Jubilee Wood news

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

The Jubilee wood could do with a hands on tidy up/post winter maintenace effort. Theres not a great deal to do so a burst of energy on a Saturday morning  could have it all done. Saturday 18th March 09:30 hours to 12:30 hours Bring loppers, pruning shears

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Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

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Jubilee Wood Watch

Jubilee Wood Watch

  An occasional update of events, happenings and interesting things that have been observed in the Jubilee Wood (latest news at the top of the post) January 2017 For a quiet month there has been quite a lot of activity in the Jubilee Wood mostly to do

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Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

An excellent turnout for the annual trim and tidy of the pathways and hedges around the Jubilee Wood. Another is planned for next week, 30th January from 9.30 am.

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Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

For three consecutive  Saturday mornings in November a team of volunteers have been trimming the sides of the main path in the Jubilee Wood,  primarily to cut back bramble which was encroaching on to the path way.  A fourth Saturday trimming morning is scheduled for the 6th

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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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Pop up Picnic

Pop up Picnic

Social media Pop up Picnic   For 10 solid years we have held a midsummer picnic in the Jubilee Wood come rain or shine and the abiding memory is rain and not much shine. This year, 2014 rather than a fixed calendar date for the “Summer Picnic”

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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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The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

This is an interactive exercise for digital camera users, a chance to get your photograph on the village website.   Along the eastern boundary hedgerow of the Jubilee Wood is a large gap in the hedge deliberately maintained so as to provide a “window” for the view beyond the hedge.

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Ash Dieback Disease

Ash Dieback Disease

Ash trees are under serious threat from a fungal disease that has spread to the UK from Continental Europe. Chalara  Fraxinea or Ash Die-back Disease has been noted in East Anglia and Scotland. If the disease takes hold  as expert’s predict it will then it will be

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