Volunteer

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,…

It’s not just Apples that get donated

We were delighted to use donations of fruits this year. In particular, the pears we received from Pat in Blackley led to the discovery of a fabulous recipe for upside down pear and ginger cake. One of our members, Joan,…

Ten Years Old, And Still Growing

Our Prestwich Incredible Edible initiative is celebrating a decade of growing local food, supporting local communities and helping tackle local health issues. We recently marked the tenth anniversary with a visit from Bury South MP, Christian Wakeford. Inspired by the original…