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Sown in Bolton day 17

Today has been all about bulk carrying and moving things around. This morning we ferried well over a ton of soil to different addresses on the estate to fill up and top up our growers raised beds. Its been a … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 6

Of late the Met Office has been wrong a few times about whether or not it is likely to rain, a few weeks ago I took their advice after they warned it was going to rain all day, when in … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: Palestinian hospitality

An interesting days work on Willow Hey project today. One of the things that our site really needs is a composting toilet, so some of our work today has centred around clearing one of our small site storage buildings in … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Red Lane Community allotments 27th Feb

The Red Lane community allotment site in Breightmet isn’t looking too bad this year, considering the cold weather and spots of icy weather we have been having recently. When I arrived at the site I was met by three of … Continue reading

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Community Roots project update: Men in sheds

Today’s work was really about tidying the site, anything that could not be composted or reused was added to the Pubs general rubbish bin, and all offcuts of timber from the making of the shelter were used to make a … Continue reading

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Willow Hey Community food growing project

There is a small disused allotment site situated in a small woodland on the Borders of Great Lever and Farnworth, over the last few years I have regularly cycled passed the site and wondered why on earth it wasn’t being … Continue reading

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