Monthly Archives: March 2011

Community allotment plan – become involved

Following a meeting of the allotment group at Hythe Town Council on Tuesday 15th March, attended by two representatives of the Transition group at the invitation of the council and allotment holders, it was agreed that Transition Hythe would put together a plan for a community allotment and orchard at the unused former allotment plot…

Volunteer at Wye Community Farm

Hythe Transition Town members would be welcome at Wye Community Farm, including at volunteer sessions on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Della Newman, from the Farm (and with a particular interest in their rare breed sheep), attended the last Transition Town meeting. It is a really good project and sounds great fun! Della will hopefully be bringing…

Hedge planting – meeting 15th March

Hythe transition town recently ‘got its hands dirty’ for the first time alongside Hythe Civic Society and Hythe Town Council. Around 20 people planted hedges along the edge of South Road allotments. Plenty more planting is planned and we are also keen to hear suggestions for sites. Watch this space as well in relation to…

Garden swap – spring into action!

Do you have a garden that is out of control, do you know anyone who could do with some help? This project links up people who are unable to look after their gardens with people who are willing to help (perhaps who do not have gardens of their own). Sites for communal planting activities are…

Bug Hotel – call for materials

Do you have any pallets or other building material that we can use? If so, our bug hotel architect, Zoe Kenyon, would be pleased to hear from you. She is also seeking a team of builders for our luxury bug accommodation. The first bug hotel has been built, at Folkestone Academy Primary School. Four other…

Thermal Imaging – ‘draught busters’ in action

The transition scheme has a thermal camera, borrowed for a couple of months from Kent County Council. An appeal in the local media, by word of mouth and via Hythe Civic Society has resulted in our first projects for the ‘draught busters’ team led by our own qualified surveyor and thermal camera whizz, Helen Severs.…