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Volunteering Fair at Brio Leisure Centre

Volunteering Fair at Brio Leisure Centre

Weaverham Memorial Community Orchard will be participating in the Volunteering Fair which has been organised by Saltscape and Groundwork Come and meet a variety of organisations running projects  in the mid-Cheshire area at the free volunteering fair on Thursday 8th October 2015. This will be a great informal opportunity to find out how you can […]

Ragwort Cleared

Ragwort Cleared

Hello everyone! It looks as though we’ve cleared all the ragwort from what will be our orchard, but, no doubt, as smaller plants grow, we will soon be seeing a few ragwort flowers. These plants will have to be pulled up at a later stage. At the moment we will not be having any more […]

 Orchard incorporated at Companies House.

Orchard incorporated at Companies House.

Weaverham Community Memorial is now incorporated at Companies House as a Company Limited by Guarantee. Our company number is 9657902. This establishes a legal entity that allows us to sign a lease, and takes us one step closer to actually planting some trees. A Company Limited by Guarantee does not have shareholders; this type of […]

Ragwort Pick

Ragwort Pick

Preparing the Site Now that negotiations with the Woodland Trust are at their final stages, a few volunteers have been busy today pulling up ragwort from the area allocated for the Community Orchard in Thorn Wood. We are trying to re-establish the wild flower orchard at Thorn Wood before planting apple trees during the dormant […]

Chairman’s Report For the Year 2014-2015

The Chairmans Report was given at the first AGM of the Weaverham Community Memorial Orchard on the  19th May 2015 Formation 2014 marked the centenary of the start of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Following a public meeting on December 17th 2013 an Action Group was formed with […]

Cuttings taken.

Cuttings taken.

Cuttings have been taken from an old Wareham Russet apple tree by Colin Haworth . This is the same tree that was identified as being a genuine Wareham Russet by the experts at the National Fruit collection at Brogdale. These cuttings ,  called “scions”, will be grafted on to apple root stock by Colin; Colin […]