“Otters: Conservation and Ecology”, Tuesday 11th October at 8.00 pm, Blewbury Manor Barn:
A talk by Graham Scholey, biodiversity specialist with the Environment Agency. How Britain’s most elusive mammal was brought back from the edge of extinction. Tickets £6 including a glass of wine or home-made apple juice, available from Blewbury Post Office or on the door (if not sold out).
All profits go to WaterAid.
Blewbury Garden Market – Saturdays until 15th October, 9.30–11.30 am, Blewbury Garage: This is where to find fresh local food, including many items that you won’t find in shops. Producers, please bring your surplus fruit, vegetables and flowers for us to sell, as well as home-made cakes, bread, eggs and preserves. Bring items to sell at 9.15 am, along with a completed sales form that you can download from our website www.sustainable-blewbury.org.uk/food.htm, or get one at the stall.
Apple juicing: We have three sessions left this autumn: the Manor stable on Sunday 9 Oct. (2–4 pm), Apple Day with the VPA plant and cake sale in the garden of the Red Lion on Sunday 23 Oct. (12–3 pm), and finally back at the Manor on Sunday 6 Nov. (12–2 pm). Our equipment can also be hired: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. See our events web page for more information: www.sustainable-blewbury.org.uk/events.htm.
Coming up in November (details in the next Bulletin):
- Village leaf clearance: Sunday 27th November, 2–4 pm (Sunday 11th December if leaf fall is very late this year).
- “Old House, Warm House”: a talk by Marianne Suhr, local historic buildings expert, on improving the energy efficiency of traditional homes.
Sustainable Blewbury Newsletter: Our latest newsletter, issue 15, has a wide variety of interesting articles, including the new community orchard project, saving our buses, how our food waste produces electricity, gardening at Blewbury Primary School, and much more. If you would like to sample it just click on the link on our website: www.sustainable-blewbury.org.uk.
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