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  • Churchyard working party: Saturday May 11th

    Churchyard working party: Saturday May 11th

    Last summer a group of us had a go at tidying up the more overgrown areas of the churchyard. And the difference we managed to make in just a few hours is still very evident today. The north side of the graveyard is transformed – the late daffodils recently graced graves which a year ago […]

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  • Why our churchyard is good for baby birds

    Why our churchyard is good for baby birds

    A recent study by the Cambridge-based Anglia Ruskin University discovered that young birds raised in areas with traditional hedgerows and native trees were bigger and healthier compared to those raised in city parks. The reason seems to be that the parent birds had more trouble finding the types of moth caterpillars that they feed their […]

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  • Christmas Gift Tombola raises over £200

    Christmas Gift Tombola raises over £200

    Our ‘gift tombola’ in 2012 was more than double the success of the previous year, raising a total of £207.90. Our thanks go to Roger for being our front man! And equally important, to Sheila and Lisa for some incredibly hard work wrapping presents and folding tickets.

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  • Keeping in touch with Friends’ news and events

    Keeping in touch with Friends’ news and events

    To help us all stay in touch with Friends events, we’ve launched the Caldecote Friends Newsletter. When we have something to tell you, we’ll send an update, but otherwise we’ll keep quiet! Sign up here to add your email address to our mailing list, so that you hear about future events and past successes, while […]

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  • Caldecote Open Gardens: ‘Tis the Season!

    Caldecote Open Gardens: ‘Tis the Season!

    Caldecote Open Gardens is back again. During the weekend of 23rd and 24th June, gardens small and large, wild and trim will be opening their wicker gates to the public in aid of the Friends of Caldecote Church. Last year’s event raised over £1100, and was a wonderful event enjoyed by more people than ever. […]

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  • Come along to our next meeting!

    Come along to our next meeting!

    We are greatly encouraged by those who come to our meetings, which are held 3 or 4 times a year. They are designed to be a chance to pool our ideas and indeed spark new projects. We’d love you to join us at the next meeting, which will be held at 1 Porthmore Close on […]

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