Monthly Archives: October 2012

Local schools make apple juice

Local primary and secondary schools have enjoyed using our apple pressing kit in lesson time to learn about how good food can be made easily from locally grown fruit. The kit is available for any local resident to use with a small donation requested to help with the costs of maintaining the equipment. If you [...]

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Plants for pollinators

A working group has met with the Mayor and the ‘Abingdon in Bloom’ committee of the Town Council to explore ways to encourage  flowers which are pollinating-insect friendly. The aim is to increase the food sources for bees and help our local urban beekeepers as well as local gardeners. Ideas for plantings have been gained [...]

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Forest School Outdoor Learning Project

Abingdon Carbon Cutters are supporting Caldecott School and the South Abingdon Children’s Centre as they work to create a Forest School in the school grounds. This exciting scheme will involve the planting of many trees and the re-landscaping of an area of school grounds which currently cannot be put to good use. Fruit trees, nut [...]

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Apple Day was a great success

Apple Day at South Abingdon Children’s Centre and Caldecott Primary School was a great success for the second year running. Lots of children, parents and friends had fun sampling freshly prepared apple juice and delicious soup made by school pupils and served with bread made during the event. Parents and staff provided a lovely range [...]

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