It is the end of the season of fungi in our local woods, and you may have missed a few of our more spectacular fungal examples. Maulden is on acid sands and shares its distinctive flora with places like Dorset.
The Famous Ones?Fly Argaric - Agaricus muscarius, the epithet deriving from the Latin ‘musca’, or ‘fly’, apparently referring to its use in parts of Europe as an insecticide, crushed in milk for attracting and killing flies. It is amongst the most iconic of the toadstools, commonly depicted in children’s books and on Christmas cards around the world. It is highly distinctive and, at least when fresh and in good condition, can hardly be confused … Continue Reading ››
Maulden Allotments in Summer.Photos taken August 2014. In stark contrast to winter, summer time down the allotments provide a infinite supply of visual stimuli (as well as an almost infinite supply of fruit and veg for the growers). I struggled to whittle down the photos to a short list that could be used in this gallery as there were so many good ones to choose from. Difficult to choose a favorite, but I really like the ones with the swirling smoke in the background and the colours produced by the late evening sunshine. The pile of wood lent against a shed has taken on a different appearance with a plant pot placed upside down on one of the pieces. I chose to go down at the end of the … Continue Reading ››
Herberts School Bus timetable. Maulden to Alameda and Redborne. 2014/2015 2nd Sept 2014 Pay as you go fares from Maulden and Clophill are £1.30 each way. Term bus passes are available in the following document. http://www.mauldenvillage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Redborne_Alameda_Bus_Pass_Pack1.pdf. Source: http://www.herberts-travel.co.uk/timetables/4574756944
Create a New Cycle Track Between Maulden and Ampthill - Petition To: Central Bedfordshire Council In recent years the number of people cycling has grown enormously and increasing numbers of children from Maulden need to travel to schools in Ampthill. We would like a cycle path from Maulden to Ampthill to keep cyclists and other road users safe. https://www.change.org/p/highways-department-create-a-cycle-track-between-maulden-and-ampthill. August 2014 Source: Me (page editor) 24th August 2014
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All Don't miss the Maulden Parish Council AGM on Monday 19th May Details on the Coop notice Board. Election of Chair Public questions A good chance to see how the village is run (also, oddly, the notice of the meeting was signed by the Secretary on 18th May 2012, which made me smile)