Traffic order restrictions

New Buildings for Slades Farm
Traffic order restrictions will be in place for no parking on Slades Farm Road and Ensbury Park Road on Friday 15th and Sat 16th, as a minimum. A tow away zone will also be in place. Signage will start going up in surrounding roads today and official traffic order signage will start going up next week. We will look to do some comms through social media channels.
We will need to close the public Slades Farm car park on Fri and Sat, hopefully open on Sunday.

Slades Garden – What’s on in 2018

Slades Garden Spring 2018

Spring has Sprung!

Although it didn’t look very vernal under the last couple of blankets of snow, you just have to listen to the birds to hear that springtime has arrived!
This winter we have been doing quite a bit of bramble bashing, including making a new path into the meadow. We have also been repairing the veg patch fence and getting the patch ready for planting a little later on in the spring.
We’ve seen the first fresh new leaves on our very forward hawthorn and are looking forward to more buds breaking and to spring blossoms.

There are a few changes to the dates of the sessions published at the beginning of the year, so here’s the latest.

Next Slades Sessions :-

– Sunday 25th CANCELLED
– Saturday 31st 10:00 – 12:00

– Saturday 14th 10:00 – 12:00
– Wednesday 25th 13:00 – 15:00
– Sunday 29th 10:00 – 12:00

– Saturday 5th 10:00 – 12:00
– Sunday 20th 10:00 – 12:00

These are drop in / drop out sessions where we do gardening and/or conservation tasks. You don’t need to book in advance or have any prior experience. However, please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for your comfort and protection. Come and join us at Slades and enjoy this fabulous wild garden !



New Opportunity – Volunteer Session Leader Training

We’d really like to expand our team of people who can run volunteer sessions on either weekends or weekdays.  If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Theresa

More Information
For more information about Transition Bournemouth, and projects to help Bournemouth become a more sustainable town, please see our website.

New Iyengar Yoga Class – September 2017

A new class for beginners will be commencing in September 2017:

Monday 4th September 2017

10.15 to 11.15 a.m

£7 per class or 10 week course for £55

at Ensbury Park Community Centre, Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4HG

new iyengar yoga classYoga has numerous benefits, such as relieving stress, reducing stiffness, improving function of internal organs.  Yoga can relieve headaches, back ache, and many other health conditions.

Iyenga yoga is a traditional hatha yoga, but uses props such as blankets, blocks, belts, where necessary to improve postures by aiding students to develop as the body allows.

For more information or to book a place,please telephone Pauline Collison on 07517 384848 or email

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