Huntingdon Carnival - 11 August

Acorn will have a stall and gazebo at the Huntingdon Carnival on Saturday 11 August. Why not come and visit us in the Riverside Car Park from 1200 noon. As well as promoting what Acorn can do to support those affected by cancer, we expect to have a very attractive range of new handbags and other items of clothing to sell at amazingly affordable prices.


Some £150 raised via sales of handbags toys and Horse Racing.  Quite a long and tiring day, but we also passed out leaflets.  Extra help would be welcome next time

Dates of Boat Trips

The 2018 monthly series of Ladybird Boat trips down the River Ouse starting from Hartford Marina with lunch at the Dolphin, begin this month through to September.
The dates are:

Thursday 28 June
Friday 27 July
Thursday 16 August
Thursday 20 September

The trip leaves the Marina promptly at 1000am, so do make sure you are there in good time. We ask that you arrive for 0945am

If anyone is unable to keep the place(s) they have booked then please let Julia know as soon as possible, so that replacement(s) might be found. Phone 0773 993 4524

Please note: the lunch for the boat trip on 16 August will be at the Oliver Cromwell near the Town Quay.  The Ladybird may not be able to berth at the Quayside in which case it will moor at the Waits. Members who are able are asked to walk to the Oliver  Cromwell. Transport will be available for those who need assistance.

Arrangements for the September trip will be announced here soon

Summer Lunch – 20 July

This year’s Summer Lunch will take place at the Dolphin on Friday 20 July. We are asked to take our seats at 12.30 , so members may wish to arrive from 12 noon if they wish to have a drink beforehand.



Attendance was 37 - the highest number yet. Committee elected but with two vacancies still unfilled.  We urgently require help from anyone with admnistrative skills to take on some organisational/secretarial support. List of Committee elected available via  Contact us link


Huntingdon Community Radio (HCR104fm) Broadcast

Gordan and Simon took part in a HCR "Over to You" Programme on 16 July and gave an update on Acorn


To listen to programme click here

NB This is a large file and will take 2-3 mins to download. Please be patient

Tesco Bags of Help

Following a recent public vote in the Tesco Bags of Help scheme, we are delighted to say that Acorn has been awarded £1660. This was the amount bid for and is for a project to fund a year's complementary therapy at our Huntingdon venue. The first tranche of the grant, 75% of the award has now been paid into the bank. We can expect the balance of funding at the project end in May 2019, assuming a successful completion report.


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