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Photos around the pond

Spring cleaning

Will and Tom have made a start with a great job trimming the hedge back to open up the path by the field, and some neat strimming, thank you to both of them. And there’s a chance for you to … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

On a happily sunny morning after a wet night, nine merry volunteers, including some new faces, gathered at the pond on Saturday, 10 November for the Autumn work morning. Some good work had already been done the day before. Chris … Continue reading

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Water, water, well a bit …

At last, after recent rainfall, there is some water back in the pond. It’s a good start but there’s still a way to go to see it full again. More rain, please …. And thank you to Chris for a … Continue reading

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Water, water, not everywhere

The pond dried up completely in 2011, the first time in living memory. After the unusually long and dry spell of summer weather this year, the pond is perilously close to drying out completely again. Mother Nature restored the balance … Continue reading

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The pond in July

One of our objectives is to provide an area available to educational and other organisations and to individuals for encouraging the study and preservation of the environment, particularly amongst the younger members of the community. We were very pleased therefore … Continue reading

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The eastern jetty

The pond looking lovely on a lovely Spring morning – thank you Mother Nature – our intrepid volunteers carried out some initial work on the original, the eastern, jetty. David replaced worn out bolts and tightened the remainder, strengthening the … Continue reading

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Two great days

Good things can come along together! Friday, 6 April, conditions were ideal, clear water in the pond and a dry, mild evening, for the annual Frog Foray. A tremendous turnout of 18 frog forayers, the best for many a year, … Continue reading

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Water, water …

The recent heavy rainfall has added considerably to the water in the pond, we’re happy to report. Although there’s still room for some more! What will Chris discover in the water this coming Friday evening at the annual Frog Foray? … Continue reading

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A threat to Biddenham’s heritage …

Yet another threat has emerged to the village’s heritage, character and natural environment, of which our historic pond is a significant feature: read on for more and what action can be taken, but time is short to act … The … Continue reading

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Construction men

On yesterday’s cold, frosty but bright Saturday morning our four hardy volunteers gathered together and put in place the new planks and base for the western jetty. Thank goodness we weren’t planning to do the work today! Snow, snow, thick … Continue reading

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