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John O’Groats to Lands End

John O'Groats to Lands End

Amelia and Sue are currently cycling from John O’Groats to Lands End. They started the 1,000 mile journey on Friday, and anyone watching the golf will know just what terrible weather they have had to endure so far, but they are pressing on regardless, without a support vehicle.

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Aerial photography of Great Gidding

Aerial photography of Great Gidding

Recent photographs of Great Gidding from the air including the Jubilee Wood, allotments, Main Street and Chapel End.

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Two new clubs for older residents in Sawtry

Caresco have launched two new clubs in Sawtry. The Friendship Club meets on Mondays and Tuesdays and the Vintage Club meets on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Videos of ‘topping-out’ of Great Gidding Mill

Videos of 'topping-out' of Great Gidding Mill

On 21st April as work progresses on the transformation of the mill in Great Gidding, the village turned out to see the final ‘topping-out’ of the project. On a bright and sunny morning a crane arrived to lift the new roof into place onto of the mill

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Repairs to St Michael’s Church steeple, Great Gidding.

Repairs to St Michael’s Church steeple, Great Gidding.

Video by Bruce Jordan of repairs to St Michael’s Church steeple, Great Gidding, April 2015.

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Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

Aunt Sally at the Fox and Hounds

As summer gets closer the weekly Aunt Sally tournaments have been reinstated at the Fox and Hounds. Come along every Thursday evening (weather permitting) to the beer garden at the Fox and Hounds for a few rounds of stick throwing and a few rounds of beers! Read

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Great Gidding’s Dan running for Barnardo’s charity

Great Gidding's Dan running for Barnardo's charity

Great Gidding resident Dan Valderas who lives in Main Street is running next years London marathon 2016 on behalf of Barnardo’s charity for young people. Dan needs to raise £2,000 for this worthwhile cause and in one week has already raised over £200 from friends and family

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Woodland Beasts, Birds and Trees –

Woodland Beasts, Birds and Trees -

Sue Jarvis and Val Littlewood: Two artists who in a rash moment decided to get together to record their drawings and paintings This year their focus has changed to record the comings, goings and happenings in the Jubilee Wood. Visit their blog: beautiful-beasts.blogspot.co.uk

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Local figure skater triumphs again

Local  figure skater triumphs again

Calum Titmus from Great Gidding defended his title as British Special Olympics Figure Skating champion for the second time and also won gold in Ice Dance and medals in Speed Skating.

 Twenty one year old Calum Titmus from Great Gidding competed in Inclusive Skating Glasgow 2015 from

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View of partial solar eclipse from Great Gidding

Photos of the partial solar eclipse from Great Gidding on 20th March 2015.

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