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Help Our Crowd-funding Campaign! Calling all those Greener Growth supporters out there and anyone new to our work. A donation of just £5.00 each will get us off to a great start. It will provide the funds to ensure that a wonderful resource exists for children so that they can share their discoveries, network about …

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Jo Metcalfe, of Greener Growth, in praise of our local councillors Bury Free Press (Above) Howard Heritage Memorial Orchard So this is the week, when we are all voting for our local councillors – those of us that feel so inclined – you might think we would have little to do with politics being an …

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Business park’s new partnership to boost biodiversity suffolkbusiness.co.uk | (Above) Katie Emerson, left and Joannah Metcalfe at Riduna Park (photo: Warren Page) One of Suffolk’s newest business parks is on its way to becoming a welcome natural haven for bats, birds and wildlife, thanks to a special collaboration with a conservation team. The owners of …

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What’s the beef with eating less meat? Pipers Farm This essay comes from the latest Pipers Farm monthly journal and has some real wisdom to share. It’s clearly written by those who care about farming and animal husbandry. We highly recommend you pay them a visit.] ——————————— There is a new buzz word in the …

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Wrongs Covert – Building the Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden A big thank you to volunteers Bryn, Huw, Robin, Matt and Jo for making such a difference to the work carried out at Wrongs Covert Woodland Restoration Project on Saturday, Jan. 31st. Last time we were here a variety of orchard trees were planted and …

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Greener Growth with Westgate Primary School pupils and staff. Westgate Primary School council enjoys an outdoor lesson in gardening by planting heritage fruit trees Bury Free Press Fiona Till, project manager at Greener Growth, said: “It’s really important for their mental health for children to come and learn outside. We teach them about biodiversity.” Greener …

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Our work at Moor’s Farm The Greener Growth project at Moor’s farm has just started. It will be a long-term project creating various different community provisions. We look forward to involving local schools both from the immediate villages and school trips from our wider school-partnerships in the region. We have begun to establish specialist conservation …

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Orchard Planting at Tollgate Primary School With the help of the Lottery funded Orchards East project which has given us 36 wonderful heritage fruit trees we were able to get to work at Tollgate Primary School in December. Our second project at Tollgate Primary, the children thoroughly enjoyed planting the trees and worked very hard …

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Fedging At The Crown, Hartest Another rainy morning…This time doing some fine fedging at The Crown, with Fiesty Fi fielding the practiced tutelage of Willow Geoff. As you can see, Sam is hole-poker and Craig is on hand with the willow.  

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Photo: Bury Free Press Howard Memorial Orchard – Phase 2 On a very rainy 1st of December last Saturday, the Greener Growth team  and community members gathered at the Howard Estate Memorial Orchard, in Bury St. Edmunds, for phase 2. Suffolk County Councillor Paul Hopfensperger and community leader Ernie Broom attended once again to lend …

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