Witchford Online News Feed http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/ News from Witchford Village, Ely, Cambs UK Witchford Online, all rights reserved witchfordonline@prestoav.com Open Spaces Group Update - October 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/272/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-October-2018 Sandpit Drove Pond During September volunteers waded into the pond (which thankfully was still at a low level) to clear by hand some of the vegetation that had encroached into the centre of the pond. As always, this meant a... Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:10:57 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/272/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-October-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - September 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/271/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-September-2018 Community Orchard The fruit trees of the community orchard survived the long drought, some with a little help with water. Others were not so fortunate. As reported last month, two apple trees came down in the storm that broke the... Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:50:11 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/271/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-September-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - August 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/270/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-August-2018 Community Orchard The fruit trees of the community orchard generally weathered the unusually hot and dry July, but some, notably those that were planted this spring, needed help with the occasional watering by volunteers. Despite the dry weather, some trees... Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:04:12 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/270/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-August-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - July 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/269/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-July-2018 Millennium Wood June saw another successful annual meadow mow in the wood, arranged by the Woodland Group and undertaken by Scouting Witchford and the Open Spaces Group. In glorious summer weather a total of 28 volunteers turned out for the... Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:15:09 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/269/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-July-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - June 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/268/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-June-2018 Fairchild Wood In May volunteers carried out maintenance on the 70 m boundary hedgerow planted last year, weeding around the hedge plants, and trimming to encourage the hedge to thicken. The planting has been successful as very few of the... Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:12:55 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/268/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-June-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - May 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/267/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-May-2018 Sandpit Drove Conservation Area Volunteers met in April for the first management session of the season on the wildflower meadow. There are persistent weeds such as dock, hemlock and nettles, and as many as possible were removed. Others remain and... Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/267/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-May-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - April 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/266/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-April-2018 Bedwell Hey Lane Hedge In March Open Spaces Group volunteers trimmed the hedge alongside the playing fields in Bedwell Hey Lane, reaching the parts inaccessible to the flail cutter in February. The volunteers also cleared leaf litter and weeds from... Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:02:26 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/266/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-April-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - March 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/265/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-March-2018 The Old Recreation Ground and Community Orchard During February volunteers carried out management work at the Old Rec. The main activity was cutting back the branches of the willow tree and the brambles overhanging the pond. Adjacent to the pond,... Sat, 10 Mar 2018 19:20:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/265/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-March-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - February 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/187/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-February-2018 Old Recreation Ground Throughout January volunteers laid around 20 m of the west boundary hedge. This is the fourth year that the hedgelaying team has been in action (in the Millennium Wood as well as the Old Rec), and the... Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/187/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-February-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - January 2018 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/183/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-January-2018 Fairchild Wood Twenty five volunteers arrived in Fairchild Wood on a morning in December to replace the trees that had died as a result of ash die-back. In a busy two hours, the volunteers planted 170 trees, which included rowan,... Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/183/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-January-2018 Open Spaces Group Update - Dec 2017 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/4/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-Dec-2017 Fairchild Wood The preparation work for the planting of trees to replace those that died as a result of ash die-back in Fairchild Wood took place at the end of November. Volunteers removed the old tree guards and cleared... Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/4/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-Dec-2017 February Parish Council draft Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/264/67/February-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 1st February 2017 can be read h ere . Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:24:39 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/264/15/February-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes February Parish Council meeting agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/263/67/February-Parish-Council-meeting-agenda The Agenda for the next Parish Council meeting on 1st February can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall. Everyone is welcome. There is an opportunity for the public to raise issues of concern... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:15:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/263/15/February-Parish-Council-meeting-agenda Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire results http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/262/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-questionnaire-results The results of the Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire that was delivered to every house in the village in November can be read here . The key issues that are of concern to residents are highlighted; these include traffic, education provision, the... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:54:39 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/262/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-questionnaire-results Neighbourhood Plan January Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/261/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-January-Minutes The draft Minutes from the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on 18th January can be read here . The meeting discussed the District Council local plan in particular the proposed development at Meadow Close, the proposed expansion of Lancaster Way Business Park,... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:51:54 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/261/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-January-Minutes How to comment on the District Council draft Local Plan http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/260/67/How-to-comment-on-the-District-Council-draft-Local-Plan There is a public consultation on the East Cambridgeshire District Council Further Draft Local Plan between 12th January to 22nd February 2017. The full document and supporting documentation is available at the ECDC website at the Local Plan Review page... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:41:43 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/260/15/How-to-comment-on-the-District-Council-draft-Local-Plan Meeting agenda 18th January 2017 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/259/67/Meeting-agenda-18th-January-2017 The agenda for the next meeting of the Neighbourhood Plan group can be read here . We meet on Wednesday 18th January at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall. Everyone is welcome - the views of the community are essential to... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:10:02 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/259/15/Meeting-agenda-18th-January-2017 Parish Councillor vacancy http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/257/67/Parish-Councillor-vacancy Witchford Parish Council has a vacancy for one Councillor. Under the 1972 Local Government Act, 14 working days have to be allowed for 10 electors of Witchford to request an election for this vacancy. The relevant notice for Request for... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 20:45:26 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/257/15/Parish-Councillor-vacancy January 2017 Parish Council Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/256/67/January-2017-Parish-Council-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting on 4th January 2017 can be read here . The next full Parish Council meeting is on Wednesday 1st February. In the meantime, there is a Traffic Committee meeting on Tuesday 10th... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 23:58:17 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/256/15/January-2017-Parish-Council-Minutes Traffic Management Committee Jan 2017 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/255/67/Traffic-Management-Committee-Jan-2017 The agenda for the next Traffic Management Committee meeting on 10th January 2017 can be read here . Wed, 04 Jan 2017 23:58:54 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/255/15/Traffic-Management-Committee-Jan-2017 Minutes of Extraordinary Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/254/67/Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting The draft Minutes of the Extraordinary Parish Council meeting held on 22nd December to look at the Field End planning application can be read here . Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:30:18 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/254/15/Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting January 2017 Parish Council agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/253/67/January-2017-Parish-Council-agenda The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting on 4th January 2017 can be read here . Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:27:46 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/253/15/January-2017-Parish-Council-agenda Extra Parish Council meeting to consider Field End Planning application http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/252/67/Extra-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-Field-End-Planning-application There will be an extraordinary Parish Council planning meeting on Thursday 22nd December at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall to consider the following planning application: 16/01019/RMM Reserved matters in relation for 15/01100/VARM of previously approved 14/00248/OUM for 128 residential dwellings... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:27:37 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/252/15/Extra-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-Field-End-Planning-application Neighbourhood Plan 14th December Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/250/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-14th-December-Minutes-online The Minutes from the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on 14th December can be read here Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:04:32 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/250/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-14th-December-Minutes-online Neighbourhood Plan Committee Agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/249/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-Committee-Agenda The agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan Committee meeting on 14th December can be read here Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:18:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/249/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-Committee-Agenda Minutes of December Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/246/67/Minutes-of-December-Parish-Council-meeting The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 7th December 2016 can be read here . Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:09:17 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/246/15/Minutes-of-December-Parish-Council-meeting The agenda for the December Traffic Management Committee meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/245/67/The-agenda-for-the-December-Traffic-Management-Committee-meeting The Agenda for the next Traffic Management Committee meeting can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:36:44 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/245/15/The-agenda-for-the-December-Traffic-Management-Committee-meeting December Parish Council meeting Agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/244/67/December-Parish-Council-meeting-Agenda-online The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting on 7th December 2016 can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:37:30 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/244/15/December-Parish-Council-meeting-Agenda-online Neighbourhood Plan draft Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/243/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-draft-Minutes The draft Minutes from the Neighbourhood Plan Committee meeting held on 16th November can be read here . Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:29:03 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/243/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-draft-Minutes Neighbourhood Plan meeting 16th November http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/242/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-16th-November The Agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on Wednesday 16th November can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and there is public participation. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:58:40 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/242/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-16th-November Local Plan map for Witchford published http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/241/67/Local-Plan-map-for-Witchford-published East Cambridgeshire District Council has published its draft Local Plan including proposed development areas in Witchford. The District Council will be debating the draft Local Plan at 6pm on Wednesday 16th November at The Grange in Ely - this meeting... Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:38:53 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/241/15/Local-Plan-map-for-Witchford-published Parish Council November Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/240/67/Parish-Council-November-Minutes The draft Minutes of the 2nd November Witchford Parish Council meeting can be read  here. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:32:44 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/240/15/Parish-Council-November-Minutes Traffic Management Committee November Agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/239/67/Traffic-Management-Committee-November-Agenda-online The Agenda for the next meeting of the Traffic Management Committee on Tuesday 8th November can be read here . We meet at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 23:26:15 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/239/15/Traffic-Management-Committee-November-Agenda-online Exhibition about new housing development at Main Street http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/238/67/Exhibition-about-new-housing-development-at-Main-Street The Parish Council has been advised that Manor Oak Homes will be holding a public exhibition about their proposal for a new housing development of 48 homes on land south of Main Street immediately west of West End Close. The... Sun, 30 Oct 2016 20:15:57 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/238/15/Exhibition-about-new-housing-development-at-Main-Street November Parish Council Agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/237/67/November-Parish-Council-Agenda The Agenda for the next Parish Council meeting on 2nd November can be read here. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:04:22 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/237/15/November-Parish-Council-Agenda October Parish Council meeting draft Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/236/67/October-Parish-Council-meeting-draft-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 19th October can be read here . Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:03:07 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/236/15/October-Parish-Council-meeting-draft-Minutes Agenda for Parish Council Budget meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/234/67/Agenda-for-Parish-Council-Budget-meeting-online The Agenda for the Parish Council budget meeting to be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 19th October at St Andrews Hall can be read here. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:42:20 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/234/15/Agenda-for-Parish-Council-Budget-meeting-online Neighbourhood Plan meeting 19th October http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/232/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-19th-October The Agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on Wednesday 19th October can be read here . Note early start time - 6.45pm. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:39:10 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/232/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-19th-October Parish Council Minutes October 2016 online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/231/67/Parish-Council-Minutes-October-2016-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 5th October 2016 can be read here . Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:54:39 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/231/15/Parish-Council-Minutes-October-2016-online Traffic Management Committee October meeting agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/230/67/Traffic-Management-Committee-October-meeting-agenda-online The Agenda for the October meeting of the Traffic Management Committee can be read here . Thu, 06 Oct 2016 19:50:33 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/230/15/Traffic-Management-Committee-October-meeting-agenda-online Agenda for October Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/229/67/Agenda-for-October-Parish-Council-meeting The Agenda for the Witchford Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 5th October can be read here . We meet at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and everyone is welcome. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:36:42 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/229/15/Agenda-for-October-Parish-Council-meeting New Parish Councillor needed http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/227/67/New-Parish-Councillor-needed Witchford Parish Council has a vacancy for a new Parish Councillor. Anyone over the age of 18, who is a British Citizen or Citizen of the European Union, and has lived or worked in the Parish of Witchford, or lived... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:57:58 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/227/15/New-Parish-Councillor-needed Morris Minor Owner's Club Special Day Thanks http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/228/67/Morris-Minor-Owner-s-Club-Special-Day-Thanks Sunday 18th September saw 21 cars, all but two, Morris Minors, filling the forecourt of Midway Garages to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Morris Minor Owners Club. This included the Club car that is travelling the length and breadth... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:25:05 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/228/15/Morris-Minor-Owner-s-Club-Special-Day-Thanks Morris Minor Marathon Car Celebration Event! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/226/67/Morris-Minor-Marathon-Car-Celebration-Event On Sunday 18-September the Morris Minor Owners Club will be welcoming their Marathon Car to The Village Inn Witchford at 0900hrs. as part of it’s epic journey from John O’Groats to Lands End and all points in between including the... Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:06:08 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/226/15/Morris-Minor-Marathon-Car-Celebration-Event Neighbourhood Plan meeting 21st September http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/225/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-21st-September The Agenda for the next Neighbourhood Plan meeting on 21st September can be read here . We meet at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 23:25:46 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/225/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-21st-September Update on Fair on Common Road http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/224/67/Update-on-Fair-on-Common-Road Just to let everybody know that the Parish Council is aware that there will be some items of fairground equipment left on the Common this week; they should be removed by Monday 19th September. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:21:02 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/224/15/Update-on-Fair-on-Common-Road Parish Councillor vacancy http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/223/67/Parish-Councillor-vacancy Witchford Parish Council has one vacancy for a Parish Councillor. Please see the attached call for election notice here . Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:41:17 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/223/15/Parish-Councillor-vacancy Minutes of Witchford Parish Council meeting 7th September 2016 online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/221/67/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-7th-September-2016-online The draft Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting held on 7th September 2016 can be read here . Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:35:17 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/221/15/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-7th-September-2016-online Minutes of Witchford Parish Council meeting 7th September 2016 online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/222/67/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-7th-September-2016-online The draft Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting held on 7th September 2016 can be read here . Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:35:17 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/222/15/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-7th-September-2016-online Agenda for September Traffic Management Committee online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/220/67/Agenda-for-September-Traffic-Management-Committee-online The Agenda for the meeting of the Traffic Management Committee on Tuesday 13th September can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:28:33 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/220/15/Agenda-for-September-Traffic-Management-Committee-online Agenda for September Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/219/67/Agenda-for-September-Parish-Council-meeting The agenda for the Witchford Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 7th September can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm but refreshments will be served from 7.00pm when there will also be an opportunity to... Thu, 01 Sep 2016 22:17:58 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/219/15/Agenda-for-September-Parish-Council-meeting Draft Minutes of Extraordinary Parish Council meeting 31st August online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/218/67/Draft-Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-31st-August-online The draft Minutes of the Extraordinary Parish Council meeting of 31st August 2016 can be read here . This meeting looked at the planning application for the reserved matters for the development of 128 houses on land north of Field... Thu, 01 Sep 2016 22:14:13 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/218/15/Draft-Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-31st-August-online Extra Parish Council meeting to consider Field End Planning application agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/216/67/Extra-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-Field-End-Planning-application-agenda The agenda for the Extraordinary Parish Council meeting to be held on 31st August at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall can be read here . This will consider the planning application for the layout and appearance of the new development... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:06:15 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/216/15/Extra-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-Field-End-Planning-application-agenda Parish Council accounts open for inspection http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/267/67/Parish-Council-accounts-open-for-inspection The audited Parish Council accounts for the year 2015-16 are open for inspection. If you wish to view the documents please contact the Parish Clerk. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:48:26 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/215/15/Parish-Council-accounts-open-for-inspection Parish Council accounts audited http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/214/67/Parish-Council-accounts-audited The external audit of the Parish Council's accounts for 2015-16 has now been completed, with no issues raised. The accounting documentation can be read here , under Parish Council documents then Financial Information. