LIVINGSTREETS – Nominate your street and win a digital camera The hunt is on to find the best and worst examples of street maintenance in the UK! Is your street the best or worst-kept in the country? Take a snap or video of the street you love and tell us why. Or if your street… Continue reading »
Hi everyone – recent news from Elaine at Clive Road is as follows: The postman brought the results today and here is the certificate. We have been awarded Level 3: Developing and were just eight marks short of the second highest level: Thriving so I think we’ve done pretty well considering how new we are…. Continue reading »
Images from the first meeting with Councillors Teresa Murray and Nick Bowler and local residents who want to plant up the two long, littered grassy patches on Cossack Street. Teresa and Nick are offering some funding towards the project – we have also applied for funding from mhs homes who own the nearby properties. We… Continue reading »
27th August 2012 saw the first meeting of all the Rochester Full Frontal groups together at the Summer Picnic at the Delce Parish Church Hall and garden. The venue was really perfect and we were able to enjoy the lovely outdoor space for the whole afternoon – the children were safe and happy in the… Continue reading »
ere are some of Clive Road’s blooms this summer – the street got on board with Full Frontal last year and hold regular meetings and events – if you want to join in with Full Frontal in Clive Road, contact us. We look forward to seeing some more lovely displays!
The RHS interviewed Fern and asked “Your community group, Full Frontal, helps residents to improve their front gardens. You’ve signed up all but one house on your street and last year you achieved top marks in the IYN campaign. How did it all begin?” Fern: “It actually began one night in June 2010 at… Continue reading »
David and Sallie Shaw our South East in Bloom – It’s Your Neighbourhood assessors came here on Wednesday 11th July. We walked around Longley Road, Clive Road, Castle Avenue and Rochester Avenue (as well as The Vines)They were about most of the day. I hope they were impressed with what they saw. We will know… Continue reading »
We had an all day visit from a journalist and photographer from The Garden magazine – took them down to the High Street, and around our local roads. They were perparing material about Full Frontal for an article that will appear in the magazine in June/July 2013.
Viv and Fern in Chris Beardshaw’s Urban Oasis garden, highlighting the work of community gardening groups in improving the urban environment. We both took up the offer to go to Hampton Court Flower Show last Sunday to take part in a photoshoot. Both Viv and Fern did short pieces for the BBC TV cameras which… Continue reading »
Today I went out to All Hallows to meet the folks in the village there, who want to become part of the Full Frontal project and who have some problem areas to resolve around the ‘centre’ of the village in the area of the Village Shop. They are now planning on engaging local people, including… Continue reading »