Tag Archives: The Friends

Bedford Local Plan 2035

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

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November cometh

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

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How did the Show go …

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

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The 2016 Biddenham Show

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

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30th anniversary Summer Splash Out

The mixed weather didn’t dampen the spirits of Friends and guests at our special Splash Out on Sunday, 12 June to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the start of the project to restore the village pond. They were able to … Continue reading

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A lot has happened in 30 years

As part of our 30th anniversary celebrations, the Spring 2016 edition of Splash, the pond newsletter, included an article recounting events from the last 30 years, which is reproduced here: Extract from the Spring 2016 edition of Splash

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Moorhens appear for the 30th

A family of seven ducklings appeared in May but quickly disappeared: we fear the worst. Now four, or it could be more, they’re very shy, little baby moorhens are happily paddling around the pond. We hope they will fare better … Continue reading

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Autumn Splash 2015

The Autumn edition of Splash is out now. It includes the review of the year, which happily you can also find in the ‘Annual review of activities’. So if you’re not a Friend yet and you haven’t had your own copy … Continue reading

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