Updates

  • Where does the money go now? By Charlotte

    Mis-quote in the GuardianI have had a couple of queries about the content in the article in yesterdays Guardian Newspaper that I would like to explain. John Vidal, wrote a fantastic article about our campaign and the next stages. It…

  • Thank You Sophie, from Charlotte and Ben

    This week has been unbelievable. The support has been fantastic from so manyright across the country. There have been too many volunteers to mention over the last two years, but Ben and I would like to make a special thank…

  • Speechless

    WOW – YOU DID IT Thank you so so much for everything you have all done. For all the shares and donations, for all the people you have ever told, for all your help at working weekends and in the…

  • The Volunteer Frenzy

    WOW the dead line is quickly approaching now with only 2 days remaining and only another £30,000 still needed. We know that there is £750,000 cleared in the bank, and then cheques waiting to be cleared and the next days…

  • We are so close, by Ben Hollins

    Only 5 days leftWith only 5 days to go until our dead line the tension is really building in the office. We are working all hours possible to try and cram in as much work as possible. Today has been…

  • Will we do it?

    Well, this week has been amazing. What goes on in the Office?There have just been so many people in the office that we are processing over 100 share applications a day. There even seems to be a shift pattern happening,…

  • The Festival Begins…

    Hi, its Ben here again, thanks to a few good comments about my first blog i decided to do another update. Today is the start of the “Play Festival” at Fordhall, this is a performing arts festival combined with great…

  • Ben and barry’s Farm Update (Barry the Hereford bull)

    Hi everyone, believe it or not this is my first post on the blog, so please forgive me if it is not as exciting as Charlotte’s and Sophie’s. Today has been a manic day to say the least. The new…

  • Meeting the Volunteers, by Marie-anne

    Ok so I havent done one of these before so you’ll have to excuse me if this entry isn’t as full as the ones which Charlotte or Sophie give! However as somebody that isn’t a permanent resident here, I think…

  • UPDATE – 15 days to go… by Charlotte

    Where are we?Wow. What an amazing rollercoaster this campaign has been. After starting with a vision back in 2004, but having no money and no real idea of how we were going to achieve anything, this project has grown from…