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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Whittlesford and The Great War

Just after the Whit Soc AGM, Karen Wright suggested that we might undertake a project such as the one in the Northants village where her grandfathers had lived and gone to fight and where one is commemorated on the War Memorial. Within the many Whittlesford Society publications over the years, there has been all sorts […]