Community

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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Beer and Skittles – 14th March 2012

The theme for the final beer and skittles, local ales, did not disappoint. “Duck!” The Cambridge Brewery, Oakham Ales, Bateman’s, Elgoods and the Pot Belly brewery all featured along with Thwaites outpost brewery in the Sawtry hinterland. Citra  and JHB from Oakham ales was well received along

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A welcome message from the Baptist Church

A welcome message from the Baptist Church

Great Gidding Baptist Church Our Purpose – Love God Love People Serve the World The Baptist Church is in fellowship with Grace Fellowship Little Stukeley; Grace Fellowship is part of the International Baptist Convention (I B C) and affiliated to Baptist Union of Great Britain My Wife

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Polio and the ‘Purple Pinky’ and crocuses in front of the church

Polio is a terrible crippling disease.  It was once the major cause of disability.  Before 1988 there were over 350,000 cases reported per year worldwide.  Now it is down to about a 1,000 cases per year.  India use to have more cases than anywhere else.  Now it

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New couple at Great Gidding Baptist Church

New couple at Great Gidding Baptist Church

Welcome to Pete and Penny Bourne “If you see us working at the Manse please stop and introduce yourself to us. We are hoping to hold our first service Easter Sunday 3pm please come and join with us” Pete Bourne For the time being the contact details are

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Minutes of meeting held on 21st February 2012

  Minutes of a Meeting of the Parish Council held in the Village Hall, Great Gidding on Tuesday 21st February 2012 at 7.30pm.   Present:   Cllrs Hayden (Vice Chairman), Hill, Hodson, Howden, Giddens, Trolove, District Cllr Tuplin and Clerk   807.12 Apologies for absence were received from

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Minutes of a Meeting of the Parish Council held in the Village Hall, Tuesday 17th January 2012

Minutes of a Meeting of the Parish Council held in the Village Hall, Tuesday 17th January 2012

Present: Cllrs Alexander (Chairman), Hayden (Vice Chairman), Hodson, Howden, Giddens, Trolove, County Councillor McGuire, District Cllr Tysoe and clerk Sue Jarvis attended the meeting to inform the Parish Council of plans to hold an event in the village hall on Saturday 2nd June for the Jubilee Celebrations.

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Wassail night 2012

Wassail night is on the go! A hardy group of villagers are Wassailing the night away. Firstly in the Jubilee Wood and then onto the Village Hall for food, cider and a warm up! Everyone’s enjoying the cider! Paul Burgess is awarded the ‘Ale’d and Aimless’ trophy

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minutes of Parish Council meeting held on 20th December 2011

Minutes of a Meeting of the Parish Council held in the Village Hall, Great Gidding on Tuesday 20th December 2011 at 7.30pm Present: Cllrs Alexander (Chairman), Hayden (Vice Chairman),  Howden, Giddins, District Cllr Tuplin and Clerk.   763.11 Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Hodson and

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ArrestaPest

ArrestaPest (Gidding) Limited is a small family company which previously traded as ArrestaPest (a partnership). Founded by Chris and later jointly run with Ian the business has been trading since Febuary 1988. Both Ian and Alex are fully trained and certified through the British Pest Control Association

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