EventDateTimeVenueDetails
Black bin collection day April 11   Stapleford 
  Stapleford Parish Council MeetingApril 11 7pm Cox's Close Communal Bilding 

AGENDA 


185.2017 Apologies

186.2017 Declarations of Interests

187.2017 To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 14 March 2018

188.2017 Matters arising (only new information to be considered)

a. Fingerposts

b. Parish Office

c. Grass verge corner of Bar Lane

d. Ranger

189.2017 To call the meeting off and take matters of public interest.

190.2017 To receive reports from County Councillors and District Councillors

191.2017 To call the meeting back on and to consider planning matters:

S/0450/18/FL 11 Gog Magog Way Construction of garage for Mr A Taylor

S/0985/18/PN Agricultural Land, Meadow Farm, Sawston Road. Application for Prior Notification of agricultural or forestry development for a steel portal frame agricultural building for David Reed

Tree Application

S/1081/18/TP Fairlawn, Haverhill Road (Symonds).T1 Beech – following previous reduction, to thin crown by approximately 25% and remove dead spurs with aim to open crown and allow more light to penetrate and restore tree’s appearance. T2 Pine – to remove tree. Tree has red band needle disease and is in decline (40/50% Die back)

Planning Decisions

S/0133/18/FL East House Gog Magog Hills Estate Permission refused for installation of 4No. conservation roof windows and internal access ladder for Mr & Mrs Jonas

S/0134/18/LB East House Gog Magog Hills Estate Permission refused for installation of 4No. conservation roof windows and internal access ladder for Mr & Mrs Jonas

For information only

S/0934/18/DC 10 Bury Road Discharge of conditions 14 (Lighting) and 118 (Landscaping) of planning permission S/2431/15/VC for the Ace Foundation

S/2246/17/FL 33 Bar Lane – Amendment to application. Buildings moved 3 metres away from drainage ditch – noted and Council have responded to 14 day notification.

192.2017 APM and Village Weekend preparation

193.2017 Agreement to combine insurance policies so all assets are under one policy. Currently buildings are insured separately.

194.2017 Neighbourhood Plan

195.2017 Pavilion & Recreation Ground

a. To receive a report on income and expenditure plus equipment issues

b. To agree quotation for interior painting and start date

c. Tennis Club update

d. Ground maintenance – to agree programme of refurbishment work and to consider request for additional cutting through the playing season asked for by the Cricket Clubs

196.2017 Cemetery

197.2017 Village matters

a. Tree audit – to confirm

b. Tree work including hedges

c. Village Mobile Warden Scheme

d. Council communication strategy to include Stapleford Messenger, website, social media and quarterly information sheet

e. Slaughter House extension – commitment to pursue with new Parish Council

f. Grass cutting tender

198.2017 Staff Matters

Items relating to the Clerk & Assistant Clerk to be dealt with in camera.

199.2017 Finance

a. To receive the financial report

b. Authorise payments

c. To authorise the investigation into a Parish Council credit card

 

 Coffee Concert with Richard Utterly (piano)April 15  11am Stapleford Granary
 Coffee from 11.00 and Concert at 12.00 - £12 with Coffee from Hot Numbers - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/richard-uttley-sunday-coffee-steinway-concert.aspx
Stapleford writer Isabel Thomas on "How to think like an 8 year-old - writing for children." April 17 7.30pm Great Shelford libraryTickets £5 (friends £3)
 https://isabelthomas.co.uk
Tina May, Laurie Holloway and Dave Olney April 20 7.30pm  Stapleford Granary  £18 - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/tina-may-laurie-holloway.aspx 
 Iron Age WalkApril 25  10.30amWandlebury Country Park 

Wednesday 25 April 10.30 -12pm

Iron Age Walk

Enjoy a gentle walk around Wandlebury with one of the Wardens and discover some of the Iron Age history of this Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Stapleford Annual Village Meeting  April 25 7.30pmJubilee Pavilion, Stapleford   Annual Parish Meeting

THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL 2018 IN THE JUBILEE PAVILION

AT 7.30 PM

 

Come and hear what your council has done, and find out about the activities of many village organisations as well as developments in the area


·    Apologies for absence

·    Minutes of the 2017 APM

·    Matters arising from the minutes.

