Category Archives: FF News

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Thank you PCSO’s!

By   February 10, 2012

Full Frontal has just received some funding from the Police Lost Property Fund Big Thanks to the PCSO’s for all their support – we will be helping new groups including Rochester High Street’s, new Full Frontal group, buying plants for the hanging baskets in the street.

An Even Fuller Frontal!

By   January 25, 2012

During this week, I have met with several groups around the Medway Towns, all of whom wish to start Full Frontal Groups of their own. All Saints School in Luton, as well as The All Saint’s Community Group in Magpie Hall Road. The Rochester High Street Traders Association and Historic Rochester Residents’ Association, who want… Continue reading »

Co-operative & Inspiration Awards

By   November 30, 2011
Co-operative & Inspiration Awards

Full Frontal, Longley Road – have just been awarded by the Co-operative! The Co-operative & Inspiration Award was given to us at a glittering ceremony at London Zoo on Sat 12 November.  We received a wonderful crystal glass sculptural piece with a star! We would like to thank all those who nominated Full Frontal.  We… Continue reading »

FF awarded ‘Outstanding’!

By   October 20, 2011
FF awarded ‘Outstanding’!

We’re very proud to have been awarded a Level 5 – Outstanding ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ Award 2011, presented by the Royal Horticultural Society and Southeast in Bloom. The campaign supports local community groups in cleaning up and ‘greening up’ their immediate environments.  To find out more about this campaign, go to the RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood… Continue reading »

Full Frontal Shortlisted for the Co-operative!

By   October 3, 2011

We are delighted to tell everybody that we have been short-listed in the Co-operative & Inspiration Award at the South East Co-operative Community Awards 2011! Four of our founding members are attending the awards evening on Saturday 12th November at ZSL London Zoo at 6:30pm in the Prince Albert Suite with a evening reception and winter… Continue reading »

Welcome to Clive Road Residents

By   August 18, 2011
Welcome to Clive Road Residents

Firstly BIG WELCOME to the Full Frontal experience! I do hope you will all enjoy it as much as we have in Longley! It was a great pleasure to be able to hand over a cheque to your group yesterday, and thanks to Brigid for documenting the moment! For more on this story check out Rochester People.

Dead Heading

By   August 4, 2011

Dead heading….this is not a description of how you feel in the mornings! Dead heading refers to cutting out any flowers that have gone over, or set seed. As soon as a flowering plant is allowed to set seed, it will stop flowering – so if you want lasting floral displays throughout the summer, be… Continue reading »

Grey Water Use

By   August 2, 2011

Grey water should be used with care, but can be useful in times of water shortages. Plants can be watered with shower, bath, kitchen and washing machine water (from rinse cycles), collectively referred to as ‘grey’ water. It varies in quality and may contain contaminants such as soap and detergent. Fortunately, soil and potting composts… Continue reading »