Monthly Archives: November 2011

Community bulbs

I can’t even remember when it started …  At the Ditchling Rise Area Street Party in September, Jo from Shaftesbury Road and I were discussing how good the cut-price onion sets from Lidl had been, and Jo said they now had packs … Continue reading

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Passionate about … compost?

When was it that ‘passionate about’ become such a marketing cliché? A few years back, I groaned when the umpteenth candidate for a lecturing job told the board they were ‘passionate about teaching’. Yet here it is: I can’t help … Continue reading

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LRSP gets composting

We’ve just set up our small-scale community composting initiative at London Road Station, thanks to two donated bins. Brighton & Hove Food Partnership kindly donated a wooden one, and Madeleine brought a large plastic one down from her allotment. The area should … Continue reading

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Our harvest supper

It wasn’t a fantastically productive growing year for us, but TA TAH … it was successful. Last week, we celebrated! Back in May we started to transform a 12 square metre plot of waste land – covered in weeds, rubble, empty bottles, cans and … Continue reading

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