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The Care Farm Springs Back To Life

The Care Farm Springs Back To Life

The Fold Care Farm... Helping People To Grow Spring is arriving, bringing tree blossom, leaf buds bursting open, seedlings growing in the greenhouse and also, the reopening of our care farm provision at The Fold! The Care Farm will reopen at the end of March and will...

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Help! My Child Won’t Eat!

Help! My Child Won’t Eat!

From the minute our children are born there is a huge emphasis on supporting their feeding. Parents are faced with the decision to bottle or breast feed.  Mums may encounter difficulties with breastfeeding and change the mode of feeding with mixed emotions.  Babies...

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Heritage Grains

Heritage Grains

If it takes six volunteers one and a half hours to sow thirty square metres... will all the old and heritage Winter grains saved from this year's harvest be sown before Christmas? The photo shows us preparing a bed for two varieties of wheat as part of the Fold's old...

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Nature Trail News…

Nature Trail News…

After our hot summer, recent rain has refreshed the woodlands and hedgerows but failed to raise the water level in the two reservoirs which remain very low. This exposed mud gave the opportunity to look at some footprints and it seems that an otter might have been...

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Life and death at The Fold

Life and death at The Fold

Life for wild creatures in our countryside has never been more difficult and the evidence is there for all to see - just look at the windscreen on your car after driving 50 miles. Do you remember 25 or even 50 years ago. The screen would require cleaning afterwards...

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Looking after wildlife at The Fold

Looking after wildlife at The Fold

The ever improving activity at the Fold with new crop growing areas and poultry farming as well as the increasing popularity of fishing (as the size of the carp in the reservoirs gets larger), does practically mean that there is now less time when wildlife can do its...

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Raising Children in a Digital Era

Raising Children in a Digital Era

‘How can I retrieve my child from the far away land of ‘screen time’ and ‘how much screen time is safe for my child’ are the frequently heard cries of parents today.  Research has shown that parental concern about children’s media use across TV, online, mobile phones...

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Mon 23

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Jess Morris

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue 24

Pilates

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tue 24

Meditation Taster Session

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 25

Aerial Yoga

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 25

Cafe Philosophique: Crime and punishment

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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