Shelford Feast

MEN DIG HOLES TO HELP US

Guest blog post by Duncan Grey The roads are being dug up again, there are temporary traffic lights around the village and now the car park is closed for more digging. What’s going on? Irritating as it is, this is work that will benefit us all. And as grandma used to say, “You can’t make…

Playscape News – April 2019 Newsletter

Breaking Ground for Playscape Satisfying progress was made for the Playscape project last month when the PC got the crucial Feast Services underway. This great step forward was, however, rather dampened by the discovery of extensive asbestos in the ground and the accompanying costs of dealing with it. You can read more fully about the…

Playscape News – July 2017 Newsletter

Playscape Amazed by Local Generosity Playscape has received an unexpected donation of £20,000! The grant, from a donor-advised fund, is to further our charitable purposes and cover professional fees and fundraising expenses. This is such a boost for the team and the project! Supporting the strategic planning financially affirms the holistic and inclusive approach we’ve…

A History of Great Shelford Recreation Ground

Guest blog post by Duncan Grey The Parish Council acquired the present recreation ground from the Macauley family of Southernwood in 1921. Before then the village had used various fields for their recreation. There was a field at the junction of Cambridge Road and Granhams – now Granham’s Close – and after that there was…

Playscape News – August 2016 Newsletter

Playscape Needs You! It was great to see so many of you at the Shelford Feast – your support is crucial in realising a new playscape for our village, thank you so much for all your help so far!   In case you missed us, here are some things you can do to help: Sign…

Playscape News – July 2016 Newsletter

Test Your Head For Heights and Raise Money for Playscape! Registration is now open for Playscape’s Sponsored Abseil down St Mary’s Church Tower! Buoyed by the success of It’s a Knockout and the £23,000 raised to date we are looking forward to our next big fundraiser on Saturday 1st October 2016. Normally only a select…

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