Sunday, September 24, 2023
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Monday, August 14, 2023
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
A MESSAGE FROM DOVER AND DISTRICT BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION
Why will they be such a big problem?
Honey lovers. Asian Hornets also target honeybees. This will inevitably result in a reduced number of honey bees colonies and the associated honey crop.
What does the Asian hornet look like?
Thank you for your help.
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Sunday, July 30, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Friday, June 2, 2023
Sunday, April 30, 2023
Open Day - Chance to see this 300yr old walled garden opposite Deal Castle which is being brought back into community use by volunteers.
Free to enter - donations to the garden always welcome
Some rough music, rougher cakes and tool-shed tea. Asell as info on the garden and the volunteers plans
NB: There is no parking on site - please use the Castle or Tides public car parks
NB: We have no toilets at the garden
NB: The garden is still a Work-In-Progress so paths can be rough in places with wild bits nettles, brambles and fox holes etc. There is a step down at the entrance. So please be careful.
Dogs welcome with well behaved owners on leads
Monday, April 24, 2023
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Thank you to all our gleaning volunteers from Hythe Environmental Community Group and our own team from Deal -Renate, Sally, Jill, Elaine G, Andrew, Elaine M, Lucy and Steve.
Two gleans today a cabbage glean for FareShare Kent of 80 crates plus another 60 crates/bags for local food charities in shepway, Dover and Thanet districts. A big thanks to farmer Geoff Philpott for hosting us.
We also managed to do a earlier potato glean in Preston. With thanks to Farmer Trevor and Steve Bradley for their support
A total haul for our group today of over 800 kilos and for the total effort about 1.6 tons
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Her funeral will be on Sunday 2nd April 2023 in Wye at Noon – full details and how you can leave messages & photos in remembrance and remote streaming is at http://www.rosierechter.muchloved.com
We were due to have our DWI AGM that day.
We have decided to postpone that for now (but the #PickDealClean Litter pick of the ancient highway due that day will continue at 10am) and have a later opportunity to properly remember her enormous contribution to us, the local community and the planet.
Friday, March 3, 2023
A coalition of The Friends of Betteshanger, CPRE Kent, Kent Wildlife Trust and RSPB are working together to safeguard the future of Betteshanger Country Park and its protected species.Today our new Crowd Justice Fund raising appeal was launched.
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Over 1/2 ton collected for local food charities & primary schools in Dover District and Thanet
Thanks to our local volunteers - Lucy, Sarah, Jill, Andrew, Tim & Steve.
Thanks to our gleaning colleagues in Hythe who passed on some extra cabbage
Sunday, February 5, 2023
We have a special launch meeting in Sandwich on thursday 9th feb 6:30pm to celebrate the new Time & Tide Taphouse opening in delf Street.
We will do a brief overview of our community growing project and a opportunity for people to join us for the 2023 season
The Deal Hop Farm will also do a couple of stalls at the Captains Garden (opposite Deal Castle) on
Saturday 18th Feb 9:30 to 11:30
Saturday 25th 10am to 12
Another chance to come down and find out what the project is and ahow it works