Events in Colne

Welcome to Colne

The signpost in the centre of the village of Colne in Huntingdonshire
The signpost in the centre of the village of Colne, Huntingdonshire

 

Collen (13th century); Colneye (14th century) and Colne (Modern).

Colne, set amid orchards beside the by-roads between Earith and Somersham, is prettily grouped around a triangular green which used to have a large pond in it, but sadly long since filled in. Behind the green is a small church built in 1900 to replace the one half a mile to the north which had fallen down in 1896.

In the north of the parish are the remains of a Romano-British settlement of considerable archaeological interest. The site is clearly marked, the conformation of the ground including certain ancient ditches. It was apparently home to community of fishermen and hunters in Roman times.

Colne is one of the parishes of the District of Huntingdonshire, whose administrative centre is Huntingdon, the other principle towns being St Ives home of the Chapel on the Bridge, St Neots the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire, the Roman town of Godmanchester and Ramsey site of the former Abbey. Colne's nearest neighbours are Bluntisham, Earith and Somersham.

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What's HOT in the District?

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Any organisation may now apply for Silver Membership on our websites. This will allow the owners or managers of these organisations to maintain their own information, add their public meetings and add special events to our events diary.

In addition these organisation are able enter details of their premises (location) in Huntingdonshire and display detailed information about a limited number (10) of their products and/or services.

This service will suit the small business or service provider like a Plumber, Builder or Electrician. 

 

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Latest Local News

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FLOOD WARNINGS 15/10/14

Warnings still in force for Ellington, Hamerton and the Alconburys. River level still rising slowly at Brampton. More rain forecast so keep an eye on the Environment Agency infromation. Follow the link below...

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FLOOD WARNINGS

Be aware that there are Flood Warnings in force around Hamerton, Coppingford, Alconbury Weston, Alconbury, Brampton and Ellington and areas west of Huntingdon.

Keep an eye on the live Environment Agency flood alert data - follow the link below

News Date: 14/10/2014 14:49

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St Neots Foodbank

We welcome St Neots Foodbank as new members of the Huntingdonshire websites. We look forward to working with Alan and the other volunteers to add further information about the St Neots Foodbank over the coming weeks.

News Date: 08/10/2014 14:45

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Forthcoming Events in or around Colne

Here are the next five events in the Huntingdonshire Event Diary, the local ones are coloured GOLD and clicking the title will open links to event detail on this website whilst following the "Out of Village' events will open in a new window on their own website. Click 'Show Summary' for exactly what it says, without going anywhere!

If you are organising an event anywhere if Huntingdonshire then follow this link for information on how to add a new event and advertise your event on over 50 websites

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 15:30 until 17:00 on Friday 24/10/2014 at Corn Exchange

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 18:00 until 20:00 on Friday 24/10/2014 at Corn Exchange

An 'Out of Village' event in Huntingdon

From 09:00 until 15:00 on Saturday 25/10/2014 at Main Hall @ Commemoration Hall

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 10:00 until 15:00 on Saturday 25/10/2014 at Corn Exchange

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 11:00 until 17:00 on Saturday 25/10/2014 at Hyperion Auction Salerooms

More forthcoming events in Colne

THINK COLNE AND BEYOND!

This website is one of a group of over 50 linked community websites that cover the towns, villages and larger parishes of Huntingdonshire. They are all joined together and share information such as county and district wide services, organisations, events and all the things that are available from website members in neighbouring communities.

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If you have run a business or local organisation in Colne then follow the link below to see what membership can do to spread the message of your services, products, news and events across the district.

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This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for Colne