Walled Garden group visits Bute Produce

On Wednesday 8th September Ardentinny Community Trust Directors made a self-funded visit to Bute Produce, Rothesay's community garden. There, Project Manager, Billy Miller and Horticultural Co-ordinator Chris Helm, took them on a tour of the garden, explaining how the project had evolved. They then kindly hosted a Q&A session with a view to sharing their invaluable experience. The Bute Produce project is based on the following guiding principles: - health - education - social values & social inclusion - environment - employment - affordability The site is a 6 acre field which was provided under licence by Mount Stuart Trust and the project is currently funded by

Glenfinart Walled Garden and revival of Ardentinny Community Trust

Given the overwhelming village support for the community purchase of Glenfinart Walled Garden, the Community Council, in conjunction with the Forestry Commission, instructed the District Valuer to value the property. A Valuation of £10.000 was received on the 29th June, 2010. As the Community Council is not empowered to raise funds, it has been necessary …