The soggy weather on Sunday, did nothing to deter the keenest Full Frontal group from New Road and the Alexander Pub from taking a walkabout along Gibraltar Terrace to plot plan and scheme about the planting possibilities for their ample ‘frontals’ Very exciting for such a high profile area of the Medway Towns. Lots of very keen… Continue reading »
Recently was held the inaugural meeting of two new Full Frontal groups in Chatham. One is around Chatham Station and the Alexandra Hotel – run by Andy Butcher who also hosted the meeting in the pub – and the other – FF Gibraltar Hill, run by Sandra Fowler. Full Frontal welcomes both groups!
Full Frontal has been nominated in the Medway Culture and Design Awards 2012. This award is for the innovative and creative use of parks, gardens, play/recreational areas, street or public space that makes a positive contribution to the quality and appearance of the environment and delivers high quality public realm experience that benefits both people… Continue reading »
We have a NEW GROUP in Brompton High Street is starting up with planting an empty raised bed outside the block of flats, Boleyn Court on the corner of Brompton High Street – Plants ordered and planting date tbc soon! keep watching this spot!
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 »
Following our successful picnic at in the Delce Church hall and garden, Full Frontal bought a shrub ‘Eupatorium’ for the front garden of the church as a thank you. The shrub will eventually achieve approximately 6 ft. and is a great butterfly and bee attractant. – image below!
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 »
Gardener’s World Magazine visit Full Frontal Rochester streets. This week, on 29th August, a journalist and photographer spent the day going around the Full Frontal projects in Rochester Avenue, Clive Road, and Castle Avenue as well as Longley Road, in preparation for an article which will appear in the magazine next spring with ideas for… 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 »