LDHS Newsletters

Our newsletters can be accessed via the links below:

Newsletter No. 8, September 2015

  • Northstowe Phase 1 begins
  • Northstowe Phase 2 approved
  • Michael Gale
  • Jane Lane

Newsletter No. 7, September 2014

  • Northstowe Phase 1 – Archaeological Excavations
  • Heritage Centre
  • Centenary of the outbreak of WWI
  • CAS excursion of Oakington Anglosaxon excavations
  • Heritage walk

Newsletter No. 6, September 2013

  • RAF Oakington’s Association with The Great Escape
  • The Camera Became My Passport Home – Ben van Drogenbroek
  • Cambridge Antiquarian Society Open Day – Visit to Oakington Anglo-Saxon Excavations
  • Birth of Northstowe

Newsletter No. 5, September 2012

  • Bomber Command Memorial
  • 7 Squadron Reunion Site Visit
  • The sad death of Squadron Leader Butters, DFC
  • RAF Oakington Varsity Propeller – Lost Opportunity for Northstowe!

  • RAF Oakington Heritage Core  –

    Painting Commissioned

  • LDHS Host Conservation Walk

Newsletter No. 4, September 2011

  • Successful Outcome for LDHS (Petition to Save RAF Buildings)
  • RAF Oakington – Deaths 2010/11
    • Flt Lt Denis Cayford DFC
    • Flt Lt Don Nelson DFC
    • Gp Capt G (Gerry) B Blacklock OBE, DFC, DFM. RAF
  • Swann Family Descendents Donate Copies of their Historic Collection to LDHS
  • Northstowe AAP Conservation Area, a future Country Park?
  • Oakington Pillbox Uncovered
  • Museum Update
  • Archaeological Open Day reveals…

Newsletter No. 3, September 2010

  • Andrew Lansley Expresses Support for LDHS
  • Visitors to LDHS
  • LDHS’s newly-opened Website
  • Implications of the Northstowe Gypsy

    & Traveller Sites Consultation

  • Longstanton’s Conservation Area?
  • Snowy Farr

Newsletter No. 2, May 2009

  • Work Continues …
  • Glimpses of Our Recent Past
  • Another Contact Made
  • “By Day & By Night”
  • What next – 2009/10

Newsletter No. 1, May 2008

  • GOOD BEGINNINGS
  • Stirling EF366 – Contact Made
  • What next – 2008/09

We are grateful to both Andrew Lansley MP (Secretary of State for Health) and Terry Fuller (Homes & Communities Agency) for their kind contributions.