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 […]
You may have noticed evidence of digging around the old chicken enclosure and beyond in the last few months. Debate has ensued as to whether this has been caused our new Hedgehog friends getting out and about and snuffling for food or we’ve had visiting Badgers. Imagine the surprise when Mo returned photos from his […]