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A special village meeting will be held in September to unveil proposed traffic and parking changes in the village. Meanwhile the results of the Shelford School traffic survey have been published.

 
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There are proposals to build 75 to 250 homes on a 25 acre Green Belt site bordering Mingle Lane and Hinton Way, the Parish Council heard at its July meeting.

Great Shelford author Adele Geras is holding a creative writing event for children.


Have you taken the Playscape playground survey yet?

 
Drugs are being sold at the heart of the village the Parish Council has been told.
 
Some cars are travelling at twice the legal speed limit along Hinton Way.
 
The number of people signing up for the Shelford Fun Run are already ahead of last year, but new sponsors are needed.
 
News is expected soon  about the future of Great Shelford library.
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Great Shelford parents have lost their campaign to save the free bus to Sawston Village College.
 
Proposals to bulldoze a former Great Shelford pub have been rejected.
 
Shelford based Mountain Trust has raised more than £60,000 for emergency relief in Nepal including £1,000 from village business Tayabali, Tomlin and White.
 
Two men wearing balaclavas were seen after garages in Shelford and Sawston were broken into overnight on June 23. The men left the scene in a dark colour saloon car.
 
Shelford School's Breakfast Club is proving so popular that they are increasing the number of children who can attend from September.
 
A creative writing class for the Shelfords is being set up.
 
Great Shelford may soon have one county councillor instead of the current two.
 
The new timetable for the village's 31 bus starts on July 27.
 
Could a redundant phone box be used for a new mini-library?

 
A woman driver says she was assaulted following an alleged road rage incident near Scotsdales.
 
Changes to 2 homes in Great Shelford have been approved by South Cambridgeshire planners.

 
Shelford Guides is in danger of closing unless they find a new leader.
 
There is an update on the future of Great Shelford library.
 
There is no summer fete this year at Great and Little Shelford School. Instead the school is fundraising through a "virtual fete".
 
The postal delivery service in Great Shelford could be under threat.

Two sheds have been burgled in Great Shelford.
 
A 13 year old girl was injured by an adult cyclist during a protest ride. Around 50 parents have appealled against the withdrawal of the free bus service to Sawston Village College from Great Shelford. The college has come out against the proposals. One of the local county councillors has described the route as "unsafe" for cyclists and pedestrians.
 
Lazy dog walkers have been criticised by one correspondent.
 
Proposals for an orangery and a cart lodge are among the current planning applications for the village.
 
Heidi Allen is Great Shelford and South Cambridgeshire's new MP.

 
Two businesses in Great Shelford have been burgled.
 
There have been a spate of shed and garage burglaries in Great Shelford. 

  
Great Shelford solicitor Richard Davies has come out strongly in favour of a one way system for Woollards Lane. But Nikki Wilkinson from Shelford Deli is against the idea. Sharon Bavister from Solutions Hairdressers says her older clients won't come out after 4 because of the traffic.
 
A car has been broken into in Cambridge Road, Great Shelford.
 
Over 100 people turned up for a special meeting to save Great Shelford library.

 
Great Shelford charity The Mountain Trust is raising money for people in Nepal following the 2 earthquakes that have killed more than 6,000 people. 

 
Roof tiles were stolen in a break-in at a Great Shelford building site.
 
The Great Shelford War Memorial is now formally a historic building
 
A shop assistant who pretended to be the victim of a robbery at a Great Shelford newsagents helped fake the crime with her husband.
             
A Christmas market is being planned for Great Shelford.
     
Leeway Avenue is to be shut for 24 hours for re-surfacing.
          
 
A new £180,000 playground campaign is about to get underway.   
                  
A Social Media Councillor has been appointed by the Parish Council - even though the council only wants people to raise issues at its meetings.

                      
There have been a spate of shed burglaries in Great Shelford.
             
 
Great Shelford library is under threat according to the Friends of the library - now a special public meeting is taking place.
                
A motorcyle was stolen from a driveway in Woollards Lane between between Friday 10th April and Saturday 11th April.


Great Shelford based writer Allison Pearson is writing a sequel to her international bestseller I Don’t Know How She Does It.
               
Shelford Rugby Club have been relegated from the National League 2 (south). But the ladies have clinched the Championship Midland 2 title.


Some parents are up in arms about the possible parking changes at Shelford School while Great Shelford residents on website Streetlife are demanding a new one-way system.
                        
 
Traffic in Great Shelford is going to get even worse for 10 weeks this summer – because of building work in Hauxton. 
                      
 
Anti-social activities at the new sports pavilion have been highlighted by the Parish Council.

