Wileman Way Fire

Wileman Way Fire

Roof terrace fire

At four in the afternoon on Wednesday, May 20, firefighters attended a roof terrace fire in Wileman Way.

Residents of the Key Worker apartment block expressed surprise in the residents' Facebook group that they weren't evacuated. The Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue service has said: "The fire was contained to a flower container on a roof terrace and the cause was believed to be a discarded cigarette.

"There was no evacuation, as the fire was relatively small and did not pose any significant risk to residents."

Residents in other apartment blocks expressed concern about whether final exit doors would unlock in the event of a fire, following failures of electrically operated doors earlier this year.

What's your Eddington number?

Eddington Number Challenge

Eddington Number Challenge returns

As the weather gets warmer we would like to invite you to take part in the Eddington Number Challenge - NWCD

The Eddington Number campaign was devised to get more people cycling, running and walking in the Cambridge area.  The campaign is based around the Eddington number for cycling – which takes its name from its inventor, Sir Arthur Eddington, who was also the astrophysicist that the Eddington district is named after.

The campaign is based around the Eddington number for cycling – which takes its name from its inventor, Sir Arthur Eddington, who was also the astrophysicist, astronomer and mathematician that the new district is named after.

CPSL Mind Good Life Café

University Good Life project

Student wellbeing

"Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) Good Life project opened in Cambridge.

ERA News last February (Cantab Health Meeting) described an initiative bringing together regional healthcare professionals, voluntary organisations and local communities such as Eddington to form the Cantab Integrated Neighbourhood. The aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the community by sharing resources and harnessing the voluntary sectors.

Part of this initiative, the University Good Life project, has just gone live in Cambridge. It is a partnership between CPSL Mind, the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University bringing mental health support in the form of Good Mood Cafés, Open Door calm spaces and information sessions.

Eddington Cookbook #4 Pasta à la Pieter

Eddington Cookbook #4 Pasta à la Pieter

Pasta à la Pieter

This weeks recipe comes from Eddington resident Pieter, who is the chair of the Eddington Residents Association and often helps out with the Eddington Eats community restaurant at Storey’s Field Centre. He has been an Eddington resident for 1 year and 7 months.

Hi everyone,
I am Pieter and am from Belgium. I enjoy cooking my own dinners but am not too keen on elaborate or time-consuming cooking sessions.  I am providing you with a quick and easy, but tasty, recipe. Ideal for those moments when you do not have much time or on days that you had way too many Zoom meetings and you just do not have the energy anymore to prepare an elaborate meal.

Eddington Cookbook #3 Halloumotes

Eddington Cookbook #3 Halloumotes

Halloumotes (Halloumi bread)

This weeks recipe comes from Eddington resident Argyris, who is a volunteer at the Eddington Eats community restaurant at Storey’s Field Centre and has been an Eddington resident for 1 year and 6 months.

I am Argyris and I come from Cyprus the land of halloumi. These halloumi breads (halloumotes) are very popular for breakfast (or any time of day!) and can be found at any bakery. Here is my version of them:

Eddington Cookbook #2 Gateaux aux pommes

Eddington Cookbook #2 Gateaux aux pommes

Gateaux aux pommes 

This weeks recipe comes from Alice, who is a volunteer at the Eddington Eats community restaurant at Storey’s Field Centre and has been an Eddington resident for 1 year and 2 months.

Hi, my name is Alice and, like Lis, I love to cook. Since the beginning of its adventure, I have followed the development of Eddington Eats and participated as much as I could to help Lis make it a success. Cooking together for our neighbours has been an amazing experience and I have learnt a lot amongst the volunteers. Unfortunately, in this period of pandemic, we can’t meet and share a diner together as we have all moved to home working and self-isolation. But, this is an opportunity to test new recipes. And here is my new invention: an apple cake!

Here are the ingredients you will need:

Eddington Cookbook #1 Home-made bread

Eddington Cookbook #1 Home-made bread

Home-made bread

You may have guessed it by now, but in case it wasn’t clear I will let you in on the secret: I love to cook. For most of my adult years I have been cooking my own food, which brings great joy to me. However, when I moved to Eddington, I thought I would love to share this joy with other people and as a bonus get to know my neighbours. So in April 2019 I started the Eddington Eats community restaurant. Little did I know that cooking for groups of people is a completely different experience than cooking for myself.

Eddington Bear Hunt

Looking for something to keep your little ones busy during your one walk a day? Why not go on a Bear Hunt in Eddington?
Inspired by the popular children’s book ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ by Rosen and Oxenbury, people around the world are ‘hiding’ bears in their windows.
The bears are meant to cheer up young children and their parents who are being kept indoors.
Below is a map of the bears currently spotted around Eddington. Do you have one in your window as well, which is not on our map yet, let us know…
Call for recipes!

Call for recipes!

Eddington Eats is moving online!


Dear neighbours,

I hope you are all safe and well inside, whether you are still in Eddington or staying with family elsewhere. My thoughts are with you. During these times it’s crucial to maintain our distance from others to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 and sadly that means that the Eddington Eats community dinner has been cancelled for the foreseeable future.


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Eddington is named after the English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician Sir Arthur Eddington (1882–1944).

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