Review of 2016-17 at the community garden

Stromness Community Garden (SCIO) held a successful AGM this afternoon at the community centre. 13 people attended and a new board of trustees was elected for the coming year. AGM business was followed by a productive discussion about the proposed Land Fund Stage 1 application. Chair Person’s Report: It is easy to forget that last … Continue reading

AGM 2017 – 26th February

The Annual General Meeting of Stromness Community Garden will take place on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 3.30pm in Stromness Community Centre. Business will include election of office bearers, reports on the past years activities and a short presentation on potential future plans.

What have we been up to? AGM 2016 Chair Person’s Report

Stromness Community Garden has had another productive year during 2015 to 2016. The main achievement was the completion of the polytunnel in June, providing members with covered growing space. Other achievements include planting additional willows for shelter belt and increasing plot rental and stabilised membership numbers. With the major access project completed last year, including … Continue reading

Gardening For All talk and AGM

It’s time to start thinking seriously about ideas and ambitions for 2016, building on the successes so far. The society’s AGM is coming up on February 21st. Like last year, it will be a Sunday afternoon event in the Stromness Community Centre on Church Road from 3–5pm. In addition to the standard business of the … Continue reading

Accounts audited and accepted

As a SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), Stromness Community Garden has to report annually on its activities and financial situation to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, or OSCR as it’s more fondly known. The 2014–2015 accounts were presented at the AGM in February. Scholes subsequently audited them. They have now been submitted to … Continue reading

AGM 2015 and Chair’s report

We had a good AGM last Sunday with 18 folk turning out at the Community Centre to hear an update on the site by Chair Dan Lee. The Board of Trustees was re-elected with three new volunteers (9 in total). We then had a great talk from Bob Nelson (the gardener formerly known as Birsay … Continue reading

AGM Sunday 22nd February, Stromness Community Centre 2pm

Our AGM is on Sunday 22nd February at the Community Centre, starting at 2pm. As well as reviewing the highlights of the year past we will be looking forward to the growing season to come and drawing inspiration from our guest speaker, Bob Nelson.  There will be refreshments and plenty of chance for chat with … Continue reading