·    Report by the Chairman

·    Financial report 2017-18

·    The following reports taken as read but with question time about:

Ø Parish property to include the

o   Jubilee Pavilion

o   Recreation Ground 

o   Playgrounds

o   The Cemetery

Ø Policing in Stapleford

Ø District and County Councils

Ø Our schools

Ø Our charities

Ø Stapleford Twinning Association

Ø Magog Trust

Ø Our church and its friends

Ø Sports Clubs

Ø Shelford/Stapleford Youth Initiative

·    Any other matters

·    To be followed by 15 minutes session

The Big Bounce April 27 3.30pm  Stapleford Community Primary SchoolWe're delighted to present: The Big Bounce, Stapleford's new family event for 2018! We will have 8 giant inflatables and unlimited bouncing from £5. DOUGH&co will serve their wood fired Pizzas alongside our cash bar. This event is open to all! 27 April 2018, 3:30pm to 8pm.
Contact eleanorwaters01@gmail.com for tickets. 
 Arthur Rank hospice open dayApril 28   Booking required at www.arhc.org.uk/open-day-public.asp 
 The Magog Singers performing alongside The Eversden Senior Brass band, conducted by Graham Smith, which will perform a selection of traditional brass band music.April 28 7.30pm Barrington Church 

 The choir, under their director Jacquie McBride, will sing a wide selection from their repertory and as a finale the two groups will perform an arrangement of the traditional hymn Morning Has Broken.

The concert, in aid of their funds, will be held at Barrington Church on Saturday 28th April 2018 at 7:30pm - Barrington Church

Wine and fruit juice will be available in the interval for a donation.

Tickets: Adults £8/Children and fulltime students £2

From marystapleton48@hotmail.com or from choir members.

For further information contact kathleen.foreman@ntlworld.com or graham.bush@ntlworld.com 
 May Day Morris DanceMay 1 5am (correct) Wandlebury Country Park 

Tuesday 1 May 5am-6am

May Day Morris Dance

As the summer sun rises above the Wandlebury woodlands the Devil's Dyke Morris Men dance to greet it. This traditional English dancing event takes place in the same beautiful spot on May Day each year. If you have never been before, we highly recommend it.

Meet on the picnic field at Wandlebury Country Park (signposted from entrance), dancing starts at approx. 5.29am.

Free event - donations welcome.

Refreshments available to purchase on the day.

 
 Stapleford WI Resolution meetingMay 3 7.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford  
 Wild Flowers in SpringMay 8 10.30am Wandlebury Country Park  

Tuesday 8 May 10.30am-12.30pm

Wild Flowers in Spring

Want to learn more about wild flowers? Enjoy a gentle walk around the woods and meadows of Wandlebury with one of the Wardens who will help you to identify our wild flowers in spring.

Wear footwear and clothing for being outdoors.

Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Stapleford History society - "I regret inform you" the first day of the Somme May 8 7.45pm Jubilee PavilionThe Somme through the yes of one Cambridge Man - talk by Mike Levy, lesley Ford and company
www.history society.staplefordvillage.org.uk  
 Stapleford Parish Council Meeting May 9  7pmJubilee Pavilion, Stapleford  
 Shelford and Whittlesford 

Rail User Group AGM
 May 9 7.30pmRed Lion, Whittlesford 

Do you use either Shelford or Whittlesford Parkway stations? Do you have a view as to how they should be managed or maintained? Do you have a good idea on how to make them better? Are you part of the station adoption group? Would you like to know more about what is planned for our railway?

Come along to our AGM in May to express your views and hear about plans for the masterplan process for Whittlesford Parkway.

For more information go to www.sawrug.org.uk

 Wandlebury Orchard WalkMay 23 2pm Wandlebury Country Park 

Wednesday 23 May 2-3pm

Wandlebury Orchard Walk

Join one of our wardens on an afternoon stroll around the traditional orchard at Wandlebury. Learn about how we manage it for people and wildlife and what our plans are for the future.


Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
If you go down to the woods adventure with Vital Spark May 29 10.30am  Wandlebury Country Park

Tuesday 29 May, 10.30am-12pm

If you go down to the woods adventure with Vital Spark

Some of your fairy tale favourites combined in this playful adventure. An outdoor adventure at Wandlebury Country Park which brings imagination to life through drama, craft and storytelling.


For 2-6 years, children must be accompanied by an adult for this adventure (includes a snack - please advise if you have specific dietary requirements on booking). Please dress appropriately. Meet at The Stable Rooms.


£10 per child (younger siblings welcome - under 2s are free)


Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org
 
Nature puppets and puppetry with Vital Spark May 29 Noon Wandlebury Country Park 

Tuesday 29 May 12-4pm

Nature puppets and puppetry with Vital Spark

This half day workshop will allow nature loving children to create characters and bring them to life through puppetry. Using mainly natural materials and lots of imagination they’ll be able to make and perform in their own puppet theatre.


For 6-11 years unaccompanied by parents. Includes a snack - please advise if you have specific dietary requirements on booking. Please dress appropriately. Meet at The Stable Rooms.


£25 (£5 off for siblings)


Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org

 
 Stapleford WI bring and buy coffee morningMay 30  10.30am Johnson Hall, Stapleford   
 Wild bedtime stories with Vital SparkJune 1st  5pmWandlebury Country Park 

Friday 1 June, 5pm

Wild bedtime stories with Vital Spark

Come and enjoy some bedtime stories in a beautiful outdoor setting at Wandlebury Country Park. Wear your pjs, dressing gowns, onesies (and probably wellies!), bring your favourite teddy if you wish. Arrive from 5pm to explore the area and settle down at 6pm to enjoy the stories.


£6 per child includes hot chocolate (if you can bring your own reusable cup to help us reduce waste that would be wonderful)


Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org
 
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs June 4 6pm Wandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

4 June Woodland crafts print-making

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 

 What is it about Eric Ravilious? A talk by Alan PowersJune 7  7.30pm Stapleford Pavilion £8 - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/‘what-is-it-about-eric-ravilious’.aspx 
Stapleford WI - Tamson Wimhurst speaking about David Parr House  June 77.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford   
 Stapleford Fun RunJune 10  10amMagog Down 
This annual running event takes place on Magog Down with the
kind permission of The Magog Trust. We aim for this event to
appeal to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Distances: 1, 2.5 and 5 miles
Free Parking
First Aid available
Marshalled course
Water available
Any runner can run any distance

The money raised from this event goes to the Stapleford Community Primary School PTA, now a Registered Charity Number 1151770.http://staplefordrun.com/ 
 Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs June 116pm Wandlebury Country Park  

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

11 June Building with natural materials

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830  

 Stapleford Parish Council meetingJune 13 7pm Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford  
  
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs  June 186pm Wandlebury Country Park   

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

18 June Orienteering

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830   

 Stapleford Village Week-end June 22-24  


Ø  Friday   Village Quiz 7.30 10 pm  

Ø  Saturday  all day - Village show – prepare your entries

Evening – 7.30 Film Show and BBQ at marquee and at  ACE a Steinway Recital by Imogen Cooper  

Ø  Sunday   9.00 Church service in marquee followed by the ever popular cycle event and then a cricket match. At ACE from 10am there will be Coffee and  Jazz. Sunday evening will hopefully be  Proms on the rec and bring your own picnic!

Ø  All events supported by our bar

 

Contact Nigel Pett at npa.cantab@gmail.com or 07866362200


General meeting on THURSDAY 5 APRIL in the Community Lounge Cox’s Close at 7 pm

 

If your organization is involved do please send a representative

 

A wine tasting evening to advertise the weekend and to just have fun selecting wine for the bar is being planned. 

