Bernard Hall, Cuddington
From Bradmoor Farm
By Emily Rowbotham - 5th October 2015 10:00pm
Over 70 people turned out on Saturday to help plant the first trees for the new Townsend Community Orchard. It was wonderful community atmosphere with young and old taking part — and wonderful to see so many children involved.
As well as digging holes to plant the new trees, there was apple pressing and a delicious cake sale!
A huge thank you to everyone who took part.
Twenty-two trees have now been planted. The second stage of planting is scheduled for November — the precise date has yet to be confirmed but will be well publicised here on Haddenham.net, as well as the Community Orchard website.
If anyone is interested in sponsoring a tree or getting involved in the project, please visit the website or the dedicated Facebook page where you will also see lots more photos from the first planting session.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Treble Clefs, the children's choir from Haddenham St Mary's CE School are having a busy time in the run-up to Christmas.So far, under the guidance of music teacher Elizabeth Law, their guest appearances at various village locations and events have included live performances at:The Tythe Barn at ChristmasThe Christian Aid Coffee Morning at the Methodist ChurchThe Christmas...
Buckinghamshire County Council is consulting on changes to early help services for children and families. It wants the views of Bucks residents on these proposals.In particular:The priorities for supporting families in need of assistance.The different options for an early help service and how BCC could best support vulnerable families, including the council's preferred option of a...
Followers of the Witchert Chorale have come to expect an evening of first class music with a mix of well-loved and recondite numbers delivered with the group's trade-mark humour and sparkle. Saturday's Christmas concert in St Mary's was no exception.It was to be an evening of Handel and his contemporaries, than which, with this group in that setting, a more delightful prospect...