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 […]
Our rescue hedgehogs arrived last night. Say hello to Max and Harvey! Harvey had an encounter with a strimmer but is now fit and healthy. Hope they settle well into their new home. Please bear in mind that Hedgehogs are nocturnal and will only come out when it gets dark. If you’re lucky you might […]
Thank you to all who attended our Summer event at the weekend! We raised a total £108.68 thanks to your generous donations of time, music, food and fun!
It has been another eventful year at Red Acre Community Project. We began with a fantastic turn out at Lady Day to tidy the site and prepare for the growing year ahead. At present we still have about sixty members, plus their partners and their children. We had quite a turnover of plots and beds […]