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LDHS Autumn Season Of Talks Continue

REMINDER: The 2nd LDHS Talk of the Autumn season takes place at 7.30pm on Friday night (5 October) at the Village Institute, High Street, Longstanton. Non-members £2. EVERYONE WELCOME SO PLEASE COME ALONG.  

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TENNIS BALLS CAN KILL!

TENNIS BALLS CAN KILL! As members of the general public you may be totally unaware of the dangerous affect that a lost tennis ball may have on cows grazing in the few paddocks left in Longstanton. The message below refers to the Brookfield Farm Longhorn cattle that graze the Manor Farm paddocks opposite All Saints’ […]

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AGM and First Talk of the Autumn Season Tomorrow Night

The 2018 AGM of the heritage society will take place on Friday 7 September, 2018 at the village institute, Longstanton. The AGM will be followed by a talk on ‘The Brontes’ given by former local doctor, Gordon Hewlett. The AGM will start at 7.30 pm and only members may participate in GM business. Non-members are […]

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NORTHSTOWE COMMUNITY FORUM MEETING: Tomorrow (18 July).

REMINDER: NEXT NORTHSTOWE COMMUNITY FORUM MEETING IS TOMORROW (18 JULY). Northstowe 2018 community forum (7pm) and drop-ins (6pm) will be held at The Community Wing, Pathfinder C of E Primary School. If you wish to communicate with the developers and SCDC planning officers, or just wish to know what is happening, then this meeting is […]

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Phase 3 Northstowe – Public Consultations Begin

Just a reminder of the consultation tomorrow ( 7 July) at the Wing Community Centre, Pathfinder School, Northstowe. Phase 3 of Northstowe really is a blank sheet of paper at this stage – if you want to influence the final phase of Northstowe this is the time to do it. Go along, you really will […]

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Kingfisher Pond Restoration Starts But Is It Too Late?

KINGFISHER POND RESTORATION STARTS BUT IS IT TOO LATE? Today a SCDC planning offier sent through some photos of the kingfisher pond or the beautifully cleared hole where it once stood. Below is an edited version of my email to the planning officer in charge. His photos are posted here as well. I am also […]

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Community Archaeology At Northstowe – Summer 2018

This is an experience not to be missed. Limited places available so if interested you will need to book your place quickly.

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Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Longstanton 5 June

Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Longstanton 5th June 2018 19:30 pm Price: £12.50. Under 16’s – £5.00 St. Michael’s Church, Longstanton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. LDHS was launched in May 2007 to protect and promote the heritage assets of Longstanton and District. It can give us no greater pleasure than to promote this event and see […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council Fail To Support Northstowe!

IS THE FIRST NEW TOWN TO BE BUILT SINCE MILTON KEYNES SUPPORTED BY CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL? NO!!! Do you use CCC services or work for CCC – would you have liked them to have moved their offices to Northstowe so that employees and service users could access their offices via bike or the Guided Busway? […]

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Last LDHS Talk of the Spring Session – Mike Petty on Friday 4 May

The heritage society is delighted to welcome Mike Petty back to Longstanton so he can give us a talk on ‘Looking Back over 8 decades. Mike’s contribution to local historical knowledge is probably unsurpassed in the Cambridgeshire region. Whether you are a long term resident of the area or some one who has recently moved […]

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