Rounders and The Diamond Jubilee Big Lunch – photos

Rounders and The Diamond Jubilee Big Lunch - photos

After a very wet Sunday (see Michael’s Jubilee Wood report) we were all glad to see a glimmer of blue sky for the Diamond Jubilee Big Lunch and village rounders match on the Recreation Field. With a marquee to shelter from the predicted showers the villagers tucked

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A wet Sunday in the Jubilee Wood

A wet Sunday in the Jubilee Wood

Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee with a special tree planting ceremony It seemed a good idea at the time, a coffee morning in the Jubilee Wood with a special tree to be planted in recognition of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration. Oh how it rained, the ground waterlogged, the long

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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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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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