Posts acquired for SACAA allotments

Posts acquired for SACAA allotments

As any person living in and around Steeple Aston will know, there is a huge new water pipe being laid down from Oxford to Banbury. With the completion of the works, many thousands of posts used to fence off the area have become available. Nigel has been in touch with...

Clearing and leveling work completed in old orchard

The SACCA Committee have recently approved plans to make better use of the old orchard area at the bottom, eastern end of the Church Allotments. This area was taken up by a rather large rabbit warren, some very diseased stick-like plum trees, and ever-encroaching...
Thank you for supporting our Xmas Stall!

Thank you for supporting our Xmas Stall!

The SACAA Committee and stalwart volunteers have yet again been busy in the kitchen and craft shop to produce goodies for the Christmas Stall, which as held at Dr Radcliffe’s School on the 2nd of December 2017. It was a quieter year than usual, but our home-made...

Christmas Stall at Dr Radcliffe’s School

We are organizing our annual Christmas Stall at the Christmas Fair hosted by Dr Radcliffe’s School. Our volunteers have been busy planting bulbs and making products perfect for Christmas gifts or as a treat. Save a date in your diary! Saturday 3rd December 2016...
Apiary Update

Apiary Update

It’s been a funny old summer weather-wise, and the bees have behaved accordingly. With a cool and blustery early summer, the bees were late getting started but then, toward the end of May a warm spell really got them going. We were able to harvest and jar up...
Bees and New Hive: News from the Apiary

Bees and New Hive: News from the Apiary

Paul has now placed a new Top Bar Hive, a ‘minimal intervention’ type of bee hive, at the SACAA Apiary. So we now have 3 hives – 1 traditional hive (managed by Anna) and 2 top bar hives (managed by Paul). Two of the hives have bee colonies in...