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Many household have now received notices about buying a ticket for your brown bins for garden waste from the council. But why not compost your own waste ? Not just garden waste but also raw vegetable and fruit waste from … Continue reading

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Edible Hexham 2015

Edible Hexham :  As the season draws to a close many thanks are due to the stalwart few who maintain the various planters and beds around Hexham. They have looked ( and tasted !) good all year and we have … Continue reading

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Plant stall – seeds and seedlings wanted !

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Calling all gardeners !

We are holding our annual seed and seedling swop stall as part of the Hexham Spring Festival on May 9th. This is your chance to swop your unwanted or surplus seeds and seedlings for others – maybe to try a … Continue reading

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Hexham Neighbourhood Plan 7:00pm, 22 April, Great Hall, Hexham Abbey.

What is a Neighbourhood Plan? The Hexham Neighbourhood Plan (HNP) will serve the Hexham community by: •providing residents and businesses with a vehicle for collaboration and engagement on the future of the town (its spatial development), •working within the planning … Continue reading

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Go Local return visit by Barbara and David Grundey

Chris and Iain from Go Local came to our TT Open Meeting to explore how we might be able to join together in promoting locally grown produce freshly harvested from the garden to local people in ‘Transition’. Iain also offered … Continue reading

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Ah ha! But here’s another RHS award winning garden.

A first blog from Barbara. What a pleasure it was when I was able to hand over the framed certificate of the RHS ‘It’s Your Neighborhood Award’ for our neighborhood garden in Gibson Place.  Young Alex, pictured here preparing to … Continue reading

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Royal Horticultural Society – It’s Your Neighbourhood

Thank you to everyone who has, over the last several years, given time and effort to designing and establishing the Hexham Middle School Community Garden. We have received an “Outstanding” award from the judges of Northumbria in Bloom! This is … Continue reading

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Edible Hexham – update

Edible Hexham participated in Waitrose’s ‘green token’ scheme in August and as a result   we will receive a cheque of £277 from Waitrose. This is great news, as we were in need of additional funding to purchase fruit trees and … Continue reading

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Edible Hexham Do you shop at Waitrose ? If you do then you know that every month Waitrose share 1,000 pounds between 3 local charities / projects. Every shopper is given a green token to vote for their choice and … Continue reading

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