Mayor comes to Open Day.
We held our Open Day on 20th May 2014 for our new glasshouse Freda. Our newly appointed Mayor came to declare it open and about 50 people attended altogether to have a tour or sit and chat and enjoy some light refreshments in our new canteen!
The Anaerobic Digester has been completed at Springhill and is almost at full capacity. Following a report on Midlands Today we have been inundated with group visit requests for 2014.
All down The demise of Tom Dick and HarryTom, Dick and Harry were demolished in September 2013 and currently the foundations have been completed for Freda the new 8300 sqm glasshouse.
Rick completed his Ride London-Surrey 100 Sportive in August 2013 and raised £1270.37 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you for all those who kindly donated money.
Sideshoots took part in the Growers United event in July 2013 at the new Evesham United Ground. They reached the semi final in a 24 team event. Three members played against WBA on the same day and player Plamen scored the only goal when they lost 9-1. Sideshoots won a trophy in 2012 but in 2013 Sideshoots came second in all league standings.
Rick getting ready for RideLondon-Surrey 100 SportiveOn August 4th 2013 Rick is cycling 100 miles for Macmillan Cancer Support. As a novice he would be delighted in anyone would care to sponsor him at http:/www.justgiving.com/Rick-Holt. He believes this is a great cause that many people can benefit from and hopes to enjoy the day as well. It starts at the Olympic Park and finishes on The Mall and follows part of the Olympic ride last year but only once up Box Hill!
New Glass at Sandylands
Beginning of April 2014 saw the completion of the new glasshouse at Sandylands Nurseries. A CHP unit, new engine and LED inter-lighting to aid winter production has been put in. Laura & Fliss have finally relocated office to the first floor in the new glasshouse area!