Community garden open this afternoon as Acomb shop reaches “Bloom” final

Floral Elegance on Front Street is a finalist in today’s “Bloom” window dressing contest

The Community Garden on Bellhouse Way will be open to visitors from 2:00pm.

There will be an opportunity to buy garden produce, purchase handy-crafts made by the “Foxy Crafers” group and enjoy some refreshment.

Meanwhile Floral Elegance in Front Street is the only sub-urban shop to make the finals of today’s window dressing contest.

Details can be found by clicking here 

Bee friendly plant giveaway hit by rain

Heavy rain hits plant giveaway

Heavy rain this morning limited the numbers attending the “bee friendly” plant giveaway at the community garden. Thanks to those who did turn up.
We will be back again next Saturday morning to give away the plants that were left.

Andrew Waller (left) was one who undertook to plant up some bee friendly plants. Here with garden organiser Sue Galloway.


Footpath pitches, gardens and broadband works

We understand that the damaged goal posts on the Foxwood Park will be realigned by the Council. The damaged is understood to have been caused by plant. 

Nearby we’ve asked for the goal posts on the Grange Lane Westfield park to also be realigned. There is a long outstanding request for the to be repainted. Kick about sessions at Energise and on Chesney’s Field are due to start at the end of June. They are being organised by the York City FC Foundation

A new safety surface has been provided on the area used for children’s activities at the Foxwood Community Centre

Foxwood residents are asking for volunteers to help on Saturday morning to put the final finishing touches to the, increasingly impressive, community garden on Bellhouse Way

Finally Talk Talk have given an undertaken to make good the damage caused to verges and paths during their recent excavation works (see below for programme)