Visit from the Mayor

On Friday we had a visit from the newly elected North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll. He met some of our regular volunteers, met the ducks, and had a tour of the garden and building to find out all about the project as he is interested in social enterprises that Read more…

Calling volunteers

We are looking for more volunteers to help us out in a few different areas:- Groundwork on Fridays and Saturday mornings Thursday morning coffee den supervisors (just sitting around drinking coffee really) Thursday aftenoon craft drop in supervisors and facilitators If you are interested in becoming part of the team Read more…

Selling stuff!

We are very excited that we are now able to start SELLING STUFF! Starting a couple of weeks ago we began selling our salad veg on Saturday mornings including fresh salad leaves and rocket, spring onions, radishes and beetroot. On the first morning we sold out of salad altogether and Read more…

Life after Oswald

Well we did it! And the wee ones did at least 11 miles per day I’m so proud of them. We are overwhelmed by everyone’s support and sponsorship, we have raised over £1,200 to keep the project running which is amazing. Thank you so much to all who donated xx Read more…

The Chilli house

Welcome to the site, big poly tunnel’s wee sister, the soon to be Chilli house! I’m beyond amazed at the speed in which this team of volunteers put up our new poly tunnel. Chris, looking like he was off to the office, casually prevented us from making some morbid mistakes 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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