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brown bin home!!

my wandering brown bin is now safely home!!

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Wandering Brown Bin!!!

My brown bin was taken for emptying by the collectors yesterday but never returned. Guessing they left it elsewhere. If you’ve got an unexpected brown bin can you let me know please – 538791

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Last Weekend’s session at the Community Orchard

A big thank you to the volunteers who came along to cut grass and do battle with the brambles etc. The new hedging seems to be holding its own and the fruit trees are growing slowly – a minor miracle … Continue reading

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Community Orchard afternoon

On Sunday July 3 there will be a weeding session on the Community Orchard – 2-4 pm. Everyone welcome. Gardening gloves advisable and secateurs and/or spade/fork would be useful. Hope it’s not too hot!

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Community Orchard planting session

Although we planted most of the hedging plants allocated to the orchard before Christmas, we still have a few more to plant out. Anyone who’d like to join us at the orchard on Sunday February 27 between 2 and 4 … Continue reading

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Community Orchard planting days December 11 and 12

Our hedging trees are due to arrive this week and it would be good to get them planted as soon as possible. There will be 2 planting sessions – this Saturday morning 10-12 and Sunday afternoon 2-4 pm. You’re welcome … Continue reading

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Community Orchard afternoon – Sunday November 21 from 2-4 pm

We had a successful afternoon when we met at the orchard in October and succeeded in clearing the hedgerow abutting the field where we planted saplings a couple of years ago. November 21 may well be our last session on … Continue reading

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Community Orchard session – Sunday October 10

For the first time since the start of the pandemic we’re able to organise an orchard work session on Sunday October 10 from 10-12 am. We need to clear some bramble and nettles mainly along the new hedge trees we … Continue reading

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