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  • Hub Night – October 28th (10/2/2017) - Next HUB night is nearly here already !!, 28th October. 7pm-11pm If you would be up for bringing some lovely snacks to share let me know.
  • Hub Night – September 23rd (9/17/2017) - Hub night Saturday 23rd September Special guest Ale this month is Velvet Claws from Oakham Ales, golden slightly citrus beer. Bar is open from 7-11pm . Looking forward to seeing everyone after a great Summer.
  • Parish Council Planning Meeting – 8pm, Monday, 11 Sept, St Mary’s Church, West Wickham (8/31/2017) - Open to all residents to discuss Planning Application S/2868/17/OL. Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved for the erection of four dwellings (2 x Market Housing and 2 x Affordable Housing) – Land west of 13 Burton End,…
  • WOLLASTON, a Man and a Mission (7/25/2017) - West Wickham Village Hall 2.00pm 12 August Tickets £12.50 Concessions £10 Schoolchildren £5 THERE ARE LIMITED SEAT SO PLEASE BOOK EARLY Available from Janet Morris, 21 High Street, T: 290863 Proceeds to St Mary’s Church Repair Fund In association with…
  • Summer HUB Night 22nd July (7/16/2017) - Come and join us at our first ‘Summer’ Hub Night West Wickham’s community pub offering a well stocked charity bar, locally brewed beer, locally made bar snacks and just because its Summer … Pimms. You are also welcome to bring…
  • DIG4 this coming weekend 15 & 16 JULY (7/13/2017) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY CLUB DIG4 15 & 16 JULY Test pit excavations in Streetly End & Burton End. Pot washing & dig HQ on the green outside White Gables (104 High Street) PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT US…
  • July is SCAM awareness month (6/20/2017) - July is scams awareness month. Find out about all kinds of scams, how they operate and how to protect yourself. https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/campaigns/current_campaigns/scams-awareness-month/
  • West Wickham HUB Night May 2017 (5/21/2017) - Come and join us at our village HUB NIGHT! West Wickham’s community pub offering a well stocked charity bar. Locally brewed beer and locally made bar snacks. You are also welcome to bring your own drinks and make a donation.…
  • West Wickham HUB Night (4/16/2017) - Come and join us for our 2nd village HUB NIGHT ! Saturday 22nd April 7pm-11pm West Wickham Village Hall West Wickhams community event offering a well stocked charity bar. Woodfordes Wherry on tap. Special surprise Guest Ale! Locally made bar…
  • Housing Need Survey Results Report available. (4/3/2017) - Following a presentation to the Parish Council on the of 27th March 2017, the revised Housing Needs Survey Results Report has been received by the working group. For the edited conclusions, recommendations and full report, follow the link below. http://westwickham.org/directory/parish-council/neighbourhood-plan/housing-need-survey-results/
  • Cabinet 5 (Burton End) open for Superfast Broadband (3/23/2017) - The West Wratting 5 cabinet is now open for superfast broadband orders (FTTC). Residents connected to this cabinet should now be able to upgrade with their chosen Internet Service Provider (ISP). To check if you are really connected, please go…
  • House Needs Survey report presentation to Parish Council (3/22/2017) - The Housing Needs Survey report has been completed by Cambridgeshire ACRE and following scrutiny by South Cambs District Council and Hastoe Housing. It has been circulated to the Parish Council. Mark Deas and Ulrike Maccariello will attend to present the…
  • HUB NIGHT – Community Night, 25th March (3/18/2017) - Please come and join us for our first village Hub Night at the Village Hall. 25th March 7pm-11pm We will have a well stocked Charity Bar with locally brewed beer and locally made bar snacks. You are also welcome to…
  • Superfast Broadband Update, 18th March (3/18/2017) - Cabinet 5 BT-OpenReach still have not commissioned nor opened cabinet 5 at Burton End for Superfast broadband orders and have been unresponsive to repeated requests for updated information by both Connecting Cambridgeshire and our MP’s office. After repeated delays, it was…
  • Residents who have ordered FTTP Superfast Upgrades are having their ISPs cancel installations or activations. (3/12/2017) - These all appear to be from the cabinet designated West Wratting 1 and frankly has become another nightmare. ISPs and contract engineers on site are reporting missing fibre segments and outstanding engineering work and residents are reporting missed activation dates…
  • Superfast Upgrades – Cabinet 7 issues reported as resolved (2/28/2017) - As many residents will appreciate, we had issues when Cabinet 7 went live in January. This was due to a BT-OpenReach half-job which they thought they could get away with by assuming less than 40% take up of SuperFast broadband…
