Jubilee Wood news

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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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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Jubilee Wood Midsummer Picnic

Jubilee Wood Midsummer Picnic

Sunday June 24th started off in much the same vein as nearly all the previous days of the month, wet. The forecast was positive so the message went out that the picnic was on. No sooner had electronic mail delivered the good news, the heavens opened and

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A wet Sunday in the Jubilee Wood

A wet Sunday in the Jubilee Wood

Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee with a special tree planting ceremony It seemed a good idea at the time, a coffee morning in the Jubilee Wood with a special tree to be planted in recognition of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration. Oh how it rained, the ground waterlogged, the long

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Wassail

Wassail

On the evening of January the 9 th we will be exercising our pagan past with a Wassail This is an event that has been introduced over the past few years more to reconnect with our rural history and heritage.  The format for the evening has changed

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The excavation of the Diamond Jubilee Pond

Creating a new pond After mulling over the idea of how to bring another environmental benefit to the Jubilee Wood it was fairly obvious that a new pond was called for. The site was quickly identified within the wood, the wettest part ! So on a hot

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