Category Archives: Food

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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Growers Question Time: Sun 3rd April

Growers Qtime 16 Please follow the link to see details of Gardeners Question Time event in Ovingham with 3 local experts. Any problems ? They can answer them !!

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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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