (Yorkshire Dales) for a Murder Mystery weekend from 16-18 November and have a few spare places. Cost per person is £165 for 2 nights, £240 for 3 nights for full board. No costumes or scripts to read but some guests may not be all they seem! It’s…

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Parish Council Elections

The Elections for Rampton Parish Council will be held on the 3rd May 2018. For anyone interested in getting involved and helping out the village, a Nomination pack can be obtained from the Parish Clerk or from the Returning Officer at South Cambridgeshire District Council. If anyone has any questions on what activities Councillors perform, the…

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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 rampton-parish-council@nullgooglegroups.com

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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