An old stone sink sunk in the wild flower garden at the Sandon Mount allotment attracted frogs, which amazed the children and inspired the volunteers to create a wildlife pond and garden. The BUET team at Greencore Leeds wanted to get involved, so offered their services to dig out the pond in
Hunslet Carr Primary School cut the ribbon on their new allotment last Sunday (25 September 2016) and showed off the vegetables the children have been growing. Photos by Andrew Price and Jeremy Morton The impressive display included kale, courgettes, carrots,pumpkins and beetroot. Martin Lumb, Headteacher commented: “The allotment has made
Pupils at Clapgate Primary School in Middleton are getting their new allotment off to a flying start with a helping hand from Morrisons’ Hunslet store. The children wrote letters to a number of businesses asking for help with seeds, tools and compost. “I wrote to Morrisons” explains Lilly “and the
Last week, volunteers from Virgin Media got stuck in with the local community and helped to dig a new allotment at Broomfield South SILC (Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre), the all-age school for special needs pupils in south Leeds. A 20-strong volunteer team from across the UK – including Sheffield Derbyshire,
Belle Isle could be home to a blooming marvellous community resource and local Middleton Park Councillors Kim Groves, Paul Truswell and Judith Blake are working to make this dream a reality. Broomfield South Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) is generously looking to turn over part of its site to be
I went to Zimbabwe and back on Bank Holiday Monday! Finally, this is what we had been waiting for. I could not make up my mind on what to do, but one thing for sure, I was not going to stay indoors glued to the tele like I normally do.
On Friday the Council’s Executive Board meets to consider the Council’s budget for the coming year. Buried in the detail are clues about what will happen to allotment charges and the future of golf courses and bowling greens. The budget report includes comments from the Council’s Scrutiny Boards that in