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4 09, 2017

Shepherdess Pie

Ingredients For the filling 1 tbsp oil 1 leek, trimmed, finely chopped 2 carrots, finely chopped 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped

4 09, 2017

Veggie Fritters

Ingredients 100g/3½oz plain flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch smoked paprika salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp caster sugar 2

4 09, 2017

Butternut Macaroni Cheese

Ingredients 1 large butternut squash, peeled and cut into 2½ cm/1in chunks 2 tsp olive oil 300g macaroni 50g butter 50g plain

30 08, 2017

Message to all Yogi’s – 30/8/17

Yoga will be held in Tesco Community Room today due to the rain. We'll be back on the Garden in the sunshine

24 07, 2017

School’s Out For Summer….!!

Take a look at our Summer Programme of family focused events taking place over the holidays. Events are free to access, with

5 06, 2017

Wahoo, YOGA’s BACK!!!!

Summer has officially arrived and yoga returns to the Sensory Garden this week, with Sarah Hill. See event page for more details...

2 06, 2017


A massive thank you to all the team volunteering with us from VF today. It was hard work, preparing the ground for

17 04, 2017


Come and join Beccy and the gang for a freshly cooked meal on Friday, with ingredients picked straight from the community garden.

17 03, 2017

Come and get your Seed Potatoes and Onion Sets

Hi Folks, Do you fancy growing potatoes at home?? Whether you have a big plot, or only room for containers, we can

24 01, 2017

Fundraising Evening

Fancy dusting away those winter cobwebs??  Following recent vandalism on the Garden, we are holding a Barn Dance to raise money to replace