The Environment

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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Townsend Pond

The big clean out Townsend Pond or the Horse Pond as it is known in the village had reached crisis point. Almost completely silted up and giving off a foul smell when the water was low, it was becoming a bit of an environmental hazard. Long gone

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Recent flooding events around Great Gidding

Rainfall problems around the village   The weather in 2012 will probably be recorded  as a record rainfall year and low sunshine levels. In reality since the last week of March its been nothing short of  “bloody miserable”  Everyone has felt the impact, events have been cancelled,

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Monday Night Meanders

Monday Night Meanders

As if the weather hasn’t been gloomy enough this year, the onset of the clocks going back will compound  this feeling. So why not join the Monday Night Meander’s for our weekly walk around the Luddington Loop. Its 3.3 miles and takes an hour and ten minutes at a

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Show your local playground some love!

Fields in Trust are giving you the chance to show how much you value your favourite outdoor recreational space, playground or park with Love Your Field. If it’s somewhere you enjoy spending time with family and friends then why not help it be a winner? The Queen

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The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz – The Answers

The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz - The Answers

Welcome to The Great Gidding Close up Quiz. If you lived in the village at the time of the Golden Jubilee celebration in 2002 you will recall that we offered a paper based quiz that asked you to identify close up photographs of certain locations around the Parish

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Alfreds Website of the Week

This one comes courtesy of the Woodland Trust. 1,000 ideas and activities to get kids exploring woods, trees and wildlife. Download for FREE or join our innovative CLUB for families, schools and groups http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/

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New fence for the Recreation Field

A new fence has been installed by the main entrance of the Recreation Field. A tired wire link fence has been replaced by a smart wooden post and rail fence along with remedial work to the gate posts. Look out for another special addition on The Big

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