Category Archives: Environment

Quy Fen plant walk Tues 29 August at 6.30pm

[ August 29, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join Fenland botanist Jonathan Graham and Pete Case from Freshwater Habitats Trust to learn more about why Quy Fen is such a special site for wetland plants.

Meet at Horningsea-Clayhithe road layby (just north of the village of Horningsea) postcode CB25 9JD at 6:30pm for a guided walk around the site lasting approx. 2 hrs.

All welcome

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Closing Date for village show entries

Title: The Closing Date for village show entries is on Wednesday 6th July 2017Location: Entries accepted at Meadow View, High Street, Horningsea.Description: This is our closing date for accepting entries to the Village show. Be Sure to get yours in in time!Start Time: 21:00Date: 2017-07-06
For more entry forms see Horningsea Village Show

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Waterbeach New Town: Exhibition and Feedback session: RLW Estates.

RLW – Waterbeach New Town
RLW Estates, the second developer for Waterbeach New Town, will hold an exhibition on Saturday 22nd April between 11:00 and 15:00 at Waterbeach Salvation Army Hall. This is open to the public

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Remembrance Day – Sunday 9th November

Remembrance Day Service: Sunday 9th November
10.15am at St Peter’s Church
10.45am at War Memorial in Jubilee Garden
Afterwards a tree will be planted on the green and
teas & coffees served in the Pavilion.

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Superfast Broadband Works Are Underway

What’s going on?
Today BT Openreach were spotted in the village working on the new Superfast Internet connection for the village.As you may already know, Horningsea is planned to get Superfast Broadband by September of this year. I previously wrote an article about this if you would like to know what this is about.
Superfast Broadband Works […]

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The Romans in Horningsea! Sunday 26 January 2014

[ January 26, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Horningsea 800: the Romans in Horningsea!

Meet at St Peter’s Church to walk around Roman Horningsea (NB on muddy paths so suitable footwear needed)
Bring along items found in your garden for identification by archaeologists … (pottery? Coins? Clay pipes? Bronze age axe heads?)
Look at the maps of Roman Horningsea …
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Spring Litter Pick.

[ April 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Sunday 7th April. 10:00.
Meet at the Bus Shelter, High Street. Wear strong shoes or boots.
Bags, litter picking tongs, reflective bibs and gloves will be supplied. Please turn out, to pick up those crisp packets and Red Bull cans along the roadside, and make our green spaces as beautiful as they should be for the spring

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Help beautify Horningsea!

[ November 18, 2012; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] We have two initiatives planned for 10:00, Sunday 18 November. Both begin at the bus shelter beside the Village Green. Please come and join in. Wear stout shoes or boots.

Litter pick: Gloves, day-glow waistcoats and litter-picking pincers will be provided.
Sapling planting: Please bring your own spade. By kind gift of Fen Ditton Parish Council, we […]

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Improve your broadband speed in Horningsea

Recently I’ve spent some time trying to improve our home Broadband speed at home with quite a bit of success. I thought that others in Horningsea might also like to benefit from what I learned in the process. Just for information we were on standard BT Broadband with a regular domestic line and […]

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