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When the gardening team at Fanhams Hall, the breathtaking Jacobean mansion in Ware, called to say they were digging up their violas and pansies we jumped at the chance to rescue them. We thoroughly enjoyed the morning digging up the plants surrounded  by 27 acres of unparalleled intrigue and beauty. The gardens at Fanhams Hall were created …

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We had the pleasure of attending the All-Party Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group Annual Reception in November last year at the House of Commons. It was a truly inspiring evening and we had the opportunity to speak to many key people in the horticultural world. We had the great fortune to talk to Sue Biggs, Director General of the …

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It is with great pleasure and excitement that we are able to announce that the mains water is finally on! It has been a 3 year project in total with 2 years of fund raising and a very long installation year hampered by many logistical and bureaucratic difficulties. Our resilience and determination helped us through the summer by …

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We were very fortunate to welcome a group of extremely willing volunteers from Tesco’s finance head office in Welwyn Garden City recently. The group joined us as part of a “Community Fortnight”  where colleagues could spend a day or two out of the office to volunteer for local (Hertfordshire and North London) charities/community organisations/projects. The idea very much …

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A group of 5 volunteers went to the Cathedral of St Alban last Sunday where they were presented with a donation of £1000, awarded to Waste Not Want Not by the Congregational Giving Team. Graham, Hal, Melake, James and Project Leader Craig were presented with the cheque by Jeffrey John, Dean of St Albans. Cream …

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Waste Not Want Not founder, Isobel Barnes was one of the five exceptional people recognised for their outstanding work in the community at the NHDC Chairman’s Civic Centre Reception last month. Isobel’s award is in recognition of her work engaging homeless people, those who have had addictions and ex-offenders, in gardening projects across the area. …

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