Entries by admin

Housing survey results

WHITTLESFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN HOUSING SURVEY RESULTS Cambridge Acre have now reported the results of the housing survey, which showed strong support for more affordable housing for people with a strong local connection. There is demand for approximately 40 affordable houses in Whittlesford at present, although finding suitable sites will not be easy. The full report […]

Official Opening of the affordable homes in Newton Road

After many refused planning applications and a year to build, we were both delighted and honoured to be at the official opening of our 8 new affordable homes to rent and buy in Newton Road. The new homes, 5 of which are rented and the other 3 are available on the part buy / part […]

New footpath on triangle makes safer crossing!

A recently installed new footpath on the the Middlemoor triangle can only make crossing the road safer! With more and more young families at the north end of the village, it became apparent that something had to be done to make the triangle safer. The parish council took it upon themselves to improve safety with […]

Merry Christmas from the Parish Council

Many thanks to David Abson, who kindly sent this picture taken in the churchyard back in the spring, it gives us hope that spring is coming soon. In the meantime, the Parish Council would like to wish all of its parishioners a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year !

Anyone remember or know the name Flora Herron ?

Dear Whittle Web I wonder if you can help About 50 years ago I copied something from a national ‘rag’ (Maybe Titbits or Reveille which were around at the time) – the reason I contact you is that a grieving mother who lived in Whittlesford wrote a very moving poem about the death of her […]

The Whittlesford Society – 1975 – 2015 – 40th Anniversary Year.

The Whittlesford Society – 1975 – 2015 – 40th Anniversary Year – All about Whittlesford – Past. Present and Future. When the Whittlesford Society was launched in autumn, 1975, one of their priorities was to involve and integrate the recent great influx of newcomers into the village and at the time to ensure that they […]

Your Community!

Some of you will know that Meg Holland does a weekly column for the Cambridge news. You can keep up with all the latest news and events in your community via : www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Your-Community

Stick to the Trothe!

Have you ever wondered why our village sign says the words…. STICK TO THE TROTHE? A recently asked question by a parishioner, prompted me to learn the history behind the village sign. It was a question that I could not answer, so I decided to do some research on it, and thanks to Ann Strange, […]