News and events

What’s on

Things going on in and near Hatley


Saturday, 24th August          Music festival with LG Live / based at Little Gransden Airfield. Sunday, 25th August        ...
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Fancy a nice bike ride?

Strawberry 50 – Sunday, 1st September


The Strawberry 50 bike ride on 1st September 2019 will pass through Hatley.
The Strawberry 50 has become a successful mass-participation cycling event – nearly 800 people took part last time out in 2017. It’s open to...
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Coffee Morning

3rd September 10.00 am / Village Hall


Hatley, Cambridgeshire, Coffee Morning sign. The Coffee Mornings are held on the first Tuesday of every month in Hatley Village Hall from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
Date Tuesday, 3rd September. Time 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. Venue Hatley Village Hall. Organisers Linda Hudson and Mervyn Lack. Do go – it’s...
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Gardening

4th September, 7.15 pm / Eco-Hub


Date Wednesday, 4th September. Time 7.00 for 7.30 pm. Venue Keir Suite, Eco Hub, Stocks Lane, Gamlingay, SG19 3JR. Subject Garden bugs: cohabit, conserve...
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Archaeology

5th September / 7.30 pm / Blythe Way Community Room Gamlingay


Date  Thursday, 5th September Time 7.15 for 7.30 pm. Venue Blythe Way Community Room, Blythe Way, off Stocks Lane (opposite the Eco Hub) Gamlingay,...
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History

9th September, 7.15 pm / Eco Hub


Date  Monday, 9th September. Time 7.15 for 7.30 pm. Venue  Keir Suite, Eco Hub, Stocks Lane, Gamlingay, SG19 3JR. Subject  Steve Fuller: Bedfordshire Regiments...
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St Denis’ open for HOD

13, 14 and 15th September / 10 to noon and 2 to 4 pm


St Denis' church East Hatley, Cambridgeshire – nature reserve sign + new post.
As part of the 2019 Heritage Open Days (HOD) festival, St Denis’ church in East Hatley will be open on: Friday 13th, Saturday 14th...
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Defibrillator training course

23rd September, 11 am / Village Hall


Date  Monday, 23rd September (delayed from 21st June). Time  11.00 am to noon. Venue  Hatley Village Hall. Subject  CPR and defibrillator training course. Cost ...
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St Denis’ churchyard tidy-up

17 volunteers cut and cleared it on 4th August


Happy volunteers at the St Denis' church East Hatley, Cambridgeshire, churchyard tidy-up on 4th August 2019.
By Nicola Jenkins Many hands made lighter work! A fantastic turnout of 17 volunteers at St Denis’ churchyard worked hard on Sunday morning, 4...
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Hatley’s defibrillator – just dial 999

No need to panic – trained operatives will guide you through what to do


The defibrillator cabinet outside Hatley Village Hall. If you need to use it, first dial 999 – it has been registered with the NHS who will provide the code to open the cabinet door and give instructions for its use.
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...
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Hatley Village Fête 2019 – the photos

A fine time was had by all on Sunday, 21st July


Hatley Village Fete, 21st July 2019 – an ice cream van, police car, craft stalls, children's games, bouncy castle and an interesting display of classic cars kept everyone amused.
The weather was kind and lots of people came along on Sunday, 21st July to enjoy the tea tent, bouncy castle, children’s games and...
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Latest parish newsletter

July 2019


Everyone in Hatley will have received a copy of the latest (July 2019) newsletter… but if you’ve not seen it or have lost your...
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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...
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Hatley Parish Council’s finances, 2018 / 2019

All the facts and figures


Hatley Parish Council’s financial results and audit documents for 2018 / 2019 are now available for you to scrutinise. All the files are downloadable...
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We’re in the news!

The Hatley website hits the headlines (almost)


Hatley website in the news – FoFC, Summer 2019 newsletter.
The Friends of Friendless Churches owns St Denis’ in East Hatley – along with 51 other redundant churches in England and Wales. Here’s a...
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New Parish Council chairman

Plus 2019 reports


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).
Alan Pinney is Hatley Parish Council’s new Chairman – he took over the role from Margot Eagle at the Annual Meetings on 21st May,...
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A little less of St Denis

Lost in the great fire at Notre Dame Cathedral


St Denis' statue in Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris. He was beheaded around 250 AD - Notre-Dame was built on the site of his church 900 years later. A relic of St Denis, placed in the weather vane atop the cathedral's spire in the 1830s was lost in the devastating fire of 15th April 2019. [Photo by Thesupermat-CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21763309]
Saint Denis was a 3rd-century Christian martyr and saint – martyred for his faith by decapitation, thus now portrayed carrying his head in his...
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Heroes and heroines from the latest Hatley litter pick

A big thank-you to them all


Typical result of a Hatley litter pick – many filled bin bags, which South Cambs District Council takes away.
Neal Barton, Sarah Brennan, Margot Eagle, Jeremy Hooper, Mervyn Lack, John O’Sullivan and Martin Ward all did wonders on 24th March – not forgetting Harold...
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Someone nicked our children sign

Do you know what happened?


One of the 'Children' signs in Hatley St George, Cambridgeshire – it was stolen on 6th January 2019 and we'd like it back please.
You will have noticed the two original (and a bit worn looking) ‘children’ signs in Hatley St George have gone. The one above was...
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