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April 2019

Water – and why we shouldn’t take it for granted

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford, Gog Magog Way Stapleford Cambridgeshire
Cambridge, CB22 5BQ United Kingdom
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Representatives from Anglian Water are coming along to talk to us about how they operate, what issues they face, and the campaigns they run. Among other things they will cover: where our water comes from, how plentiful or otherwise it is, and how to save water how to dispose of waste down the sink or toilet wisely so that we don't pollute our waterways with corrosive liquids, poisons, fats, solid waste such as wet wipes, etc the use of 'grey…

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June 2019

Nature Walk to Nine Wells

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST

Following the success of the Stapleford Parish Pit walk earlier this month, 2G3S is arranging a visit to the Nine Wells reserve on 29 June. The name refers to the number of chalk springs that act as the source for Hobson's Conduit. Once again our guide is John O’Boyle, who will discuss the interesting flora and fauna of this woodland reserve and also its historic and geological importance. Assemble at the noticeboard at the western entrance to the reserve. As…

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July 2019

Planning/social evening

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
The Rose, 81 London Road
Stapleford, CB22 5DG United Kingdom
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Do join us at our informal meeting at 8 pm on Monday 22 July at The Rose, Stapleford. We shall be in the lounge, to the left of the main entrance. All are welcome; if you’d like an agenda email us at the address above, but otherwise just turn up. We are currently looking for more people to get involved – but no pressure, it would be great to see you whatever!

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September 2019

Regular planning/social evening 3 September 2019

September 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Rose, 81 London Road
Stapleford, CB22 5DG United Kingdom
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All are welcome to our next planning/social evening at The Rose, Stapleford on Tuesday 3 September from 8 pm.   We are usually in the little bar to the left of the main entrance, but ask if you can't find us - we are sometimes relocated to the main bar!

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Eversden’s first Repair Cafe!

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Eversden Village Hall

Please support Eversden's first Repair Cafe, which is being held on Saturday 7th September between 10am-1pm at the Eversden Village Hall. Full details of the café are available on their website https://www.eversdenvillagehall.uk/

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Nature Walk at Dernford Reservoir

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Dernford Reservoir, Stapleford + Google Map

2G3S nature walk at Dernford Reservoir, Stapleford Our next local nature walk will be around Dernford Reservoir on Saturday 14 September 2019 between 2-3 pm.  The reservoir area was opened for public access last year following amelioration of the former gravel quarry.  There is a meadow flora around the reservoir and some interesting bird life including Goosander, Great-crested Grebe, Tufted Duck and a pair of Common Terns on the small island.  Meet at the car park next to the reservoir…

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Mini Repair Cafe at Shelford Free Church EcoFest

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Great Shelford Free Church, High Street, Great Shelford + Google Map

Great Shelford Free Church are holding an EcoFest THIS SATURDAY, 28 September, and as part of it we are running a mini Repair Cafe.  There are no pre-bookings, just turn up with your items in need of repair.  We can do most things, from bikes to mechanical or electrical items to jewellery - sorry, no fabric repairs or books this time.

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October 2019

Apple Day at Wandlebury

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills CB22 3AE + Google Map

2G3S Apple Day, Wandlebury, 1 – 4 pm Saturday 5 October 2019 We held a successful Apple Day with Cambridge Past, Present and Future and Orchards East at Wandlebury on Saturday 5 October. Activities included: Guided walks around the Wandlebury Orchard Fruit and nut identification Talk on the care of fruit trees Apple juicing Talk on cooking with apples – samples and recipes Talk on cider making Archery for adults (and soft archery for children) The Cambridgeshire Beekeepers' Association with…

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Planning meeting 15 October

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Rose, 81 London Road
Stapleford, CB22 5DG United Kingdom
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Planning meeting at the Rose, Stapleford We are meeting at The Rose, Stapleford at 8 pm for a planning/social meeting.  All welcome.  We shall be in the lounge to the left of the main entrance.  Hope to see you there!

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2019 – 2020 Conversation Evenings: Climate

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Rose, 81 London Road
Stapleford, CB22 5DG United Kingdom
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Tuesday October 22 at 8 pm in The Rose, Stapleford This year's 2G3S Conversation Evenings will all be on the theme of the climate crisis. We start off by welcoming Pippa Heylings, Chair of  South Cambridgeshire District Council Climate and Environment Advisory Committee.   Last November, members of all parties at South Cambridgeshire District Council unanimously backed a motion put forward by Pippa proposing that “South Cambs shows responsible climate leadership by supporting the transition to zero carbon by 2050…

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