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The former McColls newsagents could soon become a takeaway.

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Zara Indian restaurant is now providing takeaways as Great Shelford has been moved into Lockdown. Read about how the new rules are affecting other village businesses.


From 26th June, Great Shelford Library's opening hours will be increased to 10am-2pm on Tuesdays, 2-6pm on Fridays and 10am-1pm on Saturdays.

A Woollards Lane business is considering introducing parking fines because of abuse of their parking area.

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Great ShOur founder Julie Deane has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to Entrepreneurship and British Manufacturing and awarded a CBE. Read a profile of Julie Deane.


Great Shelford-based Julie Deane, CEO of the Cambridge Satchel Company, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to Entrepreneurship and British Manufacturing and awarded a CBE.
“Supporting British manufacturing has always been at the heart of our business, so this honour is truly humbling," said Julie. Read a profile of Julie Deane.

St Mary's church in Great Shelford was broken in to on June 12.

Villagers had until June 9 to respond to the proposals to send the Oxford to Cambridge line through Great Shelford which could lead to a new bridge or flyover in Great Shelford where the line meets with the Liverpool Street line.


A new gym in Great Shelford is offering free initial consultations.


Lisa MacGregor, a leader with Shelford Guides, Stapleford Brownies, Shelford Brownies and Trumpington Rainbows, who lives in Great Shelford has been given a special award.


Liberal Democrats Brian Milnes and Maria Kings are the new County Councillors for the Shelfords after the elections on May 6.


Volunteers are needed at the Arthur Rank charity shop in Great Shelford.


Charles Nightingale has stood down after more than 30 years on the Parish Council.


Shelford Feast will now be a free one day event on Saturday July 10. The other events including Tony Hadley and Trevor Nelson have been postponed until 2022.


A convicted sex offender from Great Shelford has been jailed for three years after he deleted sexual chats with someone he thought was a 12-year-old boy.(External link)


The Memorial Hall was used for a funeral gathering that contravened Coved 19 procedures according to the minutes of the Parish Council meeting on March 17. Other headlines include;
1) Great Shelford Parish Council says its preference to replace the proposed tramway on Green Belt in the village would be for an on-road solution running alongside the A1307.

2) Many verges, in particular in Cambridge Road are being damaged by delivery vehicles and residents.

3) The Parish Council is proposing to hold a Zoom Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 12th May 2021 on basis of an open Q&A session to Councillors covering any topics raised by residents.

4) £2,500 is to be spent on producing a new format for the Parish Council website.A man has been jailed after a cannabis farm was discovered in Great Shelford (external link)


Prof Wolf Reik, who lives in Great Shelford, has been appointed as Director of the Babraham Institute. (External link)


The Arthur Rank Hospice has launched its own 'Help at Hand’ app which will help their patients access practical support available in their local community.


One of Shelford’s success stories of the last year is The Pizza & Kitchen CoThey have now served over 400 customers and a massive 7000 Pizzas to customers from the Shelfords in the last 8 months.


The Co-op is hoping to move its shop in Great Shelford.


Local company Pillsorted celebrated their first birthday on Nov 30. Read a profile of Shelford based CEO Zeinab Ardeshir (pictured) about balancing life as an entrepreneur and a mum.


Great Shelford Medical Practice has a new website where you can book appointments.


Rejection of proposals to put a nursery in a building empty for almost three years have been described as "absurd" by the Parish Council.


Christopher Jenkin from Great Shelford was awarded the British Empire Medal in October 2020 for services to the homeless in Cambridge during Covid-19.


A perfect home classroom in Great Shelford has been featured in The Times (external link).


Major housing developments for more than 1,000 new homes have been proposed for Great Shelford.

Sites include Shelford Rugby Club and the Camping and Caravan Site off Cambridge Road are included in the proposals. Up to 40 homes are proposed for the Grange Field, which could lead to an extension of the Recreation Ground.

The new Angli-Ear hearing solutions office opened in the former Barclays Bank building on Woollards Lane on November 2.


The actions and decisions of the Great Shelford Parish Council September meeting included the news that the Shelford Playscape project has received £109,000 funding and £21,000 is to be spent on improvements including decking on the river ban in the Rec .(External link)


A new osteopathy clinic is opening in the village - and they are offering 50% off the first session.


Great Shelford Dental Practice will  restart NHS check-ups from 1st October for children under the age of 16. For adults it will only be possible to start check-ups in 2021.


Three snakes and more than 100 lizards were found in a wildlife survey in Great Shelford. (External link)


On June 22 at 2pm, a crew from Cambridge was called to a fire in the open on Cambridge Road, Great Shelford. Firefighters used a jet to extinguish a hedgerow fire. The cause of the fire was accidental.


A Great Shelford website designer has launched a new skills swap service.


