Where should £233,000 be spent in Stapleford? The Parish Council has extended a village-wide survey until December 24.

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Villagers have until Dec 11 to have their say about proposals for a new retirement village and accompanying country park in Stapleford.


There is only one green bin collection day in December – and here’s where to find your Christmas bin dates


Granta Medical Practice, which includes the Shelford Medical Practice, has been rated outstanding.


A new online pharmacy service has been launched on the outskirts of Stapleford.


Who will be our new MP? You can meet the candidates in a special Great Shelford General Election hustings is taking place at St Mary's Church on Dec 5 at 7.30pm.

Magog Singers invite you to join them with mince pies and punch following a performance of the music we have sung during the term. Our singing will largely follow a Christmas theme to put us in a Seasonal mood.

Donations are invited for a charity, to be nominated by choir members.

Hope to see you on Tuesday 10th December, 3pm Jubilee Pavilion, Gog Magog Way. For more information please contact Kathleen.foreman@ntlworld.com

The deadline has now passed to respond to the proposed route for a new public transport route on the edge of Stapleford and Great Shelford.
Meanwhile one blogger says the proposals will spoil the village forever but challenges local people about being ambivalent to the plans.



Three events are taking place at the Stapleford Granary as part of a village war project.


You can now shop and help SSYI at the same time.


A new Parish Councillor is needed after Vice Chair Sara Sayer stood down from the council.


There's a public meeting on November 19 about proposals to fit solar panels at the Babraham Park and Ride site.

Stapleford school needs two new governors.


Read about the actions and decisions from the latest Parish Council meeting.


The Great Shelford Health Centre has hit back at criticism about how difficult it can be to get an appointment.


Nursery education could be provided at Stapleford school from January.


The Stapleford History Society has won funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to honour the men from the village who fought in World War One.


Did you know that aerosol cans, plastic bottles from toiletries and cleaning products and Tetrapak cartons can also now be recycled


Train set building is being introduced at Arthur's Shed at the Arthur Rank Hospice in October

1st Shelford Guides have been saved.


Youths vandalising the MOBAS agency on London Road, Stapleford have been captured on CCTV.


Results of an archaeological survey of Stapleford will be unveiled in October.

Thousands of people from Stapleford and the Shelford were woken by a rave on the outskirts of Little Shelford in the early hours of August 17.


A proposal for a Compulsory Purchase Order to buy and protect the former Tree pub has been rejected.


Two new people have joined the Parish Council.

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Helen Hale from Stapleford WI attended a lobby of Parliament on Climate Change and the environment, on behalf of the WI.


Dr Colin Hitchcock has retired at the Shelford Medical Practice.


An appreciative audience enjoyed a performance by the Magog Singers on a sunny, summer afternoon which included a variety of songs and finished with a selection from Oliver. Donations of £51 were collected for the Stapleford Village Weekend. The term finished with the choir singing at a 50th Anniversary Garden Party at Bircham house, their efforts again much enjoyed. 


Your views are needed about a new cycling and walking route through Stapleford.


Stapleford Granary has launched its own beer.


New bus stop signs (commonly called flags) have been erected in Stapleford in Mingle Lane, Gog Magog Way, Haverhill Road and Bar Lane.  


The rules have been changes regarding walking dogs on the Recreation Ground.


Stapleford Granary has won a major architectural award.


The Three Horseshoes has reopened after a refurbishment.


Stapleford WI collected eight bags of rubbish in a village litter pick.


Stapleford's community warden scheme has launched.


Renewable energy system solar panels will be mounted on carports above the car parking spaces at the Babraham Park and Ride.


Changes have been taking place at Murketts Garage in Stapleford.


A £3 parking charge has been introduced at the Magog Down in December.


A new 20 MPH zone is being introduced in parts of Stapleford. See a map of the Stapleford roads affected.


Green groups in the Shelfords and Stapleford have a new website. (external link)


The Gog Farmshop at Shelford Bottom has been crowned East Anglia’s Farm Shop & Deli award winner for 2018, and received a commendation for the nationwide Farm Shop of the Year.



Stapleford's school became an academy in 2018.


Stapleford, Cambridge now has its own history website.


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A 29 acre development in Stapleford and Great Shelford, with 180 new homes and a "care village", is being offered online by an Essex developer. 


Stapleford park's play area is the subject of a new video. Read more about the Stapleford Park facilities here.


Stapleford Cambridge now has its own Facebook page.

Stapleford is 4 miles from Cambridge. Around 1900 people now live in the village which lies between Great Shelford and Sawston.

The village has a Community Primary School, a church hall, the Johnson Hall,  St Andrew’s Church, the Jubilee Pavilion and  two Public Houses, The Three Horseshoes, and The Rose. There is also a campaign to re-open The Tree pub.

The pavilion, on the Stapleford Park or recreation ground, was renovated in 2012 and re-named the Jubilee Pavilion to mark the diamond jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Stapleford is twinned with Villedomer in the Loire Valley, France. 

Wandlebury, with the remains of a 5th Century BC Iron Age Hill Fort,110 acres of woods and chalk grassland, and 8 miles of footpaths, is in the north-east corner of Stapleford.

The Magog Down is an area for restoration, conservation and informal recreation on the Gog Magog Hills off the A1307 road to Linton and on Haverhill Road, Stapleford.

Famous people from Stapleford Cambridge include Sir John Sulston, Robert Huff and Thomas Blossom.

