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The Jubilee Wood Blog

The Jubilee Wood Blog

Jubilee Wood July 2018 Although it’s  been a very dry and hot month, the trees in the wood appear to be coping although the lowering of the pond level shows just how much the water table has gone down so they must be digging deep with their

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The Jubilee Wood in May

The Jubilee Wood in May

Jubilee Wood in May 2018 May has been another interesting month weather wise, sometimes pouring with rain and at other times so hot it’s been difficult to be outside.It doesn’t seem to have bothered Mother Nature though, and the Jubilee wood is growing at a fast pace,

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Spring Moth Survey

Spring Moth Survey

Despite the never ending rain and gloom of the 2018 spring, last Saturday evening, 7th April the weather conditions were such that our local moth specialists asked permission to survey the Jubilee Wood, hoping to find some early season species to add to the growing list of

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New path opened up in the Jubilee Wood

New path opened up in the Jubilee Wood

Exciting news from the Jubilee Wood maintenance “team” – a new path has been cut adjacent to the first seat at the entrance to the wood. This has been done to add a bit of variety to the visitor experience. Hidden along the path are a couple

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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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