Great Shelford opera singer Alastair Miles has responded to having his next five months work cancelled by creating two YouTube video with the help of his family. (External link)


Is the Great Shelford home price record about to be broken? A house on the market for more than £3 million has been highlighted by the Cambridge News (external link).


Great Shelford has been named as one of the best places to live in the UK (external link).


A new cycling club has launched in Great Shelford.


Annette Thomas, who lives in Great Shelford, is the new Chief Executive of the Guardian Media Group - the parent company of the Guardian and the Observer.

Former Spandau Ballet singer Tony Hadley and DJ Trevor Nelson will headline the 2022 Shelford Feast.

This community website for Great Shelford at www.greatshelford.info includes details about the Great Shelford medical centre aka the Great Shelford doctors, the Great Shelford rugby club, the new Great Shelford post officeGreat Shelford FCGreat Shelford football clubGreat Shelford school, the Great Shelford dentistGreat and Little Shelford primary schoolGreat Shelford library, the Great Shelford calendarGreat Shelford Parish Council and details about Great Shelford history as well as Restaurants in Great Shelford including the best places to eat in Great Shelford including the Indian restaurant Zara, and the Chinese restaurant Forum House,  Great Shelford estate agents including Haart, Tucker Gardner , Redmayne, and Sharman Quinney, Great Shelford businesses including , Great Shelford deli,  Davies Solicitors Great Shelford dental surgeryShops in Great Shelford including  Great Shelford deliBarkers the butchersHair Solutions Great Shelford and Great Shelford Post Office as well as Pubs in Great Shelford including the Plough  and Square and Compassesbuilders in Great Shelfordplumbers in Great Shelford, Great Shelford churches including Great Shelford St Mary's ChurchGreat Shelford Free Church and Great Shelford community groups including Great Shelford Tennis Club, and Great Shelford WI. The Great Shelford website Great Shelford Online also includes details about Great Shelford events including the Great Shelford Feast, Great Shelford camping, bed and breakfast and hotel information. There is also a page on Great Shelford community groups, Great Shelford planning  and the Great Shelford village plan as well as regular updates on the Great Shelford fun run, the Cambridge South development , news about MP Heidi Allen, updates on the Arthur Rank hospice and information about Pink Floyd playing in Great Shelford.


Steve Cooper has produced a bird report for Dernford Reservoir 2020. This site on the outskirts of Stapleford now regularly attracts a variety of scarce birds. (external link)

The Little Shelford June newsletter is out. Headlines include;

A Little Shelford man has been scammed out of more than £50,000. He is now sharing his fraud story so that other people in the village can be extra vigilant.

Residents of Little Shelford have been urged to be vigilant by the Parish Council as litter problems increase in Bradmere Lane.

Dernford reservoir between Little Shelford and Stapleford could be transformed into a community country park with camping and caravanning facilities.

Surplus top-soil and aggregates are available to villagers after an artificial cricket strip was installed at the Wale Recreation Ground.

The average property price in Little Shelford is £685,000 according to Savills in the Cambridge News.(external link)

Plans for the Little Shelford Village week-end in September have been published including a Friday evening social evening.

Events this month include New yoga plus classes and the SSYI summer party



Great Shelford artist John Minton has been celebrated in a documentary by Mark Gatiss on BBC. Read a profile of the Great Shelford born artist here.

https://sites.google.com/site/greatshelfordcommunitywebsite/home/great-shelford-history/great-shelford-photos

This old photo of Hinton Way from around 1917 was sold on Ebay. There are lots of other old postcards in a special gallery.
 

Dozens of old photos of Great Shelford can now be seen together on this Great Shelford website.

James Newman has spent 4 years and £40,000 building a giant computer inside his Great Shelford home which has made headlines from the BBC to the Daily Mail.

Postcards have emerged giving an insight into the lives of a soldier based in Great Shelford during part of World War 1.
 
Great Shelford consultant Emmanuel Huguet who saved the life of rock star Wilko Johnson has been featured in a new movie. Photo: Cambridge News


A blue plaque has been unveiled at Shelford Railway station in memory of a local retired railwayman.



 
 
 
Great Shelford Online has a dedicated section on Facebook, where new stories will be posted. Or visit www.greatshelford.info 
 
       
 

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

A fascinating book about the history of Great and Little Shelford has been re-published - 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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WWW.greatshelford.info and Great Shelford Online is an independent Great Shelford website. David Martin is the editor in chief and the main writer. He was a NCTJ trained journalist before becoming the Managing Editor of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and the creator of BBC Cambridgeshire Online.


Great Shelford is a popular and vibrant village four miles south of Cambridge. 

4,233 people live in Great Shelford according to the 2011 Census.

Writers Allison Pearson and Adele Geras live in Great Shelford.

Famous people who have lived in Great Shelford include Julie Deane OBEfounder of  the Cambridge Satchel Company,  painter John Minton, writers Phillipa Pearce and Tom Sharpe, Sir Peter Hall, the theatrical director and former Arsenal footballer Steve Morrow who also captained Northern Ireland. 

