Reclaiming the ground

Reclaiming the ground

IN very early Spring before lockdown even started, I decided to make a start on clearing part of the derelict allotment site adjacent to Blockhouse Park, on the steep slopes of the North East, just down from the old demolished Scout Hut. I started by removing the...
The Hub has landed

The Hub has landed

The Village Hub has landed on Devonport Road in Stoke. If you thought it was impossible to make a difference in your local area, you might never expect something as devastating as the Covid crisis to create opportunities for change in your local community. However,...
Overgrown space in Blockhouse Park

Overgrown space in Blockhouse Park

What do you do with an overgrown space in a disused part of a city park? Wait and watch? Plan and act? Leave it as it is? As residents and advocates for being in and protecting green spaces it seemed most logical to start planning. But what would the plan be and why...