Saturday, August 15, 2020

Anne Akers

Calverley: The show must go on!

With just one year to go to their centenary, Calverley Horticultural Society isn't about to cancel...

Anne’s Patch: The waiting game

The digging’s been done, and by gum there’s been a lot of digging, rotavating, forking and more...

Artist to help celebrate Calverley show centenary

Textile artist Vickie Orton has been appointed to help Calverley Horticultural Society celebrate its show centenary in...

Calverley plant sale sold out before it starts!

The annual Calverley Horticultural Society plant sale has sold out and raised £500 for the NHS charity...

Anne’s Patch: Strange times for allotmenteering

When the Prime Minister announced the lockdown back in March, writes Anne Akers, I was listening intently...

Anne’s Patch: Ten top allotment tips

This will be my sixth year as an allotmenteer and I can confidently predict that this year I will a) make not...

Guides and Brownies plant community orchard

Calverley guides and brownies helped plant 24 apple trees in a new community orchard next to the...

Volunteers needed at Calverley Old Hall

Can you help out with gardening? Maybe light building work? Perhaps painting and decorating? There's always community...

Fundraisers save Stanningley cafe

A fundraising appeal to save Alternatively Vegan, a Pudsey café which opened less than a year ago has reached its target within...

Giant sculpture fills Left Bank

It’s big, it’s stripey and it nearly fills Left Bank, the former Victorian church-turned arts venue, writes Anne Akers. INF23 by...

Bumper turn-out for Calverley Horticultural Society Show

There was a bumper turn-out at the Calverley Horticultural Society Show in the Methodist Hall on Saturday, with nearly 400 entries, writes...

Anne’s Patch: Reaping what I’ve sown

I know I’ve said this nearly every month, but it’s been a funny old year on the allotment, writes Anne Akers.