The Shelford Feast festival takes place every July.

Shelford Rugby Club currently play in the National League 2 South.

Great Shelford is twinned with Verneuil-en-Halatte in France.

The village has links to Pink FloydAn early version of Pink Floyd played two concerts in Great Shelford. Trinity House at 11 Cambridge Road was the setting for a party which was described in the book " A Pink Floyd fan's Illustrated Guide to Cambridge" as one of "two important Floyd episodes." It was also used for the cover of the Pink Floyd album Ummagumma.

Areas and issues covered by this Great Shelford website, Great Shelford Online and www.greatshelford.info 
 
This community website for Great Shelford includes details about the Great Shelford medical centre aka the Great Shelford doctors, the Great Shelford rugby club, the new Great Shelford post officeGreat Shelford FCGreat Shelford football clubGreat Shelford school, the Great Shelford dentistGreat and Little Shelford primary schoolGreat Shelford library, the Great Shelford calendarGreat Shelford Parish Council and details about Great Shelford history as well as Restaurants in Great Shelford including the best places to eat in Great Shelford including the Indian restaurant Zara, and the Chinese restaurant Forum House,  Great Shelford estate agents including Haart, Tucker Gardner , Redmayne, and Sharman Quinney, Great Shelford businesses including , Great Shelford deli,  Davies Solicitors Great Shelford dental surgeryShops in Great Shelford including  Great Shelford deliBarkers the butchersHair Solutions Great Shelford and Great Shelford Post Office as well as Pubs in Great Shelford including the Plough  and Square and Compassesbuilders in Great Shelfordplumbers in Great Shelford, Great Shelford churches including Great Shelford St Mary's ChurchGreat Shelford Free Church and Great Shelford community groups including Great Shelford Tennis Club, and Great Shelford WI. The Great Shelford website Great Shelford Online also includes details about Great Shelford events including the Great Shelford Feast, Great Shelford camping, bed and breakfast and hotel information. There is also a page on Great Shelford community groups, Great Shelford planning  and the Great Shelford village plan as well as regular updates on the Great Shelford fun run, the Cambridge South development , news about MP Heidi Allen, updates on the Arthur Rank hospice and information about Pink Floyd playing in Great Shelford.
 
This community website for Shelford, Great Shelford Online, includes details about the Shelford Medical centreShelford rugbyShelford post officeShelford FCShelford football club Shelford school, the shelford dentistShelford primary schoolShelford library, the Shelford calendarShelford parish council and details about Shelford history as well as a list of Restaurants in Shelford including Zara, and Forum House,  Shelford estate agents including Haart, Tucker Gardner and Sharman Quinney, Shelford businesses including , Shelford DeliDavies Solicitors,  Shelford dental surgeryShops in shelford including  Shelford deliBarkers the butchersCambridge Cycle CompanyHair solutions Shelford and  shelford post office as well as Pubs in shelford including the Plough and Square and CompassesBuilders in  shelfordPlumbers in shelford, Shelford churches including Shelford St mary's church Shelford free church and  Shelford community groups including Shelford tennis club, and Shelford WI. The Shelford website also includes details about Shelford events including the Shelford Feast,  shelford camping, bed and breakfast and hotel information. There is also a page on Shelford community groupsShelford planning and the Shelford village plan as well as regular updates on the  Shelford fun run, the Cambridge South development , news about MP  Heidi Allen, updates on the Shelford hospice, also known as the Arthur Rank hospice and information about pink floyd playing in Shelford.

The Great Shelford website includes details about roadworks and burglaries in all the main great Shelford streets including Abberley Wood, Ashen Green, Babraham Road, Birch Trees Road, Bridge Close, Bridge Lane, Buristead Road, Cabbage Moor, Cambridge Road, Chaston Road, Cherry Hinton Road, Cherry Trees, Church Street, Coppice Avenue, Crandal Way, Davey Crescent, De Freville Road, Elm's Avenue, Glebe Lane, Grain Close, Granham's Road, Granhams Close, Granta Terrace, Headley Gardens, High Green, High Street, Hills View, Hinton Way, Hobsons Acre, Kings Mill Lane, Leeway Avenue, London Road, Macaulay Avenue, Marfleet Close, Maris Green, Mill Court, Mingle Lane, More's Meadow, Orchard Road, Peacocks, Poplar Close, Red Hill Close, Red Hill Lane, Robinson Court, Selwyn Close, Shelford Park Avenue, Shelford Road, Spinney Drive, Station Road, Stonehill Road, The Hectare, The Orchards, Tunwells Lane, Tunwells Lane, Walden Way, Walnut Drive, Westfield Road, Wheelers, Woodlands Close, Woodlands Road and Woollards Lane.
 
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