This community website for Stapleford village near Cambridge www.staplefordonline.com includes details about Stapleford Parish CouncilStapleford Pavilion, other Stapleford venues, Stapleford pubs including The RoseStapleford Community Primary School, the Stapleford events calendar including what's on in Stapleford near Cambridge, details about Stapleford historyshops in Stapleford including the Spar, and Water Lillies, Stapleford businesses including Murketts, builders in Stapleford including Gatward Builders, plumbers in Stapleford, Stapleford churches including St Andrew's ChurchStapleford community groupsStapleford charitiesplanning applications in Stapleford including the Neighbourhood Plan, the Stapleford fun runsports clubs in Stapleford including Stapleford Tennis Club,  Wandlebury County Park, the Magog Down, the Great Shelford Medical centre, the Great Shelford post office, the Great Shelford dentist, and Great Shelford library. The Stapleford village online website also includes details about Stapleford bed and breakfast accommodation information. There is also news about South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen
 
Links to other Stapleford pages on www.staplefordonline.com

Stapleford Cambridge homepage
Stapleford Cambridge news
Stapleford events
Stapleford Cambridge planning
Stapleford Cambridge planning applications
Stapleford Parish Council
Stapleford Pavilion
Stapleford Cambridge pubs and businesses
Stapleford Cambridge charities
Stapleford community groups
Stapleford Cambridge blogs and emails
Stapleford Cambridge history
Stapleford and Shelford Neighbourhood Plan

Stapleford on Wikipedia



St Andrew's Stapleford


British History Online about Stapleford

Airb'n'bs in Stapleford


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Stapleford at sunrise, September 2019. Photo by Alison McGurk.

The December electronic newsletter is out. Headlines include;

Dogs could be banned from the Woollards Lane recreation ground according to the latest Parish Council minutes (external link)

Council officials have been criticised for turning a blind eye to potholes in Woollards Lane.

A new beauty salon has opened in Great Shelford (external link).

A Shelford resident reflects on her unusual friendship with writer Clive James who dies this week.

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Is there more we can do in Stapleford to recycle asks one villager?

Could some of the Stapleford verges be left longer to encourage local wildlife asks a villager.


Developments at a reservoir on the edge of Stapleford have intrigued one local resident.


The Gelatine factory - one of more than 30 historical postcards and photos of old Stapleford featured on  Stapleford Online.



Did you know that there is now a Stapleford Cambridge Facebook page?



Stapleford's WI group have created a special pennant (featured above).



An old photo of Stapleford School was recently for sale on Ebay.

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Stapleford resident Shaun Levitt shared provided this photo of aircraft over Stapleford in 1944 to the Stapleford History website.  The planes are B-17  Flying Fortress bombers.  Below you can see Stapleford as it was before the housing development of the 1950s and 60s.  You can also see the tank trap running diagonally across  Haverhill Road and up towards Hinton Way.

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Stapleford photographer Keith Taylor exhibited his work (featured above) as part of the Cambridge Open Studios.

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A lovely photo of London Road, Stapleford sold for £23.50 on Ebay . You can see other old photos and postcards of Stapleford, Cambridge here.


This is an old postcard of Church Street Stapleford- see other old photos of Stapleford, Cambridge.

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Photo by Gerald Maguire - read more about the Stapleford Parish Pit here.

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Photo by Adrienne Pate - see more Stapleford Cambridge photos here

 
The Stapleford Online website includes lots of old postcards and photos of Stapleford near Cambridge in yesteryear.

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Areas and things covered by this website:
 
This community website for Stapleford village near Cambridge includes details about Stapleford Parish Council, Stapleford Pavilion, other Stapleford venues, Stapleford pubs including The Rose, Stapleford Community Primary School, the Stapleford events calendar including what's on in Stapleford near Cambridge, details about Stapleford historyshops in Stapleford including the Spar, and Water Lillies, Stapleford businesses including Murketts, builders in Stapleford including Gatward Builders, plumbers in Stapleford, Stapleford churches including St Andrew's Church, Stapleford community groups, Stapleford charities, planning applications in Stapleford including the Neighbourhood Plan, the Stapleford fun run, sports clubs in Stapleford including Stapleford Tennis Club,  Wandlebury County Park, the Magog Down, the Great Shelford Medical centre, the Great Shelford post office, the Great Shelford dentist, and Great Shelford library. The Stapleford village online website also includes details about Stapleford bed and breakfast accommodation information. There is also news about South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen
 
Links to other Stapleford pages:

Stapleford Cambridge homepage
Stapleford Cambridge news
Stapleford events
Stapleford Cambridge planning
Stapleford Cambridge planning applications
Stapleford Parish Council
Stapleford Pavilion
Stapleford Cambridge pubs and businesses
Stapleford Cambridge charities
Stapleford community groups
Stapleford Cambridge blogs and emails
Stapleford Cambridge history
Stapleford and Shelford Neighbourhood Plan

Streets covered by the Stapleford Cambridge website include; Anvil Close, Aylesford Way, Babraham Road, Bar Close, Bar Lane, Bury Road, Cambridge Road, Chalk Hill, Cherry Tree Avenue, Church Street, Collier Way, Cox's Close, Dolphin Way, Dukes Meadow, Finch's Close, Forge End, Gog Magog Way, Greenfield Close, Greenhedges, Haverhill Road, Hawthorne Road, Heffer Close, Hinton Way, Joscelynes, London Road, Mingle Lane, Poplar Way, Priam's Way, St Andrew's Close, Sternes Way and Vine Close.