Tag: 2014

Wine Tasting Event

The Friends Wine Tasting evening is scheduled for Friday 24 October. Once again the committee is looking for eight local businesses to sponsor the event with donations of £60 to cover the cost of the wine. We are also looking for folk interested in presenting a wine of their choice during the evening. All very informal and lots…

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Jumble Sale

Rampton Village Hall Management Committee are holding a Jumble Sale on Saturday 18th October 11.00 am. Entrance 30p. Please leave any donations at the hall on the Friday evening (6-8pm). If you require assistance please contact Martyn Blunt 01954 252214. Please no electrical items or large furniture.

Elsworth Walk

The next walk is on Saturday 18th October and will be led by Jane McCartney. The walk starts at Elsworth and takes in Connington, Boxworth and Knapwell and passes through the RSPB’s Hope Farm. Lunch will follow the walk and will be at the George and Dragon at Elsworth where non walkers are very welcome…

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Carer’s Away Day

Book your place at this year’s Carers Away Day Do you care for someone? A carer is a person of any age – adult or child – who provides unpaid support to a partner, child, relative or friend, who could not manage to live independently, or whose health and wellbeing would deteriorate without this help.…

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Summer Rounders

A big thank you to everyone who turned up and had fun playing rounders on the Recreation Ground. Well done everyone, especially the enthusiastic children, who showed excellent throwing, batting and running skills. We plan to have a few games next summer, and would love to see you all, big or small! Claire

Quy Fen Walk

Led by Trish Parker, approx. 6 miles through Quy Fen. The walk starts at The Wheatsheaf, Stow cum Quy. We leave by Quy Water through the woods by Anglesey Abbey and Lode Mill and return to The Wheatsheaf for lunch. Non walkers are welcome to join us for lunch. As usual we will leave Rampton…

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Bourn To Run 3k /10k

Limited to 600 runners, 14 years and over only 10km Run starts 10.30am 3km Fun Run starts 10.45am All ages welcome Early bird discount available until 31st July Race entries close 8th September 2014 Enjoy a multi-terrain course through fields, hills and a nature reserve For full terms and conditions of race entry go to…

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Line Dancing for Fun

The next Friends fundraising event will be Line Dancing for Fun (that means no experience necessary!) on Friday 5 September from 7 pm. Tickets are £4 on the door. Tea, coffee and squash will be available for purchase, however why not bring your own drinks, nibbles and friends and have a great evening? Yeee haw y’all.

Tea Club

TUESDAY TEA CLUB All over 55s are very welcome to join us in the Village Hall between 2.30 – 4.30pm. Tuesday 5th August Tuesday 19th August A talk by Pauline Wayman ‘Old Rampton’ Tuesday 2nd September ‘Songs through the Ages’ by Quintus Benzigar


Willingham ladies hockey club is looking for new members. Call Teresa 260177, email teresa.fcca@nullbtinternet.com for details.

Flood Thank yous

Peter and Audrey Clarke would like to say a big thank you to all the wonderful and kind people of Rampton who came to their aid on the night of the flood. Without your help we should have found ourselves in a very difficult situation. Rampton is a very special village and we feel privileged…

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Summer Fayre

The weather on 5th July was decidedly unsettled but, armed with an optimistic forecast from the BBC, our chairman sent a small army of willing helpers out into monsoon conditions to set up the green for the afternoon. Contrary to all expectations the rain stopped and a glimpse of sunshine at 2pm heralded the opening…

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Tea on the Green

Thank-you to everyone who came along to join us on 8th June. The sun shone and  the tea flowed; a perfect afternoon. We raised just over £150.00 which will go towards the Christmas events.

Household Recycling Service Consultation – Feedback Requested

Cambridgeshire County Council’s consultation on the Household Recycling Service has started today (Friday 15 August) and will run for a six-week period until Friday 26 September. During this period we are encouraging residents to complete our online questionnaire which can be found at http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/recyclingcentreservice. This online consultation focuses on residents’ current use of the service…

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