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I live in Haddenham and have been running a 'Advanced Italian Conversation group' for over a year now. We meet every other Monday morning in Thame for 1-1.5 hours. There are only 6 of us and we would like 1 or 2 more people who can speak Italian fairly fluently to enjoy talking Italian with us and have some fun. We don't need a teacher and everybody contributes ideas for topics. Please contact me if you are interested on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiera Humphrey is currently looking for a 3/4 day nanny position
She says: " flexible with days, would be great if I could bring my own little boy (nearly 2) on one of the days as he is currently in part time childcare, however this isn't essential and am happy to leave him in childcare. I'm Fully qualified, ofsted registered, first aid trained and have great references. 10 years nanny experience- 14 years childcare experience. I'm looking for a long term position and would like to become a part of a lovely and relaxed family. I am very chilled, enthusiastic, love to keep busy but also love a nice snuggle afternoon. I'm ultra adaptable and like to think I'm a good cook! Look forward to hearing from you."
My Family's cat went missing on Monday the 22nd of July. she is a tabby cat with white paws, green eyes, her front bit of neck is white and her name is Daisy. She does not wear a collar. if you find her please bring her to 32 the gables or HP178AD or email/text Harry@blowfield.co.uk or Pblowfield@doctors.org.uk
Anyone looking for a nanny?
Our hard working and extremely reliable nanny will have 2 days availability from the end of August — Wednesdays and Thursdays. She's brilliant with our son and we think she's great. She has all the required checks and qualifications. She knows Haddenham well and has taken our son to lots of the playgroups in the village. If you're interested please message me via the editor of this website and I will put you in contact.
Thank you to the three people who stopped to help me when I had an accident last Friday near to the station. You will be pleased to know that my grandsons are fine and, although I have a fractured elbow and broken tooth, I am getting better every day. I am extremely grateful for your assistance as I don't think I could have got back to my daughter's home without your help.
Thank you for introducing me to Haddenham.net!
My name is Mariangeles Ordaz Romay, I have just arrived from Spain and I would like to organise some groups with people interested on learning Spanish, practice Spanish or to know more about Spanish culture. If you are interested, please contact me.
Here's my email:
Would any of you be interested in Spanish classes?
I am considering creating a group for adults and another one for small children. I have experience teaching languages to professionals, university students, managers in corporations and adults who just want to learn. My group for small children would be to teach them songs and games in Spanish. Children learn a language easily when they are playing and enjoying themselves.
Mariangeles Ordaz Romay
Hi there. Has anyone lost a baby Tortoise (I think).
We found one walking along the footpath behind Willis Road towards the Garden Centre. Alongside where the new houses are being built.
He/she is about 10cm long with a fetching metalic pink circle painted on it's shell.
Terence (temporary name) is safe and well and enjoying some fresh salad leaves.
Please call 07834916656 if you are missing the shelled one.
This is just a flag from a concerned resident.
Driving out of Haddenham towards Thame this morning (Sat 18th May) and suddenly BANG! BANG!
Two eggs would you believe it, thrown at us from the car going the other direction. They were incredibly loud and covered the bonnet and windscreen. Combined speeds meant that they've actually damaged the paintwork on the bonnet.
Silly little boys playing silly little games that one day might kill someone. As it is I don't know how much this is going to cost to repair the paintwork.
So, please beware, and if anyone knows anyone who thinks this is funny, please tell them it really isn't.
From Monday 29 April for about 3 days, as below
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL has made an Order, which will temporarily prohibit any vehicle from proceeding, EXCEPT FOR ACCESS, ("in that length of Gibson Lane, Haddenham, which continues for a distance of approximately 41 metres").
The alternative route for vehicles affected by the closure will be via Churchway, Station Road, The Croft, Crabtree Road.
The closure is required whilst Thames Water works take place at 15 GIBSON LANE and it is anticipated that the works will commence on 29 April 2019 and will take approximately3 days between 00:00 and 23:59 each day to complete.
I am looking for a lovely kind dog loving person to look after my two Wire Haired dachshunds
Edie and Chester from July 20 to 27.
Must have a secure garden and be totally committed to looking after my dogs.
Must have references.
If you can help please contact me on 01844299248 or send a msg
thanks so much
Liz, Edie and Chester
Lovely two bedroom house in Corbetts Way Thame for rent from Mid May till May next year....
2 bed, 2 bath,
Large bright sitting room,
Super sunny conservatory and garden.
great Location for walks to nature reserve
£1150 per month.
Please contact liz on 018444 299 248
Just to say that, as reported elsewhere, the bus stop for the 280 from Aylesbury to Oxford on the playing fields side in Woodways is suspended while the gas main is being renewed. SGN (gas mains work) and Transport for Bucks both confirm that this is what Arriva have agreed to do. They are also supposed to have told the drivers not to stop there, and put clear information at that bus stop that it is not to be used. But some buses are still stopping there. So, if you are going on the 280 towards Oxford you need to board the bus either at the Stanbridge Road stop, or at the Fort End stop.
Buses to Aylesbury (on the Junior School side) will still be stopping on that side in the lay-by as normal.
What a backward step this is. The closure of the recycling centre two days a week and permanent closure of Bledlow will undoubtedly lengthen the already, at times, not inconsiderable queue for entry. Furthermore if an operative has to assess a charge and payment subsequently made, that in itself will also lengthen the turnaround time.
They say there will be no or little affect on fly-tipping. I think this is wishful thinking. In any event they will have the money from charges to fund the clearing the countryside of dumped rubbish.
Yes, it is very sad that, on occasions, someone removes posters which are for a specific event. For some years I have taken down posters, but not until after an event that has been held. Fairly recently I was told that the Parish Council has said that they do not have an issue with posters that are on telegraph posts, or elsewhere. Nonetheless, while that applies to posters for charities, etcetera, which are based in the village, or have a village connection, including those for events outside the village, they may well take a contrary view if the event is commercial.
I gave two talks in February at the Village Hall on "Stories of a Tour Guide of the D-Day Landing Beaches" in support of the Haddenham Syrian Family Project. Of the 15 laminated posters used to advertise the event, only 1 survived by the time the talks were delivered. Such mindlessness is a desecration to those who strive to do good in the community. Michael Phillips.
I write as a member of a small group supporting Florence Nightingale Hospice. To advertise our events and attract customers one major method of advertising other than Web Radio and local outlets/publications is Posters on suitable visual structures such as phone poles.
As others we spend time and money designing printing laminating annd then displaying. Unfortunately there are those in the village who do not agree with our objectives and who remove/steal our posters, so reducing our ability to fund the Hospice. I despair, any comments on who they may be? or will they speak up? your comments please.