Blackshaw Environmental Action Team is creating a more economically, socially and environmentally sustainable Blackshaw Parish. This to be done by producing more of our own food and energy, raising awareness on sustainability among all generations, but particularly the young, and generating an income that can be reinvested in the community to further our aims.

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We will be doing the annual mulching around the fruit trees and bushes in the community orchard. Calderdale Council will provide us with a lorry full of wood chip but will have to drop it at Shy...

Many thanks to the 20 people who helped picking up litter in Blackshaw Head on 8th April. Also thanks to everyone serving tea, coffee and cakes afterwards in the Chapel and to the cake makers: Dot...

Thank you to everyone who helped spreading the woodchip around the 75 fruit trees and 35 fruit bushes. Job done.
The soft fruit has now gone - either to the birds or to local residents....