Some of you may have noticed two busy bees getting to work in the new wildflower area next to the poly tunnels. Last Autumn, we set Friend of Redacre and co-founder of Hebden Royd Wildflower Collective Natalie Pownall the challenge of transforming a neglected area into a wildlife friendly haven for insects, amphibians and wildflowers! […]
British Recycled Plastic and Tommy’s Topsoil have donated a fantastic new raised bed by the polytunnel. This is going to be used for growing for a local foodbank.
Colleagues from the local Sainsbury’s branch came to help us set up the event. This was as part of their 150 year celebrations and they wanted to help local community causes. There was music to suit all tastes, from the Remmingtons barbershop quartet, to which one of our members (Janet McPhail) belongs, the Calder Valley […]
At Redacre we are working towards making our community and growing spaces more accessible. We would like to welcome more visitors and members to share in the opportunities that the project can offer to all. We accept that, as a natural environment, Redacre presents many challenges and barriers to access. A number of accessible features […]
On the first weekend of February this year we celebrated our wonderful communal apple trees at Red Acre with our first ever Apple Tree Wassail! A Wassail, you say – what’s that then? There are two distinct variations of wassailing. One involves groups of merrymakers going from one house to another, wassail bowl in hand, […]
Phil Cheshire-Neal, our outgoing Redacre Chair gives his report for 2018 – 2019. I read the recent newsletter and was shocked myself to hear that we have been running at a loss for the last few years, especially as I’m the chair and was totally unaware of this. So I had a look into the […]