  • Common Road cabinet accepting FTTP orders (2/18/2017) - The DSL checker, https://www.dslchecker.bt.com/, is showing up some numbers in Burton End as available for FTTP orders from West Wratting Cabinet 1 (on the Common Road). If you would prefer FTTP (if given a choice) and you see a small…
  • Neighbourhood Plan February Update & Meeting Minutes (2/18/2017) - Since the Village Hall Drop-in Session on 14th January, the Neighbourhood Plan Working Group have been focused on completing the Housing Needs Survey. Volunteers have visited every household in the Parish to deliver and attempt to collect surveys, which will be…
  • Superfast Upgrade – some issues resolved, new still occuring (2/3/2017) - Some issues encountered with Superfast upgrade orders involving cabinet 7 have been resolved over the last two weeks, although there are still issues unresolved and new ones being reported. It appears BT-OpenReach and their contractors are slowly working through the…
  • Superfast Broadband Upgrade – successes and failures with cabinet 7 (1/30/2017) - While a few residents have reported being successfully upgraded to FTTC in West Wickham over the last week, a great deal more have reported their FTTC upgrades have been indefinitely delayed. These reports can be summed up as follows: most…
  • First Village Hub Night – Saturday 25 March 2017, 7pm (1/29/2017) - Come to the Village Hall on Saturday 25 March for a social evening. Charity bar, beer specially brewed locally for the occasion (or bring your own drink and make a donation) and music. Bring a friend and come and meet…
  • Daisy Chains Annual Quiz Night – Saturday 25 February, 8.00pm (correction) (1/29/2017) - Please come and join us for a fun evening at our Quiz Night on Saturday 25 February, 8.00pm, to support your local preschool. There will be a bar and nibbles, but feel free to bring your own snacks. We look…
  • Broadband update 6 Jan 2017: West Wratting Cabinet 7 Live (1/6/2017) - Connecting Cambridgeshire has just emailed me with the news that West Wratting 7 cabinet has now gone live with fibre broadband. Residents connected to this cabinet should now be able to upgrade to fibre broadband (FTTC) with their chosen Internet…
  • Neighbourhood Plan Housing Needs Survey & Drop-In Session (1/5/2017) - January will be a busy month for the Neighbourhood Plan Working Group. As advertised in the January Village Voice, there will be a drop-in session at the Village Hall on Saturday 14 January between 3-6pm. The session will give residents…
  • Neighbourhood Plan December Newsletter (12/7/2016) - Updates on our housing needs survey, working group progress & residents “drop-in” meeting on the 14th of January 2017. neighbourhood-plan-newsletter-december-2016
  • Neighbourhood Plan October Newsletter & Correction (9/30/2016) - october-neighbourhood-plan-newsletter The email address in the printed edition had a small typographical error – neightbourhood. It should be neighbourhood.plan @ westwickham.org
  • PUBLICATION OF NEW DEFINITIVE MAP AND STATEMENT OF PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE (9/17/2016) - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with the provisions of Section 57A of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as amended by Schedule 5, Paragraph 8 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, Cambridgeshire County Council has published a Consolidated Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way for Cambridgeshire. The relevant date of the consolidated Map and Statement is 11th May 2016.
  • Daisy Chains Pre-School BINGO NIGHT (8/27/2016) - Saturday 24th September 2016 7:30pm for 8pm start Bar & Raffle £3 entry, includes 1 free game
  • West Wickham Fete & Wickham Fest 2016 (5/30/2016) - Saturday 2nd July 2016, 2pm Village Hall & Playing Field Traditional Village Fete followed by BBQ, Bar, Music & Family Camping All proceeds to go to St Mary’s Church and Village Hall Day: BBQ / bar / teas / cakes…
  • Connecting Cambridgeshire / BT-Openreach meeting, 7pm, 16th May 2016 (4/12/2016) - The director of Connecting Cambridgeshire and the BT-OpenReach program manager responsible for the new cabinet installation at Burton End will be explaining to residents why Superfast Broadband will really happen this time (i.e. by December 2016) at a meeting in…
  • Daisy Chains Jumble Sale – 2pm 14 May 2016 (4/9/2016) - Saturday 14th May 2pm-4pm, Clothes, Books, Toys, Bric-a-brac, Refreshments, Cake Stall, Tombola,
  • Easter Egg Hunt 2016 (3/8/2016) - Saturday 19th March 2016, 2pm-4:30pm at Daisy Chains Preschool, West Wickham Village Hall, £2 per “eggsplorer” with a chocolate egg at the end! Join us for an afternoon of fun: Easter crafts, Toy Tombola, Refreshments, Raffle, We would love to see you there.
