Category Archives: Website

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Seasonal greetings

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

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Spring work morning

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.

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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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Wow!

We’re really thrilled. Today we’ve reached and surpassed 10,000 hits on this website and 51 ‘Likes’ on our pond Facebook page. We do appreciate your interest in our village pond – please keep visiting us on the internet but also … Continue reading

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Now they see it: now we don’t! Or do we?

Workmen at The Manor Hospital have reported regular sightings, before the current cold snap, of a kingfisher sitting on a branch on the northern side of the pond and feeding from the pond. Over the years, these are rare sightings. … Continue reading

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A new Village Diary

The Village Diary on the back of each issue of the Biddenham Bulletin is a great way of keeping in touch with forthcoming events in the village. But we don’t always have it with us, so how useful would an … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings

A very happy Christmas and happy, healthy and peaceful New Year from the pond team to all our Friends, volunteers, grass mowers and visitors to the pond and to this website. Thank you for your support in 2014 and we … Continue reading

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A new Lawlor bench

We are most grateful to the Lawlor family who have kindly donated a new bench for the pond in memory of Chris Lawlor, who grew up in Biddenham and in more recent years enjoyed further times at the pond on visits … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

Not a bad morning weather-wise and our round dozen volunteers worked tremendously hard, achieving a great deal and leaving the site in good order for the winter. Our intrepid wader once more did his stuff removing unwanted reeds. There’s more still … Continue reading

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In the dark but with some light

Thank you to everyone who visited our pond stand at the village show on Sunday. Beautiful weather and a big crowd, and a lot of interest in our display. But we weren’t able to put names to any of the … Continue reading

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