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Parish Council meeting

Parish Council meeting

The Monthly Parish Council Meeting The next meeting is on Monday 12th May 2014 Time  7:30pm Venue  Village Hall General public very welcome to attend. Please note that this is a joint meeting with the Village hall and Recreation field AGM.  A new committee to run these

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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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Poppy Appeal

This year’s poppy collection in Gidding raised £91.58; the district total was £4,604. Lyn Smith would like to thank everyone for donating to the street collection – the money you have given helps enable the Royal British Legion to continue its vital welfare and benevolent work.

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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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History Group meeting dates 2013/14

History Group meeting dates 2013/14

Great Gidding History Group The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month between September and April. 7.30PM start time. The meetings are very informal – chatting and exchanging memories, sometimes photos or objects are brought in for discussion. The next meeting dates are: Wednesday 18th

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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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Clarion Summer 2013

Update     Chapel End – the new footway has been installed and the Parish Council are working with the County Council to try and improve the drainage issues along this stretch of road.    Trees – Network Power are carrying out work within the village to remove

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