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6 July 2019
Maintenance Day At Howards Estate

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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20 May 2019
Work starts at Jankyns Place

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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12 May 2019
Help Our Crowd-funding Campaign

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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5 May 2019
Jo Metcalfe, of Greener Growth, in praise of our local councillors

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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19 April 2019
Business park’s new partnership to boost biodiversity

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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16 February 2019
What's the beef with eating less meat?

What's the beef with eating less meat? Pipers Farm

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1 February 2019
Wrongs Covert - Building the Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden

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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23 January 2019
Our work at Moor's Farm

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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7 January 2019
Orchard Planting at Tollgate Primary School

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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5 December 2018
Fedging At The Crown, Hartest

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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