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Poppy Pilgrimage 11.11.18

Poppy Pilgrimage 11.11.18

All invited to join our  POPPY PILGRIMAGE Sunday 11 November Following the 11am ceremony at WHITTLESFORD WAR MEMORIAL To mark the centenary of the Armistice and end of WW1 –  and reflecting our major research project since 2014– a circular walk past TEN marked locations that between them […]

Guided visit to St John’s Church, Duxford 3.30pm, Sunday 12th August 2018

Guided visit to St John’s Church, Duxford 3.30pm, Sunday 12th August 2018

Please arrive at the church by 3.30pm on Sunday 12th August 2018 Adrian Powter, a Churches Conservation Trust volunteer, will be our guide as we step through the magnificent Norman carved doorway.  The many treasures that await include stunningly detailed wall paintings, ancient graffiti and […]

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The Old Whittlesford School

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The Old Whittlesford School

NOSTALGIA TRIP (and more!) The Old Whittlesford School Start 5.30pm Tuesday 17 July courtesy of Val & Dave Pettifer of The Old School Studio Everyone Welcome!                * Former pupils and staff & the ‘both schools‘ generation . . .                               a ’school reunion’ & childhood memories! * Those recalling […]

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2018

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2018

Alarmingly hedgehogs are declining rapidly in the UK, from 35 million in the 1950s to an estimated 1 million today! Hedgehog Awareness Week hopes to highlight the need for us all to become ‘Hedgehog Champions’.  The good news is that Whittlesford has an evident hedgehog […]

4 Best Software to Check PC Health and Diagnose Computer Issues

4 Best Software to Check PC Health and Diagnose Computer Issues

When your Windows computer starts to act up or run much slower than it used to, you know something is wrong. Sure, you can guess the reasons based on your guts and you might be right. But if you want to get an accurate and […]

Healthy Eating – Get ready for Summer!

Healthy Eating – Get ready for Summer!

The new healthy eating diet See Recipe Ideas We are consuming more calories than ever before. Take control with this easy formula.    Got to grips with five a day? Welcome to the new healthy eating mantra: 400 600 600. Last week Public Health England […]

Food For Thought

Food For Thought

recipe – noun UK ​ /ˈres.ɪ.pi/ US ​ /ˈres.ə.pi/ . . . .  a set of instructions telling you how to prepare and cook food, including a list of what ingredients are needed . . .  Look no further than our new RECIPE section.  It will grow with time, but we have […]

MEMBERSHIP OF THE WHITTLESFORD SOCIETY OPEN TO ALL

MEMBERSHIP OF THE WHITTLESFORD SOCIETY OPEN TO ALL

As a member of the Whittlesford Society you will receive our journal, ‘Whither Whittlesford’, which is published at least twice a year and focused on the local history and natural history of Whittlesford. We organise regular activities including excursions to places of local interest, guided […]

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100 We are currently undertaking a project to research the 100 village men who left to fight in the First World War. We want to find out who they were, what happened to them and their families before, during and after the […]

About Whittlesford

About Whittlesford

Whittlesford is a South Cambridgeshire village, it is situated on the Granta branch of the River Cam, and is just seven miles south of the City of Cambridge. Whittlesford Parkway Railway Station serves the village and offers excellent rail links to London Liverpool Street. The […]