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Hoping that everyone is keeping well and coping with ‘lockdown’ yet again.

This third lockdown obviously means that KMGT are not going to be able to run any major fundraising event or project for some time. The expenses, maintenance and running costs are of course ongoing!

There are two ways in which everyone can help however. One is to join up to the Quarterly Draw if you have not already done so and to encourage others who enjoy the benefits of the Green to do the same. The other is to buy a ticket for this year’s Grand National Sweep Stake. (We do not know if the Easter Rabbit will be able to make its appearance yet but believe that the Grand National will take place)

For both please contact either Jackie (708281) or Helen (07790273624)

It is clear the Green has been greatly appreciated during the past few months and we are proud to have been able to keep it in good order with both professional and voluntary help. Please feel free to make use of the fresh air and exercise options, whilst ensuring that you stay safe and well.

It is a community project supported by the individuals in the community and as such a very valuable asset. It should be noted that the maintenance of the Green is totally funded by voluntary contributions received from within the Community. No funding is received from either the Parish Council or Herefordshire Council in respect of ongoing maintenance. The Trustees are extremely grateful for the continued support for the Green from the residents of Kingsland and the surrounding area.

With the ongoing Covid restrictions unlikely to be lifted to any meaningful extent in the near future, it has been decided that the usual February open meeting of the KMGT trustees and anyone else interested in attending, will not be held. The situation will be reviewed at the end of March with the possibility of holding an AGM as usual in May – inevitably depending on the Covid situation at that time.

Thank you for your continued support

11th Jan 2021

10th January – The Quarterly Draw results

The January draw was won by Jill Ennis and Jake Hedge and second prize went to Annie Brooks. Congratulations to you all and thank you for taking part.

This draw provides funding for maintenance and up-keep of the Green and, in these restricted times when large and small fundraising opportunities are not possible, it is more important than ever.

If you do not take part already and would like to join in for as little as £1.00 per month do please get in touch.

Jackie Markham

Vice-Chairman K.M.G.T.



Tel: 01568 708281

4th January 2021 – Obituary – Bridget Eastaugh

On Christmas Eve we lost one of our most active founding members of the Kingsland Millennium Green Trust.

Bridget, recently widowed, had come to Willow Cottage in 1991 and was joined by her daughter Katie in 1993. In 1998 when the opportunity to buy the field, which is now the Millennium Green, was first floated to the parish they were two of the first to offer their expertise and experience for much needed fund raising.

Bridget, as the Bishop of Hereford’s wife, had been raising funds for many charities for many years and most recently had raised substantial sums for Saint Michael’s Hospice.

She directed us to many different potential sources of funding and most notably put her energies and contacts to masterminding with Katie our opening event Flaire, our two day many faceted event Blooms and Billhooks, and our hugely successful Auction of Promises. She supported every cake stall, concert, game of Bingo and raffle. And generously hosted visiting artists with bed, breakfast and beautiful meals. She hosted the event that took us to and beyond our target sum, a Summer birthday party for Katie!

Bridget had a great sense of humour and introduced our tradition of The Easter Rabbit, first generously lending the costume made by Bishop John for the family’s entertainment. She was adamant that the Rabbit should not set off before all the children attending the morning service had left the Church and so we devised a flag waving signal of which Bridget was was in  charge for many years. It works perfectly!

Bridget was a great friend to The Green, attending every management meeting until she was too unwell and I believe she was always proud of our collective achievement and remembered those hectic days with affection.

We will always be in her debt.


January 2nd 2021

14th November – 100 Club draw news and appeal


charity number: 1070085

Congratulations to Sue Rowsell and Edmund Jones, our winners in the Autumn draw of our ’100 club’.

This draw is a major part of our fund raising and is essential to our ability to maintain and insure The Green. I am sure that everyone who is able to visit the centre of the village has appreciated how well the Newton family and others have kept the Green in good heart during the past few months. I know that very many people have enjoyed being able to make use of The Green when other places have been ‘out of bounds’.

