Internet Issues at Fordhall

Now that we are here to stay, all the technical problems are coming out of the woodwork! We send our sincere apologies for all the unanswered emails and share enquires over the last week – our Internet connection was intermittent at best and then completely exhausted for the last four days.

Likewise, our volunteers are working overtime to try and dent the applications that came through the last few weeks of the campaign. There was a completely overwhelming and passionate response and we really appreciate your understanding about the delay in processing applications. Please be reassured that you will receive a certificate and newsletter in due course. If you have purchased a share for a particular occasion could you let us know and we will speed up the process.

We are now reconnected and will plough our way through the emails with great anticipation. Many thanks to all the lovely messages of congratulations and amazement – we have decorated our office wall will emails and cards and its absolutely lovely.

Our Celebration Dinner is this Saturday and the remaining tickets are still available. Its going to be a fantastic evening with local or organic produce, an auction packed full of fascinating and generous prizes, and a ‘knees-up’ ceilidh for all to enjoy.

A quick note – the next volunteer working weekend has had to be rescheduled for the 29th and 30th July due to unforeseen circumstances. We are extremely sorry for any inconvenience this has caused and we hope you are still able to attend. There are restricted places and only a few left so please let Sophie know asap either via 01630 638696 or

Things are still sinking in here and we are looking forward to setting plans for the future.