Its Your Neighbourhood Success

It is with great pleasure that I can tell all GFAA members, volunteers and friends that at the recent Britain in Bloom hosted, It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards Day, GFAA were awarded an Outstanding Level Award and, better still, our first Certificate of Distinction.  Gill and Phil attended the event on our…

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It’s Your Neighbourhood – D-Day

It was a pleasure as always to have Ian and Sandra on site today to complete our annual assessment for IYN.  Fingers crossed!

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How lucky are we?

The site was looking great in the sunshine this afternoon after lots of hard work to get it ready for our upcoming IYN assessment.  The new Octagon was a real picture. This cheeky chappie also seemed pleased to be on site and was clearly appreciative of Gordon Mitchell’s efforts on…

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Gordon Mitchell joins us

It’s a great pleasure to welcome our most recent volunteer, Gordon Mitchell.  Gordon joined us a few weeks back and is now a regular on site on Wednesdays and Fridays. Meantime Gordon has worked in and around the Community Garden, looking after the raised beds and watering in the poly…

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Success Story – IYN

We were delighted to hear this last week that GFAA retained our “Outstanding” grading within the It’s Your Neighbourhood national assessment exercise this year.  Here are some of the things our assessors had to say about our efforts and projects: “The energetic and innovative Garthdee Field Allotment Association members work…

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Judgement Day Cometh

Our new It’s Your Neighbourhood (IYN) Assessors, Ian and Sandra visited this week.  It was a pleasure to meet them and to show them around our site. I’ve got to say Garthdee Field was looking wonderful for the visit.  Thanks go to all who contributed to getting the site into…

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