 
 Imogen Cooper June 23 7.30pm Stapleford Pavilion
 Coffee and Jazz with Shakey Breaks the Ice as part of there Stapleford Village Week-end. June 2411am Stapleford Pavilion 
 Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrsJune 25  6pmWandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

25 June Making bows & arrows

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830    

  Songs of Travel with James Gilchrist (Tenor) and Anna Tilbrook (Piano)June 27  7.30pm Stapleford Pavilion
 The Darius Brubeck Quartet -jazz concert June 28 7.30pm Stapleford Pavilion
Kathryn Tickell and Superfolkus - folk concert-June 29  7.30pmStapleford Pavilion  £25/£18 under 16 - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/kathryn-tickell-superfolkus.aspx
 Folk Workshop with Kathryn Tickell and SuperfolkusJune 30  7.30pmStapleford Pavilion  £15 - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/folk-workshop-with-kathryn-tickell-superfolkus.aspx   
 Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrsJuly 2  6pmWandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

2 July Foraging & feasting

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830
    
Trees of Wandlebury in Summer July 4 1.30pm  Wandlebury Country Park

Wednesday 4 July 1.30pm-3.30pm

Trees of Wandlebury in Summer

Want to learn more about the native trees found at Wandlebury? Enjoy a gentle walk around the woods of Wandlebury with one of the Wardens who will help you to identify the different tree species.

Wear footwear and clothing for being outdoors.

Meet at the notice board in the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
 Stapleford WI - Laughter Yoga- speaker Lotte MikkelsenJuly 5 7.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford   
Stapleford History society - Hideous Cambridge July 10 7.45pm Jubilee PavilionTalk by David Jones
www.history society.staplefordvillage.org.uk  
 Coffee and Jazz with Kevin Flanagan July 1 11amStapleford Granary  FREE ADMISSION - https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/kevin-flanigan-coffee-and-jazz.aspx 
 Stapleford Parish Council Meeting July 11 7pm Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford  
11 July
No meeting in August
12 September
10 October
14 November
12 December  
 Wonderful Wandlebury & CambridgePPF’s 90th BirthdayJuly 14  12.30pmWandlebury Country Park 

Saturday 14 July 12.30pm-4.00pm at Wandlebury

Wonderful Wandlebury & CambridgePPF’s 90th Birthday

History and archaeology themed family fun-day

Activities for the whole family, including archery, Vital Spark Theatre, bushcraft, cooking over an open fire, beekeeping with the Cambridge Bee Keepers, face painting, tea and cakes by Tilly the vintage caravan, plus lots more.

Free event - donations welcome. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Wandlebury Wild Flowers in Summer July 18 1.30pm Wandlebury Country Park  

Wednesday 18 July 1.30pm-3.30pm

Wandlebury Wild Flowers in Summer

Want to learn more about wild flowers? Enjoy a gentle walk around the woods and meadows of Wandlebury with one of the Wardens who will help you to identify our wild flowers in summer.

Wear footwear and clothing for being outdoors.

Meet at the notice board in the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.


Small Voice, Big World with Vital Spark   Aug 1-4 10am-4pmWandlebury Country Park 

Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 August, 10am-4pm

Small Voice, Big World with Vital Spark

Calling all creative, passionate young people who are interested in making a change in the world through the arts. How can taking action in a calm way be an empowering outlet for challenging feelings like anger and frustration? How can our young people be heard and make a positive impact on their own future? Through a series of workshops 10am-4pm Wednesday-Friday (wrap around care may be available on request at an extra cost) we will explore different forms of Art Activism culminating with a site-specific performance on Saturday 4th August at 2pm.


For 6-16 years, unaccompanied by parents and un by qualified, DBS checked professionals from Vital Spark Theatre. Participants will need to bring a packed lunch each day and wear clothes that are suitable for all weather conditions. Meet at The Stable Rooms at Wandlebury Country Park.


£120 per child (£20 off for siblings) Includes 2 tickets for the performance (additional tickets and tickets for members of the public will be available at £5 each)


Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org
 
 Stapleford WI - Food Hub and Food waste- speaker Duncan CatchpoleAug 2 7.45pm  Johnson Hall, Stapleford  
 Wild bedtime stories with Vital Spark Aug 35pm Wandlebury Country Park 

Friday 3 August, 5pm

Wild bedtime stories with Vital Spark

Come and enjoy some bedtime stories in a beautiful outdoor setting at Wandlebury Country Park. Wear your pjs, dressing gowns, onesies (and probably wellies!), bring your favourite teddy if you wish. Arrive from 5pm to explore the area and settle down at 6pm to enjoy the stories.


