There has been an attempted burglary in Little Shelford.

Some of the worst pot holes in our roads are about to be repaired.

Almost £3,000 raised at the 2016 Fun Week-end has been given out to local groups in Little Shelford.

There were 14 burglaries in Little Shelford in the last year. The Parish Council now wants Neighbourhood Watch schemes in every street.

A drone flight around the nearby obelisk has emerged.

A home in Little Shelford was the most expensive house sold in the Cambridge area in April. (external link)

Homeowners whose hedges or trees are overhanging the pavements are about to receive letters from the Parish Council.

A Little Shelford scientist has become made a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Little Shelford has two new county councillors.

The mystery of plants being dead-headed in Little Shelford has been solved. Stop press; The deer involved in the mystery has now been found dead in a garden in Beech Close.

Little Shelford playground project has been chosen for the Tesco 5p bag community funding.

The water pump in High Street has been spruced up by villager Bill Savin.

A house, and 5 outbuildings and garages in Little Shelford have been burgled.

Egrets and an otter have been spotted during March at the Little Shelford Recreation Ground.

Actions from the March Little Shelford Parish Council meeting included a push for Neighbourhood Watch schemes across the village and £3,400 for a new speed camera.

Jewellry has been stolen in a Little Shelford burglary.

A van caught fire at the junction of Newton Road and Hauxton Road.

New helpers are needed for the Little Shelford fun weekend.

The new Great Shelford Post Office has opened in Hinton Way.

A new gate has been installed at the Wale Recreation Ground.

More than 80% of people in Little Shelford are very or quite concerned about the speed of traffic in the village according to a new traffic survey.

A winter's day in Little Shelford by Ruth Shah.

Little Shelford writer Sarah Vaughan's third novel has been involved in a major bidding

A £900 grant has paid for repairs to a village bridge.

There's a new Vice Chairman of the Parish Council.

Little Shelford has received a £900 grant.

The official opening of what is probably the smallest village green in England and the new sign by our MP Heidi Allen made headlines in the Cambridge News. See our photo gallery of the opening.

Parish Councillor David Munro is pictured with the new Defibrillator he has helped organise for the village - its been installed on the wall of the Navigator.
A bid to restore a footpath in Little Shelford have failed. 
More than 40 people turned up for the Little Shelford footpath inquiry which took place in January.

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Little Shelford is a village located five miles south of Cambridge in the county of Cambridgeshire 
It has a population of 840 according to the 2011 census (798 in 2001) and 336 homes.

The village has one pub, The Navigator, on the High Street and Winners, a fish and chip shop and Chinese takeaway.


Little Shelford has grown slowly over the centuries. In 1801, Litle Shelford's population was 220. In 1861 it was 474 and in 1891 494. In 1901 it was 441. By 1961 the population of Little Shelford was 717.  



Doug Walker from Little Shelford who received a telegram from the Queen to mark his 100th birthday in April.

Sunset over Little Shelford, Jan 18 2017 by Ruth Shah.

There's a mystery about a nurse who died in a fire 100 years ago - but no one knows why she is buried in Little Shelford churchyard.

The mystery of a house that was due to be re-built in Little Shelford 50 years ago has re-emerged.

A new village sign was finally installed in November. It is part of a new mini village green created at the junction of Church Street and Manor Road. 

More than 300 people turned up to see former England cricket captain Tony Lewis (pictured left) open the new £380,000 sports pavilion.
Read the background story of how the Pavilion was created and how to book it here.
The village pub The Navigator has a new outside terrace.


This newly-discovered photo of the High Street in Little Shelford, complete with horses and carts, in one of dozens of old photos on the village's history website.


A fascinating book about the history of Little Shelford has been republished- and you have a chance to buy your own copy. It would make a great Christmas present for history lovers.

Details have emerged of a visit by Edward VII to Little Shelford. The episode is included in a book that has just emerged called A Record of the Shelfords Manga and Parva in Cambridgeshire.

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