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Great Shelford library is now fully open again.


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Hundreds of people turned out for an open day at the Stapleford Granary. (external link)


More than 200 people turned out for a demonstration on June 3 to protest against the proposed busway on fields on the edge of Stapleford.

The campaign to raise money for a new playground at Stapleford Rec has hit its target.

Dernford reservoir between Stapleford and Little Shelford could be transformed into a community country park with camping and caravanning facilities.

The surgery in Great Shelford is introducing an app called Airmid; a patient-facing app designed for patients and GP surgeries alike. From viewing upcoming appointments to video consultations, viewing your medical records and ordering your medication, you can manage all your health care needs in one place.

Brian Milnes and Maria King are the new County Councillors for Shelford after the Liberal Democrats won the seats for this area on May 6.

Lisa MacGregor a leader with Stapleford Brownies, Shelford Brownies, Shelford Guides and Trumpington Rainbows has been given a special award.

A £50,000 playground appeal has been launched.

The Three Horseshoes in Stapleford re-opened in April. The Rose has also now re-opened.

A new cafe is opening in Stapleford.

Proposals for a retirement village on green belt land in Stapleford have been rejected.

Ownership of the Parish pit could be transferred to the Magog Trust.

There are proposals to shrink Stapleford’s historic conservation area and remove eight homes from it.

There are some potential changes to the A1307 near Stapleford.

Stapleford Granary has created its own Youtube channel (external link).

Local campaign group 2G3S have created 10 tips for making sustainable choices in 2021.

Stapleford Granary has a new website. (External link)

The playground at the Recreation Ground could be refurbished if £80,000 can be raised. (External links.)

Great Shelford Medical Practice has a new website where you can book appointments.

Major housing developments for more than 1,000 new homes have been proposed for Stapleford.

Proposals include up to 987 new homes centred around a new station for the new tramway on land east of Haverhill Road.

There are also proposals to build new homes on the allotments.

The Arthur Rank Hospice has launched its own Help at Hand app which will help their patients access practical support available in their local community

Steve Cooper has produced a fantastic bird report for Dernford Reservoir 2020. This site on the outskirts of Stapleford now regularly attracts a variety of scarce birds. (external link)

The latest issue of the Stapleford Messenger is now available, and can be obtained from the usual outlets - Barkers Butchers, Shelford Deli and Kash Store in Great Shelford, and from the Spar Shop in Stapleford.

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?

A free ATM cash machine is now available in the Spar shop in Stapleford.

Stapleford Granary has a new Chief Executive.

The Vicar of Stapleford received compensation from the Government following the abolition of the slave trade.

A lovely video about the Magog Down has been made by villager Keith Taylor. (External link)

Did Marlon Brando make part of a movie in Stapleford?

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

An amazing film has been created by villager Keith Taylor showcasing the beautiful countryside around Stapleford (external link)

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

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.

This wonderful scene behind Stapleford granary was captured by Stephen Chittenden.

The campaign to reinstate the Tree pub has ended

70% of people said they found the Stapleford Online website "extremely helpful" according to a survey.

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Stapleford Granary has launched its own beer.

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

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Stapleford's community warden scheme has launched.

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

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)

Stapleford, Cambridge now has its own history website.

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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 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 history, shops 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,

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Stapleford Cambridge history

Stapleford and Shelford Neighbourhood Plan

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Stapleford on Wikipedia

Stapleford archaeology survey

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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.

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

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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 history, shops 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

Stapleford builders

Builders in Stapleford

Stapleford plumbers

Plumbers in Stapleford

Stapleford bed and breakfast

Bed and breakfast in Stapleford

Stapleford shops

Shops in Stapleford

Stapleford pubs

Pubs in Stapleford

Stapleford mechnics

Mechanics in Stapleford

Stapleford garages

Garages in Stapleford

Painters in Stapleford

Stapleford painters

Decorators in Stapleford

Stapleford decorators

Stapleford businesses

Businesses in Stapleford

Churches in Stapleford

Stapleford churches

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.

Great Shelford community website

Little Shelford community website