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NO ACC MEETING on 18th October, but 2 other meetings to go to!

17 October 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Rd, Abingdon OX14 1NS, UK

Core Group have not arranged a meeting at St Ethelwold’s House this month. This is partly because we are all busy in the community shop until 14th October, but also because there are two excellent meetings we want to go to in the same week!   On Tuesday 17th Oct at 8pm in Northcourt Centre [...]

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Apple picking & pressing at Stonehill

13 September 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stonehill Community Gardens, Oday Hill opposite riding school, Drayton, Abingdon OX14 4AA, UK

Stonehill Community Gardens will be open all day for an apple-picking/pressing event on Wednesday 13th September, 10-4 Come and help pick the apples in Anthea’s orchard and press them into juice, or bring your own apples and screw-top bottles and make juice! All surplus juice will be sold in aid of Stonehill Community Gardens, a [...]

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The People’s Power Station

20 September 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
St Ethelwold’s House, 30 E St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 5EB, UK

 Low Carbon Hub in Oxford is one of the most important community energy organisations in the UK. It’s poised to start a revolution in the way we develop and use our energy.  Their dynamic CEO, Barbara Hammond, will be coming to this meeting to tell us all about the LCH’s projects, including the iconic “People’s [...]

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Apple Pressing in the Community Space

The shop in 2015
2 October 2017 @ 11:00 am – 14 October 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Community Shop, Abbey Shopping Centre, Abingdon, Bury St, Abingdon OX14, UK

2017 looks set to be a bumper apple harvest year! Once again we will be setting up our apple-pressing kit of crusher, press and pasteuriser in the community freespace in Bury Street precinct.  Bring your apples and clean bottles and we will show you how to turn apples into delicious juice! Or if you have [...]

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Stonehill Gardens Harvest Meal and Plant Swap

2 August 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stonehill Community Gardens, Oday Hill opposite riding school, Drayton, Abingdon OX14 4AA, UK

Do you have any plants you don’t need and would like to swap for something more exotic or something you do need? Why don’t you bring them along to the Plant Swap at Stonehill Gardens? Stonehill Community Garden invite you to their Harvest Meal Fundraising Event on Wednesday August 2nd 4pm – 8pm. See the [...]

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Forest Garden Design workshop

2 September 2017 (all-day)
Stonehill Barn, Drayton, Abingdon OX14 4AA, UK

We are delighted to be able to offer another one-day course in the beautiful surroundings of Stonehill Barn  and Gardens, just outside Abingdon, on Saturday 2nd September from 10am till 4pm. Because it is our own course, and Anthea is kindly giving the venue, we are keeping the cost down to £10 a head,  a real [...]

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Carbon Cutters AGM and Meadow Walk

19 July 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
St Ethelwolds House, 30 E St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 5EB, UK

As in previous years, Our AGM at St Ethelwolds House will be followed by a gentle walk round some of our projects, including our new “propaganda bed” facing the formal circular beds in Abbey Gardens.  We will be looking back on our successes and failures this year, and planning for the future. Do come! Download [...]

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Edible Abingdon work party!

3 June 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
private garden, Crosslands Dr, Abingdon OX14 1JY, UK

A garden in North Abingdon has been offered to us for growing fruit, veg and herbs. We think it would make an excellent “private allotment” to be shared by whoever needs the space, and so far, 2 people have responded. The garden has not been dug over for several years, so to give the new [...]

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How to Improve Local Air Quality

21 June 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
St Ethelwold’s House, 30 E St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 5EB, UK

Abingdon’s air quality has been a cause for concern since an assessment in 2005 which showed air pollution in parts of the town centre had exceeded national air quality objectives due to the levels of nitrogen dioxide from vehicle emissions. Rachel Roberts, Air Quality officer for the Vale District Council, and herself an active member [...]

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Permaculture Introduction Day

10 June 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Stonehill Barn, Stonehill Farm, Drayton,Abingdon OX14 4AA, United Kingdom

Rachel Hammond of Incredible Edible Oxford will lead this one-day Introduction to Permaculture in the lovely surroundings of Stonehill Barn and Community Garden. There will be talks, films and activities to allow you to discuss and learn the basics of permaculture and find out what it is, involving: • Mapping and assessing sites• Exploring the [...]

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