This year, due to Covid, we were unable to hold The Progressive Supper and TheAngelfest, two events which would have undoubtedly raised sums which would have helped considerable towards our funds. Other smaller events where we would have held our tombolla stall and other small stalls were also not available to us.

The maintenance of the Millennium Green is totally funded by voluntary contributions, no funding is received from The Parish or Herefordshire Councils in respect of these ongoing costs. 

If you appreciate the Millennium Green and do not already take part in The Draw do please consider signing up for as little as £12.00 per year, or more if you wish. Gift Aid can also be added to your contribution if appropriate.

If you would like more details please contact Jackie Markham at 01568 708281 or Westmead, just opposite the School.

With Best Wishes for Christmas.

Jackie Markham Vice-Chair. K.M.G.T.

12th October 2020

Open Meeting

At the AGM and Open Meeting held on 12th September 2020, within the then current covid-19 guidelines, it was hoped that the next meeting could be held in November. As everyone will be aware the covid-19 requirements have since changed and thus THE MEETING DUE FOR SAT 21ST NOVEMBER HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please feel free to use our wonderful Green whilst observing all the requirements in order to stay safe and well.

New Treasurer Required

Following the resignation of our Honorary Treasurer, after sterling work over the last few years, KMGT is now looking for a new Honorary Treasurer. The role involves keeping the books and records of the registered charity, paying any bills when invoices are submitted and ensuring that funds received are accounted for. It is not an onerous task and will not take up a huge amount of time. In addition to keeping the books and records, a very short report needs to be prepared for the meetings of the Trustees and interested parties (about 5 meetings per year – covid-19 permitting!) and ideally the Treasurer will be available to attend those meetings. A basic understanding of book-keeping is required in order that KMGT can fulfil its obligations to the Charity Commission.

Expressions of interest should be sent to the KMGT Chair – Sebastian Bowen on or call his mobile 07831 636537. Alternatively emails can be sent to and they will be passed on.

It should be noted that the maintenance of the Green is totally funded by voluntary contributions received from within the Community. No funding is received from either the Parish Council or Herefordshire Council in respect of ongoing maintenance. The Trustees are extremely grateful for the continued support for the Green from the residents of Kingsland and the surrounding area.

Andrew Parsons – Hon Sec

Tel 708592


From the word ‘go’ in 1998 the trustees have sought to encourage wild flowers and grasses to thrive on the Millennium Green. In 1999 primroses, cowslips, wild daffodils and English bluebells were planted and seeds from an existing old hay meadow in the village were scattered.

Over the years various surveys have been carried out and the plants recorded but it is only very recently the a bespoke Wildflower Sub-committee has been formed, now thwarted by the corona virus lock down!  However, kind and interested people who are still able to visit the Green have been sending photos of the plants they have seen. These are so uplifting we thought it would be good to share them with everyone so have asked if they could feature on Kingslandlife as we go through 2020.

Keep an eye out for them!



Grand National and 100 Club draws April 2020 KMGT

Thank you to EVERYONE who sold draw tickets for the Grand National Draw and to all those who bought them.

As you know the race was not run today due to the virus. However we drew four tickets under strict quarantine rules – out in the garden with the four ‘officials’ sitting 2m apart!  This was a great deal less ceremony than we usually manage when taking all morning to draw thirty horses and then spending an anxious afternoon watching the racing!

However the ‘winner’ was Ghris Gwilliam with a prize of £66.40, second was ‘Bruce’ Ovenden with a prize of £39.84, third was Zoe Broad with prize of £26.56 and fourth was Christina Harris with £16.60.

The draw raised £102.60 towards maintenance of the Millennium Green and £80.00 for the Easter Rabbit’s eggs. The Rabbit will be saving these for another day when he hopes you can all join him again on the Millennium Green.

The Quarterly Draw also took place this morning; first prize of £45.00 going to Jane Goodwin and second prize of £20.00 to Christina Harris.

Proceeds from this draw also go a long way towards paying towards upkeep of the Millennium Green.

