Our 2020 vision for a healthIER wealthIER Rossendale
As you are all aware we received 420 saplings from The Woodland Trust earlier this month.
We had originally intended to plant these en masse, but, have decided to temporarily postpone the plans. Instead, we are to heel-in the saplings at Stubbylee Greenhouses and plant in the Spring giving us stronger plants.
In the meantime, we have agreed that anyone wishing to take a few saplings to plant in a location within a Community space within the Valley is more than…Continue
It’s almost Xmas time and there seem to be some good looking books around, so, I thought I’d list a few below and do my bit for present ideas!
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall - River Cottage Veg Every Day!
Why don't we eat more veg? They're healthy,…Continue
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Incredible Edible Rossendale, would like to invite you to participate in Incredible Edible at Work.
The idea is very, very simple. Workplaces in the Valley simply grow something(s) edible on any of their land – a fruit tree, berries, salads crops, the list is endless. There is no excuse for not growing anything – if you don’t have any land, you certainly have windowsills where you can grow lettuce, rocket, or herbs. You can grow tomatoes…Continue
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We recently received the following email from Philip Butler who is the Museum Manager at Rossendale Museum. Lovely letter and great news!
I wanted to circulate a huge thank you to you all for your fantastic help in all aspects of making our Curiosities weekend event a success here at the museum. We've had so many good comments about apple pies, owls, the walking coat on display, apple juice it has been fantastic. We…Continue
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As you're no doubt aware, our latest delivery of jam/jelly/cordial saplings are being by the The Woodland Trust this week.
We have 420 plants due to us for which we NEED your help. If we all plant just 3 saplings each, the job will be done!
Please let us know if you can help.
Our recent award success has been published in todays Lancashire Telegraph.
The article can also be read here:
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This years delivery of jams and jelly trees arrive next week. Civic Pride volunteers will be planting their 450 on the bypass layby on Sunday 13th. Haslingden Community Link are looking at Saturday 19th, with we hope some Veteran In Action (VIA) volunteers assisting planting at locations throughout Haslingden. Edgeside Park trees will be planted on completion of the groundwork for the new childrens play area to provide additional hedgerow.
Site nominations in other parts of Rossendale…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on November 3, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments