St Mary's Church, Thame
By Haddenham Webteam - 16th July 2013 8:00am
If you've lived in Haddenham for more than a few years, you're likely to remember how the pond at Church End used to look in terms of its waterfowl population: the characteristic white Aylesbury duck used to dominate our classic English village setting.
More recently, the Mallard has taken over at Church End and the poor old Aylesbury variant seems to have all but disappeared. Some local residents have cried fowl play and have accused the Parish Council of ducking their responsibilities. Presumably they were fearful of the Bill. Certainly the complaints of local residents seem to have fallen like water off a duck's back.
Thankfully, Haddenham Village Society has added the Aylesbury duck situation to their menu of activities and have been paddling towards a possible solution. Although progress seems to have been slow on the surface, beneath the waterline furious efforts have been made.
Most recently a breeder was approached and a suitable plan was hatched. Sadly, there was a pluck-up in the process and instead of lining the banks of Church End pond, the new residents have ended up lining someone's freezer.
Fear not, Haddenham.net will keep you abreast of developments.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Puddleducks Pre-school will be showing two films for children aged under-6 at the Youth and Community Centre, Woodways, this Sunday (16th Dec) from 3.00pm-4.30pm Films on offer are: The Gruffalo's Child and Stick Man.There will also be craft activities, Christmas songs, and popcorn with a drink, which are included in the £3.50 entry fee per child (under-ones go in free). Wear your...
At the request of the President of Diabetes UK, Haddenham resident David Lindsey gave a thirty minute presentation on his work with Tyrefighters Weight Loss Group to the executive and members of Diabetes UK at the Aylesbury Canal Society's headquarters on the 6th December.The presentation covered the progress and development of the Group since its inception nearly five years ago and it...
This community website contains the published listings for several hundred clubs, societies, organisations and service providers in Haddenham.To maintain Haddenham.net as a major one-stop source for local information, we need to keep our records as up-to-date as we can and it would be an impossible job for the editor without the necessary updates. So we rely upon local organisers, elected...