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About The Admin Team

This website is looked after by a small volunteer team. Please leave a comment or email fifisings@live.com to get in touch.

Wildlife notes from the Farm

Latest wildlife update from Nicholas Watts from Vine House Farm in Deeping St Nicholas… Our wildlife has enjoyed the moist summer, certainly we had several Lapwings reared late that wouldn’t have been reared at all if it had been a dry … Continue reading

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CHAPS – Final Call for Members & Guests

Palace Weekend seats are nearly fully booked. We ask any members and guests who wish to attend the evening premium events to book now to avoid disappointment.

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Planning to be out & about this weekend?

Anyone planning to be out and about this weekend: The A607 at Kirby Bellars will be CLOSED all day this Sunday 11th. 6 am to 6 pm. Also…  at Fineshade Wood… ***SEVERE WEATHER WARNING!*** Unfortunately due to the warning in place … Continue reading

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Find lots of ideas for days out in the holidays

Are the younger family members driving you bonkers with “I’m bored!” and “I want…!” and you need some fresh ideas for keeping them entertained and interested? Or would you just like to find a good film, or a lovely garden … Continue reading

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Keep your cat cool in a heatwave

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Why weeds matter to pollinators

Pollinators are vital to humans in many ways They help us farm food crops, boost our wellbeing by helping natural environments thrive, and help combat climate change as part of the lifecycle of CO2-absorbing plants.

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Keep feeding the birds this summer

Keep Feeding During Summer One of the biggest myths about feeding garden birds is that it is not necessary to do so in the summer – this is untrue and summer is a period when birds actually require a plentiful food … Continue reading

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A47 planned closure next month

Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway retexturing works on the A43/A47 roundabout and section of the A47 between the Duddington roundabout and the Rutland county boundary.  To undertake these works safely will require that the roads are closed … Continue reading

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4 simple steps you can take to ‘bee’ a pollinator advocate

Bees’ Needs is an annual campaign headed up by Defra, with the aim of raising awareness of bees and other pollinators – and considering that bees and wildflowers go together like toast and honey, or black stripes with yellow stripes, … Continue reading

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AgeUk/Macmillan Village Ambassador

Could you be the link between your village and Macmillan? Please register your interest and find out more by contacting Elaine or Barbara on 01572 821392 A meeting will then be held in September, date to be confirmed, to discuss … Continue reading

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