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About suehick

A longstanding member of Transition Tynedale since its inception I am now residing partially in Singapore since my husband started working in 2011. Prior to this I helped start the community gardens at no 28 and HMS, the garden share scheme and the Farmers market stalls. I now follow TT work online and on holiday in England and am willing to help with online fundraising, grant applications etc - anything that doesn't need my physical presence !

Update March 4th 2017

Another bed at the Wentworth was planted this weekend near to the existing beds by the Wentworth cafe. Thanks are due to Northumberland County Council staff for clearing the bed for us and to Matty, Phil, Roger, Ted and Angus … Continue reading

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New Edible Hexham bed planted

On March 4th the great Edible Hexham volunteers planted up the 3rd bed at the exit of the Wentworth car park. The latest bed has 2 apple trees, black and redcurrants, gooseberries and strawberries in it – lots of delicious … Continue reading

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Window Display

I hope everyone has seen and admired the window display along Battle Hill . Space was provided by Hexham Spaces and the display put up by Laura Hull, Kate Bramfitt and Sue Hick and runs until 10th march. Many thanks … Continue reading

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New Orchard for Acomb

Tynedale was once a thriving fruit growing area but with the march of supermarkets and the ‘perfect’ red apple most local orchards have been lost and yet another connection to the source of our food gone. We aim to replace … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

Tynedale Fruit Map The new google map is now available for public view to help you all find free fruit in the hedges and fields of Tynedale. The map is ongoing. Everyone is encouraged to send in findings of new … Continue reading

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Halti Harvest Sat 17th Sept

halti-harvest-1 Apologies for the link only – please open to see the event details.

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Apple Day Oct 8th

Apples and bottles wanted for Apple Day , Oct 8th This day is an annual event at the Farmers Market. Every year TT are invited to participate and we hold an apple pressing stall. Some of the juice produced is … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

For fruit foragers – the Tynedale Fruit Map ! 2016 promises yet again to be a bumper year for fruit and yet again a lot of this will not be harvested and go to waste unless picked and processed. To … Continue reading

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Community garden clearup

Sat 17th Sept :   HMS community garden Big Autumn Clear Up     10.30 – 4pm      Please come and help harvest produce and tidy up for early Autumn . Jobs include :       – : Harvesting the … Continue reading

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Annual seed and plant swop stall

As part of our aim of encouraging local food production we are holding our annual plant swop stall at the Farmers market this year on Saturday 14th May  9am – 2pm   This year we are teaming up with the … Continue reading

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