Tag Archives: environment

Village Clean-Up, Footpaths and Art

  1. Dry Drayton’s big clean up just got bigger.

    Thanks to interest, the Great British Spring Clean has grown from one day to two. Anyone willing to spend time picking up litter from Dry Drayton’s roadsides is encouraged to take part in one of two tidying timeslots this coming weekend:

    ·     Saturday 16th March, 10.30 – 13.00

    ·     Sunday 17th March, 13.00 – 15.30

    Both efforts start at the Church Green.

    The clean up, which is being organized by Geoffrey Isitt and Gilly Carr, is part of a month long national campaign by Keep Britain Tidy.

    Participants are encouraged to bring high-visibility vests, good boots and gloves. Black bags and picking sticks will be provided.

To take part, sign up via Doodle Poll at Doodle: Dry Drayton spring clean-up .

  1. Reminder – consultation on possible future changes to Village Footpaths

See the link on the Dry Drayton Parish Council’s website Dry Drayton Parish Council

  1. Reminder – Dry Drayton Art Group Event

The Art Group are holding a special event at Dry Drayton Village Hall: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 Demonstration 19.00 to 22.00, David Hyde, Watercolour (Ely Cathedral) £7.00. Some places are available, but please BOOK EARLY – contact Gill Russell 780897

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Worried about the loss of hedges on Oakington Road?

The explanation for the changes to the village landscape is on the Blog of James S Peck Nuffield Scholar 2010

Oakington Road Dry Drayton 13 Feb 2013

Oakington Road Dry Drayton 13 Feb 2013

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Safety First

It’s ten o’clock at night. The streets are quiet and dark. There are lights blazing on the bus shelter – a welcoming pool of light offering a safe haven for those waiting for the next bus. An excellent safe environment in the neighbouring village of Oakington – but this is a bus stop on the misguided busway, and you will probably have to wait there for at least another hundred days before you can catch the next bus. An interesting green initiative.

Lights blaze at the Oakington stop on the guided bus route