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:46:47 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/214/15/Parish-Council-accounts-audited Neighbourhood Plan meeting 23rd August http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/213/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-23rd-August The Agenda for the next Neighbourhood Plan meeting on Tuesday 23rd August at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall can be read here . All are welcome. Sat, 13 Aug 2016 12:10:04 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/213/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-23rd-August August Parish Council draft Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/212/67/August-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 can be read here. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 20:47:48 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/212/15/August-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online Neighbourhood Plan Minutes 27th July online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/211/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-Minutes-27th-July-online The draft Minutes of the Neighbourhood Plan Committee on 27th July 2016 can be read  here. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:26:03 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/211/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-Minutes-27th-July-online Traffic Management Committee Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/210/67/Traffic-Management-Committee-Minutes-online draft Minutes from the Traffic Management Committee meeting held on 26th July can be read here . Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:56:58 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/210/15/Traffic-Management-Committee-Minutes-online Parish Council August meeting agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/209/67/Parish-Council-August-meeting-agenda-online The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on 3rd August 2016 can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and is open to anyone to attend. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:28:27 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/209/15/Parish-Council-August-meeting-agenda-online Committee agendas online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/208/67/Committee-agendas-online The Agenda for the Traffic Management Committee meeting on 26th July and the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on 27th July can be read here . There are a number of planning applications to be considered at the 27th July meeting. Both... Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14:35:45 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/208/15/Committee-agendas-online July Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/207/67/July-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the 12th July 2016 July Parish Council meeting can be read here. Sat, 09 Jul 2016 11:17:25 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/207/15/July-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Neighbourhood Plan meeting 12th July http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/206/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-12th-July The Agenda for the next Neighbourhood Plan meeting to be held on Tuesday 12th July at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall can be read  here. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 21:36:47 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/206/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-12th-July Parish Council July 2016 Agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/205/67/Parish-Council-July-2016-Agenda-online The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 6th July 2016 can be read here . Members of the public are welcome to attend. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:41:30 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/205/15/Parish-Council-July-2016-Agenda-online Neighbourhood Plan meeting 7th June http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/204/67/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-7th-June The agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan meeting on Tuesday 7th June can be read here . Thu, 02 Jun 2016 17:13:27 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/204/15/Neighbourhood-Plan-meeting-7th-June Who does what at the Parish Council http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/203/67/Who-does-what-at-the-Parish-Council A list of the Witchford Parish Councillor areas of responsibility can be found here. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:28:04 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/203/15/Who-does-what-at-the-Parish-Council June Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/202/67/June-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Draft Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting on 1st June 2016 can be read here . Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:24:24 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/202/15/June-Parish-Council-Minutes-online June Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/201/67/June-Parish-Council-meeting The Agenda for the 1st June 2016 meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall. All are welcome and there is an opportunity to raise any relevant items with... Wed, 25 May 2016 22:49:29 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/201/15/June-Parish-Council-meeting Your ideas for tackling traffic issues in Witchford wanted http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/200/67/Your-ideas-for-tackling-traffic-issues-in-Witchford-wanted The Witchford Traffic Management group aims to come up with practical ideas for resolving some of the problems with traffic in Witchford. As a first step the group has put together a list of the main problems; next we will be looking at... Sat, 21 May 2016 11:28:47 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/200/15/Your-ideas-for-tackling-traffic-issues-in-Witchford-wanted New Parish Councillor needed http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/199/67/New-Parish-Councillor-needed Witchford Parish Council has a vacancy for a new Parish Councillor. Anyone over the age of 18, who is a British Citizen or Citizen of the European Union, and has lived or worked in the Parish of Witchford, or lived... Sat, 21 May 2016 01:08:35 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/199/15/New-Parish-Councillor-needed Residents invited to help shape future of Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/198/67/Residents-invited-to-help-shape-future-of-Witchford Witchford residents are invited along to meetings on Wednesday 18th May to help form working groups in partnership with the Parish Council to put together ideas for the future development of Witchford. Although the District Council Local Plan will be... Thu, 12 May 2016 22:29:39 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/198/15/Residents-invited-to-help-shape-future-of-Witchford Committee meeting agendas online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/197/67/Committee-meeting-agendas-online The agendas for both the Neighbourhood Plan and Traffic Management Committee meetings on 18th May are online here . Thu, 12 May 2016 22:28:36 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/197/15/Committee-meeting-agendas-online May Parish Council meeting Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/196/67/May-Parish-Council-meeting-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the May meeting of the Parish Council can be read  here. Fri, 06 May 2016 21:13:42 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/196/15/May-Parish-Council-meeting-Minutes-online Committee agendas for 10th May online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/195/67/Committee-agendas-for-10th-May-online The agendas for the Neighbourhood Plan and Traffic Management Committee meeting agendas can be read here . Wed, 04 May 2016 23:24:16 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/195/15/Committee-agendas-for-10th-May-online Agenda for May Parish Council meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/194/67/Agenda-for-May-Parish-Council-meeting-online The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting on 4th May 2016 can be read here . All are welcome to attend the meeting which starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall. There is an opportunity to address the Council on... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:53:08 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/194/15/Agenda-for-May-Parish-Council-meeting-online Minutes of Extraordinary Parish Council meeting to consider planning item online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/192/67/Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-item-online The Draft Minutes of the Extraordinary Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 20th April 2016 can be read here . These Minutes remain draft until ratifed by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:17:43 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/192/15/Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-item-online Annual Parish Meeting - have your say http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/191/67/Annual-Parish-Meeting-have-your-say The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th April at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall. Among the items to be discussed are the Neighbourhood Plan - how the village develops - and traffic issues. Please come along and... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:35:46 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/191/15/Annual-Parish-Meeting-have-your-say Extraordinary Parish Council meeting to consider planning application http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/190/67/Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-application An extraordinary Parish Council meeting will be held at 6.45pm Wednesday 20th April at St Andrews Hall to consider additional information supplied for a planning application for land to the rear of 1 - 7 Sutton Road. The agenda for this meeting... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:34:44 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/190/15/Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-application Parish Council April Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/186/67/Parish-Council-April-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the April Parish Council meeting can be read here . Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:50:15 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/186/15/Parish-Council-April-Minutes-online Agenda for April Parish Council meetingn online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/185/67/Agenda-for-April-Parish-Council-meetingn-online The Agenda for the Witchford Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 6th April 2016 can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:44:06 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/185/15/Agenda-for-April-Parish-Council-meetingn-online New campaign to highlight Broadband 'NotSpots' http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/184/67/New-campaign-to-highlight-Broadband-NotSpots Cambridgeshire County Council has launched a campaign to gather information about local areas where broadband reception is poor, slow or even non-existent. Led by Cambridge Ahead business group, the campaign is calling on all residents, employees, students and businesses... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:19:59 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/184/15/New-campaign-to-highlight-Broadband-NotSpots Committee meeting agendas online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/182/67/Committee-meeting-agendas-online The Agendas for the Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan Committee meeting, the Land Registration Committee meeting and the Traffic Management Committee meeting can be read online here Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:56:57 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/182/15/Committee-meeting-agendas-online March Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/181/67/March-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The draft Minutes for the March Witchford Parish Council meeting can be read here. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:19:36 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/181/15/March-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Agenda for March Parish Council meeting posted http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/180/67/Agenda-for-March-Parish-Council-meeting-posted The Agenda for the next meeting of Witchford Parish Council on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 can be read here . All are welcome and there is an opportunity to speak to the Council on any relevant issue of concern. The... Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:54:08 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/180/15/Agenda-for-March-Parish-Council-meeting-posted Draft Minutes of Extraordinary Parish Council meeting 17th February online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/179/67/Draft-Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-17th-February-online The draft Minutes of the Extraordinary Parish Council meeting held on 17th February 2016 can be read here . These Minutes remain draft until they are ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Fri, 19 Feb 2016 23:45:23 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/179/15/Draft-Minutes-of-Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-17th-February-online Witchford Poppy Collection Raises The Most Yet! