The Environment

Great Gidding History Day – Report, photos and time-lapse video

Great Gidding History Day - Report, photos and time-lapse video

Another very successful History Day was held at Great Gidding Village Hall on the 18th of October. Lots of visitors attended, some bringing information and others seeking it. The History team had prepared displays and information boards showing properties around the village both past and present. Questions

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Jubilee Wood Winter Maintenance

Jubilee Wood Winter Maintenance

  Jubilee Wood Winter maintenance The Jubilee Wood is in need of some ground maintenance. The area to the right of the main entrance is encroaching onto the grass ride. A five metre band from the entrance to the central grass area needs to be cleared, leaving

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Autumn Notes

Autumn Notes

What a lovely September! Autumn is now here. It’s a great time to get out & about walking, cycling or riding. Blackberries are out in abundance, with sloes coming to their fullness. Just think of those fabulous blackberry & apple pies not to mention the amazing sloe

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Harvest 2014

Harvest 2014

Wheat harvest Despite very few people in the parish of Great Gidding having any direct link with farming these days its still an important event in the farming calendar. As with every harvest the weather dominates harvesting decisions and this year was no different. A good sunny

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Illuminating News

Illuminating News

Seeing the light(s) You’ve probably noticed the housing development at Top Farm, all very good and proper but take note of the street lamps outside on the pavement. One is directly outside an upstairs window so obviously the street lighting contractors have been requested to move it.

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ARCHAEOLOGY In Great Gidding

ARCHAEOLOGY  In Great Gidding

The Great Gidding History Group has been offered the opportunity of having test pits dug by a group of young archaeologists. They are looking for sites where they can dig a test pit on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October. The test pit will

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UPDATE – Village History Day

UPDATE - Village History Day

Great Gidding History Day This Saturday, new material,new maps, new documents. History Day Update History Day takes place between 11am and 5pm on Saturday 18th October, in the Village Hall. There will be a display of photographs and documents showing Who Lived Where, in addition we have

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The 2014 Great Gidding Village Show

The 2014 Great Gidding Village Show

Village Show Update Another challenging year for gardeners but we feel sure that even after all the difficulties we’ve faced with the weather, the village show is going to have some great entries. It’s always a pleasure to see the fantastic results people achieve with their vegetables

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Footpaths and Bridleways

Footpaths and Bridleways

Taking care on foot, horse or in the car Well, we’re into a very wet start to the year. So most footpaths, Bridleways & verges are sodden. Think ahead before you choose to walk, cycle or ride. It may save you some difficulty & save these surfaces

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Village Hall and Recreation Field

Village Hall and Recreation Field

Village Hall & Recreation Field Committee The next meeting will be on Date     12th May 2014 Venue  Village Hall meeting room Time   7:30pm Members of the public are welcome to attend. This is the AGM where a new committee will be elected and matters concerning

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