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New feature! Subscribe to Gidding website updates

Now you need never miss a new article, news item or ‘post’. Our new subscription panel on the Home page of the Giddings website will ensure that you’re always alerted by email whenever a new item is added to the site. Simply fill in your email address

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Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds – photos

Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds - photos

The weather didn’t deter us hardy villagers from turning out to join in the fun of playing the now traditional August Bank Holiday Monday game of Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds. Contestants came in all ages (2 and upwards) and nationalities (Slovakian, Folksworthian to name

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Want to be younger, fitter, slimmer, more attractive?

Want to be younger, fitter, slimmer, more attractive?

Well, the good news is that our very own Giddings fitness expert, Jack Trolove, can help immediately with two out of those four desires (younger and more attractive will just have to wait – he’s a fitness expert, not a miracle worker). Seriously, who doesn’t secretly think

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ARCHAEOLOGY In Great Gidding

ARCHAEOLOGY  In Great Gidding

The Great Gidding History Group has been offered the opportunity of having test pits dug by a group of young archaeologists. They are looking for sites where they can dig a test pit on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October. The test pit will

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Telephone scam – please be aware

Telephone scam – please be aware

A resident in the Huntingdon area called Police to report that he had received 2 phone calls, on the 12/08/2014 from a male claiming to be from British Gas.

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Distraction Theft – please be aware

Distraction Theft - please be aware

Last Monday afternoon an elderly lady was approached by a male in the car park of a supermarket in Ramsey. The lady was about to load her shopping into her car when the male approached her and thrust a £10 note towards her.

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Glatton website

Glatton website

For those of you who stray out of the village occasionally you may be interested to know that Glatton has its own website too! Run by Carole Green, the site is full of up-to-date information and events. Visit the site at glattonparish.wordpress.com Both Paul and Carole and

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Could you, or someone you know, be a police officer?

Could you, or someone you know, be a police officer?

From catching crooks to protecting the vulnerable, no two days are ever the same working for the police. If you want to make a difference to a Force which is rapidly moving towards First Class, then look no further than a career with Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

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Police Forum, Yaxley and North Villages

Police Forum, Yaxley and North Villages

I will be holding a police led community forum at the Pooley Hall, Yaxley, at 19.30 hours on Wednesday 30th July 2014. I will be providing an update regarding crime and anti-social behaviour within Yaxley and North Villages and also listening to your concerns, and ideas for

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A Millennium History of Great Gidding

Due to popular demand this fascinating book by Patrick Ellis & David Shepherd has been re-printed. Full of wonderful photos and facts of how the Giddings once were, the book contains 40 colour and 20 black/white modern photos and 80 black/white historical photos, plus 7 maps. A

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