Village News

 

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Our own mini Montreux and its for a good cause: Sunday 4th Sept 9 Longstanton Rd 3-6pm.

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We plan to add all the content of the printed Journal to this website in due course – if you are interested in web development, photography, reporting and/or writing please contact editor@oakingtonandwestwick.com

What a great job Geoffrey does on the Journal – especially those delightful cover pics

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We plan to add all the content of the printed Journal to this website in due course – if you are interested in web development, photography, reporting and/or writing please contact editor@oakingtonandwestwick.com

What a great job Geoffrey does on the Journal – especially those delightful cover pics.

 

 

 

 

 

Olde News

Free Training for Caring Neighbours 

OWN, the Community’s Care and Share Network is planning a training afternoon for new volunteers Saturday February 27, from 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm in the Pavillion

It’s about helping people when they have a need or just providing some company .and hence  about building our community. We hope to create a large pool of people who can be drawn on for as little as two hours per month to whatever time they can spare. defib.png Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience and could be one of your New Year resolutions! Full details …

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The funds will help with insurance, publicity leaflets, DBS checks and volunteer expenses.

Council Gives £500 to our Neighbours scheme

Oakington and Westwick Neighbours (OWN), the village’s new caring and sharing network, has been awarded a £500 grant from the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation! Hurrah! More on  OWN …

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Flooding – Latest from Parish Council

“Thankyou to those who attended the public meeting on flooding in September. I hope you found this useful. The meeting showed progress on dealing with flooding in the area. Arising from that meeting, I would like to remind you there are two drainage systems in the village …”

“The Parish Council may have a thermal camera on loan again this winter …”

Please see the special section on FLOODING ISSUES in this issue for all the details. Read the full article …

Pavilion Defibrillator

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Thanks to a very kind donation from a local resident, via the charity SADS UK, we now have a defibrillator (aka AED) installed on the external wall of the Pavilion opposite the football pitches  Read details ….

History Society Hosts ‘Time Team’

Paul Blinkhorn, pottery expert, from the TV programme ‘Time Team’ and guest lecturer at Cambs Uni talked about Cambridge.. for this and upcoming events read more ….

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Clubs & Groups News 

Bowling (Thurs 2-5 & 7:30 – 9 Pavilion)
Brownies
Cubs
Environmental Group
Gardening Club
Girl Guides

History Society
Monday Morning Coffee
Neighbours (OWN)
Parish Council Meetings
Scouts
Table Tennis
Transport Group
Women’s Institute
Walks from/around the villageAny clubs not included here? Do tell us.
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Want your own club page or want us to link to your site? Email gerry@oandw.co.uk

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Would online news like this be useful? 

Of course this page is not up-to-date – it’s just to show what a news site for the village might be like: bringing together news from around the village and linking out to other sites and pages for the details. I’d like to hear what you think:

Please email any thoughts: gerry@oandw.co.uk Thanks.

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