Category: News

Replacement for Sign

Most of you have probably noticed the swinging sign in front of the Village Hall which advertises local events. It’s great for publicity. The sign is also very heavy and awkward to move. We are looking for suggestions for a replacement – something that would be easier to use. Send any ideas you might have to gailbull@nulllive.co.uk

Nativity Tableau – Funds Raised

On Friday and Saturday 20th and 21st December outside All Saints Church the Friends of the church staged a Nativity Tableau to raise funds for the repair and restoration of our 12th century thatched parish church. Friends, family, neighbours and strangers came up the lantern lit path and were greeted with a classic ‘nativity’.  Mulled wine, warm…

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Northstowe Public Consultation

The Homes & Community Agency has announced dates for the pubic consultation in advance of submitting an outline planning application to South Cambridgeshire District Council for the next elements of Northstowe, South Cambridge shire’s new town. Construction of the first houses, primary school and community facilities starts soon and there’s now the opportunity to have…

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Rampton Car Care

We are in need of volunteers to drive people from the village who are unable to drive or do not have transport. This usually involves short journeys to the doctors, to catch the bus and sometimes to hospital appointments etc. For further information please ring Edna on 01954 250311.

Website Editor

A big thank you to Trevor for setting up the rampton.org website back in 2004 and for running it for the past 10 years. Without Trevor’s efforts the village would not have a website, let alone one with so much interesting content. The website will continue under new editorship, and will strive to meet the high standards…

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Adult Support Events Planned for 2014

Free and confidential advice about support for adults with long-term needs and carers A series of drop-in events has been organised to provide free and confidential information and advice to adults living with a long-term illness or disability, older people struggling with an age-related condition, and anyone providing unpaid support to adult family members or…

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Update from County Council

As the year draws to a close the Council is preparing its budget for 2014/15 in the knowledge that it has through its Business Efficiency & Improvement Programme prepared as well as it can for the cut in government funding that it anticipates will come later this month when the settlement is announced. However, in preparation for further…

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Cycle Legacy – Small Grant Fund

One of the greatest sporting events on the planet will be racing along the roads of Cambridgeshire this summer. On Monday 7 July, Cambridge will host the start of the third stage of  ‘Le Tour De France’ 2014.   The riders will set off by Parkers Piece, cycling through the historic city streets and then…

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Christmas Coffee Morning Report

Heartfelt thanks for your support of our recent Christmas coffee morning. After expenses, net proceeds of £181.10 have been added to Friends funds. The ‘Friends’ raise money to provide for the repair and restoration of All Saints Church Rampton.

Rampton Townlands Charities

Eleemosynary and Unknown Donor’s Charity – Reg Charity No. 203212 Educational Foundation – Reg Charity No. 311314 The next meetings of the Trustees of the Townlands’ Charities will be held on Monday 10th February 2014 Applications for grants to both Charities should be made to the Clerk by Thursday 6th February 2014 The Educational Foundation gives grants to young Rampton…

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Christmas Tree on the Green

Christmas tree put up on the Green for the first time by a team of volunteers led by Mick North. Tree generously donated by Rob Taylor and transported to the Green by tractor driven by Ivor Smith.

Street Lighting Changes

The proposed plans for the new street lights have been posted on the website listed below http://www.lightingcambridgeshire.com/newlighting.aspx Overall the net loss from the village appears to be 4 lights, 3 from Cow Lane and 1 from Church End. The new lights will be brighter and have a wider spread than the old ones. Comments can be fed…

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Stray Cat Found

A black, female cat, with  a white throat and paws has been found. She was found around the stable areas near the bungalow at the end of the village (Willingham end). She is very tame. If anyone either knows who she belongs to or owns her, please contact Mr Currington on 250557.