  • Neighbourhood Plan Meeting 20 February 2016 (2/18/2016) - To Landowners and Businesses in West Wickham There will be a meeting in West Wickham Village Hall at 10:00 on Saturday 20th February to discuss the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for West Wickham Parish. Following approval of our Application…
  • Neighbourhood Plan – Meeting for all Residents (2/8/2016) - Saturday 20th February at 10:00 in the Village Hall The results of the 2015 Survey will be presented to all Residents and a summary of the main issues raised will be put forward for discussion. Some issues highlighted in the…
  • A1307 Haverhill to Cambridge transport study (2/3/2016) - Greater Cambridge City Deal (GCCD) A1307 Haverhill to Cambridge transport study progress: The draft Concepts Report and accompanying supporting reports published on 3rd February and available from the GCCD website. Greater Cambridge City Deal Joint Assembly meeting, Friday, 12 February…
  • Air Broadband: Launched in West Wickham (2/1/2016) - The scheme has reached the 30 subscribers required to be viable. The process of ordering the leased fibre connection and planning the residential installations has begun, with the residential installations expected to be complete ahead of the fibre connection. This…
  • Daisy Chains Quiz Night Saturday 27th February (1/26/2016) - Bar opens at 7.30 for an 8pm start, teams of up to 6, £3 per person – get those little grey cells working on a cold winters night! Anita Stone
  • Air Broadband Progress: 29 Subscribers (1/26/2016) - The scheme is only 1 resident short of the 30 needed for launch. [Update 2016-02-01] The scheme has now launched.
  • Air Broadband Progress: 28 Subscribers (1/23/2016) - The scheme is only 2 residents short of the 30 needed for launch. For more details of this scheme see this post.
  • Parish Council Meeting: 2016-01-25 (1/18/2016) - The next parish council meeting is due to occur on 2016-01-25 at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Everyone is welcome. The current agenda can be found here. Additional Items: Traffic calming scheme at Burton End. Closed for comment Due to…
  • Air Broadband Progress: 25 subscribers (1/16/2016) - Air Broadband now have 25 confirmed subscribers, with only 5 more to go to reach the target of 30 required for the scheme to launch in West Wickham.
  • Community Broadband Meeting: 2015-12-19 (12/14/2015) - Saturday 19th December 10:30am-12pm Village Hall BT OpenReach are not upgrading the Common Road Cabinet. Superfast Broadband using copper-wire technology will this time not be available until the end of 2016. Come to the meeting for an update and to…
  • Daisy Chains Christmas Fair: 2015-11-28 2pm (11/9/2015) -
  • History Club Coffee Morning (10/21/2015) - Date & Time: Thursday 29 October, 10.30 – 12 noon In aid of West Wickham & District Local History Club, the church clock face appeal & the Village Hall Coffee/tea & cake Raffle, second hand books, plants, produce & preserves.…
  • Parish Council Minutes (10/21/2015) - The meeting minutes and agendas of Parish Council meetings as well as any accompanying documentation presented may now be downloaded or viewed on-line. Simply follow this link.
  • Survey Results (7/21/2015) - NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN – PROGRESS All the responses and comments from the Neighbourhood Plan Survey have now been summarised and circulated to the Parish Council. The results indicate a very positive support for having a Neighbourhood Plan and have provided wide…
  • WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY CLUB DIG2 (5/27/2015) - Come  along  and  find  out  what  we  plan  to  do  over  the weekend  of  11  &  12  July,  see  how  you  can  help (there  are  a  variety  of  ways  –  digging,  sieving,  finds washing,  recording  –  so  something  for  all…
  • Wickham Fest 2015 (5/21/2015) - Family Camping, BBQ, Bar & Music In aid of the Village Hall and St Mary’s Church Saturday 13th June 2013 West Wickham Village Hall
  • Parish Council Planning Meeting: 1 June 2015 (5/21/2015) - The Parish Council are having a meeting on 1 June 2015 at 7:30pm at Manor Farm to discuss planning application S/1160/15/OL (John Pelling). This meeting is open to the public.
  • Email your parish council (5/19/2015) - You can now contact your parish council by emailing *protected email*..
