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Greener Growth is delighted to report that recognition of the impact of spending time outside with our unique therapeutic packages seems to be growing as fast as our gardens this year! So far with the prison estates in the East Anglian & Kent regions and progressing with registered interest at HMP Thameside.

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Working to make housing developments places where wildlife can live too (Photo above: Craig Lee and Paul Hebditch from Greener Growth check on a wild flower area at Riduna Park business park in Melton Picture: Ross Bentley) Ross Bentley | East Anglian Times   An event held in Suffolk this week sought to encourage house builders …

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Business leaders in construction and land development have been urged to embrace their important role in conservation across Suffolk. Landowners, council representatives and housing businesses were among those who attended a special event at Riduna Park, in Melton, to hear a rallying call from CIC Greener Growth.

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Greener Growth’s Director of Conservation Chris Mahon hosts IUCN Regional Conservation Forum, Europe, North & Central Asia, Rotterdam 2019 #IUCNRCFRotterdam Chris Mahon | IUCN-UK More than 20 IUCN Member organisations and Commission Members from the UK attended the RCF in Rotterdam last week. Despite the sombre findings of the recent IPBES report and against a …

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Maintenance Day At Howards Estate A few snaps from last May of Muddy Jo and Filthy Fi — Oops! Flowery Fi — taking care of the trees at Howards Estate Memorial Orchard.

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Works starts at Jankyns Place We’ve started our third social housing project at Jankyns Place, in Bury St. Edmunds. It’s taken us a while to develop this project alongside Julian Support who provide support and care community for the residents. They have been incredibly helpful to work with and supported us as well as the …

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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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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 education, conservation and therapeutic horticulture organisation. However, over the last five years we have had an increasing involvement with our local councillors, particularly those in and around Bury St Edmunds.

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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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