Posts Tagged Mill Road

Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Here’s something to ponder on the lead up to  Christmas. What type of tree will it be sat in the corner of the room, heavily draped in tinsel and a fine looking fairy/angel / Action Man adorning the leading tip.  There are a couple of ex Christmas

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Moth Night

Our local moth experts carried out a moth watch on a calm summers evening on the 28th August. Two locations were chosen within the Jubilee Wood and once the equipment was set up and dusk rolled in all the creatures of the night put in an appearance,

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Moth Night

Moth Night

Our local moth experts will be setting up a moth count on the evening of the 28/8/17 in the Jubilee Wood from 9pm. Visitors are welcome but please give our experts a chance to set up. Apologies for the short notice but who could predict summer weather

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Aerial video of the refurbished Mill in Great Gidding

Aerial video of the refurbished Mill in Great Gidding

Short aerial video of the newly refurbished Mill in Great Gidding. Thanks to Steve and Mary. Aerial video of The Mill Great Gidding. Video: Paul Crank

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Videos of ‘topping-out’ of Great Gidding Mill

Videos of 'topping-out' of Great Gidding Mill

On 21st April as work progresses on the transformation of the mill in Great Gidding, the village turned out to see the final ‘topping-out’ of the project. On a bright and sunny morning a crane arrived to lift the new roof into place onto of the mill

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Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

For three consecutive  Saturday mornings in November a team of volunteers have been trimming the sides of the main path in the Jubilee Wood,  primarily to cut back bramble which was encroaching on to the path way.  A fourth Saturday trimming morning is scheduled for the 6th

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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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The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz – The Answers

The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz - The Answers

Welcome to The Great Gidding Close up Quiz. If you lived in the village at the time of the Golden Jubilee celebration in 2002 you will recall that we offered a paper based quiz that asked you to identify close up photographs of certain locations around the Parish

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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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