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/178/67/Witchford-Poppy-Collection-Raises-The-Most-Yet The generous people of Witchford have raised a whopping  £1782.67 for the 2015 Poppy Appeal; a new record for Witchford. Witchford residents Jo Forrest, Marisa Ann Brown, Peter Withel and Kathy Angier pounded the streets of Witchford going house... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:29:22 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/178/15/Witchford-Poppy-Collection-Raises-The-Most-Yet New PiYO Live Comes to Witchford! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/177/67/New-PiYO-Live-Comes-to-Witchford Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYo…PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. For a... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:25:44 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/177/15/New-PiYO-Live-Comes-to-Witchford Extraordinary Parish Council meeting to consider planning applications http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/176/67/Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-applications An Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting has been called by the Chairman to consider planning applications received, including drainage and flood risk assessments for the planning application to build 14 semi-detached houses on land to the rear of 1 - 7... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:53:52 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/176/15/Extraordinary-Parish-Council-meeting-to-consider-planning-applications Open Spaces Group Update - February 2016 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/131/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-February-2016 Millennium Wood The Open Spaces Group hedge layers began their work in January and laid the first 5 m of hedge. This task will continue through the winter and be completed by the time the hedge comes into full leaf... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:30:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/131/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-February-2016 February Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/175/67/February-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the February 2016 meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be read here . Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:34:19 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/175/15/February-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Traffic Management and Land Registration Committee agendas online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/174/67/Traffic-Management-and-Land-Registration-Committee-agendas-online The Agendas for the Parish Council Land Registration Committee and the Traffic Management Committee, both to be held on Tuesday 9th February at 7.30pm and 8.3pm respectively at St Andrews Hall, can be read here . Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:18:37 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/174/15/Traffic-Management-and-Land-Registration-Committee-agendas-online Parish Council February meeting agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/173/67/Parish-Council-February-meeting-agenda-online The Agenda for the next Witchford Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 3rd February 2016 can be read here . All members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting which starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:41:42 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/173/15/Parish-Council-February-meeting-agenda-online Neighbourhood Planning January Meeting Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/172/67/Neighbourhood-Planning-January-Meeting-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Neighbourhood Plan Committee Meeting held on 20th January 2016 can be read here . Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:47:22 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/172/15/Neighbourhood-Planning-January-Meeting-Minutes Cambridgeshire County Council newsletter published http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/171/67/Cambridgeshire-County-Council-newsletter-published The latest newsletter from Cambridgeshire County Council can be read here . Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:26:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/171/15/Cambridgeshire-County-Council-newsletter-published Alice in Wonderland - The Musical http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/170/67/Alice-in-Wonderland-The-Musical A 'must see' show for all the family! Witchford Amateur Dramatics Society is to perform a musical version of the classic tale Alice in Wonderland later this month. With live music, a colourful set and exciting choreography. The musical... Sat, 16 Jan 2016 17:51:54 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/170/15/Alice-in-Wonderland-The-Musical School Crossing Patrol No Longer Under Threat http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/169/67/School-Crossing-Patrol-No-Longer-Under-Threat It has been confirmed, folllowing a Council meeting on Tuesday 12th January, that Council Members have voted to NOT include School Crossing Patrols in the budget savings proposals As Councillors at Cambridgeshire County Council continue to assess the proposals... Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:43:22 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/169/15/School-Crossing-Patrol-No-Longer-Under-Threat Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan Committee agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/168/67/Parish-Council-Neighbourhood-Plan-Committee-agenda-online The agenda for the Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan Committee meeting on Wednesday 20th January can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and is open to the public. Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:24:19 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/168/15/Parish-Council-Neighbourhood-Plan-Committee-agenda-online Parish Council January 2016 Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/167/67/Parish-Council-January-2016-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 6th January 2016 can be read here. Fri, 08 Jan 2016 09:43:16 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/167/15/Parish-Council-January-2016-Minutes-online Parish Council January 2016 Agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/166/67/Parish-Council-January-2016-Agenda-online The Agenda for the next meeting of Witchford Parish Council on Wednesday 6th January 2016 can be read here . All members of the public are welcome to attend. The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and there... Wed, 30 Dec 2015 19:51:56 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/166/15/Parish-Council-January-2016-Agenda-online Witchford Parish Council December 2015 Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/165/67/Witchford-Parish-Council-December-2067-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting held on 2nd December 2015 can be read here . The Minutes are draft until ratified at the following Parish Council meeting in January 2016. . Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:20:44 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/165/15/Witchford-Parish-Council-December-2015-Minutes Parish Council Agenda 2nd December 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/164/67/Parish-Council-Agenda-2nd-December-2067 The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 2nd December can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall; all are welcome to attend. There is an opportunity for members of the public... Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:04:49 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/164/15/Parish-Council-Agenda-2nd-December-2015 Witchford Parish Council grasscutting tender 2016-19 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/163/67/Witchford-Parish-Council-grasscutting-tender-2016-19 Witchford Parish Council invites tenders for its grass cutting contract 2016-19. Tenders are invited for village verges, playfield, droves, footpaths and churchyard. Tender schedule and forms from the Parish Clerk on 01353 664427 or at witchfordparishcouncil@eastcambs.gov.uk. Closing date for... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:15:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/163/15/Witchford-Parish-Council-grasscutting-tender-2016-19 Parish Council 2016 Meeting Dates http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/161/67/Parish-Council-2016-Meeting-Dates The dates for the 2016 meetings of Witchford Parish Council can be read here. Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:20:47 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/161/15/Parish-Council-2016-Meeting-Dates November Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/679/67/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the November Witchford Parish Council meeting can be read here . Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:02:05 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/159/15/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Agenda for November Parish Council meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/678/67/Agenda-for-November-Parish-Council-meeting-online The Agenda for the forthcoming meeting of Witchford Parish Council on Wednesday 4th November 2015 can be read here . All members of the public are welcome and there is time at the beginning of the meeting for the public... Thu, 29 Oct 2015 22:16:55 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/158/15/Agenda-for-November-Parish-Council-meeting-online Parish Council Budget Meeting Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/677/67/Parish-Council-Budget-Meeting-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council Budget meeting held on 21st October can be read here . Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:22:43 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/157/15/Parish-Council-Budget-Meeting-Minutes-online New Initiative Launched in Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/676/67/New-Initiative-Launched-in-Witchford As part of its partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, Amey has launched a new initiative in Witchford. The pilot scheme, called Revive, gives local residents an opportunity to donate their unwanted items – as well as buy secondhand goods... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:57:46 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/156/15/New-Initiative-Launched-in-Witchford Parish Council Budget meeing 21st October 2015 agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/675/67/Parish-Council-Budget-meeing-21st-October-2067-agenda-online The Agenda for the Parish Council Budget meeting on Wednesday 21st October can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all residents are welcome. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 21:26:55 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/155/15/Parish-Council-Budget-meeing-21st-October-2015-agenda-online Next electrical kerbside recycling collection 11th November http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/674/67/Next-electrical-kerbside-recycling-collection-11th-November The next Wiser Recycling electrical recycling collection will be on Thursday 11th November. Please leave any items for collection on the kerbside by 10am - please do not obstruct the pavement. Any electrical item big or small can be collected... Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:19:02 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/154/15/Next-electrical-kerbside-recycling-collection-11th-November October Parish Council Minutes now online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/673/67/October-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 7th October 2015 can be read here . Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:05:04 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/153/15/October-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online Sport England Funding Secured for Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/672/67/Sport-England-Funding-Secured-for-Witchford Witchford Village College has secured funding from Sport England Small Grants to run Tennis sessions throughout the year and during the holidays. Dates are now available for the October break. They will also be running tennis classes during... Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:36:19 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/152/15/Sport-England-Funding-Secured-for-Witchford October Parish Council agenda now online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/671/67/October-Parish-Council-agenda-now-online The agenda for the 7th October 2015 Parish Council meeting can be read here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all are welcome to attend. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:14:21 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/151/15/October-Parish-Council-agenda-now-online September Witchford Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/670/67/September-Witchford-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the September meeting of Witchford Parish Council are available to read here . These remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:29:42 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/150/15/September-Witchford-Parish-Council-Minutes-online County Council news bulletin http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/149/67/County-Council-news-bulletin A new bulletin of news from Cambridgeshire County Council is available to read here. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:28:03 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/149/15/County-Council-news-bulletin Agenda for September Parish Council meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/148/67/Agenda-for-September-Parish-Council-meeting-online The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 2nd September at St Andrews Hall can be read here. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:55:16 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/148/15/Agenda-for-September-Parish-Council-meeting-online Defibrillator training - learn how to save a life! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/147/67/Defibrillator-training-learn-how-to-save-a-life To coincide with the installation of a new defibrillator unit, Witchford Village Hall will be hosting two Defibrillator Awareness Events at the Village Hall on Tuesday September 8 th at 12.30 and 19.00 to give local residents the opportunity to... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:35:20 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/147/15/Defibrillator-training-learn-how-to-save-a-life Parish Council working party meeting 25th Aug http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/146/67/Parish-Council-working-party-meeting-25th-Aug On 25th August the Parish Council will be holding a working party meeting to discuss a planning application at 96 Main Street, options for taking forward land registration at Common Road and recommendations to the full Parish Council for the... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:32:52 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/146/15/Parish-Council-working-party-meeting-25th-Aug Witchford Parish Council August Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/145/67/Witchford-Parish-Council-August-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the August meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be read here . The Minutes remain draft until ratified at the next Parish Council meeting. Thu, 06 Aug 2015 16:48:25 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/145/15/Witchford-Parish-Council-August-Minutes-online 25th Anniversary Celebration of Witchford Village Hall http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/143/67/25th-Anniversary-Celebration-of-Witchford-Village-Hall Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:57:33 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/143/15/25th-Anniversary-Celebration-of-Witchford-Village-Hall Field End development (Gladman) appeal decision now available http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/142/67/Field-End-development-Gladman-appeal-decision-now-available The Planning Inspector who heard the appeal by the development company Gladman Ltd into East Cambridgeshire District Council's refusal to grant planning permission for up to 128 houses on land to the north of Field End has published his decision.... Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:59:21 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/142/15/Field-End-development-Gladman-appeal-decision-now-available Lucy Frazer MP to hold surgery in Witchford on 29th July http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/140/67/Lucy-Frazer-MP-to-hold-surgery-in-Witchford-on-29th-July The local MP Lucy Frazer will be holding an open meeting at St Andrew's Hall in Witchford at 2.45pm on Wednesday 29th July, to meet residents and to hear your views on any items of interest or concern. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:45:48 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/140/15/Lucy-Frazer-MP-to-hold-surgery-in-Witchford-on-29th-July Parish Council July 2015 Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/139/67/Parish-Council-July-2067-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the July 2015 meeting of the Parish Council can be read  here. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:39:57 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/139/15/Parish-Council-July-2015-Minutes-online A Message from Lucy Frazer MP http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/138/67/A-Message-from-Lucy-Frazer-MP I am delighted and honoured to have been elected as your local MP.   Thank you to everyone who voted for me.  But whether you voted for me or not I am here to help everyone in the constituency.  I... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:42:04 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/138/15/A-Message-from-Lucy-Frazer-MP Parish Council July 2015 agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/137/67/Parish-Council-July-2067-agenda-online The agenda for the next meeting of Witchford Parish Council to be held on Wednesday 1st July 2015 can be read here .   Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:50:41 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/137/15/Parish-Council-July-2015-agenda-online Minutes of Witchford Parish Council meeting 3rd June online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/136/67/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-3rd-June-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 3rd June 2015 can be read online here . These remain draft until they are ratified at the next meeting. Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:06:56 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/136/15/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-meeting-3rd-June-online Parish Council meeting 3rd June 2015 agenda http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/135/67/Parish-Council-meeting-3rd-June-2067-agenda The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting to be held on 3rd June 2015 can be viewed here . Parish Council meetings are open to the public and there is an opportunity at the start of proceedings for any... Thu, 28 May 2015 21:00:55 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/135/15/Parish-Council-meeting-3rd-June-2015-agenda May Parish Council meeting Minutes available online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/134/67/May-Parish-Council-meeting-Minutes-available-online The draft Minutes of the Annual Parish Council Meeting and the Ordinary Parish Council meeting both held on 13th May 2015 can be read here. Thu, 14 May 2015 12:50:57 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/134/15/May-Parish-Council-meeting-Minutes-available-online Fundraising Gig at The Village Inn http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/133/67/Fundraising-Gig-at-The-Village-Inn ‘Get Back’,  East Anglia’s favourite 50s and 60s rock ’n’ roll band (featuring Witchford resident, Geoff Meads) are holding their annual charity gig at the The Village Inn, Witchford on Friday 15th May from 8.30pm until late. The band’s chosen charity... Tue, 12 May 2015 12:30:10 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/133/15/Fundraising-Gig-at-The-Village-Inn Agenda for May Parish Council meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/132/67/Agenda-for-May-Parish-Council-meeting-online The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on 13th May 2015 can be read here . Wed, 06 May 2015 22:39:56 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/132/15/Agenda-for-May-Parish-Council-meeting-online Free Kerbside Electrical Recycling 16th April http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/123/67/Free-Kerbside-Electrical-Recycling-16th-April Just a reminder about the FREE Electrical Waste Kerbside Collection on behalf of Witchford Parish Council.   If you have electrical items that you no longer use or want, WISER Recycling can help you, and you can help... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:36:24 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/123/15/Free-Kerbside-Electrical-Recycling-16th-April Parish Council Minutes 1st April 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/130/67/Parish-Council-Minutes-1st-April-2067 The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 1st April 2015 can be read  here. These Minutes remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting in May. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 23:12:06 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/130/15/Parish-Council-Minutes-1st-April-2015 EACH - Can you help? http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/129/67/EACH-Can-you-help East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) are asking the people of Witchford for your help. EACH is a local charity giving care and support to life-threatened Children, Young People and their Families. This can take place in the local community... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:33:37 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/129/15/EACH-Can-you-help Open Spaces Group Update - March 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/20/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-March-2067 The Old Recreation Ground and Community Orchard During February the Open Spaces Group held a conservation management session at the Old Recreation Ground. Volunteers trimmed the boundary hedge planted in 2008, weeded around the Community Orchard fruit trees and renewed... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/20/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-March-2015 Annual Parish Meeting - have your say on the future of Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/128/67/Annual-Parish-Meeting-have-your-say-on-the-future-of-Witchford The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on 22nd April 2015 at St Andrews Hall starting at 7.30pm. Come along and have your say on anything that matters to you about life in Witchford. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:19:27 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/128/15/Annual-Parish-Meeting-have-your-say-on-the-future-of-Witchford Parish Council Agenda April 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/127/67/Parish-Council-Agenda-April-2067 The agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on 1st April 2015 can be read here . Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:15:57 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/127/15/Parish-Council-Agenda-April-2015 Information about Parish Council elections 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/126/67/Information-about-Parish-Council-elections-2067 Parish Council Elections 2015 Parish Councillors are elected to serve for a period of four years. Every four years Parish Council election must be called, usually to coincide with the District Council elections. 2015 is an election... Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:31:10 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/126/15/Information-about-Parish-Council-elections-2015 Parish Council meeting 4th March 2015 Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/125/67/Parish-Council-meeting-4th-March-2067-Minutes The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 4th March 2015 can be read here. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:30:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/125/15/Parish-Council-meeting-4th-March-2015-Minutes Parish Council traffic calming plan updated http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/124/67/Parish-Council-traffic-calming-plan-updated Witchford Parish Council has updated its traffic calming plan for the village. The updated version can be viewed here. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:02:15 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/124/15/Parish-Council-traffic-calming-plan-updated Parish Council Agenda March 2015 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/122/67/Parish-Council-Agenda-March-2067 The agenda for the next meeting of Witchford Parish Council to be held on Wednesday 4th March at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall can be read here . Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:31:28 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/122/15/Parish-Council-Agenda-March-2015 February Parish Council draft Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/121/67/February-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 4th February 2015 can be read here .   Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:03:53 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/121/15/February-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online Valentine's Ball http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/120/67/Valentine-s-Ball One thing's for sure, the good people of Witchford LOVE a good Ball!!   Don't miss out on this one... You still have time to buy tickets for the Valentine's Ball at Witchford Village Hall being held next... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:35:30 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/120/15/Valentine-s-Ball Community Education Tutors Required http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/119/67/Community-Education-Tutors-Required Witchford Village College Community Education is currently recruiting tutors for its successful Community Education Programme. Please see below for full details. Tutors required to deliver evening courses to our Adult Learners through our Community Education programme. We welcome new... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:21:53 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/119/15/Community-Education-Tutors-Required Proposed Field End Development - Put your views to the Parish Council! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/118/67/Proposed-Field-End-Development-Put-your-views-to-the-Parish-Council Public and Press have been cordially invited to speak before the Parish Council monthly meeting on Wed 4th Feb 2015. The meeting starts at 7.30pm and the first 15 mins have been set aside to hear views on the proposed... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:02:07 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/118/15/Proposed-Field-End-Development-Put-your-views-to-the-Parish-Council Street light removals - open meeting 5th February http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/117/67/Street-light-removals-open-meeting-5th-February Notices have been placed on those street lights throughout the residential areas of the village which are due to be removed under a programme undertaken by the County Council to cut costs and reduce energy use. An open meeting will... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:21:03 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/117/15/Street-light-removals-open-meeting-5th-February Parish Council agenda February 2015 meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/116/67/Parish-Council-agenda-February-2067-meeting The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 4th February at St Andrews Hall, starting at 7.30pm, can be found here . Any member of the public is very welcome to attend. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:19:09 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/116/15/Parish-Council-agenda-February-2015-meeting Would You Like to Learn a New Skill? http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/167/67/Would-You-Like-to-Learn-a-New-Skill Witchford Village College Community Education is holding a selection of Saturday Day Schools in February & March 2015 Saturday 14 th  March -  Batik, Upholstery, Italian Cookery, Learn to Play Harmonica, Make a Planter, Selling on Ebay, History of... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:45:30 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/115/15/Would-You-Like-to-Learn-a-New-Skill Back by Popular Demand! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/114/67/Back-by-Popular-Demand The ever popular 'Race Night' in aid of Witchford Colts at the Village Hall is back. This is an excellent family evening and great value for money, with a Fish/Sausage & Chips supper as well. Get your tickets fast... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:10:45 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/114/15/Back-by-Popular-Demand Make a difference to Witchford by joining the Parish Council http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/113/67/Make-a-difference-to-Witchford-by-joining-the-Parish-Council WITCHFORD PARISH COUNCIL Wishes to fill a vacancy by co-option. To qualify applicants must be 18 years old and British subjects or citizens of the European Union.They must for the 12 preceding months have lived, worked or... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:07:21 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/113/15/Make-a-difference-to-Witchford-by-joining-the-Parish-Council January 2015 Parish Council draft Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/112/67/January-2067-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 7th January 2015 can be read here .The Minutes remain draft until ratified at the next Parish Council meeting. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:02:20 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/112/15/January-2015-Parish-Council-draft-Minutes-online January 2015 Parish Council agenda online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/110/67/January-2067-Parish-Council-agenda-online The agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 7th January 2015 can be viewed here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall in Main Street. All members of the public are welcome to... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 21:21:34 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/110/15/January-2015-Parish-Council-agenda-online December Parish Council Minutes now online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/109/67/December-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online The draft Minutes of the December Parish Council meeting on 3rd December can be read here . The Minutes remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at the January meeting. Sat, 06 Dec 2014 19:16:30 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/109/15/December-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online Pre-School Christmas Family Fair http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/108/67/Pre-School-Christmas-Family-Fair Don't Miss Out On the Fun!!   With Christmas fast approaching there is lots of fun to be had - all within walking distance of our own doorstep!! Witchford Rackham Preschool is holding a Christmas Family Fair... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:15:43 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/108/15/Pre-School-Christmas-Family-Fair Saturday Day Schools at Witchford VC http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/107/67/Saturday-Day-Schools-at-Witchford-VC Saturday Day Schools at Witchford Village College on 29th November 2014 Come and give yourself a winter treat and try one of Witchford Village College's Saturday day schools.  There are loads of exciting courses on offer which could give... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:37:43 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/107/15/Saturday-Day-Schools-at-Witchford-VC FREE Training for Enterprising Women http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/106/67/FREE-Training-for-Enterprising-Women Enterprising Women, the UK’s largest national community for female entrepreneurs, is a not-for-profit organisation aimed to support, connect and empower women in business. Our goal is to help women achieve the success they want by connecting, training, inspiring, campaigning, promoting... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:06:57 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/106/15/FREE-Training-for-Enterprising-Women November Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/105/67/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Draft Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 5th November 2014 are available to view here . Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:54:58 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/105/15/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Eyes Down for Christmas Family Bingo http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/104/67/Eyes-Down-for-Christmas-Family-Bingo Friends of Witchford Rackham have arranged a Christmas Family Bingo on Friday 5th December at Rackham School Hall . With FREE entry for all, the doors open at 7pm with Eyes Down at 7.30pm. Come along for what... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:52:31 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/104/15/Eyes-Down-for-Christmas-Family-Bingo A Great Start to Your Christmas Shopping! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/103/67/A-Great-Start-to-Your-Christmas-Shopping Friends of Witchford Rackham are holding a Christmas Shopping Evening at Rackham Primary School on Friday 21st November. Doors will be open at 7pm. Not only can you make a start on your Christmas shopping - you can also... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:55:12 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/103/15/A-Great-Start-to-Your-Christmas-Shopping Witchford Village Society AGM http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/102/67/Witchford-Village-Society-AGM Witchford Village Society AGM is being held on  Wednesday 12th November at 7.30 pm   in St Andrews Hall, Main Street, Witchford  and is open to everyone. The AGM will feature Chair’s report, Treasurer’s report / financial statement along with committee... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:48:38 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/102/15/Witchford-Village-Society-AGM Apply to be a Parish Councillor http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/101/67/Apply-to-be-a-Parish-Councillor WITCHFORD PARISH COUNCIL Wishes to fill a vacancy by co-option. To qualify applicants must be 18 years old and British subjects or citizens of the European Union.They must for the 12 preceding months have lived, worked... Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:54:00 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/101/15/Apply-to-be-a-Parish-Councillor Superfast Broadband update November 2014 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/100/67/Superfast-Broadband-update-November-2014 The latest comments from the County Council Broadband Team in response to complaints forwarded by Witchford Parish Council can be seen here . Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:42:10 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/100/15/Superfast-Broadband-update-November-2014 2014 Poppy Appeal Launched This Week http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/98/67/2014-Poppy-Appeal-Launched-This-Week Please support the appeal by buying your poppies from The Post Office, Scott’s Vegetable shop, The Village Inn, Midway Garage, The Sports and Social Club bar, Witchford Rackham pre-school and primary school, Witchford Village College (after the half term break)... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:47:03 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/98/15/2014-Poppy-Appeal-Launched-This-Week BREAKING NEWS: Field End Planning App http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/97/67/BREAKING-NEWS-Field-End-Planning-App Witchford Parish Council has again objected to the outline application by Gladman Developments for up to 128 residential dwellings on the land north of Field End, Witchford and has submitted a detailed, well thought out response. The objection submitted by... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:10:28 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/97/15/BREAKING-NEWS-Field-End-Planning-App October Parish Council Minutes http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/96/67/October-Parish-Council-Minutes The draft Minutes of the meeting of Witchford Parish Council held on Wednesday 1st October 2014 can be read here . Please note the Minutes remain draft until ratified at the following Parish Council meeting. Any member of the public... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:18:54 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/96/15/October-Parish-Council-Minutes Can We Count YOU In? http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/95/67/Can-We-Count-YOU-In Ely Festive 5K fun run wil be taking place at Ely Market Place on Sunday 23 November to raise money for the  Arthur Rank Hospice Charity (ARHC) . Come and join in the fun AND raise money for a... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:23:38 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/95/15/Can-We-Count-YOU-In Parish Councillor vacancy http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/94/67/Parish-Councillor-vacancy There is one vacancy on the Parish Council.  Any one over the age of 18 who is a British or EU citizen and who for the last 12 months has lived, worked or rented land and premises in the parish or have... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:30:44 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/94/15/Parish-Councillor-vacancy Witchford Parish Council September draft Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/92/67/Witchford-Parish-Council-September-draft-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the meeting of Witchford Parish Council held on Wednesday 3rd September 2014 can be read here . Please note these Minutes remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:58:54 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/92/15/Witchford-Parish-Council-September-draft-Minutes-online Car Boot Sale in Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/89/67/Car-Boot-Sale-in-Witchford A Car Boot Sale is being held at Rackham School on Sunday, 21st September, 9am - 1pm. Pitches are £5 and can be booked by contacting Diane on dinboyz@hotmail.com. Don't forget to keep a check on the FWR Facebook page... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:06:58 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/89/15/Car-Boot-Sale-in-Witchford Pre-School's New Play Equipment! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/88/67/Pre-School-s-New-Play-Equipment Witchford Rackham Pre-school has recently benefited from a fantastic new play equipment and a covered area which will create an outdoor classroom for the children to undertake various activities. The pre-school staff, children and committee would like to thank... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:17:49 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/88/15/Pre-School-s-New-Play-Equipment Parish Councillor vacancies http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/87/67/Parish-Councillor-vacancies There are two vacancies on the Parish Council.  Any one over the age of 18 who is a British or EU citizen and who for the last 12 months has lived, worked or rented land and premises in the parish... Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:59:18 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/87/15/Parish-Councillor-vacancies Parish Council August draft Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/86/67/Parish-Council-August-draft-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the meeting of Witchford Parish Council held on Wednesday 6th August 2014 can be read here . Please note these Minutes remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:57:13 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/86/15/Parish-Council-August-draft-Minutes-online July Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/83/67/July-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 2nd July 2014 can be read here . Please note that the Minutes remain draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:31:44 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/83/15/July-Parish-Council-Minutes-online June Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/79/67/June-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 4th June 2014 can be read here . Please note that all Minutes are draft until ratified by the Parish Council at its next meeting. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:40:40 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/79/15/June-Parish-Council-Minutes-online June Parish Council meeting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/76/67/June-Parish-Council-meeting The Agenda for the Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 4th June 2014 can be found here . Sat, 24 May 2014 09:17:19 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/76/15/June-Parish-Council-meeting St Andrew's Summer Fete, 2014 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/75/67/St-Andrew-s-Summer-Fete-2014 Come along to St Andrew's Summer Fete on 21st June, 2.30-4.30 p.m. Manor Farm, 58 Main Street, Witchford CB6 2HG. There will be a selection of Stalls, games, teas, cakes, raffle tombola and SUTTON MORRIS DANCERS! Admission 50p adults Proceeds for... Fri, 16 May 2014 08:35:22 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/75/15/St-Andrew-s-Summer-Fete-2014 Flanders Poppy Planting http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/74/67/Flanders-Poppy-Planting The Centenary Poppy Campaign originated as an idea in the Greenhithe and Swanscombe Branch of the British Legion and has captured the imagination of the public, including the Prime Minister, and is now being rolled out nationally. The aim... Fri, 16 May 2014 08:03:25 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/74/15/Flanders-Poppy-Planting Parish Council May Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/71/67/Parish-Council-May-Minutes-online The draft Minutes of the May meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be read here . The Minutes remain draft until they are ratified by the Parish Council at the following meeting. Thu, 08 May 2014 22:40:25 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/71/15/Parish-Council-May-Minutes-online Witchford Amateur Dramatics Society http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/69/67/Witchford-Amateur-Dramatics-Society Your village's Amateur Dramatics Society will soon begin detailed pre-production work on their next spectacular. A regular blog will start running in the next few weeks. Join the group to receive regular updates and get involved in a big... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:46:36 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/69/15/Witchford-Amateur-Dramatics-Society Witchford's Own Facebook Page! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/67/67/Witchford-s-Own-Facebook-Page Witchford Online has joined forces with Witchford Village Facebook Page to enable all of us who live in the village to share news, events, photographs, etc! These are exciting times for the village with planning for the 2014 Village... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:57:56 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/67/15/Witchford-s-Own-Facebook-Page Village Yard Sale http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/68/67/Village-Yard-Sale Stuck for things to do this weekend? Come along to the Village Yard Sale organised by the Pre-School Committee. 38 Participating houses. Maps will be available from Thursday in Witchford Post Office and from the Pre-School on the day.... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:52:11 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/68/15/Village-Yard-Sale Minutes of Witchford Parish Council April meeting online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/66/67/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-April-meeting-online The Minutes of the Witchford Parish Council meeting held on 2nd April 2014 can be read here . These Minutes are only draft until they are agreed by the Parish Council at the next meeting, which is on 7th May... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:07:19 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/66/15/Minutes-of-Witchford-Parish-Council-April-meeting-online More Superfast Broadbank information available http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/63/67/More-Superfast-Broadbank-information-available The new fibre cabinet in Witchford has now gone live. Residents can check its location here. Information on how to get access to superfast broadband is here .  A new website for small and medium-sized businesses with information and help... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:18:03 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/63/15/More-Superfast-Broadbank-information-available Superfast Broadband latest information http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/62/67/Superfast-Broadband-latest-information The roll-out of superfast broadband to Witchford has taken a step closer. A fibre optic cabinet has gone live opposite No33 Main Street. To learn how to upgrade to superfast broadband, Cambridgeshire County Council has set up this page 'How... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:29:34 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/62/15/Superfast-Broadband-latest-information The Crazy Climbers Charity Evening!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/60/67/The-Crazy-Climbers-Charity-Evening The Crazy Climbers have got a charity evening at the Village Inn on Friday 28th March to raise money towards the crazy climbers target. There will be a band, auction and raffle to raise some extra money for the... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:16:23 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/60/15/The-Crazy-Climbers-Charity-Evening March Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/59/67/March-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the March meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be viewed online here . Please note that these Minutes are only in draft form until confirmed at the next Parish Council meeting on 2nd April. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:44:38 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/59/15/March-Parish-Council-Minutes-online See Top West End Musical... http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/58/67/See-Top-West-End-Musical You may recall Witchford Online telling you last month about Witchford Village College’s production of the top West End Musical 'Oliver?' It is the college’s first major production of the year and will feature a cast of more than... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:50:11 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/58/15/See-Top-West-End-Musical Support Witchford's 'Crazy Climbers!!" http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/57/67/Support-Witchford-s-Crazy-Climbers A team of Witchford parents, aptly named 'The Crazy Climbers' will be taking part in the 'Three Peaks Challenge' in just over two months time (2nd May 2014) to raise money for an important, yet expensive, ICT project which will benefit... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:22:08 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/57/15/Support-Witchford-s-Crazy-Climbers Parish Council Planning Meeting 20th Feb http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/56/67/Parish-Council-Planning-Meeting-20th-Feb The agenda for the parish council planning meeting to be held on 20th February can be read here . Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:44:15 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/56/15/Parish-Council-Planning-Meeting-20th-Feb Next electrical kerbside recycling collection http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/55/67/Next-electrical-kerbside-recycling-collection Following the success of the November kerbside electrical collection, the Parish Council has arranged for another collection to take place on Thursday 29th May 2014. Start collecting your old or unwanted electrical items of any size for collection and recycling.... Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:54:37 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/55/15/Next-electrical-kerbside-recycling-collection West End Musical Comes to Witchford! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/54/67/West-End-Musical-Comes-to-Witchford Students at Witchford Village College are busy rehearsing for their part in the well-known West End Musical Oliver! Preparations for the production are well under-way, with rehearsals taking place twice a week, and the exciting production will be staged... Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:11:26 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/54/15/West-End-Musical-Comes-to-Witchford February Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/53/67/February-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the February meeting of Witchford Parish Council can be read online here . Please note tht these Minutes are draft only until agreed at the next Parish Council meeting on 5th March 2014. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:53:39 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/53/15/February-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Witchford Student's Prom Fundraising http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/52/67/Witchford-Student-s-Prom-Fundraising Witchford Village College's Student Executive Team are currently fundraising for their 2014 Prom and are holding a bingo night to help with this.   Bingo Night at Witchford Village College is on Tuesday 11th February , doors open at... Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:02:40 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/52/15/Witchford-Student-s-Prom-Fundraising Proposed Development Leaflets http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/50/67/Proposed-Development-Leaflets The Parish Council is aware that leaflets have been delivered to houses in the village from a developer, who is putting forward a proposal to develop the field north of Field End for housing, including affordable housing. The Parish Council... Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:37:17 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/50/15/Proposed-Development-Leaflets January Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/49/67/January-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 8th January 2014 can be viewed here . Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:25:20 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/49/15/January-Parish-Council-Minutes-online New Fitness Class in Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/48/67/New-Fitness-Class-in-Witchford A new fitness class has arrived in Witchford called 'BarreConcept'.  A workout combines the elements of Pilates, yoga, resistance training and ballet into a highly effective regime performed on the mat and at a ballet barre. The technique utilises the... Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:03:50 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/48/15/New-Fitness-Class-in-Witchford Latest news on Superfast Broadband http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/47/67/Latest-news-on-Superfast-Broadband The latest Connecting Cambridgeshire Update can be read here. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:43:33 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/47/15/Latest-news-on-Superfast-Broadband December Parish Council Minutes now online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/46/67/December-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 4th December 2013 are available to view here . Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:38:46 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/46/15/December-Parish-Council-Minutes-now-online November Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/42/67/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 6th November 2013 are now available here. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:13:43 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/42/15/November-Parish-Council-Minutes-online Witchford Voices & Rackham Choir Christmas CD Available to Pre-Order!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/39/67/Witchford-Voices-Rackham-Choir-Christmas-CD-Available-to-Pre-Order As most of you know Witchford Voices and the children of Rackham School Choir have got together to record a fantastic Christmas CD which is a great gift for family members this Christmas. They are £5 each and you can... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:05:20 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/39/15/Witchford-Voices-Rackham-Choir-Christmas-CD-Available-to-Pre-Order Two Car Accidents Within Hours http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/38/67/Two-Car-Accidents-Within-Hours An investigation is underway after there were two car accidents on the A142 at Witchford yesterday (Friday, November 1st).  Both accidents happened within hours of each other at exactly the same location - the first at around 0305hrs and the... Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:08:45 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/38/15/Two-Car-Accidents-Within-Hours November Parish Council meeting agenda now online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/37/67/November-Parish-Council-meeting-agenda-now-online The agenda for the 6th November Parish Council meeting can be seen at Parish Council Documents here . The meeting starts at 7.30pm at St Andrews Hall and all Witchford residents are welcome to attend if they have any comments/suggestions... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:51:41 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/37/15/November-Parish-Council-meeting-agenda-now-online Superfast Broadband latest information http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/36/67/Superfast-Broadband-latest-information An update from the Connecting Cambridgeshire superfast broadband rollout team is available here . Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:52:02 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/36/15/Superfast-Broadband-latest-information Parish Council 2014 meeting dates online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/35/67/Parish-Council-2014-meeting-dates-online The meeting dates for the Parish Council for 2014 can be viewed here. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:32:58 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/35/15/Parish-Council-2014-meeting-dates-online Parish Council grant application form available online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/34/67/Parish-Council-grant-application-form-available-online Village clubs, societies and community groups can now download the application form for a grant from Witchford Parish Council here . The deadline for applications for the 2013-14 financial year is strictly 4pn 29th January 2014. Completed application forms should... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:18:48 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/34/15/Parish-Council-grant-application-form-available-online Keep Our Playing Fields Clean & Safe http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/32/67/Keep-Our-Playing-Fields-Clean-Safe The management committee of Witchford Village Hall and Playing Fields is investigating extending CCTV surveillance at their site in a bid to clamp down on dogs being exercised on the community playing fields. Signage is to be improved at access... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:32:10 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/32/15/Keep-Our-Playing-Fields-Clean-Safe Join the Witchford Village Yard Sale! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/31/67/Join-the-Witchford-Village-Yard-Sale Sunday November 17th 2013 Witchford Village Yard Sale  Witchford Rackham Pre-School is holding a yard sale on Sunday 17th November 2013 10am - 1pm to help raise funds for the Pre-School.  Stalls are held in your own front garden or... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:08:06 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/31/15/Join-the-Witchford-Village-Yard-Sale Ely Fireworks Spectacular! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/29/67/Ely-Fireworks-Spectacular Witchford has benefited very well over the years from funds donated by the Ely XT group - the organisers of the annual Ely Fireworks Spectacular - thinking Rackham school library and Rackham pre-school to name just two. This year's display... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:37:46 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/29/15/Ely-Fireworks-Spectacular Ely to Everest Daily Diary!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/27/67/Ely-to-Everest-Daily-Diary You may recall the news story two weeks ago about Keith Gallois from Witchford and Tim Titmarsh from Ely, who will be climbing more than 17,000ft to the Mount Everest Base Camp?  Well, their adventure has begun!! As you all... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:28:20 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/27/15/Ely-to-Everest-Daily-Diary New 'Calm Cats Clinics' in Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/26/67/New-Calm-Cats-Clinics-in-Witchford Johnson and Scott Vets, which has a surgery based in Witchford is now running new ‘calm cats clinics’ at, during which there will be no other types of animal booked in for appointments. The clinics will also have subdued... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:17:37 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/26/15/New-Calm-Cats-Clinics-in-Witchford Success at Ely Business Awards!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/25/67/Success-at-Ely-Business-Awards The 2013 Ely Business Awards took place last night (Friday, 4th October).   Witchford businesses  The Queen's Shoes based at Sedgeway Business Park and Advanced Aircraft Training (AAT)  at Lancaster Way each received an award on the night, with... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:33:46 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/25/15/Success-at-Ely-Business-Awards Refurbished Facilities at WVC! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/24/67/Refurbished-Facilities-at-WVC The food technology room at Witchford Village College has been completely refurbished and is now ready for use.   Following a successful application, the college received a generous donation of £25,000 from the Savoy Educational Trust to put towards... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:17:24 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/24/15/Refurbished-Facilities-at-WVC Ely to Everest Countdown Begins!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/23/67/Ely-to-Everest-Countdown-Begins In a fortnight’s time, Witchford resident Keith Gallois and his friend Tim Titmarsh will be embarking on the expedition of a life time. Last summer the intrepid pair set themselves a mammoth challenge to raise thousands of pounds for... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:07:19 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/23/15/Ely-to-Everest-Countdown-Begins October Parish Council Minutes online http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/22/67/October-Parish-Council-Minutes-online The Minutes of Witchford Parish Council's October meeting are now available to view online here. The Minutes can also be read on the Parish Notice Board next to the post office on Main Street. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:40:44 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/22/15/October-Parish-Council-Minutes-online New Tennis & Netball Courts Are Open!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/19/67/New-Tennis-Netball-Courts-Are-Open On Saturday 21 st September 2013 Witchford Village College officially opened their new netball and tennis courts. The courts were funded through the ‘Inspiring Facilities’ programme run by Sport England. The funding received enable the college to  refurbish and build... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:45:49 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/19/15/New-Tennis-Netball-Courts-Are-Open What a Fantastic Late Summer Ball!! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/14/67/What-a-Fantastic-Late-Summer-Ball Well everyone, what more can we say.......?  A truly amazing Late Summer Ball on Saturday night! Great atmosphere and some great shapes on the dance floor!! Please email your pics to witchfordonline@prestoav.com so we can all share memories of Witchford... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:56:02 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/14/15/What-a-Fantastic-Late-Summer-Ball Sports Taster Event in Witchford! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/12/67/Sports-Taster-Event-in-Witchford As many of you will already be aware, earlier this year Witchford Village College was successful in securing funding through Sport England’s  ‘Inspiring Facilities’ programme in order to refurbish their tennis and netball courts.  The newly resurfaced, enlarged and floodlit... Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:49:00 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/12/15/Sports-Taster-Event-in-Witchford Wheelie Bin News! http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/11/67/Wheelie-Bin-News The Wheelie Bins are coming! Delivery dates by street for the new Wheelie bins can be found for Wtichford and Witcham at the following link: Wheelie Bin Delivery Schedule Sun, 01 Sep 2013 21:14:00 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/11/15/Wheelie-Bin-News Open Spaces Group Update - September 2013 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/16/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-September-2013 Sandpit Drove Conservation Area The wildflower meadow has after all been a success this year, despite fewer of the showy flowers that dominated last year.  At the end of August there was a good display of common bird's foot... Sun, 01 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/16/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-September-2013 New Bus Timetable For Witchford http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/10/67/New-Bus-Timetable-For-Witchford We've been passed a very useful link for those who use the Bus services to and from Witchford. The link is to the revised timetable which we're told starts on the 1st Spetember. Download the new Stagecoach Bus Timetable... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:59:15 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/10/15/New-Bus-Timetable-For-Witchford Open Spaces Group Update - July 13 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/9/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-July-13 A new pond for Witchford At the end of June the plan for a new pond near Cathedral View Park on Manor Road finally came to fruition. A pond was shown on the site in early ordnance survey... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:49:49 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/9/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-July-13 Late Summer Ball Announced http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/8/67/Late-Summer-Ball-Announced Details have now been announced for the Witchford Late Summer Ball. The ball will be held Witchford Village Hall, Bedwell Hey Lane with tickets price at £25, including cocktails and canapes on arrival and two course meal. Wine available to... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:02:28 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/8/15/Late-Summer-Ball-Announced Open Spaces Group Update - June 2013 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/7/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-June-2013 Community Orchard at the Old Recreation Ground As the Old Recreation Ground dried out in April and May the drainage works were completed by Howard Palmer and Carl Goodjohn using contractors' plant. In May a small group of... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:55:47 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/7/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-June-2013 Open Spaces Group Update - May 2013 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/6/67/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-May-2013 Diamond Jubilee Tree During 2012 the Open Spaces Group proposed to the parish council that to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee a tree be planted on the Common. A hornbeam was suggested and a tree duly obtained on... Fri, 03 May 2013 21:11:53 +0100 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/6/15/Open-Spaces-Group-Update-May-2013 Parish Precept Clarification http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/5/67/Parish-Precept-Clarification Witchford Parish Council confirms that its precept - the tax paid by residents for the Parish Council's activities - has only risen by 0.3% this year. The figure quoted in the Council Tax demands recently sent out by ECDC is... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:32:16 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/5/15/Parish-Precept-Clarification Village Vision Consultation http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/3/67/Village-Vision-Consultation The District Council is preparing a new plan for East Cambridgeshire. The new Local Plan will set out a blueprint for the future growth of the district, looking at how much, where and when development should take place, up to... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:31:36 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/3/15/Village-Vision-Consultation Millennium Wood Update http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/2/67/Millennium-Wood-Update Let's protect the Millennium Wood for all Witchford Parish Council wishes to remind villagers that the Millennium Wood is a wonderful place for all to enjoy, and asks that everyone treats it as they would wish their own garden... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:15:11 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/2/15/Millennium-Wood-Update Parish Council - Traffic Calming Plans http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/1/67/Parish-Council-Traffic-Calming-Plans Witchford Online received the following from Witchford Parish Council this week, asking us to publish details on this website. Please direct any comments on the plans to the Parish Council: The Parish Council has agreed a set of measures... Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:27:52 +0000 http://www.witchford.org.uk/news/1/15/Parish-Council-Traffic-Calming-Plans