Jackie Markham

Vice -ChaIrman K.M.G.T.



Dog Warden

The Millennium Green Trust is delighted that Philip Christopher has volunteered to be our dog warden! He has taken on the responsibility of topping up the supply of poo bags kept in the bird boxes attached to the three gates, and of disposing of and renewing the black bin bag. We are really grateful to have his help.

Philip often walks his dog Meg, a very friendly and well behaved pale yellow retriever, on the Green and round the village.

We are always anxious to keep the Green a pleasant and safe place for everyone to enjoy and have notices on all three gates asking dog walkers to clean up after their dogs. The bags in the bird boxes are generously donated by a kind villager and are really intended for use if you have forgotten to bring your own!

Maintenance of the Green is financed entirely by voluntary contributions and fund raising activities. A great way of helping towards our costs is to take part in our quarterly prize draw, please contact me for details.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Jackie Markham

Vice-Chairman K.M.G.T.  Charity number 1070085


SATURDAY, 16 MAY, 2020

 The Kingsland Millennium Green Trust are hosting a Progressive Supper in the Village on Saturday, 16 May, 2020.  In previous years these events have been a roaring success with many of the new comers to the village participating.  It is a lovely opportunity to take an evening stroll around the village and have a starter, mains or dessert course at three difference private houses where you will be made very welcome. At each venue you will be offered a drink and can make a contribution towards a further drink if you so wish. It is a really fun evening with the village bustling with people off to meet new friends and catch up with those they already know.

We congregate at the Village Hall at 6.30 where you will have a complimentary glass of Pimm’s and be able to buy a draw ticket if you should so wish.  Here you will pick your three venues from a hat and obtain details of where your hosts live.  There will be a map of the village, detailing all the houses hosting the courses, on display so you will know where to go! You leave the Hall just after 7 (in your “starters” group) for your first course, walking to your venue which takes place between 7.15 – 8.00pm. You then travel on foot and from 8.00 – 9.30pm will be served your “mains” course at your allotted venue. Finally, you set off again and from 9.30 – 10.30pm you will have your “dessert” course at your final host’s home.

We already have people who have offered to provide various courses; however, we could do with further volunteers.   If you are willing to host a course for six other guests, we would love to hear from you.  If you, and one other (be it your other half or a friend) provide one of the courses you will get your tickets at a reduced price to enable you to cover your catering costs.  In total, you will be providing a course for 8 people on the night, including yourself and your co-host. We would love to hear from you as soon as possible if you are willing to do this.

The cost of the tickets are £25.00 per person (less for those who host).  You can, of course, be what we call a “traveller only” which means you pay the full price of the ticket and merely dine on the evening.  Please let us know when you contact us whether you have any special dietary needs or allergies.

All proceeds raised will be for the upkeep of The Millennium Green and will be Kingsland Millennium Green Trusts’  “Big Fundraiser”  this year.  As you probably know, The Green is an integral part of the village and its upkeep and maintenance is raised by such Charity events along with our 100 Club.

You will all be most welcome to come to his fun evening and would ask you to contact either Helen Flook (709070) or Sally Wall (708982) who look forward to hearing from you.

Helen and Sally

Kingsland Millennium Green Trust (KMGT)

Open Meeting

There is an open meeting of the Trustees of KMGT in the Coronation Hall on Sat 22nd February at 10am. Please feel free to come along and if you would like coffee beforehand, that will be available from 9.30am. 

Copies of the agenda can be obtained by emailing or calling the telephone number below. 

New Treasurer Required

Following the resignation of our current Honorary Treasurer, after sterling work over the last few years, KMGT is now looking for a new Honorary Treasurer. The role involves keeping the books and records of the registered charity, paying any bills when invoices are submitted and ensuring that funds received are accounted for. It is not an onerous task and will not take up a huge amount of time. In addition to keeping the books and records, a short report needs to be prepared for the meetings of the Trustees and interested parties (about 5 meetings per year) and ideally the Treasurer will be available to attend those meetings. A basic understanding of book-keeping is required in order that KMGT can fulfil its obligations to the Charity Commission.

