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David James (George)

David James (George)

David James (George) sadly passed away on Thursday 31st January 2019. We are holding his Funeral Service at Peterborough Crematorium on Thursday 21st February at 12:30pm. All are welcome at the service and afterwards at the Fox & Hounds. Family Flowers only please, however donations can be

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Jubilee Wood in January 2019

Jubilee Wood in January 2019

As January comes to a cold end with freezing nights and flurries of the white stuff, it’s difficult not to dream of warmer times and the promise of Spring. In some ways it’s a shame to let our thoughts wander forward too fast as the wood is

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Not just ‘Great Gidding Spring Plant Sale and Social Evening’…

<em>Not just</em> ‘Great Gidding Spring Plant Sale and Social Evening’…

Be sure to save the date, Friday 10th May 2019, for an evening filled with a plethora of plants all for sale, barbeque and bar, planting demonstrations.

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Spring Dragonflies & Damselflies at Jubilee Wood in 2018

Spring Dragonflies & Damselflies at Jubilee Wood in 2018 During a couple of visits to the Jubilee Wood pond in May 2018, five Odonata species were seen. The first species normally to appear in the year is the Large Red Damselfly. The immature insects venture further afield

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Year End Moth Report

Year End Moth Report

Over the past year Andrew Frost and Barry Dickerson have carried out several moth trapping evenings to record and evaluate the level of moth and butterfly activity in the Jubilee Wood. Andrew has compiled this report on the 2018 findings and the totals thus far since they

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Tenancy of the Parish Field

Tenancy of the Parish Field

Applications are invited for the Rental of the Parish Field, Situated on the B660, between Great Gidding and Winwick. This is a grass field of approximately 4.03 acres. This land is solely grazing land for the use of horses and ponies, and is not to be used in

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Parish Council Clarion – Winter 2018

Parish Council Clarion - Winter 2018

The Clarion was delivered just before Christmas but, if you have misplaced your copy, here is one to refer to.   GREAT AND LITTLE GIDDING PARISH COUNCIL CLARION – Winter 2018 Winter Gritting Team – We would like to organise a team of people to help with

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Jubilee Wood in December

Jubilee Wood in December

Jubilee Wood in December   December can be a difficult month for some people, with the nights at their longest it can seem a dark and challenging time, but if we look at the natural world we might learn a way of seeing things differently.Wandering around the

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St Michael’s Church at Christmas

St Michael's Church at Christmas

Church Restoration The work at St Michael’s Church is now complete and the church has re-opened, the first service being the Primary School’s Christingle Service last Friday 14th December. The north aisle window and plaster has been repaired and restored. The opportunity was taken, at the same

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Anti social behaviour – fly tipping

19/12/18 Back Lane – Great Gidding Fly tipping, one of the scourges of modern day rural living where the less gifted feel a need to off load their junk or somebody else’s building waste on public highways, Fly tipping is becoming a big problem not just the

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