DBT growing project update

Since June, we’ve had plenty of rain followed by a heatwave – not ideal circumstances for growing any vegetables at all! Tomatoes especially can be susceptible to blight in conditions like this. Nevertheless, our member growing project has persevered and produced some fantastic results. One member shared with us that their packet of tomato seeds…

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Swanwick Men’s Shed goes international

The Swanwick Men’s Shed has gone international! The project, a friend of Derbyshire Benevolent Trust, is being featured in a new book examining the impact and benefits of community sheds around the world. Featuring as a case study for the upcoming book ‘Shoulder to Shoulder: Broadening the Men’s Shed Movement’, the project was identified via…

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