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Badby bird notes,  June 2018 –

There are lots of young birds around at the moment. The feeders in our garden have attracted juvenile robins, blue, coal and great tits, greenfinch and goldfinch. More recently the back lawn has been host to several very tame, newly … Continue reading

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BIN DAY IS MONDAY

The rota for which bins are to be collected on Mondays from June 4, 2018 is shown HERE  

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project report #15 and final

Monday May 13: Unexpectedly Brett turned up and set about preparing the reuseable porch floor slabs and advising the archaeologists the exact depth requirements.   Another infant and another larger skeleton found today in hard clay. The latter has chest bones … Continue reading

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Guided Tours of the Church and Tower

Ten people came along on Friday June 15 for an interesting evening.  More guided tours of St Mary’s  Church and Tower will be taking place on Saturday, July 7 at 10 am Sunday, July 22 at 2 pm They will … Continue reading

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Badby Bal – 30 juin 2018

The next Badby Bal will be on Saturday, June 30 in the village hall, The Green, Badby NN11 3AF or park in NN11 3AX. The meal will be 6.30 – 7pm onwards. As usual, there will be a short introduction to … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project report #14

Monday April 30: Received the amended Faculty allowing two skeletons to be removed from site for analysis and returned for reburial within three months. Tuesday May 1:  It was agreed for archaeologists to start in the porch on May 9 … Continue reading

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Badby bird notes for April 2018

Siskins continued to appear in our garden until about half way through April. They probably thought it was still winter! I couldn’t find any bluebells out in Badby Woods in early April but the recent spell of warm weather has … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project progress #13

Monday April 9:  Cleaning up and Architect’s #4 meeting at 2pm.  Paving stones for the south aisle were delivered. Tuesday: South aisle paving laid on lime mortar. Wednesday: Before leaving, Shaun stained the bottom main-door filler strip. Ben Higton from … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project progress #12

w/c Tuesday April 3:  With work to remove the skeletons from the porch held up awaiting  clearance of procedures by the Diocesan Advisory Committee, the completion of the paths is also held up, leaving them a bit messy! The carpet … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project progress #11

Monday March 26: Sun and 12oC.  Filling drainage trench with stone.  Rear platform oak edging trim being fitted to walls and pillar bases. [1623.jpg] Pew prayer fronts put in place on rear platform. Tuesday: The framework from the doorway to the nave centre … Continue reading

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