The Environment

New and Old on the Rec

New and Old on the Rec

New Play Equipment Youngsters will be delighted to try out the new play pieces on Great Gidding  Recreation Field. Some of the elements of the older play equipment are showing their age so the Parish Council and the Recreation Field committee sought out some funding and quotes

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Parish Footpaths and Bridleways

Parish Footpaths and Bridleways

What a lovely autumn we’ve had and a gentle ease into winter What better time than now to get out into the countryside & explore.We are so lucky here in the Giddings to have access to so many paths & bridleways. What better way to unwind, take

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O come, all ye faithful recyclers

O come, all ye faithful recyclers

The countdown to Christmas has started, and Huntingdonshire District Council would like to encourage you all to keep the party going by remembering to recycle over the festive period. We are recycling more at home than ever before, which is great, and we don’t want it to

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Games, Traditions and Celebrations

Games, Traditions and Celebrations

In Britain we have a rich heritage of traditional celebrations outside of mainstream culture. Games and events that have evolved over the centuries through annual gatherings or get together’s of like minded people. Some of these have pagan origins, some have evolved just through the need to

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The National Byway

The National Byway

You may have seen the signs but did you know that the National Byway is  a 3,300 mile rural cycle network and is a completely entity  from the National Cycle Network. Luckily we have both networks passing through our Parish and even sharing the same road for

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The Great Fen Project

The Great Fen Project

Landscape changes 7 miles to the East of Great Gidding   If you head towards Holme village on the B660 and cross the East Coast mainline railway to your left is the Holme National Nature Reserve , a large area of  Silver Birch woodland. Travel a little

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The Village Produce Show

The Village Produce Show

The Annual Produce Show will be on Saturday 7th September. Latest posts first, scroll down for show schedule. June 2013 Only 3 months to go and the pressure is on. The weather is at last trying to help and plants are in catch up mode.   April

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Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Great Gidding in Camera This is a photographic challenge to record as many facets of Great Gidding village, parish life and activity starting now. We all seem to be equipped with some sort of camera whether its a smart phone or a proper camera we have the

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Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walkers Association If you like walking you may be interested to know about a national organisation that exists to promote walking longer distance as a recreational or challenge activity. The Long Distance Walkers Association  (LDWA) promotes distance walking through its regional groups. For example the

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The Big Lunch & Have A Field day

The Big Lunch & Have A Field day

Picnic time on the Recreation Field Sunday, June 2nd  on Great Gidding Recreation Field and if even just the weather repeats itself as last year then it will be a grand day out. The Big Lunch is all about community coming together to share a meal which in

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