Tag: 2014

Over 60s Dinner & Show

Our annual dinner for over 60’s is by invitation only. We aim to invite all villagers over 60 years of age but sometimes newcomers or those of naturally youthful appearance get overlooked. If you think we might have missed you please contact Gilbert Smith (200430) or Sarah Palmer (252238) who will add you to the list. This is a really good evening…

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Family Christmas Party

Family Christmas Party Sunday 7th December 3:30–5:15pm in the Village Hall. Christmas fun and party games, with a visit from Father Christmas, followed by a carol service in the Church at 5.30pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wine Tasting

The Friends Wine Tasting evening in October was a hugely successful evening. We would like to thank our generous sponsors – Anonymous, The Cambridge Building Society, Leeway Building Services Ltd, Malary Ltd, Mount International Ultrasound Services Ltd (MIUS), open objects, Planned Finish, Sam Green (Rampton). We would also like to thank our presenters. And we really, want to thank all you great folk who bought…

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Dog Mess

Unfortunately, there has been a marked increase in the amount of dog mess on the recreation ground, so check your children’s and your own shoes if you have visited. The Parish Council would like to remind dog owners that dogs are banned at all times from anywhere on the recreation ground. Leaving dog faeces anywhere and especially where children play shows a…

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Rampton Calendar 2015

If you would like a copy of the new 2015 Rampton Pictorial Calendar a few copies are still for sale. They are produced ‘at cost’ for £16.50, and will now be sold on a first come, first served basis. Please call 252996. Thanks, Trevor

Cambridge Walk

The next walk will be Saturday 20th December and will be led by Sylvia. It is a circular 4 mile walk around Cambridge starting outside the Shire Hall. It will be different from our usual country walks but hopefully will make a Christmassy change. We will begin at 9.30am from the Shire Hall. Further information from Sylvia on 252043.

Carol Singing

Tuesday 23rd December. Meet at 6.30pm on The Green. We usually spend an hour or so singing around the village before retiring to the Black Horse pub for mince pies and mulled wine. Carol sheets will be provided. Bring along a torch and wrap up warm. Don’t worry if you feel you can’t sing, all are welcome and collectors are also…

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Christmas Hampers

Once again, Trustees will be doing their now familiar visits in December delivering Christmas ‘Hampers’ to residents of Rampton who are 70 years of age and over. If you qualify, and are not already on the ‘List’ and would like to be included, or if you know someone who would, please contact the Clerk to the Trustees, Celia Chappell, at 4 The Green,…

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Exercise Equipment

During the first week in November, eight items of teen and adult exercise equipment were installed on the recreation ground. This was largely funded by the Big Lottery Fund and South Cambridgeshire’s Community chest. There are three all-metal gym equipment pieces (arm, shoulder and leg presses and a ‘skier’ device for legs, hips and balance). The five timber ‘Fitness trail’ items are: pull-up bars,…

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Vacancy for Secretary

The Village Hall Management Committee is looking for a new Secretary, if possible to start following the Annual General Meeting in March 2015. The Committee meet in the evening of the last Monday of the month, with the exception of August and December. The Secretarial duties are basically taking minutes of the meetings and keeping records. The ‘work’ is interesting and rewarding. If…

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Friends Coffee Morning

Saturday 29 November 10.30–12.30 in the Village Hall Coffee, tea, squash, mince pies and shortbread. Cakes and cake stall. And a raffle 😉 Craft tables at £5 can be booked, contact Carol Jackson on 07890 752 082. Local author Karen Williams will be there to sign and sell copies of her children’s book The Dino Cleaning Crew.

Rheebridge Open Art Exhibition

Will be held at Swavesey Village College this year and we do hope you will be able to visit to see great artwork, prints, etc. ready for Christmas presents! Preview Reception Friday 21st November at 6.30pm. Tickets £5 at the door. Open all weekend 22nd – 23rd, free entry. Make it a date!

Bateson Quiz

Friday 21st November, 7.30pm Rampton Village Hall. You are all invited to join in the annual Bateson Quiz. Full of trivia and nothing you know about – this evening is full of fun and hilarity. Teams of up to 6. £2 per person. Please come along even if you are not in a team, scratch teams are made up on the…

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Holme Walk

Saturday 15th November, led by Rob Taylor. The walk is a circular walk of about 5 miles, beginning in Holme (just south of Peterborough). It will begin in the car park of The Admiral Wells pub and will take in Holme Fen. We will return to the pub for lunch. Non walkers are very welcome to join us there.…

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Autumn Litter Pick

The Rampton Autumn litter pick is on Sunday 2nd November. All welcome, meet at 10.30am on the Green. We’ll be out for an hour and a half, then back to the Village Hall for tea and biscuits. We have litter pickers and high vis tabards, but you’ll want some good gloves and wheelbarrows would be useful. Come and join us and…

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Harvest Supper Thanks

Yet again, we enjoyed a fantastic Harvest Supper. We raised over £600 for local and international (children’s) charities. It came together because of wonderful generosity and can-do spirit by innumerable people. Thanks to all who laid tables, cooked, provided produce for auction, made bids (world record for lemon curd broken), washed up, cleared the room, and generally did stuff. Hats…

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