Monthly Archives: February 2020

There are two PC meetings coming up

Hatley Parish Council
Tuesday, 25th February and Tuesday, 17th March
Both at 7.30 pm, Hatley Village Hall


Hatley Parish Council, 21st May 2019 - L/R: Nicola Jenkins, Harold Nickerson, Micky Astor (Deputy Chairman), Alan Pinney (Chairman), Margot Eagle and Kim Wilde (Clerk).
There will be two Hatley Parish Council meeting in the next three weeks or so. The first is an ‘Extraordinary’ meeting next Tuesday, 25th...
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Cambridge closed

Protest by Extinction Rebellion Cambridge means Fen Causeway and Trumpington Road are closed from 16th February


Using emergency powers, the police have closed Fen Causeway and Trumpington Road in Cambridge while Extinction Rebellion Cambridge carry out a week of protests....
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Barn Farm, East Hatley, planning application approved

The end of a 12 year saga


Barn Farm, East Hatley – planning approval was granted for the erection of an agricultural workers' dwelling in February 2020. This photograph was taken on 11th July 2016.
The application by Mr and Mrs Hook to erect an agricultural workers’ dwelling at Barn Farm, East Hatley (above in July 2016), was approved...
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The next Local Plan for SCDC – time’s nearly up to have your say

From 2031, so this is in the cause of long term thinking – but only until Monday, 24th February


“This is a very exciting time for South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge City Council,” says Stephen Kelly, the Joint Director for Planning and...
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East West Rail – show time on Saturday, 29th February

Although we’re on the edge of the ‘Preferred Route Option’, you may still be interested to find out more at an open day in Little Gransden


Cambridge to Oxford – East West Rail's map of proposed route E.
Now the ‘Preferred Route Option’ for a new line between Bedford and Cambridge has been announced, the East West Railway Company (EWRC) is holding...
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Cambridge to Oxford rail link confirmed (sort of)

And it'll go via Cambourne, not Bassingbourn


Cambridge to Oxford – East West Rail's map of proposed route E.
The government, via the East West Rail Company (EWRC) and transport secretary Grant Shapps, has announced its preferred route as part of the third...
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Hatley St George church Task Group is getting on with things

Its purpose is to help the building last another 800 years


A stone head of Queen Victoria carved as a stop at the base of the south door arch at Hatley St George church, Hatley St George, Cambridgeshire.
The Task Group had its third meeting on 30th January – Hilary confirmed it is now an official sub-group of the Parochial Church Council...
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William Butterfield in action

A visit to All Saints, Margaret Street, London – and an important paper on this star architect who restored St Denis' in 1874


All Saints, Margaret Street, London – the interior, looking towards the magnificent altar piece at the east end and dating from 1909.
There can be no question William Butterfield (1814-1900) was, along with Augustus Pugin (1812-1852), Sir George Gilbert Scott RA (1811-1878) and Sir Charles Barry...
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