                     
 
Former 80s star Paul Young is playing at the 2015 Shelford Feast in July.
                  
Great Shelford has made the list of the top 100 richest villages in the country.                

                               
Congratulations to Shelford Stationmaster Angela Milton on her nomination as a Village Hero .
                          
The High Green Post Box has been re-located - further away from the Post Office.


Refurbishing the riverbank at the bottom of the recreation ground is being considered by the Parish Council. Proposals include replacing the edging so people can get closer to the water and the addition of a mini-dock so canoes can be launched.
           
 
Rush hour traffic in Great Shelford is getting worse according to official new statistics.

Two Great Shelford Parish Councillors are standing down.

                  
Great Shelford Parish Council's share of the village's Council Tax bills increased in April by 25%, taking the budget to £125,000. The Council has issued a statement about the rise.

   
Blood donor sessions at Great Shelford are being scrapped.     
              
The number of police officers covering Great Shelford is being reduced from 2 to 1, despite the recent spate of burglaries.

           
Problems with the upgrading of the street lighting means parts of Great Shelford are  "seriously dangerous" according to the Parish Council.

Stop press: Remedial work won't now be completed until the end of February - 19 weeks after the work first started. 

              
New 30mph speed restrictions are now in force on Cambridge Road and Hinton Way.
         
The founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company, Julie Deane, who lives in Great Shelford, has been awarded an OBE in the New Years honours list. 

House prices in Great Shelford rose by just over 7% in the last year according to property website Zoopla.                  


                   
 
Plans for the Arthur Rank hospice to move to Shelford have been given the green light.

A Village Plan is being created so that residents can set out their views and aspirations for Great Shelford.



A mobile fish and chip shop is going to be trading for 3 days a week from the Memorial Hall car park - despite the worries of some local residents.

                        
The cladding on the new sports pavilion is "defective" and will probably have to be replaced.                    

           
A lady who has worked for much of her life in Great Shelford has just celebrated her 105th birthday.                       


There are now more on-the-day appointments available at the Shelford Medical Practice.

           
 
 
A former Arsenal star who now lives in Great Shelford has opened the new sports pavilion.

 
A new science park and 1,250 new homes may be created  in Great Shelford and Trumpington.                             .
          
 
The Tour de France came to Great Shelford on July 7 2014.   

                              
Which former Arsenal star has just moved into Great Shelford?
                 
 
The Arthur Rank hospice is moving to Shelford Bottom.
   
 

Great Shelford consultant Emmanuel Huguet who saved the life of rock star Wilko Johnson has been featured in a new movie. Photo: Cambridge News



Daniel Bangham drove his 86 year old Jowett from Great Shelford to the South of France.

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A traction engine spotted in Great Shelford on May 8. Photo by Ian Kydd.  

Changes are being introduced to the Shelford Medical Practice website.
A blue plaque has been unveiled at Shelford Railway station in memory of a local retired railwayman.

Great Shelford football team have won the double. Having already wrapped up the Kershaw League, Premier Division title, Shelford lifted the Premier League Cup for the third time in five seasons with a 2-1 victory over Hardwick in the final on Bank Holiday Monday.
 
A new family has moved in to the Great  Shelford allotments.
 
The times of the number 31 bus service which travels through Great Shelford are changing in June.

 
 
 
Great Shelford Online now has a dedicated section on Facebook, where  new stories will be posted.
 
       

       
 The Shelford and Stapleford Youth Initiative has a new youth development worker. 

                  
 
Online services at the Shelford Medical Practice are being expanded.
 
Great Shelford's pubs have only achieved 3 stars in the South Cambridgeshire Council food hygiene ratings.
                    
footbridge at Great Shelford station is being demanded by the Parish Council.
 
But one villager has described the idea "a monstrosity."

 












A new road in Great Shelford will be called Fletcher's Way after an old business in the village.
                  
A Great Shelfordian was a part of Eddie Redmayne's success in The Theory of Everything?

Great Shelford resident David Fuller has got so fed up with traffic problems in Woollards Lane that he has filmed his own video evidence for the police. 
          

               

The Great Shelford house that was the setting for the children's book “ Tom's Midnight Garden” has been sold.                            


                            
An early version of rock legends Pink Floyd played two concerts in Great Shelford in the 1960s.


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Dozens of old photos of Great Shelford can now be seen together on the greatshelford.info website.


 
A fascinating book about the history of Great and Little Shelford has been republished - and you have a chance to buy your own copy. It would make a great Christmas present for history lovers.


The number of people living in Great Shelford has grown to 4233 according to the 2011 Census.                
                  

               

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