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Welcome to Hilton's Website


IMPORTANT Coronavirus Information

 

The Parish Council has already been in discussion with many community groups such as the Town Trust, WI, the Church community and the Hilton Village Hall Committee to provide support and friendship to those in need over the coming weeks/months.
 
Nicola Webster, Clerk to the Council, would be delighted to hear from anyone who can offer to help in any way.  Tel:-  830605 or email - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
I will place information here that may be useful for you  during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Will be both national information sources, but also for local help and support
Keep coming back as this information  is likely to be updated regularly
 
If you have any helpful information to share with villagers of other local initiatives, please let me know in order to keep the website updated. As many of you know I have a village mailing list that I only use for important information dissemination, if you would like to be added to that list, please let me know.
 
If you have ANY question please fo not hesitate to contact me
Andy Bush ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
Hilton Community Website Editor

 

Health

Excellent Video about the Coronavirus and why it is SO dangerous, well worth 8 minutes to watch it

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

 

Covid-19 Virus - sign up for official email alerts from HMG

Click HERE For email sign up

 

Official Coronavirus Government WhatsApp Group (click here)

 

Main NHS Site

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
General
Government Info

 

Which business are able to open and which are not (click HERE) (updated 26-3-20)

 

Local Government

https://www.nalc.gov.uk/coronavirus

Village info

Village Hall

 After taking advice, the Hilton Village Hall Committee have decided to close the Village Hall until further notice. They are looking at potentially using it during this time as a support hub for the village. Please keep checking  here and Facebook for more information

 

SPECTRUM

Due to advice received about potential infection transmission, there will be no hardcopies of Spectrum delivered this month. the online version can be found HERE

Local Businesses offering collection/delivery to those that are self iosolating or just takeaway 
 
Hilton Stores and Postoffice

Not only has a wide selection of the usual food and drink and essentials buy Sunil takes a delivery of presecritions each Wednesday from Papworth Surgery, requests can be made to the surgery to include yours.

New opening hours

Weekdays  7AM to 1PM

Weekends  8AM to 12NOON

 

Kale & Damson (Papworth)

 

Fenstanton Family Butchers

 
 

 

Monarch Farm

 

Johnsons of Old Hurst

 

St Ives Food Company 

(Now retail and will split packs)

 

 
 
 
MISC

 

SCAMS

Be aware,that there are a lot of SCAM’s being perpetrated on the back of the Coronavirus pandemic, click HERE to see a few and be pre-armed to recognise 

Some useful  info here to keep safe online

http://www.getsafeonline.org/coronavirus

Books

Toppings of Ely, the independent bookseller, have a huge selection of books and will send them by post for an additional £2 on the book price. They are extremely helpful and are continuing this service during the lockdown. www.toppingbooks.co.uk

Hope and Positivity

School children are putting drawings/paintings of rainbows in their windows as a symbol of ‘Hope and Positivity’.

Shine a Light

To signify hope and caring for our community, my family will be putting lights on one of our trees outside to brighten our homes and perhaps some of you could do the same to light up our village to show better times are ahead.

 

Keep safe, look after yourselves and your neighbours and be kind.



Stolen/Lost Bike

Found unlocked and hidden in village

Please contact Website editor if you beleive it is yours


Hilton Village Hall

Community Coffee Stop

2020 dates

Our first cafe for the year will be open this Thursday 9 Jan for the usual delicious tea/coffee and cakes. Please note new time of 2pm - 3.30pm. Do pop down and see us and meet your friends for a chat over a cuppa. Date coincides with mobile library visit.

Jan 9; Feb 13; Mar 12; Apr 9; May 14; June 11;

July 9; Aug 13; Sep 10; Oct 8; Nov 12; Dec 10

2pm - 3.30pm.


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Fenstanton Bowls Club

If anyone is interested in coming down on our Open Day – free taster session – when we can help them – bowling is a good exercise to help keep our limbs and heart working and we are a small friendly club.

*** Womens Institute 2020 Programme ***

Click HERE for more details


  • Non-Motorised Users Route

    Open Meeting

    Monday 18th November 2019

    Video can be viewed HERE

    Slides can be found HERE

    NMU Report Executive Summary can be found  HERE

    NMU Final Feasibility Study Report can be found HERE (17MB)
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    A candid story of Papwoth Hospital from 1988 - 2016 by Stephen Bridge former CEO - More info HERE
    Copies are available from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at £5.50, including 50p donation to Papworth Hospital Charity.

A14 Monthly Parish Newsletter

October  to November 2019  (click here)


 

*** Parish Council Meeting 2nd March 2020 ***

Parish Council Planning Meeting 18th Feb 2020

Parish Council Meeting 3rd Feb 2020

 

 Proposed  House Building in Hilton

I thought you may be interested to know that a planning applications for building up to 18 houses on the land on the corner of Church End and Potton Road, has been made.

Hilton Parish Council has been consulted on this outline planning application and it was discussed at the planning committee meeting on Tuesday 18th February 2020. (video below)

Further documents can be found on the Huntingdonshire District Council planning portal - HDC Planning Portal LINK HERE where public comments on this application can be made by 24th Feb 2020

PC Planning Meeting video HERE

Proposed Site Layout.HERE

3D View HERE

A villager (David Ruddy) produced an excellent set of arguments as basis for objections for this development, which, as those that were at the PC Planning Committee meeting on the 18th, heard and he said that he would make availble for anyone who was interested. Please see below link to that document,

Objection re planning proposal for Wychwood


 

WHAT'S NEW

Hilton Village Hall

A pantomime of errors

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Hiltons Pantomime

A modern-day Cinderella

We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported the first pantomime in Hilton in living memory for a sell-out run. It seemed like everyone had a great time (including the cast!) and made a great contribution to the upkeep of our village hall, one of our greatest, but often undervalued asset.

A video of the final night's performance can be viewed HERE

 

The afternoon performance can be viewed HERE


More Useful Village Links

NOTE: Archive Links have now been updated following closure of Google's Picasa Web Album

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Arts Society Huntingdonshire

The Arts Society Huntingdonshire meets monthly in the Burgess Hall to listen to a lecture on an aspect of fine art. Subjects range from painting to sculpture, design, jewellery, architecture, photography, cartoons …even art fraud. Lecturers are selected at a national level and travel around the country to various societies. They are all excellent.

The programme for the first months of next year is typical of the variety in each series and can be found HERE


 

*** Hilton Art Club 2019 Programme ***

Click HERE for more details


Hilton Feature on Radio Cambridgeshire Devine County

9th December 2018

 

Click HERE to hear excerpts


 

What was Hilton like eighty years ago at the beginning of the second world war? A National Register compiled on 29th September 1939 provides a remarkable insight into every household in Hilton. Evacuees had already arrived, but there was not enough room in the village school. The National Farm Survey, two years later, gives a detailed account of farming in the parish. There is so much which can be found out about Hilton at a critical point in its development.

I have brought all this together in a book so that everyone can share what I have discovered. If you would like a copy (£7 to help cover printing costs), please contact me at 3, Mill Hill End, or phone 07484 650209

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2020 11:47