Our 2020 vision for a healthIER wealthIER Rossendale
Raft are working with IER and the Deli on Bank street Rawtenstall to develop cheap nourishing recipes to be included in food parcels for the many recipients throughout Rossendale ?
Is anyone willing to share easy recipes intended from lone adults up to large families using stock cupboard and seasonal veg items? If so please do. Any one of us could have need of the crisis food bank service due to ill health,, family bereavement, sudden loss of work hours and so much more. Together we…Continue
You are All invited to join Edgeside and District Residents Association and IER celebrate the opening of the new Community Spaces funded childrens playground on March 31st at Edgeside Park, Waterfoot.
Planting of saplings will take place from 11am with programmed events and activities which will include, music, dance, various stalls, Funtastic Inflatable Waterwalkers, Owl and Hedgehog charities, and an Easter nature treasure trail around the park - starting at 12 till…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on February 15, 2012 at 18:22 — No Comments
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
What a fantastic day.
All things trees and apples were celebrated at Whittaker park yesterday for Curiosities weekend on Apple day. From an introduction to the new tree trail, maps available at the museum, Apple juicing, Thanks IE Ramsbottom for loaning your press, RR Apple pie competition ( yummy), a visit from our local owl charity and bee keepers, creation of a pine-eatum to make sure our feathered friends have plenty of food as winter approaches and local food stalls was…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on October 24, 2011 at 9:21 — No Comments
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One hour from every IER volunteer could make such a difference. Whether you get involved in tidying, planting, caring for or harvesting an IER site, an hour looking at funding applications to support our work, or an hour spent maning a stand at community events aimed at raising awareness of the IER principles / engaging volunteers. No money required...can you spare an hour? First challenge volunteers needed to help out on 23rd October tidying the Whittaker park community garden, our garden…Continue
My friends on Rossendale online have shared the link to the freecycle service for fruit...check it out !!!
Remember any local fruit or vegetable donations welcome in time for harvest festival on October 2nd...all will then be turned in to delicious dishes to share at a community meal celebrating harvest after completion of the interfaith walk on October 9th . The walk starts from Rawtenstall Bocholt tree…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on September 23, 2011 at 20:28 — No Comments
A community harvest service is planned for Sunday October 2nd at St Annes church, Ashworth Rd, Edgeside. With school already doing food growing with key stage 2 the church harvest theme this year links totally to IER aims. Donations of locally vegetables and fruit welcomed and all will then go in to dishes to be served the following weekend following the interfaith Irwell Vale walk. The aim of the event at St Annes is to not only raise awareness of natures abundance but also where others…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on September 17, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments
Wonderful sunshine and volunteers turned out on the Park today.
Apple trees planted by Civic Pride and a beautiful Buddlea for our butterfly friends. Park Rd Beds are starting to look so much better, amazing how adding colour, mix with a bit of sunshine and everyone seems to smile more and take time to say Hello.
We definately know people are noticing and appreciating the difference when passed an envelope with a simple Thankyou on from a passerby with a gift…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on July 30, 2011 at 13:56 — No Comments
Fantastic turnout of 14 volunteers, despite the rain yesterday to plant the bedding plants donated by Civic Pride in Edgeside Park. ESDRA's park project is really coming along with the wildflower beds looking beautiful, fingers crossed for improved play area soon and more volunteers interested in getting some edible plants started to supplement the fruit trees.
Later, after yet another workshop at Horse and Bamboo getting ready for today, I met our latest IER volunteer Vicki at…Continue
Added by Caroline Collins on June 26, 2011 at 20:15 — No Comments