Expressions of interest should be sent to the KMGT Chair – Sebastian Bowen on or call his mobile 07831 636537. Alternatively emails can be sent to and they will be passed on. 

It should be noted that the maintenance of the Green is totally funded by voluntary contributions received from within the Community. No funding is received from either the Parish Council or Herefordshire Council in respect of ongoing maintenance. The Trustees are extremely grateful for the continued support for the Green from the residents of Kingsland and the surrounding area.

Andrew Parsons – Hon Sec

Tel 708592


Kingsland Millennium Green Trust will be hosting a Progressive Supper next year on the 16th May, 2020.  These events have historically been very well supported by the community and are a wonderful opportunity to meet with old and new friends in the village.  All those partaking meet up at the Coronation Hall prior to walking to the various venues.  However, some transport will be available on the night depending on location.

We are, therefore, looking for volunteers to host either a ‘Starter’, ‘Mains’ or ‘Dessert’ course for eight people.  Those hosting will be subsidised an amount and will of be able to join in the other courses around the village.  If you would be interested in getting involved then please contact either myself (telephone number 708982) or Helen Flook on 709070, who will be pleased to explain in more detail what is involved.   However, if you would like to just be a travelling diner then you will be more than welcome.  More information on this event will be given early next year in the News Letter, on posters around the Village and on the Kingsland Website.

We really hope this is something you would like to get involved with and look forward to hearing from you.

Sally Good

Hon Treasurer K.M.G.T.

The October, 2019 Kingsland Millennium Green Prize draw was won by Mr and Mrs N Wilson of Kingsland who have received a cheque for £45.00.  Second prize (£20) was won by Jim Davies who now lives in Liverpool but was very active in the village as past Hon Treasurer of The Green and organised many events for SMACK.  Congratulations to everyone. If you would like to join our 100 Cub please contact either myself or Jackie Markham.



Despite horrendous weather leading up to Angelfest (held on the 17 August, 2019 on the Millennium Green) on the morning of the event the sun broke through and we were blessed with a beautiful day!

Well over 1,000 people joined together on The Green to enjoy a spectacular day of fun, food and wonderful musical entertainment.  Various stalls lined the outskirts of The Green with a huge stage in the centre on which a variety of musical acts performed free of charge for this Charity event.

The Kingsland Millennium Green Trust Committee were overwhelmed by the generosity of everyone involved, from the brilliant bands and performers who kept everyone entertained, the generosity of our main sponsors and to everyone who either lent us equipment or very kindly gave their time and energy prior to, during and after the event.  There are far too many businesses and people to thank here individually, however, we have sent thank you letters to all those involved.  Without the above support Angelfest would not have been the roaring success it was.

As a result of the number of people in attendance we raised a fantastic £1,832.52 on the gate and together with half the money people paid for their pitches we were able to send a cheque for £916.26 to our chosen Charity this year, which was Macmillan Nurses.  The other £916.26 will be put towards the upkeep of our Village Green, in particular the relaying of the perimeter hedges early next year.

Additionally, K.M.G.T. ran a variety of their own stalls on the day which were manned by numerous volunteers. As a result of combined efforts, a fantastic £1,524 was raised for the Green’s coffers after expenses.  A lot of hard work but well worth it!

Finally, many thanks to all those involved and who helped again this year to make The Green the heart of the village of Kingsland for the day.

Sally Good

Hon Treasurer K.M.G.T

The July Quarterly Prize Draw for the Millennium Green was won by Richard and Kay Frost who received a cheque for £45.00.  Second Prize (£20.00) went to Bryan and Jackie Markham.  Congratulations to all parties.  Join our 100 Club for as little as £12 per annum for a chance of winning – ring Sally on 708982.