£6 per child includes hot chocolate (if you can bring your own reusable cup to help us reduce waste that would be wonderful)


Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org
 
 Stapleford WI BBQAug 18    
Stapleford WI - Baroness Cohen on the House of Lords  Sept 67.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford   
 Stapleford WI back to school pudding evening    
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs Sept 10 6pm Wandlebury Country Park  

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

10 Sept Woodland crafts

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 

 Wild Flowers in Autumn Sept 11 10.30amWandlebury Country Park  

Tuesday 11 September 10.30am-12.30pm

Wild Flowers in Autumn

Want to learn more about wild flowers? Enjoy a gentle walk around the woods and meadows of Wandlebury with one of the Wardens who will help you to identify autumn wild flowers.

Wear footwear and clothing for being outdoors.

Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs Sept 17 6pm  Wandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

17 Sept Building with natural materials

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 

 Gog Magog House History WalkSept 19 2pm Wandlebury Country Park  

Wednesday 19 September 2-3pm

Gog Magog House History Walk

Enjoy a gentle walk around the buildings at Wandlebury with one of the Wardens and discover some of the history of the 18th century country estate and stables.


Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs  Sept 246pm Wandlebury Country Park  

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

24 Sept Blackberry & Apple Feast

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 

Gog Magog Gardens Walk Sept 26 11am Wandlebury Country Park   

Wednesday 26 September 11am-12pm

Gog Magog Gardens Walk

Enjoy a gentle walk around the grounds at Wandlebury with one of the Wardens and discover the history of the former gardens of the country estate and stables.


Meet at the notice board next to the car park at Wandlebury Country Park.

Free event - donations welcome. No need to book. Parking charge for non-members.

 
Joanna MacGregor  Sept 28 Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
 Walk for Parkinson’s UK Sept 2911am Wandlebury Country Park   

Saturday 29 September – 11am

Walk for Parkinson’s UK

Join Parkinson’s UK for a fundraising walk around Wandlebury Country Park.

Registrations opens at 10am, registration fee: £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s.

1.5 mile and 4.5 mile route options.


For further information or to register please visit: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/events/walk-parkinsons-wandlebury-country-park
 
 BreabachSept 29  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs Oct 1 6pm  Wandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

1 Oct Orienteering

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 

 Stapleford WI - day in the life of an auctioneer - Edward Crichton Oct 4 7.45pmJohnson Hall, Stapleford   
Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs  Oct 86pm  Wandlebury Country Park 

Wandlebury Adventures for 8-12yrs, 6-8pm

8 Oct Pumpkin carving

£60 for all or £14 per session. Book in advance bookings@cambridgeppf.org 01223 243830 
 Stapleford Parish Council Meeting  Oct 107pm Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford   
 Brodsky QuartetOct 12  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
London Tango Quintet Oct 19  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
Composers Ensemble Oct 26  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
The Story Orchestra  Oct 27 Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
John William, John Etheridge and Gary Ryan Nov 1  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
Stapleford WI Harvest Supper Nov 1 7.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford   
 Stapleford Parish Council Meeting Nov 14 7pm Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford   
Allegri Quarter Week-end Nov 23  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
An evening with Joan Bakewell Nov 30  Stapleford Granary  www.staplefordgranary.org.uk  
 Stapleford WI festive celebration Dec 6 7.45pmJohnson Hall, Stapleford   
 Stapleford Parish Council Meeting  Dec 12 7pmJubilee Pavilion, Stapleford   
Stapleford WI A Butcher's Life at the Gog Magog Farm Shop with Miles Nicholas Feb 7 2019  7.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford  
Stapleford WI annual meeting  March 7 7.45pm Johnson Hall, Stapleford  
 Stapleford WI - A puppet's tale with speaker Angela CollinsApril 4  7.45pmJohnson Hall, Stapleford