Monthly Archives: May 2015

Willow Hey Project 28th May

Today is our first official day of opening up the site to members of the local community, People from the Cawder estate turned up at the site shortly after lunch time and got busy making their vertical growers from recycled … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 27th May

I arrived at Breightmet UCANĀ  centre shortly after eight o’clock this morning, the skies were grey but not too many clouds lurked so all was good for the day ahead. First call of the day was at Martins house where … Continue reading

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Breightmet Community food Hub 26th May

Today we continued our work on the Breightmet community food growing Hub, much of today’s work centred around locating the raised beds, preparing the ground underneath them, then filling them full of organic compost ready to take seeds and plants. … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project open day

As with any event they require lots of organizing, phone calls, emails, conversations and texts, our open day was no exception to this rule, and we have Community Development worker Chris Wood to thank for pulling this event together, despite … Continue reading

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open day@Willow Hey project 25th of May

We have been working on the Willow Hey since the winter of 2014, and now the site is ready to open, and ready to serve the local community as a Hub where they are able to access both the skills … Continue reading

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Growing clinic@Red Lane community allotments 23rd May

I arrived at the site this morning earlier than expected and casually walked round all of the raised beds pulling up Horse tail before it throws its spores out in a week or so’s time. Alan Chadwick was first to … Continue reading

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Growing clinic@Beechcroft community allotments 23rd May

Today’s work on the Beechcroft community allotment site is a continuation of the work we started on our visit to the site in early May when we began working on a shelter made from old pallets. The design for the … Continue reading

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