Updates

  • £125,000 Raised so far – £675,000 to go…

    Thank You Countryman Magazine, Midlands Today and the Saturday TelegraphYour readers have pushed our total to £125,000 – over £50,000 in sales in the last week alone! Our shareholder base has increase to over 1200 members from across the country…

  • Permaculture Course at Fordhall

    Fordhall will hold its first official educational course this August. A Permaculture Design course will run from the 12th – 26th August based at Fordhall Farm. Permaculture is all about working in balance, and utilising everything evident in nature to…

  • Shareholders Take Campagining Into Own Hands

    We have had many reports of ‘mini’ campagins being launched by shareholders. These are ranging between cake stalls, dinner parties and fun runs to putting information in veg boxes and canvassing influential people. We would like to express our huge…

  • Telegraph Takes Us By Storm!

    WOW! What an amazing reaction from the Telegraph readers! We have been completely overwhelmed by the response we have recieved. It is no exaggeration to say that the phone has not stopped ringing since Saturday. We are walking around with…

  • Saturday Telegraph and progress

    We have it on good authority that there will be a feature in this saturdays Telegraph on the Fordhall Community Land Initiative – keep your eyes peeled. We are also in this months Countryman magazine (a huge thank you to…

  • Padre on a Journey

    All at Fordhall would like to say thank you to Padre Jim, resident at the army base across the Tern Valley. He has been, with his Son David, to a number of our working weekends and has helped out occassionally…

  • Amount Raised So Far…

    We have so far raised £70,000 through the sale of shares and donations, amounting to over 400 shareholders from across the breadth of the country. It is clear that there is still a lot to raise before we meet our…

  • Exciting Charity Ball on May 13th

    We are holding a Charity Ball on May 13th to help raise funds to purchase Fordhall Farm. The evening will consist of a scrumptious dinner – all local or organic food. This will be followed by an auction and a…

  • Celebrity Support

    Support for the Fordhall Community Land Initiative is growing everyday. We continue to send letters to all and sundry in the hope that they may offer support to this important Initiative. One which we know has great potential for sustainability…

  • Another Cracking Volunteer Working Weekend

    March 18-19 brought another productive, fun and rewarding weekend. The biggest achievement of the weekend was planting 450 trees generously donated by Shropshire County Council. Shaun Burkey from himslf came down to supervise the activity and share his expert knowledge…