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Supporting Polio awareness wit...

Supporting Polio awareness with flowers

DGP members helped Dartmouth Rotary to plant 5,000 purple crocus bulb in December 2017 and again in 2018  as part of the national Purple4Polio campaign run by Rotary with the RHS. A total of 6 million bulbs have been planted nationwide. DGP also gave bulbs to community groups as part of the Its Your Neighbourhood awards. […]

Pyramid greenhouse news 2019

Pyramid greenhouse news 2019

      The Dartmouth Pyramid Greenhouse has been awarded £20,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery in 2019 enabling DGP to pay for the glass. A previous award from the PPL in 2017 enabled us to  pay for the detailed designs and prepare the site. With funds raised from the local community we are nearly […]

News on Dartmouth Community Ga...

News on Dartmouth Community Garden improvements 2019

In summer 2018 cadets from Britannia Royal Naval College worked with Eddie Church and his staff and volunteers from DGP to improve the raised beds at the potager in the Dartmouth Community Garden. The old timbers were removed and replaced with new oak sleepers which will allow access by people with mobility issues. The work […]

Dartmouth Pyramid Greenhouse w...

Dartmouth Pyramid Greenhouse wins £20k award from Postal Local Trust

A new pyramid-shaped community greenhouse for Dartmouth came a step closer in summer 2017 with an award of £20,000 from the Postcode Local Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, following a successful application from Dartmouth Green Partnerships (Charity No.1164582).        DGP Chairman, Stevie Rogers said: ‘We are delighted to […]

DGP replants capstan beds alon...

DGP replants capstan beds along river front 2018

In 2018 DGP replanted some of the raised beds known as the ‘capstan beds’ along the South Embankment. The old cordylines were past their best and their roots made planting  around them difficult so they were removed by South Hams District Council. DGP added new compost and a selection of palm trees, agapanthus and other salt […]

Bring in the Navy!

Bring in the Navy!

Cadets from the Britannia Royal Naval College worked with volunteers from Dartmouth Green Partnerships in July to clear parts of the Castle Estate which had become choked with weeds. Visitors and residents who walk out to the Castle will have notice how weeds had infested the undergrowth and almost obscured the wall. Even the sign […]