Photo’s from hedge planting at Vale Head Farm

About 15 volunteers planted approximately 350 trees on a sunny Saturday morning last weekend.

The hedge mix was mostly Hawthorn with a few Blackthorn, Field Maple and Spindle.

It was followed by a very nice ‘bring and share’ lunch.

Photo’s of the day

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Hedge Planting at Vale Head Farm, Kinver – Saturday 25th February

hedge planting example
hedge planting

Come to Vale Head Farm for a morning of hedge planting. All Welcome – Bring the whole family – no experience needed.

Date: Sat 25th Feb
Time: 10am – 12.30pm
Location:  Vale Head Farm,  Compton Road,  Kinver,  DY7 5NJ
Sustenance: Tea / juice / biscuits

Please bring:

  • Suitable clothing for weather
  • A spade if you have one
  • Something to share for lunch (Bring-and-share)

Call: 01384 351414 (Margy) for liftshares
Email:  t.stourbridge@googlemail.com

Photos from Vale Head Farm

Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition Culture movement talks on Radio 4

Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition Culture movement talks on Radio 4.

He believes in initiatives enabling people to produce their own goods and services locally – from solar powered bottled beer to micro currencies like the Brixton pound.

Listen again: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01by7d1 (15 min)

Save the River Stour – Front Page in Stourbridge News

Save Our Stour

Stourbridge News Article:

“Neglected and littered with junk, its time to Save Our Stour”

“CAMPAIGNERS are sending out an SOS to rescue a neglected waterway which is at the heart of Stourbridge history.

The Transition Stourbridge group says it is time to Save Our Stour and is urging people to get involved with their project to transform the shabby litter-strewn river into a wildlife and tourist haven.

The eco-friendly group’s River Project aims to highlight how people can play their part in cutting levels of litter and pollution in the Stour.

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