The April, 2019 “100 Club” Prize Draw made on behalf of The Green was won by Bryan and Jackie Markham who received £45 with second prize of £20 going to Mrs Linda Jones. Congratulations to them all. If you would like to join this quarterly draw then please feel free to contact me on 01568 708982.

On behalf of K.M.G.T. I would like to thank Keli Partridge who kindly donated the proceeds made from her refreshment stall at her recent Garage Sale to The Millennium Green.

We are still looking for volunteers/stall holders etc for Angelfest 2019 to be held on the 17 August.  If you can help in any way please contact either myself or Jackie Markham on 708281.  Many thanks.

Sally Good

Hon Treasurer K.M.G.T.

12.4.19 – a full list of the apple tree varieties on the green has now been updated and is in the ‘About Kingsland Millennium Green’ article further down the page.



On the 18th August the weather stayed fine which was a bonus as  “Angelfest” was held on Kingsland Millennium Green.  The Music, Craft and Cider Festival certainly lived up to its billing with a variety of stalls lining the Green selling their goods.  There was a variety of foods to be experienced throughout the day with The Angel Inn (who kindly sponsored the event) providing a bar.  Six live bands generously kept the crowds entertained through the day with a variety of music to suit all tastes.  Entry to the Green was free, however, a collection was made at the gate which resulted in the fantastic sum of £822.06 being raised which was divided between Midlands Air Ambulance and the Millennium Green to help with its upkeep.

A big “shout out” must go to all those who helped on the day along with people who generously lent equipment etc to enable things to run smoothly.  There are far too many people to thank here but they have all received letters acknowledging their participation.

It was great to see so many local people in attendance and for The Green to be the “social hub” of the village for the day.  For those of you who don’t know the Green was originally purchased by Kingsland residents to save it from being  developed for housing and to provide an informal area for relaxation, recreation and a wildlife haven for the village centre.

It is hoped that “Angelfest” will become an annual event with the 17th August, 2019 being pencilled in for next year!

Hope you enjoyed the day

Sally Wall

Hon Treasurer KMGT

AngelFest 2018 – Skittles and Photo Quiz winners – plus the Photo Quiz Answers!


First Prize Sarah Hanson with 29 out of 33, runner up Christine Stephens with 27. The answers can be found by clicking here


Seniors: Richard Lodge with a score of 12.

Juniors:  Joint first Arron Ross and Cory Tebbs with scores of 8.

Congratulations to you all!



On Saturday 16 December, 2017 the annual  ‘Carols on The Green’ event was held.  This year were were joined by musicians Richard and Jane Lodge who accompanied The Reverend Julie Reid which made the evening even more enjoyable and musical.  Mulled wine and mince pies were served and the largest turnout so far sang along to a selection of Carols and Christmas songs.  The magnificent sum of £280.00 was raised via a collection which this year is being sent to the Supported Housing For Young People Project which works to support 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless across Herefordshire. We would like to thank everyone who attended this fun evening and for your very generous donations.


15.3.16 – Tree Pruning on the Green

James Bisset instructing a young volunteer
James Bisset instructing a young volunteer

On Saturday 12th March 2016 twelve volunteers guided by James Bisset, Herefordshire’s expert in orchards and fruit tree pruning, tackled the apple trees on the Green and burnt the cuttings in the fire bay.  It was a very productive morning and everything is now ready for the coming months. Last year we had a huge apple crop; I wonder what it will be this Autumn?

The grass also had it’s first mowing two days later.

WARNNG: We noticed that rabbits have been extremely busy this Winter and have dug a huge number of small holes in the grass. We shall do our best to fill them in before the chief of rabbits visits the Green on Easter Sunday, but do be careful not to trip up if you are running or playing on the Green.



Inspecting holes dug by rabbits
Inspecting holes dug by rabbits
Burning the off cuts
Burning the off cuts




logo 14.3.16Registered Charity No. 1070085


2nd March 2016

Kingsland Millennium Green Trust (KMGT) is currently defined as an “unincorporated charity” and is run by twelve trustees. It is registered with the Charity Commission under number 1070085. As with all similar entities, the trustees of KMGT are responsible for making all of the decisions in respect of running the charity. Having said that, they certainly take in to account the views of all interested parties, many of whom attend the open meetings, before making their final decisions.

