Sunday, October 14, 2018
Thank you to our 60+ volunteers on today's Walmer Castle Beach Clean.
20 bags/89kilos collected with over a 1/3 recycleables inc 38 single use plastic bottles!
Todays top finds 2xTents, 1xflipper and part of 1940 invasion defenses (now at Deal Maritime and Local History Museum)
Our next Beach Clean is on Sunday 18th November at 9.30am meeting at Sandown Castle Community Garden
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Another great turn out for our #GreatBritishBeachClean on the 16th September but will so many other local cleans happening at the same time Samphire Hoe, Dover, St Margarets, Kingsdown and Pegwell Bay.
Deal has won Gold award again for SE in Bloom town award which our gardening projects and cleans support.
Deal Station Gardeners and Clean Up Crew. The monthly clean ups have been scheduled thru to next March. Good meeting with South Eastern and National Rail on a number of issues relating to the garden and rubbish at the station email@example.com
Plastic Free Deal news … Walmer Parish Council have agreed to support. We are currently arranging a Steering Group Meeting at end of October. Contact PlasticFreeDeal@gmail.com if you want to get involved or your business would like to support
Refill East Kent. Discussions started with DDC to support the campaign. Up to 50 local refill stations. RefillEastKent@gmail.com
Deal Hop Farm – Another amazing year with 178 kilos of hops harvested over 4 days in September with some 350 people involved locally in the project. The Green Hop ‘Hopping M.A.D – Made Around Deal’ is local pubs now (Berry, Lighthouse, Freedman, Just Reproach). As the group have also dried some hops this year there will be a 2nd beer in December. DHF has its Oktoberfest on the 27th Oct. firstname.lastname@example.org
Landmark Garden – A lot of awards this year: The highest level in the RHS ‘In Your Neighbourhood’, we came second in the Kent Life Community Garden awards and won a Silver in the Kent Wildlife Trust ‘Wild Gardens’.
Captain’s Garden Deal Castle – Weekly sessions at the garden on Tues and Thurs from about 10.15ish to 12ish. Projects extending the hop garden, rebuilding shed, setting up composting bins as well as gardening 😊
Beginners’ Beekeeping Course 2019
This is a course of six two hour theory sessions starting February 11th 2019 at 7.00pm. (Flyer enclosed)
We are working dates for seedy Saturday + next DWI organising/social dates … watch this space
Diary of Events
Thursday 11th October – Deal Rail Station Clean up Crew 16:30pm
Sunday 14th October – Walmer Castle Beach Clean 9.30am
Monday 22nd October – Dover Repairs Café 18:30pm Biggin Hall (organised by Transition Dover)
Thursday 6th November – Deal Rail Station Planter Maintenance day 11am
Thursday 8th November – Deal Rail Station Clean up Crew 14:00pm
Sunday 18th November – Sandown Beach Clean 9:30am
Monday 19th – Dover Repairs Café 18:30pm Biggin Hall (organised by Transition Dover)
Thursday 6th December – Deal Rail Station Clean up Crew 14:00pm
Sunday 16th December Deal Xmas Beach Clean – Deal Pier 10am
Thursday 10th January 2019 – Deal Rail Station Clean up Crew 14:00pm