Updates

  • Bright Sunny Morning

    Thank you to everyone who have sent messages of support – its always difficult to know if anyone reads blogsites but apparently they do! So, we will continue to post the campagin ‘story’ so you can all be involved. It’s…

  • BBC News on the case…

    Jane and Pete from BBC Breakfast News paid us a visit on wednesday. They are doing a five part piece for BBC Breakfast looking at people who are trying to change things and Fordhall was top of their list! They…

  • Account Eventually Open!

    The Fordhall Community Bank Account is eventually open! The trial and tribulations with having a new and innovative society are solved and we can now move forward. This is with huge thanks for all the effort put in by Karen…

  • Cheque Mate – by Sophie

    The bain of our lives – banking cheques. Little did we know when deciding which bank to go with back in October that we would still, 4 months later, be waiting for details to be finalised here and there amongst…

  • Finger on the Pulse – by Sophie

    As the mammoth figure of £800,000 looms on the horizon, we at Fordhall continue to take things within our stride and confidently jump from challenge to challenge – always focusing on that ‘final’ goal. But what people don’t realise, is…

  • Soil Association Conference 5th and 6th January 2006, By Charlotte

    Ben and I were asked to speak at this years national Annual Soil Association Conference. We spoke in the workshop “The Next Generation – Attracting the Young into Farming”. This was the first public talk Ben had done with regards…

  • An Extremely Long Welcome, By Sophie

    What a year! February began with a fantastic community meeting brimming with enthusiasm and determination. This can without doubt be one of the key defining moments in the ‘birth’ of FCLI as from this meeting emerged a clear image of…