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3 December 2018
Howard Memorial Orchard - Phase 2

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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27 November 2018
Horringer Court Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden

Horringer Court Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden A great day was had at Horringer Court implementing the next phase of their Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden funded by Suffolk County Councillor Richard Rout. Sam, Fi, Craig, Paul and Jono set about filling the planters with a rich, steamy compost (check out that wheel-barrow below...OOOO-arrrrrr) followed […]

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7 November 2018
Article: How Permaculture Impacts Lives In Prisons

Article: How Permaculture Impacts Lives In Prisons The new winter issue of Permaculture International Magazine has Jo Metcalfe and Greener Growth in a three page feature article. Whoo-hoo! But you'll have to subscribe to read it!

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4 November 2018
Mark Humphries, of Greener Growth, looks back at a year of success for the Suffolk community interest company

Host Dominic Holland with staff of Greener Growth CIC, winners of The Green/Environment Award, and Holden Cook, Chief Operating Officer of Save Money Cut Carbon. Mark Humphries, of Greener Growth, looks back at a year of success for the Suffolk community interest company Bury Free Press At the end of our financial year Greener Growth […]

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10 October 2018
HMP Highpoint Gardens

HMP Highpoint Gardens Blooming A little glimpse into our gardens at HMP Highpoint Prison at Stradishall, near Haverhill, Suffolk.  They looked so stunning when we were there last week! The chair was made by one of the guys  and Willow Geoff. Very comfortable. Great work!

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10 October 2018
Columnist: My voyage . . . from prison to columnist says Mark Humphries

Columnist: My voyage . . . from prison to columnist says Mark Humphries Bury Free Press I am delighted to be asked to write this column for Greener Growth. As regular readers will know Greener Growth are involved in some amazing projects around the local area and further afield. We will use this column to […]

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4 September 2018
Muddy Jo and the quest to save the world!

Muddy Jo and the quest to save the world! By Steve Russell | East Anglian Times We all know that being outside, growing fresh fruit and veg and helping nature, is better than being stuck inside, breathing re-circulated air and eating processed food. ‘Greener Growth’ is striving to change the balance − and winning. I […]

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21 August 2018
Nature project in full flow

Nature project in full flow By Laura Nolan | Bury Free PressPhoto: Cllr Paul Hopfensperger with Paul Hebditch, Project Manager of Greener Growth, and Sam Hardy, Director of Greener Growth along with a couple of local children. PICTURE: Mecha Morton. New features are being added to a woodland project on Bury St Edmunds’ Howard Estate […]

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6 August 2018
Tollgate Primary School

Tollgate Primary School This won’t make the front pages, simply because Good News doesn’t sell many newspapers. . . However, at Greener Growth we like to try and provide some balance in life, as we do in nature! Just after completing the final touches for the Oaks Road Memorial Orchard, and before we start work […]

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12 July 2018
Gusto goes even greener

Gusto Goes Even Greener We've been working with Gusto Pronto to create wildlife areas at The Cadogan and The Crown. See more about how they are going greener over on their blog. Sam gave an update on our work at The Cadogan Arms in our latest video showing the woodland walk. We've been installing insect […]

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