Monthly Archives: May 2015

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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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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Get growing Breightmet: 22nd May

Today in Breightmet the day was split up into lots of small jobs, first call was down to Martins to check that everything was going ok with his raised beds and seed sowing, then back up onto new Lane where … Continue reading

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Breightmet Community Food growing Hub 19th May

The site for the new food Hub in Breightmet couldn’t be located in a better place than where it is, the site is nestled between different rows of social housing where the people live whom we are trying to encourage … Continue reading

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Environmental Friday@Breightmet UCAN centre

Today around a dozen community volunteers turned up at the Breightmet UCAN centre on New Lane to do a litter pick of the local area, this is something that happens on a regular basis and really has an impact on … Continue reading

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