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Poachers, Dobbers and Crack

Poachers, Dobbers and Crack

Another splendid evening at the Village Hall for the monthly Beer and Skittles with superb provender provided.

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Ash Dieback Disease

Ash Dieback Disease

Ash trees are under serious threat from a fungal disease that has spread to the UK from Continental Europe. Chalara  Fraxinea or Ash Die-back Disease has been noted in East Anglia and Scotland. If the disease takes hold  as expert’s predict it will then it will be

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Penguins win at Beer and Skittles

Penguins win at Beer and Skittles

The theme that Michael Trolove had organised for the 14th November was Stouts and Porters and as the bottles arrived it soon became clear that this was going to be a ‘hardcore’ evening. 13 different brews were on offer (plus a couple of already emptied bottles –

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Why is the road closed ?

Why is the road closed ?

For Cable Laying The main road (B660) has been temporarily closed so that BT engineers can work safely by the roadside at the long blind bend near the Recreation Field and the blind hump near Oak Tree Corner. This closure is for daylight working hours only and

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Remembrance: why poppies?

Remembrance: why poppies?

The poppy has a long association with Remembrance Day. But how did the distinctive red flower become such a potent symbol of our remembrance of the sacrifices made in past wars?

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How’s the Giddings website performing?

How's the Giddings website performing?

In March 2012 the Giddings website was given a complete overhaul and brought into the 21st century with new technology that allows anyone in the village to update the site (with a little training and a password). Google Analytics Part of the update included the installation of

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Clarion Summer 2012

Great & Little Gidding Parish Council Clarion – Summer 2012   Parish Council uncontested election results (2012- 2016)                                                   Andrew Alexander (Chairman)    62 Main Street                                            293315 Robin Hayden                                  Warren House, Main Street                      293360 Paul Hodson                                     17 Chapel End                                              293782 Chris Howden                                   9 Main Street                                               293679 Rachel Giddens                                47 Main Street                               

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Do your bit to bring better broadband for all

Do your bit to bring better broadband for all

Have you registered for the Connecting Cambridgeshire campaign to bring better broadband access for everyone across the county? Time is running out and we need as many people as possible to register before December 2012, when a supplier will be selected and planning for the big broadband

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Photos of the Giddings

Photos of the Giddings

We’ve uploaded some fresh images of Little Gidding, Steeple Gidding, a few of Great Gidding Main Street and some slightly festive/snowy ones of St Michael’s to the Giddings photo gallery – why not take a look! If anyone wants to add any Gidding-themed photos to the site

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Great Gidding welcomes guests from Denmark for Laura and Mads beautiful wedding

On a gloriously hot and sunny day, the wedding took place in St Michael’s Church on Saturday 18th August of Laura Burgess to Mads Jørgensen. Photo: Charles Gervais cg-bh@bothhemispheres.com Laura is currently the Rector of St Botolph without Aldgate in London, whilst Mads is a freelance Media

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