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At least a dozen FCFCG members have been recognised in this year's Green Flag awards.

The 2016 awards were announced last week, with many FCFCG members recognised in the Green Flag Community Award category, including Stonebridge City Farm, Windmill...

Windmill Hill City Farm in Bristol, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, is featured in a new report from ITV, which highlights the importance of the farm to the local community and how it helps many people including vulnerable adults, children and those in recovery. 

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A new Natural England-funded project to demonstrate the enormous benefits of outdoor learning to children and develop a model(s) of using ‘hub’ schools to support and deliver teacher training, is now available.

The project, which is funded by Natural England, the Department for the...

Events

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 09:00 to 15:00
A day to share information and explore the possibilities to access and secure land for sustainable community growing. Run by Growing Together In partnership with the Community Land Advisory Service,...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 09:00 to 16:45
Recent years have seen a huge increase in interest in community shares, with some groups successfully raising hundreds of thousands of pounds, but how do community shares differ from crowd-funding,...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:00
A day to explore creative ways to generate income for your project. We will explore different enterprising activities that might suit a community garden setting, their pro's and potential pitfalls....