Author Archives: Jenny Parsons

Hull Food Partnership Update

Hull Food Partnership has had a change of personnel, with John Pickles who ran the Veg City campaign leaving in March, and Anna Route taking up the post of Development Officer recently. John will be missed but will still contribute to various … Continue reading

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Constable Community Allotment Mini Tours Sat 19 Sept

There are a couple of spare slots for tomorrow – ring 07816141169 to book one. Invitation from Lausanne: Hope you are all well and coping with these strange times. Saturday 19th September is the European Day of Sustainable Communities, and I … Continue reading

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Pickering Orchard Harvest Dates

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Down to Earth Hull – Discovery Workshops

Down to Earth Hull are running a series of Workshops at ‘The Plot’ – Down to Earth’s base, at the south of Edgecumbe street allotment site in Hull Each 2.5 hour workshop is designed to provide a practical introduction to a different … Continue reading

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East Riding Tree Planting Fund

East Riding of Yorkshire Community Tree Planting Fund    Deadline 30th August 2020 Grants of up to £5,000 are being made available to private and public landowners, town and parish councils as well as other community groups in a bid to … Continue reading

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England Tree Strategy

There is a consultation period about the England Tree Strategy, with a deadline of 11th September 2020 A new England Tree Strategy will be published later this year and will set out policy priorities to deliver an ambitious tree planting programme. It will cover expanding, protecting … Continue reading

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Combating Ocean Plastics

The following is a link to an article on combating ocean plastics, published Jan 2020, entitled  OCEAN PLASTICS: THE ECOLOGICAL DISASTER OF OUR TIME https://idiveblue.com/ocean-plastics-environmental-disaster/ It was sent to us by Nate Liebenberg,  Editor and Co-founder of  https://www.idiveblue.com/ . Besides its focus … Continue reading

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Hull 2030 Carbon Neutral Strategy

Hull City Council has published its strategy for Hull to be carbon neutral by 2030.  The strategy and associated documents can be found here: http://www.hull.gov.uk/environment/pollution/hull-2030-carbon-neutral-strategy. —

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Urban Tree Challenge Fund

Deadline 31st May 2020 The Forestry Commission opened  round two of the Urban Tree Challenge Fund on 30 March 2020, which is for community and volunteer groups, town councils and individuals to apply for a share of the £10million pot to increase … Continue reading

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CCA Quiz Night Mon 6 April

We have had to postpone this event because of the corona virus situation, but we hope to reorganise it for the autumn.

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