1. Charity BBQ & Mini Beer Festival at the Black Horse
Denise and Gary from the Black Horse invite you to their Charity BBQ & Mini Beer Festival, Sunday 24th August 12-5 and Bank Holiday Monday 25th August 12-5. Selection Of Real Ales And Chefs BBQ. Donations Towards Pancreatic Cancer Research
2. No Village Coffee Morning on Thursday 21st August
From Lois Clark – Just to let you know that there will not be one of the Village’s regular Thursday Coffee Morning on Thursday 21st August, but normal service will be resumed from the following Thursday.
3. Household Recycling – this will affect you – so have your say
Cambridgeshire County Council’s consultation on the Household Recycling Service started on Friday 15 August and will run for a six-week period until Friday 26 September. During this period they are encouraging residents to complete their online questionnaire which can be found at http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/recyclingcentreservice . There are many major changes to the present system under consideration, so have your say.
4. Beware – there are some suspicious characters about
Putting together a few recent warnings – please be alert to suspicious characters around the village or calling at your house. E-Cops warned that last week 4 men in high visibility jackets were in Thornton Way and Thornton Close, Girton, going door to door asking for work, i/e doing up drive ways, roofs etc etc. Trading standards warned last week: We’d like to remind residents to be vigilant and always check the identification of anyone who calls at their door including those who say they are from Cambridgeshire County Council or Trading Standards. Council officers will usually ring and make an appointment first if they intend to call on someone. Also Anglian Water is urging extra caution over possible bogus callers in the Region after Anglian Water branded work clothing was stolen during a burglary at one of its sites.
5. Copycat websites imitating official government services will take your cash
Trading Standards Officers at Cambridgeshire County Council are urging residents to beware of copycat websites imitating official government services online. These are designed to trick you into parting with your cash unnecessarily by charging for services that are provided cheaper or for free through official government channels, e.g. ordering new passports, booking driving tests and renewing car tax, applying for a blue badge etc. For government services, search on http://www.gov.uk rather than using a search engine.You can view the full warning at:
6. Not so “Dry” Drayton
Were you affected by recent heavy rainfall in the village or do you have any good photos of the flooding? If you would like to share information or pics on our page on the recent floods at www.drydrayton.net/flooding.asp please let us know via the e-mail address below.
7. Finally to end on a positive note – a free offer
Free English class for speakers of other languages! Chesterton Community College, Gilbert Road, Cambridge, Friday September 19th, 9.30am. Contact Sarah Adams firstname.lastname@example.org
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