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  • Gardening for Wildlife Forum 07.07.19

    Date posted: Friday 19th July 2019

    Gardening for Wildlife Forum 07.07.19

    What Has Gardening for Wildlife Ever Done for Me?
    Forum led by Stephen James, Enviroment Trust
    07.07.19

    Stephen James, Operations Manager, Environment Trust led an informal forum about sustainable and wildlife friendly methods of plot management. Stephen is the Community Gardener at the Marble Hill Kitchen Garden, a project about the history of market gardens. After clearing scrub a community garden was created that has a woodland garden feel…

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  • Beekeeping at RPA

    Date posted: Thursday 18th July 2019

    Beekeeping at RPA

    Beekeeping is a fascinating, addictive, expensive and rewarding hobby.

    There have been beehives at the RPA for many years, tended by experienced beekeepers with plots on the periphery so that the bees can forage without causing too much disruption.

    About six years ago, following a number of requests to keep bees at the RPA

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  • Spring Weeds – A workshop for Royal Paddocks Allotments plotholders

    Date posted: Tuesday 21st May 2019

    Spring Weeds – A workshop for Royal Paddocks Allotments plotholders

    Saturday 11th May
    Mary Newing, who is a medicinal herbalist, ran a workshop for 9 plotholders about the beneficial properties of a range of plants commonly dismissed as ‘weeds’.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Plant Sale - 5/5/19

    Date posted: Tuesday 21st May 2019

    Plant Sale - 5/5/19

    Another successful and busy Plant Sale, thanks to the planning and organisation by the Social committee, and particular thanks to Ruth who co-ordinated the Sales Team

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Vehicle Gates Open Again

    Date posted: Sunday 14th April 2019

    The vehicle gates will be open once more from Saturday 13th April onwards, as the road works are complete. Thank you all for your patience. As you will see, the roads are now in a much better state than they have been for years.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Pedestrian diversion to avoid road works

    Date posted: Wednesday 20th March 2019

    The work on the roads and gates is starting and there is a diversion in place to steer plotholders away from the danger area.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • No vehicles on site

    Date posted: Monday 18th March 2019

    Due to the tracks renovation project there will be NO VEHICLES ON SITE from Wednesday 20th March for about one month.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Road repairs – no vehicles

    Date posted: Monday 18th March 2019

    We have a start day for the work on the roads and vehicle gates: Monday 18th March.

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  • First Aid on site

    Date posted: Monday 18th March 2019

    There is a first aid box in the shed by the gate for emergency use.

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