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Chapel End Pond

Chapel End Pond

A photographic essay of how Chapel End pond was reclaimed back to an attractive environmental pond  from being an unloved, overgrown shallow  pit. A pond has probably always featured in Chapel End as long as people have been around. It may have been created after clay was

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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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Townsend Pond

The big clean out Townsend Pond or the Horse Pond as it is known in the village had reached crisis point. Almost completely silted up and giving off a foul smell when the water was low, it was becoming a bit of an environmental hazard. Long gone

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Alfred’s Recommended website of the week

Alfred's Recommended website of the week

The Wildlife Trust  for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Laura Watson, Community Conservation Officer produced the survey of the ponds in Great Gidding  their website, is packed with information and ideas to help us all enjoy our environment. Look out for the Species A -Z  Everything you need to

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