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The blog is a space where our people post small updates and news items that might be of interest. If you have a topic you’d like us to cover, please get in touch and we’ll see what we can do.

Dates for you Diary

Here’s a few dates for your diaries. August 22nd is Prestwich Clough Day at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich between 12-5pm. You’re welcome to come and visit our stall, although we’d also like volunteers to help on the day (setting up,…

Update from St Mary’s

Hi all, We had a very good turnout from the regulars on Sunday and we also had two (unrelated) new helpers completely out of the blue as well as Ben who’s still working with us for his Duke of Edinburgh…

Radcliffe update, plus new hotels for the area

Hello and welcome to the Incredible Edible Radcliffe site update! For those of you that are yet to find us, we are located off Belmont Road in Radcliffe, just on the outskirts of Outwood. We’re just at the end of…

Let’s Talk Loneliness

#LetsTalkLoneliness is a government campaign designed to tackle loneliness throughout our society. Incredible Edible Prestwich is playing it’s part and here’s what John (name changed), a new volunteer, said about it: “Going to Incredible Edible and meeting people in a…

Philips Park Update – May 2021

Despite the variable weather we have been experiencing the growing season is well under way both inside and outside at Philips Park. In the orchard we have a nice show of bluebells and the trees are covered with blossom so…

An update from Mark on Philips Park

Hello, and I hope that you and your families are all well. It is hard to believe that it is now over a year since the lockdown first started. As some of you might be regular volunteers, apologies in advance…

Our £100 forest garden – Celebrating 10 years

We’re Mike and Debbie and together we manage the Incredible Edible forest garden in Prestwich. It’s a hidden gem near Prestwich Clough and this year it’s 10 years old. To mark this milestone,  we’d like to reflect on what it…

Pride Of Prestwich Award

We’re honoured to receive a Pride Of Prestwich Award for supporting the community in the past year. Our Chair, Joan Mulvenna, said, “We’re delighted to receive this award, and are grateful for the appreciation shown by the community. We hope…

A new green social prescribing project

Today, we learnt of our success at a new green social prescribing project to improve community mental health and wellbeing in the Bury area. Green social prescribing aims to include people most at risk of developing poor mental health and…

Outdoor community space comes just at the right time

Incredible Edible Prestwich and District are thrilled to have been granted £800 in funding from the  Local Connections Fund supported by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund. We have several flourishing…

About the new Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions

Happy New Year, and I hope you’re safe and well. Given the lockdown, new variant of the virus and the time of year the IEPAD board had a virtual meeting this week and decided that for January 2021, at least,…