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Cherry Hinton Weekly News Update
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Plans are progressing well for Cherry HInton Jubilee Celebrations on 1st & 2nd June to be held at the Village Centre.
On Friday a local group will be hosting a splendid cafe for afternoon tea and this will also be the day cakes for the Fit for a Queen Cherry HInton Cake Competition will be held.
On Saturday there are plans for a day of activities for children and adults including arts and crafts, cafe, games, childrens' entertainer, story tent, memory collection area, vintage stalls.. many more details to follow.  Keep an eye out for posters and details in the newsletters and on the village website  We will also be joined by the amazing historian Michelle Bullivant, who will be leading history walks around the Colville Estate.

In the meantime we are looking for help ..... Can you knit, garden, crochet, sew, darn?   We are putting together a skills share for the Saturday along the lines of 'Make do and Mend'   If you have an hour to spare and would be happy to share your skills please do get in touch.   We can keep you topped up with tea and cake whilst you chat to neighbours and friends whilst sharing your talents.

We are currently collecting cotton fabric, ribbon, bias binding and french knitting kits....  if you have anything we could use please get in touch (we can collect).

 
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Bunting Workshop
Can we cover Cherry HInton in bunting for the Jubilee?  If you'd like to make bunting for the celebrations at the Village Centre or for your own front garden come along to our workshop on 14th May from 2pm-4pm.  Donations welcome but we will have fabric to share.   If you want to make your bunting at home click here for a tutorial.

City Council Elections are coming up on 5th May.  Cherry Hinton candidates for 2022 are:

  • Eric Barrett–Payton
    (The Conservative Party)
  • Peter McLaughlin
    (Liberal Democrats)
  • Russ McPherson
    (Labour Party)
  • Richard Potter
    (Green Party)
You can find your polling station here

 

Head of the Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service between South Cambridgeshire District and Cambridge City Councils, Bode Esan, said: “Please check your bin collection dates on our website to ensure your bin is out for collection on the correct day over the coming bank holidays." More information here

 

This is a familiar site to many residents in the village who visit Cherry Hinton Hall.  Whether you go for the play area, walking the dog, the wildlife or just to see the beautiful grounds you may be interested in the history of this amazing space in our village.   Michelle Bullivant has the details on her site, here

Cambridge Camera Club Annual Exhibition 

Cambridge Camera Club are promoting their FREE online launch of this year's Annual Exhibition on Monday 25th April at 7pm (opening with a review of images, followed by awards at 7.15pm).
There will be images to delight and inspire photographers of all levels, while the award-winning images are announced by Sponsors, the Mayor and the Selectors.  Register here

 

 

Cherry Hinton Jumble Trail
After organising the successful yard sale on 3rd April Daniel H is working on another for 29th May.   More details on the Cherry Hinton Jumble Trail on Facebook.
 
Forever Active provides exercise, fitness and sport sessions for people returning to physical activity, but specifically for those aged 50 plus. Activities include exercise to music, pilates, tai chi, yoga, rowing and tennis and badminton, which cater for all abilities. You’re welcome to come along and try one of the sessions for free.  More details here
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