Category Archives: Heritage

Biddenham Conservation Area review

We have now submitted to Bedford Borough Council the Friends of the Biddenham Village Pond’s response to the Biddenham Conservation Area Consultation Paper supporting the proposals for three extensions to the Area, in particular extension 2 to include the village pond … Continue reading

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The future for the pond, and more

A review has been conducted of the Biddenham Conservation Area and a consultation document – BIDDENHAM CONSERVATION AREA – has now been issued by the Borough Council on the proposals for change following the review. Three extensions to the current Conservation Area are … Continue reading

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30th anniversary events underway

Our special programme of anniversary events got underway on 25 April with a presentation to the Biddenham History Society on the history of carp ponds and dovecotes, including the village’s own, and also of some village personalities of yesteryear. It … Continue reading

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The mystery ladies

Would you like to know more about this photo and about some of the ladies in it? Then come along to our 30th anniversary pond presentation to the Biddenham History Society on Monday, 25 April at 8.00 pm in the … Continue reading

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So what’s going on in the field by the pond?

Agricultural activity in the field is of concern if it might add fertiliser or other agents to the run off to the pond with potentially detrimental effect on water quality, impacting life in the pond. If a change in agricultural … Continue reading

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Biddenham’s heritage

Biddenham is proud of its heritage, including not least our village pond, and the Biddenham blog has now added a new page in which pictures of Biddenham past will be collected. The first set of pictures shows us how the village … Continue reading

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