Gardening for Dementia

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Scotswood News!

Scotswood News!

  1.  We are delighted that two of our projects have been shortlisted for the Institute of Outdoor Learning national awards. Our Breeze Forest School project led by our Education Manager Harriet Menter,  in the research category and our Elderberries project led by Leanne Defty our Wellbeing  Garden Officer in the Lifelong Learning category. You can vote for us here https://www.outdoor-learning-conference.org/Outdoor-Learning-Awards-Finalists-and-Voting
  1. Please join us for a family fun day at Denton Dene on Saturday 17th November from 10.30am to 1.30pm. We will be on the field down the hill behind the sports centre. We are very pleased that Baywings Falconry will be bringing along their beautiful birds of prey, there will be a chance to plant trees, help with litter picking, and also our usual woodland games, art and crafts. For more information please contact Amber or Harriet on 0191 2004706.
  1.  As part of our Wildlife Superheroes Project we are collecting your hedgehog sightings. If you have seen a hedgehog in Newcastle or Gateshead please let us know by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with the place, time and date and she will input the data into Environmental Records North East (ERIC) to help build up a picture of the local hedgehog population.
  1.  Finally we have just agreed dates for our Forest School Level 1 training in Spring 2019: March 4th, 5th and 7th. For more info contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or see our website https://sncg.org.uk/forest-school/forest-school-training-newcastle

 

Best wishes,

Harriet

Tool Donation from Flymo

This week we have received a generous donation of new tools from Flymo. They have given us two long handled fruit pickers, three shears and two loppers. We really appreciate this support from a great north east company!

Flymo has been established since 1964 and is still situated in its original factory in County Durham. Since inventing the original hover lawnmower, Flymo have continued to be at the forefront of innovations within the garden care industry, making them one of the most trusted gardening brands today. 

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BREEZE Forest School

 

BREEZE is our forest school programme focused on emotional wellbeing.  We have just completed the first year of this project and the evaluation conducted by Newcastle University's Centre for Learning and Teaching can be read by clicking here: BREEZE Report

Flymo Tool Donation

This week we have received a generous donation of new tools from Flymo. They have given us two long handled fruit pickers, three shears and two loppers. We really appreciate this support from a great north east company!

Flymo has been established since 1964 and is still situated in its original factory in County Durham. Since inventing the original hover lawnmower, Flymo have continued to be at the forefront of innovations within the garden care industry, making them one of the most trusted gardening brands today.