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Thousands Turned Out for This Year’s Emley Show

Thousands Turned Out for This Year’s Emley Show

6th August, 2018 by

Many people enjoyed one of Yorkshire’s top agricultural events this Saturday, whilst basking in the sunshine, at the popular Emley Show.

Visit Beautiful Open Gardens near Midgley 7-8th July

Visit Beautiful Open Gardens near Midgley 7-8th July

5th July, 2018 by

Saturday and Sunday will see 17 amazing gardens open for visitors in the picturesque villages of Emley and Flockton, West Yorkshire.

Hook Yourself A Fishing Permit!

Hook Yourself A Fishing Permit!

8th May, 2018 by

We still have a small number of permits available for our fishing pond!

Wentworth Gear Up For The Tour de Yorkshire!

Wentworth Gear Up For The Tour de Yorkshire!

4th May, 2018 by

Day 2 of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire goes right past the gates our South Yorkshire Centre at Wentworth nr Rotherham.

Get Your Greenfingers Ready For Britain In Bloom

Get Your Greenfingers Ready For Britain In Bloom

19th April, 2018 by

The latest series of Britain in Bloom will be appearing on our screens again, starting weekdays this week at 6.30pm on BBC Two.

Great News For Us All

Great News For Us All

24th January, 2018 by

The Northern Forest Project, which will be created along the M62 corridor, is naturally something we are delighted to hear about. Caring for woodlands and respecting natural habitats is one of the reasons we created our own Nature Trail at our Midgley Centre.

The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop

26th October, 2017 by

These willow trees have been growing by the river Dearne, close to our Midgley centre, for the past 15 years and having matured well were ready to be put to good use.

The Brigg Poppy 10k 2017 – Only 13 days to go!

The Brigg Poppy 10k 2017 – Only 13 days to go!

17th October, 2017 by

We are delighted to support this year’s Brigg 10k Poppy Race. The event involves a 10K road race, from Market Place, Brigg out to Cadney village, round Cadney, then back to Brigg. This is a great 10K for novices and has real personal best potential, and a bespoke medal for all finishers.

Penistone Show –  Sponsors of the mighty Shire Horse class!

Penistone Show – Sponsors of the mighty Shire Horse class!

4th September, 2017 by

Time is passing quickly – it will soon be Saturday 9th September and this year’s Penistone Show.

The Big Wasp Survey – As seen on Breakfast TV

The Big Wasp Survey – As seen on Breakfast TV

23rd August, 2017 by

Helping to collect data on the variety of wasps in the UK, the Big Wasp Survey 2017 is underway from now until 10th September. It’s a fun little family project, perfect for the upcoming bank holiday weekend.

Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year 2017

Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year 2017

21st August, 2017 by

The much-loved Shed of the Year TV series is back on Channel Four. Last night’s episode covered the Shed and Summerhouses category, along with the “Not a Shed” category.

Get the Bug!

Get the Bug!

16th August, 2017 by

Most keen gardeners know that there are good bugs and bad bugs! The question is – how do you attract the good bugs and chase away the bad ones?

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