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GOG Women Only Gardening sessions – starts 20th July

GOGwomenONLY1 Learn to grow your own food in Great Lever Starting Friday 20th July and then every Friday 12.30pm to 2.30pm Ainsdale Road Community Great Lever ( on the Ainsdale Road allotment site) For poster To book your FREE place call or text Kath on 07990774434

Incredible Edible Bromley Cross

Volunteers from all around Bromley Cross, joining together to improve our local environment, boost community spirit and share seasonal, local food.    – Growing / Cultivation – Healthy Eating / Cooking – Community / Skills / Education – Business / Food Maps / Local Producers   Get Involved   We’d love to hear from you. [...]

Urban Food Foray in Great Lever – Sun 13th May

Join us for a wild food walk, sharing our knowledge on edible and useful plants growing wild in our community.  Sunday 13th May Meeting on the corner of Mabel Ave, Great Lever, BL3 2JD  From 11am stay as long as you like. This Free event is an informal knowledge share bringing together anyone who has a [...]

Walking and Cycling meeting update – 16th March 2012

Notes from ‘A Sustainable Vision for Bolton’ – Transport The Vision Design roads to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists. Less need for ‘Transport’ because local services are within walking distance. What we can do 2012 to reach the Vision 2026 More community representatives on the cycle forum. More promotion of the Cycle Forum. More bike training [...]

Going Dutch: New homes, New travel arrangements in the Netherlands

Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign hosts a special presentation  Richard Armitage CMILT, Chair of the Cycling Forum, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Transport consultant Richard Armitage is a member of SUNN, the Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Network. In autumn 2011 he joined a study tour of new housing in three Dutch cities. Richard explains the background: [...]

Friends of the Earth

About We are a long established group of 6-8 members working mainly on national campaigns.  We have stalls, lobby our MPs, hold fund raising events and occasional social events. We meet on the fourth Wednesday in the month (but not December) at 8.00pm, at: The Friends Meeting House, Silverwell St, Bolton. Telephone contact Elizabeth Shepherd [...]

Shepherd Cross St Allotments – Halliwell Community Food Plot

Halliwell Community Food Plot Where ? Shepherd Cross St Allotments, Halliwell When ? Tuesdays 2pm onwards Contact Anne 01204-492997

Horwich Community Allotment – Lever Park Avenue Allotments

Horwich Community Allotment Horwich Community Allotment is a friendly allotment where local people can get together to grow their own food organically. It is entirely run by volunteers who do as much (or as little!) as they like, then share the produce accordingly. If you would like to grow some of your own food, but [...]

Westhoughton Food Co-op Food Plots – Central Park

Westhoughton Food Co-op Food Plots Where? Central Park, Westhoughton When? Tuesdays 6pm onwards Contact Ray 07745980665

Westhoughton Food Co-op Food Plots – Hall Lee Bank Park

Westhoughton Food Co-op Food Plots Where? Hall Lee Bank Park, Park Rd, Westhoughton When? varies Contact Dave 07547016812