Community

St Michael’s Church closure

St Michael’s Church will be closed for the foreseeable future. At the moment the church is full of scaffolding and therefore inaccessible. Restoration in the north aisle being carried out This is to enable the appropriate work of restoration in the north aisle to be carried out,

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Jubilee Wood Action Morning

Jubilee Wood Action Morning

Annual Maintenance Blitz The usual maintenance tasks, hedge trimming, lopping and strimming in the Jubilee Wood. We do this to keep the open areas free of incursion and creep. 9.30am with the tools you favour plus stout gloves and eye protection. Refrehments! Time Saturday 1st December 2018 

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Parish Council Accounts for year end 31st March 2018

Great & Little Gidding Parish Council Accounts Year Ending 31/3/18 Income Precept Received 11052 HMRC VAT Refund 269.4 Recycling credit 147 Other income & Donations 0 Interest 30.37 11498.77 Expenditure Wages 3164.52 Reduced as no full time clerk for 3 months Insurance 520.46 SLCC subs 0 Not

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A busy apple pressing day September 2018

A busy apple pressing day September 2018

A lovely sunny morning welcomed the various pressers and extractors of apple juice to Manor Site Farm laden with apples from gardens, allotments and a paltry amount from the Jubilee Wood apple trees. Using the community apple press and apple pulper the crew soon got to grips

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Jubilee Wood September 2018

Jubilee Wood September 2018

Autumn approaches but the wood is still full of leaf even if there are some early signs of yellowing in some of the trees. John Keats’ poem To Autumn with its famous first line: Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness always makes me think of cooler mornings

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Jubilee Wood August 2018

Jubilee Wood August 2018

August weather has been a little more familiar than the heatwave we’ve experienced over the last couple of months but as always, nature adapts and familiar sights are in the wood even if they are a little earlier in the season than we would expect. Look out

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Jubilee Wood July 2018

Jubilee Wood July 2018

Although it’s  been a very dry and hot month, the trees in the wood appear to be coping although the lowering of the pond level shows just how much the water table has gone down so they must be digging deep with their roots. All species will

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Jubilee wood – June 2018

Jubilee wood - June 2018

June is bursting out all over in the Jubilee wood! The trees have exploded into life, their leaves forming a canopy of green in every shade nature can manage. The flowers on the fruit and hazel trees have already started to form into fruit and nuts (see

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Church’s Birthday Party

The church is dedicated to St Michael and the church commemorates this saint on September 29th each year – to give it its proper title, it’s the Feast of St Michael and All Angels. Why our church was not given the adjunct of “and All Angels” is

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Safeland

  Someone in the village might want to consider being the community co-ordinator for this which is possibly best described as a digital Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. https://www.safe.land/gb/home/ There appears to be a subscription fee which I’m sure the Parish Council would consider paying as the application would

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