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Women’s Food growing session @ Willow Hey project

As part of a small pot of funding we received last month we were able to hold a gardening/horticulture session with community college students where they were all given free fruit trees at the end of the session, off the … Continue reading

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Men in Sheds projects and the Transition Initiative

The bridge to a Revolution¬† I have always been a fan of the Transition Initiative, it makes complete and total sense to wind down our fossil fuel activities and create new strategies for low impact living whilst we are still … Continue reading

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Participant observation: Men in Sheds @ Breightmet Hub

Project back ground The Men in Sheds project at Breightmet Hub site has been running for over three months, the men meet up every Wednesday morning from 10-1pm where they learn a variety of new and traditional skills. The purpose … Continue reading

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Breightmet Food Hub and Men in Sheds 26th April

Another great day again at the Breightmet Community Food growing Hub, The Men in Sheds session was attended by five local men, the lads repaired an old trolley that I use to pull gardening resources round the estate as part … Continue reading

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Willow Hey Community food growing project: Dec 3rd

As I sat pulling on a roll up and sipping on my usual pint cup of green tea first thing this morning, I noticed that the roofs across the way from the kitchen window were covered in ice, and it … Continue reading

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Great Lever Permaculture project update

Today at the disused tennis courts site, despite the searing heat we had a great turn out with Community development worker Chris Wood and two young people whom he brought along to volunteer on the project as part of a … Continue reading

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