Hedgehogs – Time to start feeding

As our hedgehogs may be starting to wake up it is time to start feeding them again.

Paul Cole has created a new post on Hogblog for this new season.

The following update has been received from Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity:

It’s that time of year again when we can think about where and when hedgehogs will be released. We now have a waiting list for them because their plight has become regularly featured in the media. We are very keen to continue to support your project given that it has such widespread community involvement and interest. We use Glatton as a model of good practice for other communities who want to become involved in hedgehog conservation.  I think we could probably do a release in late Spring/early summer and then possibly late Autumn but more likely to be about five hedgehogs each time this year not ten as before.  (See Hogblog for full article).

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Glatton Golf – The Paddington Challenge

Early notice that this years annual “FUN” golf competition, a 3-ball Texas Scramble, will be held at Thorpe Wood Golf Course on Friday, 10th of May. It’s always a great day, followed by a meal (Prizegiving) in The Addison Arms in the evening (optional). This is the eleventh year of The Paddington Challenge and our first return to Thorpe Wood since 2012. Golfers of all abilities (or no ability) welcome!

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Race Night 2019

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British Empire Medal Award

Many congratulations to Dorothy Fowler.

Dorothy has  been awarded the BEM, in recognition of her community work with schools and charities but, in the main, for her commitment to the Girl Guide Association over some 45 years since she and husband Allan first came to this area after leaving the Forces.

Dorothy also recived an invitation from the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace to take place in May 2019.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Empire_Medal

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Self Care and Costs to NHS

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YouTube video of Glatton

Terry Brignall has put together this stunning video of our lovely village : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqteHqQq7Wo&hd=1

Wonderful Terry, thank you.

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Sawtry Eye On-line

Did you know :

The Community News section of the Sawtry Eye is available for download as soon as the hard copies are delivered.

The most recent editions of Sawtry Eye can be downloaded directly from their page.

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Sawtry Eye is published by CARESCO as a service to the village of Sawtry and the surrounding villages, relying on the help of volunteers to get the magazine collated and stapled then a dedicated team of distributors make sure that it is delivered to every door in the circulation area.

Please get in touch if you would like to get involved, or click here to find out more about how you can help support the work of CARESCO.

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