Clubs and organisations

A604 Club

What is The A604 Club?

The A604 Club is for all over 50’s of Horseheath and the surrounding area. It was established in February 1986.

The Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month from January to December. The Club has a variety of speakers covering a variety of subjects from antiques to exotic trips abroad, gardening to true life experiences. They also have trips out for lunch and end the year with Christmas lunch.

Who is involved with The A604 Club?

Don Harvey (Chair), Denny Pearson (Secretary) and Christine Newman (Treasurer).

How can I contact The A604 Club?

By emailing A604@horseheath.info or calling Don on 01223 893428.

How do I get involved with The A604 Club?

You need to be over 50, enjoy meeting up with like minded people and be free on a Wednesday afternoon.

Brownies

What does Girlguiding do?

Girlguiding is the largest organisation for girls and young women in the UK. It provides a girl only space for them to grow and develop into the leaders of the future.

There are four sections in Girlguiding: Rainbows (5-7 year olds), Brownies (7-10 year olds0, Guides (10-14 year olds) and Rangers (14-18 year olds). There is also a group just for adults, The Trefoil Guild.

For further information about Girlguiding visit www.girlguiding.org.uk

What does 1st Horseheath Brownies do?

1st Horseheath Brownies is part of Linton district and was established in October 1969 by Trish Rae. Since its inception there have only been five Leaders – Trish Rae, Janet Howe, Pat Smith, Christine Newman and now Pauline Newman.

Now in our 6th decade we have an enthusiastic group girls who attend weekly meetings to  enjoy learning new skills, working on badges, being creative and also going away for weekend adventures.

Who is involved with 1st Horseheath Brownies?

The unit is lead by Pauline, a leader for over 30 years, assisted by Katie, Laurene, Christine and Pat.

How can I contact 1st Horseheath Brownies?

By email horseheathbrownies@gmail.com or calling Pauline on 01223 891068.

If you wish to put your daughter’s name on our waiting list please register her at www.girlguiding.org.uk/information-for-parents/register-your-daughter/

How do I get involved with 1st Horseheath Brownies or Girlguiding in Linton?

If you would like to volunteer with 1st Horseheath Brownies or within Girlguiding Linton District please register at www.girlguiding.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/register-your-interest/.

Horseheath Cricket Club

The Horseheath cricket team was first formed over 160 years ago.  The Cricket Ground is in the middle of the Village opposite The Village Hall.

What does the cricket club do?

The cricket club plays in two local leagues, the first is the Haverhill and district Midweek league.  We were one of the clubs who were founding members of the league and have stayed pretty much in the top division for around 50 years.  The second league is the Cambridgeshire league, we are currently playing in the Senior section of the league in the 2nd Division.  We will also play in two weekend cup competitions and a midweek cup competition

Who is involved with the Cricket Club?

The cricket club has a wide variety of roles within it.  Our president is Tom Harrison, the Chairman is Martyn Giles and the vice Chairman is Les Barker, Les is also the grounds man.  Secretary & Welfare officer is Stephen Lanceman.  The captain is Gary Ellis is Dan Goldsmith the vice chairman and we have Ben Piper the bar manager.

How can I contact the Cricket Club?

By email on vicki299@btinternet.com, this is the secretaries e-mail address.  You can also message the club via the Play cricket website  horseheath.play-cricket.com which is where you find our fixtures and general information about the club

How do I get involved with the cricket club?

We are happy for anyone to come and join in, pop up and watch a game and cheer us on, join us for a drink.  If you want to play you can contact Stephen Lanceman on the e-mail above but it would be better to simply pop up the ground when we are playing and introduce yourself.

The Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke

Old Roman Road, Horseheath © Copyright Keith Evans

The Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke work to protect and increase the flowers and butterflies on these sites. Lottery grants totalling £35,000 have paid for practical conservation work, leaflets for both sites, five information boards and five dog bins for the Roman Road. We secured the winter Traffic Restriction Order north of Linton and produced the Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk, a 25 mile waymarked route (Cambridge Tourist Office: £2.50.)

Subscription £10 per household. Varied and interesting newsletters. Friendly work parties on occasional Sundays. Do join us! http://frrfd.org.uk and also www.facebook.com/FRRFD

Contact: Julia Napier on 01223 213152 or frrfdjin@freebie.net

Images reproduced with kind permission Old Roman Road © Copyright Keith Evans