The perfect tool for finding and guiding people to a precise location
By Margot Eagle what3words is the perfect tool for finding and guiding people to a precise location, which street addresses and post codes don’t...
Hatley’s defibrillator – just dial 999
Don't panic – trained operatives will tell you what to do... and we have reminders to help
Hatley’s defibrillator (above) is located outside the Village Hall in Hatley St George in a locked and temperature-controlled cabinet. It has full public access...
The Gamlingay and Hatleys Car Scheme
For when you get the invite but don’t have the means of getting there
Do you need help getting to your Covid-19 vaccination appointment? The Gamlingay and Hatleys Car Scheme provides transport for medical appointments – including vaccination...
Covid help and other info
If you're home alone or self-isolating and live in Hatley, help is available if you need it
The Gamlingay and Hatley Coronavirus Support Group is here to help you if you need it. How can we help? Pick up prescriptions from...
Hatley Parish Council issues a declaration
All households in East Hatley and Hatley St George will have recently received the Parish Councils’ latest newsletter detailing its intention to declare a...
SCDC election result
Heather Williams remains our district councillor
Result of the SCDC election on 5th May 2022 for The Mordens ward at South Cambridgeshire District Council: Holly Derrett – Green Party –...
Barn Farm and Moat Farm, East Hatley
updated 22nd March
Two planning applications relating to Barn Farm and Moat Farm were decided some time ago but are currently subject to planning conditions. Barn Farm,...
Gosh! We raised £264 for Ukraine…
... and it was doubled by the government!
“Well done Hatley!” said Carole Cooper after she had counted the amazing amount collected in the pop up cake sale last week to help...
News on nature
Our local, Local Nature Reserve
There is a small corner of Hatley which is forever a nature reserve – it surrounds St Denis’ church and is, officially, a Local...
Have you read this?
Mentions we've spotted of Hatley in books
By Peter Mann Depending on where you live, there can be any number of mentions of your locality in books on the countryside, buildings,...
A little less of St Denis
Lost in the great fire at Notre Dame Cathedral
Saint Denis was a 3rd-century Christian martyr and saint – martyred for his faith by decapitation, thus now portrayed carrying his head in his...
Rescuing our churches
Articles in The Guardian and Country Life support the Friends of Friendless Churches while highlighting the plight of rural churches
By Peter Mann It’s been a good week for spotting mentions of the Friends of Friendless Churches – and the plight of rural churches...
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
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...
Someone put a grenade in their blue bin!
Would you believe the things people put in their blue bins?
A grenade, a toilet seat and disco lights are on a list of items people in south Cambs have wrongly put into their blue...
Fly-tippers – does you mum still clean up after you?
SCDC's new innovative sign asks embarrassing questions
South Cambs District Council is erecting these eye-catching signs which question why people are fly-tipping – including whether their mum still cleans up after them....
Retired after 15 years
Goodbye to the original Hatley website
Well, that was the website that was. After 15 years of faithful service, time for a long rest for the old design now we’ve...
Someone nicked our children sign
Do you know what happened?
You will have noticed the two original (and a bit worn looking) ‘children’ signs in Hatley St George have gone. The one above was...