  • Gardening Club Plant Sale May 16, 2105 (5/10/2015) -
  • Village Hall AGM Oct 27th 2104, @ Village Hall (10/27/2014) - Please come along to the village hall to show your support and share your ideas for this important village facility. Previous meeting minutes: Minutes Jan 2014-1 Minutes April 2014 Minutes – July 2014 AGM Oct 2013.doc
  • Daisy Chains – Meet Santa 29th Nov 2014 (10/14/2014) -
  • BIG VILLAGE DIG (7/30/2014) - At last! COME AND CELEBRATE Sunday 31 August 3.15pm-5pm West Wickham Village Hall Find out what we discovered about the early origins of the village EVERYONE WELCOME Read The Report
  • Daisy Chains Pudding Nights – 23rd May and 27 June (5/10/2014) -
  • FRIENDS OF ST MARY’S CHURCH – Garden Party on Friday 20th June (5/10/2014) - Following the successful launch of the Friends of St Mary’s last September which led to vital funds for the Church being donated by village members, the PCC would like to say a big thank you for your support and invite…
  • Vikings in Cambridgeshire and beyond (1/13/2014) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY CLUB Monday 13 January 2014 Britt Baillie-Warren 7.30pm at the Village Hall Non-members £2 Janet Morris, T: 290863 Email: jmmorris@jmmorris.plus.com
  • Gardeners Question Time (12/16/2013) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL GARDENING CLUB Monday 16 December 7.30pm at the Village Hall Rosemary Yallop, T: 01799 584262
  • Gardening Women from the 1600’s (11/18/2013) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL GARDENING CLUB Monday 18 November Talk by Dr Catherine Horwood Barwise 7.30pm at the Village Hall Rosemary Yallop, T: 01799 584262
  • The King Under the Car Park (11/1/2013) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY CLUB Monday 11 November The King Under the Car Park: the search for the last known resting place of Richard III Mathew Morris University of Leicester Archaeological Service 7.30pm at the Village Hall Non-members…
  • NSPCC FESTIVE AUTUMN FAIR 2013 (10/12/2013) - Where: Anstey Hall, Maris Lane, Trumpington, Cambs CB2 9LN  Free Parking (next door to Waitrose and near P&R) Gala Preview Event – Tuesday 19th November 6.00 – 9.00 p.m. Main Fair Day – Wednesday 20th November 9.30 a.m. – 4.00…
  • Herbaceous Clematis (10/12/2013) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL GARDENING CLUB Monday 21 October Talk by Everett Lees 7.30pm at the Village Hall Rosemary Yallop, T: 01799 584262
  • Crime in the 19th century West Wickham (10/12/2013) - WEST WICKHAM & DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY CLUB Monday 14 October 7.30pm at the Village Hall Non-members £2 Janet Morris, T: 290863 Email: jmmorris@jmmorris.plus.com
  • Village Hall AGM on Friday 11th October 2013 (9/29/2013) - Please come along to the village hall to show your support and share your ideas for this important village facility.
  • WEST WICKHAM FETE & CAR BOOT SALE (9/2/2013) - Manor Farm SEPTEMBER 14th at 1pm Fun for all the family BBQ lunch 1pm Cakes, Tombola, Games and Races, Bouncy Castle, Go Karting, Teas, Beer Tent, Bric-a Brac Lucky Dip, Raffle, Secondhand Book Stall, Plants, Produce & Preserves, Teas, Ice Cream Parlour And lots more To book your…
  • The New Playground is Finished (8/9/2013) - Hurray! Our new playground is finished!!!
  • Local babysitters (8/6/2013) - Are you from West Wickham, Streetly End or surrounding area and in need of a babysitter? Why not try contact one of our local babysitters and see if one is available? Are you available for babysitting and would you like…
  • Daisy Chains awarded ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted! (7/19/2013) - After a surprise visit from Ofsted, Daisy Chains Pre-School were awarded an OUTSTANDING rating, cementing what most of the villagers have known for years.  This is an impressive feat given that the government standards recently have got tougher and many…
  • Daisychains have a new website (1/19/2013) - www.daisychainspreschool.co.uk
  • Jubilee celebrations (5/1/2012) - Take a look at the Community pages for latest information on the Jubilee celebrations taking place in West Wickham!
  • Welcome (5/5/2011) - Welcome to the West Wickham website. We welcome comments and suggestions on developing and improving the content of this site.

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