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Category Archives: The Friends
Bedford Borough Council is preparing a local plan that will set out how much growth there should be in the borough in coming years (housing, jobs and associated infrastructure) and where it should take place. Current planning policy documents look … Continue reading
The Biddenham village pond – a green oasis, a cherished village amenity and an educational resource for the last 30 years – needs a little bit of help from you, please. Our Secretary will be retiring in June this year, … Continue reading
From the pond team our very best wishes for a very happy Christmas and a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year to all our Friends, followers, volunteers, grass mowers and visitors to the pond and to this website. A big … Continue reading
A date for your diaries – Saturday, 1 April 2017 our Spring work morning from 10.00 am to lunchtime, down at the pond. No fooling! We hope to see you then.
The illustrated Autumn edition of Splash, reviewing our 30th anniversary year, is now at the printers and should be popping through Friends’ letterboxes soon!
Our 30th anniversary celebrations concluded in memorable style on Saturday, 19 November in a joint concert with The Friends of St James, with ‘Heart and Music’ providing a joyous blend of songs, poetry and fun. It was not so much … Continue reading
October is drawing to a close, the year is whizzing by, but the good news is there are two pond events in November! Featuring ‘Heart and Music’, with musical director Malcolm Crane, our joint concert with the Friends of St … Continue reading
Thank you to the Biddenham Show team for a great show today and for choosing the village pond as the theme for the Show and for many of the competitions in this our 30th anniversary year. The ducklings won the … Continue reading
The excitement is mounting with only a week to go till the Biddenham Show on Sunday, 11 September, which marks this year the 30th anniversary of the pond restoration project. There are many pond themed competitions to take part in, … Continue reading
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