Posts Tagged Jubilee Wood

Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Great Gidding in Camera This is a photographic challenge to record as many facets of Great Gidding village, parish life and activity starting now. We all seem to be equipped with some sort of camera whether its a smart phone or a proper camera we have the

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Michael is runner-up in ‘Green Champion of the Year’ award

Michael is runner-up in 'Green Champion of the Year' award

Michael Trolove of Great Gidding is runner-up in the Huntingdon District Council Green Heart Community award

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Midsummer Picnic 2013

Midsummer Picnic 2013

Its getting closer May I draw your attention to the fact that the annual Midsummer Picnic held to celebrate the planting of the Jubilee Wood will reach its 10th gathering in June 2013. Usual format, bring your own picnic and chat. There will be an unveiling or cutting

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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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Jubilee Wood Midsummer Picnic

Jubilee Wood Midsummer Picnic

Sunday June 24th started off in much the same vein as nearly all the previous days of the month, wet. The forecast was positive so the message went out that the picnic was on. No sooner had electronic mail delivered the good news, the heavens opened and

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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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Summer Picnic coming sooner than summer itself !

Summer Picnic coming sooner than summer itself !

The annual Jubilee Wood Summer Picnic   This will be the 9th annual Summer Picnic. Although the wood was  suggested in 2002 planting took place the following spring and the first picnic was held in June of 2003.  It has often been cold , wet and miserable

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Wassail

Wassail

On the evening of January the 9 th we will be exercising our pagan past with a Wassail This is an event that has been introduced over the past few years more to reconnect with our rural history and heritage.  The format for the evening has changed

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Clarion Spring 2012

Clarion Spring 2012

Great & Little GiddingParish Council Clarion – Spring 2012   ELECTIONS of District and Parish Councillors will take place on Thursday 3rd May – see noticeboards BLOOM IN GIDDING – following on from the successful Anglia In Bloom Silver Award of 2011 we are looking for volunteers

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The excavation of the Diamond Jubilee Pond

Creating a new pond After mulling over the idea of how to bring another environmental benefit to the Jubilee Wood it was fairly obvious that a new pond was called for. The site was quickly identified within the wood, the wettest part ! So on a hot

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