Crochet and Cakes

We’re delighted that the Allen Valleys Knit and Crochet Group have chosen us as one of their charities of 2018. The group will be holding an Exhibition and Sale of Work on Saturday 9th June at Catton Village Hall and will be running a raffle, tombola and cake stall to Read more…

Upcoming volunteer day

Now that the site is a bit dryer, there’s an awful lot of work to do so we’re holding a volunteer day on Saturday May 5th and hope as many as possible of you can join us. There’s a range of jobs from cutting back willow, moving compost, planting, mulching, digging, staking… Read more…

Wet felting workshop

We couldn’t decide whether to run the wet felting workshop on Sunday or not, some roads were still blocked with snow meaning a few people who had booked couldn’t get here. However, the few ladies who managed to make it made some really lovely creations and were chuffed to bits Read more…

Come and find out what we’re doing

Want to find out more about our plans? Pop along to the old Allendale First School field 3pm-4.30pm Thursday 15th Feb to and find out about the Growing Together projects including; • Higher Ground • Plugging the Gaps (an AONB project) • Learn about the community spaces • Volunteering opportunities Read more…

Wreath making workshop

Come and make a beautiful winter wreath, and decorate it with your own needle felted creatures. You will learn how to weave a wreath ring that can be used year after year; weave in foliage; and learn how to needle felt animals and shapes to decorate it with. Includes spiced Read more…

Fantastic Fundraiser

We’re so chuffed our first fund raiser was a real success on Saturday! Thanks so much to Homebase for donating a massive number and variety of plants which we nursed back to health, lots of cakes donated by friends and family, photos from a friend and some handmade chocolates. The Read more…

* * * Covid-19 UPDATE * * *

From June 12th, Higher Ground Allendale will begin to permit volunteers back on site. We will be strictly limiting the numbers of volunteers at any given time.

More information is available in the top menu on the website.

The public footpath from Shilburn Road to the exits at the bottom remains open. Thank you to everyone for observing these restrictions during this difficult time. We'll be up and running soon but for now, let's stay sensible.
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