There is currently a proposal to change the constitution of KMGT. From a practical perspective it will make no difference to the concept of the Green and its use and maintenance. The reason for the proposed change is to replace the original trust deed (dated 22nd May 1998) with a Charity Commission approved model, which has been tailored to the needs of the Green. This will bring it up to date in terms of existing charity law, which has changed several times since 1998, provide a better legal basis for the trustees going forward, and provide a better level of protection for existing and future trustees who are personally liable for all matters at present.

The situation now is that the Charity Commission, along with Natural England and The Big Lottery Fund, are preparing a new model constitution which is suitable for all Millennium Greens. All three entities were party to the original trust deed in 1998 and therefore must be involved in the change. There is no clear timescale on when the new model will be available but the Trustees wish to place a proposal regarding the principle of the change of constitution on the agenda for the KMGT Annual General Meeting on 7th May at the Coronation Hall at 10 am.

In accordance with the existing Trust Deed, decisions of this nature have to be done at the Annual General Meeting. In the event that it is formally decided to change the constitution then, when the new model is available, a new charity, with the same name as the current one, will be registered with the Charity Commission, new trustees will be appointed (although they can be the same as the current trustees), the land forming the Green transferred to the new entity, and the existing charity closed down. Again it should be emphasised that it will make no practical difference to the Green usage and maintenance.

If you have any questions on this issue, please feel free to email the Honorary Secretary, Andrew Parsons, on and he will liaise with the trustees in order to respond.


KMGT Owen Mabbort benchJill Probyn’s bench has been installed round the oak tree near the pavilion. This elegant metal bench, beautifully made by Owen Mabbort of Shirlheath, has been paid for by funds raised at a coffee morning held in 2014 and a 106 grant. Jill was a driving force from the outset of the Millennium Green project  and continued to be involved with its management, as well as giving her time generously to many other village groups and projects, until she died just a year ago. We are sure she would have appreciated sitting here with her friends and watching others enjoy the Green.



If you would like to take part in our on going Quarterly Prize Draw please contact Sally Good on 0787 934 3933. The money raised from this lottery goes a long way towards paying for the upkeep of the Millennium Green and new participants are always welcome.

The Millennium Green is also raising funds via people searching and shopping on the Internet via easysearch. And for NOTHING!!! Please join in here

shoes etc 10 rabbit10raceThe Easter Rabbit distributes chocolate eggs on the Green after morning service, at approximately 12.15 p.m. on every Easter Sunday. To pay for his  eggs we run a Grand National Sweepstake. If you would like to help by selling tickets please get in touch. We would be really grateful.

The Grand National Sweepstake proceeds are distributed as follows – 55% Easter Rabbit’s Eggs & Funds : 20% 1st Horse : 12% 2nd Horse : 8% 3rd Horse : 5% 4th Horse

millennium-green-marqueeThe committee is always interested to hear of possible use of the green for non-commercial rental use. (eg a Marquee was put on the Green for a wedding reception). Please see hiring conditions here or contact Jackie Markham on 01568 708281.

Please note: At the KMGT Management meeting in January 2011, it was decided that, for safety reasons, NO fireworks would be allowed on the Green at any time.

Donations are always welcome – please contact our Treasurer (see Management table at the bottom of this page)

About Kingsland Millennium Green

Kingsland Millennium Green is a 1.4 acre site located in the centre of Kingsland, near Leominster, Herefordshire and is the typical green serving the village and anyone passing by who wants to stop, reflect on life’s rich patterns or just admire the view.

Millenium-Green-House-play-areaThe field that is now the Millennium Green was bought by the community in 1998 with the aid of grants, gifts, loans and a great many and varied fund-raising events.

