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St Michael’s Church closure

St Michael’s Church will be closed for the foreseeable future. At the moment the church is full of scaffolding and therefore inaccessible. Restoration in the north aisle being carried out This is to enable the appropriate work of restoration in the north aisle to be carried out,

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A busy 2018 Village Show

A busy 2018 Village Show

The weather was certainly ‘autumnal’ as members of the committee got the hall ready for the annual village show But fears that it would affect the entry numbers were soon allayed as a steady trickle of people arrived (culminating in the inevitable rush just before midday) with

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Farmer on a bicycle, occasional ramblings…….

Farmer on a bicycle, occasional ramblings.......

Farmer on a bicycle, the ramblings of an arable farmer and his bike excursions. Get fit for Harvest Home → Uncategorized → Get fit for Harvest More words and pictures from a farmer on a bicycle Get Fit for Harvest   That was the mantra  for June

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Safeland

  Someone in the village might want to consider being the community co-ordinator for this which is possibly best described as a digital Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. https://www.safe.land/gb/home/ There appears to be a subscription fee which I’m sure the Parish Council would consider paying as the application would

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Summer Opening of Byway 33

Summer Opening of Byway 33

Many local residents will know that Sawtry Byway 33 – the Bullock Road that links Milking Slade Lane, Great Gidding with Gidding Road, Sawtry, is usually open during the drier months from April until October every year. The gates controlling access to Byway 33 have only very

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Friends of St Michael’s Church

Friends of St Michael's Church

A Special General Meeting of the Friends of St Michael’s Church was held on Tuesday 5th June in St Michael’s Church to vote on two Resolutions proposed by Paul Burgess and seconded by Sue Shepherd, concerning the future of the society. Before the voting took place the

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The Jubilee Wood in May

The Jubilee Wood in May

Jubilee Wood in May 2018 May has been another interesting month weather wise, sometimes pouring with rain and at other times so hot it’s been difficult to be outside.It doesn’t seem to have bothered Mother Nature though, and the Jubilee wood is growing at a fast pace,

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Tour of Cambridgeshire whizzes through the village

Tour of Cambridgeshire whizzes through the village

This weekend saw the Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo cycle event pass through our village on its 80 mile route. Here are a few photos of the event.

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Results from the Great & Little Gidding Community Survey – Spring 2018

Results from the Great & Little Gidding Community Survey - Spring 2018

The results from the Community Survey were presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on 15 May 2018.   This Survey was the first “test“ of community opinion in Great & Little Gidding since 2003.  The focus of the questions was on life in the Parish, community services,

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Jubilee Wood April 2018

Jubilee Wood  April 2018

Jubilee Wood April was quite a month of extremes in terms of weather, but nature has a way of forging on regardless whilst most of us humans are struggling to cope. The great crested newts are a good example, having overwintered near to the pond under stones

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