Tag: 2017

Littleport walk

The next walk is on Saturday the 18th November and will be led by Rob Taylor. It is 4 ½ miles and begins in the car park of ‘The Swan on the River’ at  Littleport. Rampton residents leave the Green at 9.00am. the walk begins at 9.45 from Littleport. We return to the pub for…

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Cambridge Open Art Exhibition

 http://coax.org.uk/  Will take place on the weekend of 17/18/19 November at Swavesey Village College. Lots of reasonably priced original artworks,cards and prints for sale just in time for Christmas. Cafe, children’s art activities and an art installation and free entry at the weekend. Tickets for the Friday Preview £5, available on the door or on-line…

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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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Wimpole Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 21st October and will be led by Jill and Norman Gulliver, the walk will be around Wimpole Hall and Home Farm. We will meet at Rampton green as usual and then drive to Wimpole, would anybody who has a NT membership card please bring it as one per car…

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Bulb Planting

Bulb planting – once again the Parish Council have purchased some daffodils and bluebells to brighten up the village. If you would like to help plant the bulbs, please come along on Sunday 8th October to the rec or on Sunday 15th October to the Green.

Wine Tasting Evening

This ever popular event will take place on Friday 13th October. Tickets cost £8 and include wine, bread and cheese. The tickets are available from Jaquie Bland 250986, Graham White 231007, Sylvia Beaumont 252043. If you would be willing to be a sponsor or present a wine please contact Jaquie Bland

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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Summer Fayre

8th July, 2pm on the village green. A traditional village fete with tombolas, raffle, games, stalls, etc. Don’t forget the annual tug-o-war competition, will your team be the next holders of the trophy? The summer fayre relies on volunteers to help set up, take down and run stalls. If you would like to lend a…

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