Hedges were renewed with native plants; three specimen hard wood trees were planted along with traditional apple and nut trees and several hundred wild flower plugs. The redundant buildings were replaced with a children’s play area and an oak open-sided pavilion. A small piece of ground nearest the Church was hedged off and surfaced for car parking.

Twelve trustees (see table below) are responsible for the care of the Green. Half the grass is cut regularly throughout the summer, the remaining meadow grass is cut in the late summer and the crop is removed which has the effect of impoverishing the ground and encouraging more varieties of native wild plants and grasses to establish themselves every year, and providing a suitable habitat for insects, birds and mammals. See under Flora & Fauna (left hand side menu) for details of General Plants and Grasses which can be found on the Green.

Milleium-Green-eventFunds are raised regularly for our maintenance costs and insurance via a quarterly lottery, sponsorships, many regular donations and intermittent fund raising events (left hand side menu).

Every Easter Sunday the Easter Rabbit makes his appearance on the Green. He tries to time his arrival to coincide with the end of morning service. Laden with baskets of chocolate eggs he is chased for these by the children, you have to be quick! A Grand National sweepstake is run by the trustees to raise money for purchasing the Rabbit’s eggs – see under Fundraising.

millennium-green-no-dogsThe Green can be used for informal games, picnics etc every day of the year. Dogs are welcome, but please clean up after them. This is extremely important as the green is used by children of all ages. If you bring a picnic do please take away your rubbish. Please do not leave glass, tins or other litter.

The Green can be booked by other village charities for events at no cost but with certain conditions and by private individuals for an agreed fee; recently it was the venue for a wedding reception, the church fete, and carols by lantern light. It cannot be used for commercial gain. For details please apply to the Secretary or see the link to the Hiring Conditions under Fundraising above.

A tithe map shows an orchard on the land, and old photographs show fruit trees, now long gone. Standard, widely spaced, apple trees have been planted on a ‘derelict broken grid’ to eventually give the appearance of an ancient orchard, and the area extends to a meadow that runs along side the mown open area. Most recently a copse of woodland trees has been planted in the southern most corner.

Apple trees include: Gennet Moyle, Tom Putt, Scotch Bridget, Peasgood Nonsuch, Golden Noble, downton Pippin and the Herefordshire varieties of Golden Harvey, King of the Pippins, Stoke Edith Pippin and Herefordshire Russett.  Get a full list by clicking here (compiled April 2019)

millennium-green-orchard-mapIn 2008, we celebrated our tenth anniversary by planting a copse of woodland trees in the southern-most corner of the Green. The copse consists of 42 hazels planted in groups of six, 3 Guelder Roses, 2 Dog Roses, 3 Wayfaring trees, 3 Hawthorn, 2 Spindles and 2 Dogwood. All trees are now sponsored and a plan of them is shown here

Many common wild flowers have been recorded including Celandine, Ox-eye or Moon Daisy, Hawkweed, St John’s Wort, Travellers Joy, Yarrow, Hedge Mustard, Scarlet Pimpernel, Violet, Burdock, Medick, Clover, Herb Bennet, Herb Robert, White Briony, Stitch Wort and in the last two seasons an Orchid. Primroses, Narcissus, English Blue Bells and Cowslips were introduced as plugs.

Details of all the tress, flora and fauna including complete listings can be found in Millennium Green – Extra Information. If you spot anything else that should be added to these lists please let the committee know!

Registered Charity No 1070085

Committee and Trustees

Name Position Phone Number
Patricia Pothecary President & Trustee 01568 708597
Cllr Sebastian Bowen Chair & Trustee 01584 831321 | 07831 636537
Jackie Markham Vice Chair & Trustee 01568 708281
Andrew Parsons Hon Secretary 01568 708592
VACANT Treasurer
Nikki Gurney Trustee
Katie Cave-Browne-Cave Trustee
Rev. Julie Read Trustee
Helen Flook Trustee
Apollonius Nooten-Boon Trustee
Sarah Malpas Swinson Trustee
Michael Devoy Trustee
Dan Fordham Trustee
Richard Harris Trustee

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