National Big Dig Day 2019
This weekend, why not get down to your local community garden and help them get the growing season started?
Hull Food Partnership will be supporting 3 new or under-developed food-growing sites around the city of Hull to get their veg growing seasons going this year as part of the national ‘Big Dig’ weekend. The Big Dig is all about getting people involved in their local community garden. The three sites are:
Saturday 27th April – Hessle Road Network, Massey Street, HU3 3LA, 10am – 4pm
Sunday 28th April – GRIN, Gainford Grove, Greatfield, HU9 4ND, 11am – 4pm
Tuesday 30th April – Parks Children’s Centre, Courtway Road, HU6 9TA , 10am – 2pm (Families only, booking required 01482 803978)
Tasks will include general gardening jobs, such as weeding, sowing, planting, watering. Refreshments will be provided. To find out more contact John Pickles on 07476 293999 or email@example.com
or for Hull locations on the national website see https://www.bigdig.org.uk/map/hull/
Summer in the City Gardens
WEA course of 10 sessions on Wednesday mornings, starting 1 May 2019. The general aim is to help create beautiful and productive gardens, and the course will cover vertical growing, container gardening and polycultures
Starting Wednesday 1 May 2019 10.00 am – 12.00 noon for 10 sessions Venue: Hull Friends Meeting House, 2-10 Bean Street, Hull, HU3 2PR Course reference C3674615
The course fee is £70.00 However if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a free course. To enrol please quote the course reference above either online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or by ringing 0300 303 346
Usually a great event whatever the weather! Please turn up 12 noon prompt if you want to see the start of the festivities.
Please note that only disabled parking is available at the site, and that parking on Cranberry Way is not advised, please leave your vehicle on the main road and walk down Cranberry Way to the orchard.
The 2019 AGM of Transition & Permaculture Hull will be held
Mon 15 April 2019 6.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR
1. Notice of imminent events
2. Minutes of last AGM and matters arising
3. Accounts to 31 Jan 2019 and appointment of auditor for next year
4. Review of last year (‘What we did in 2018’)
5. Officers for next year
6. Plans for next year
7. Any other business
The minutes of the last AGM are here and the review of last year is here. Paper copies of the agenda items will be available at the meeting. All are welcome to attend, and the meeting is planned to take less than an hour.
The meeting will be followed at 7.30 pm by a talk entitled “Heading for Extinction and What to do About it” presented by Extinction Rebellion Hull.
There will be a 2-day WEA course ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ delivered in Hull on
Sat 9 March & Sun 10 March 2019 at Giroscope, Coltman St, Hull HU3 2SJ
Please contact Lausanne on 07816 141169 to see if places are still available.