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R & L Holt - Confederation cup winners 2017!

On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July, R & L Holt took part in the annual charity 9 a-side tournament at Evesham Jubilee Stadium.  20 teams competed in the match and R & L Holt secured a place in the final taking on rivals Sandifields Farm and winning 3-2 in a close and thrilling match. Many congratulations to the players especially to Plamen, despite sustaining an injury from playing on Saturday. Although he still managed to play goal keeper in the last match of the day against the Liverpool Legends taking on veterans such as Walsh and Garfield. Thank you for everyone who watched and supported to make it a most enjoyable day. The weather remained fine which was a bonus, although a bit to hot for the players!

Some photos from the events on Sunday.

 
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Springhill Biomass Shed - January 2017

The building of the shed for the new Biomass has started at Springhill.  The main structure has been erected and the concrete has been poured.  Keep an eye open for updates.

 
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The 2017 Festive Five

The annual 'Festive Five' mile run took place on Sunday 8th January at Springhill Nurseries.  The weather wasn't brilliant but everyone had a great time. Well done to Roly who came fifth out of 142 runners!  Well done as well to Tom Rybka who took part and completed the run even though he had a sore knee.

         

 
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Freda's ready for winter!

September 2016 - The winter crop has now been planted in Freda, Sandylands Nurseries.  We're ready to go!

 
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Go Carting - September 2016

Well done to everyone who took part in the Go Carting Championships this year.  A great time was had by all.  Roly was denied the winner's podium for the first time in a long time by some excellent driving by Mihai.  Crossing the line just behind him were Plamen in second and Roly in third.

Congratulations to Mihai!!

 
 

GUFC Euro's 2016 Event.

This year's GUFC Euro event took place on 16th and 17th July at Evesham United Football stadium. Side Shoots FC reached the last 16, loosing on penalties. All monies raised was donated as always to charity, the recipients being Birmingham Children's Hospital, Cancer Research UK and Once upon a smile.

Side Shoots FC at the GUFC Euro event July 2016.

 

 

 

 
 

GUFC Charity Dinner 18th March.

Grower's United Football Club held a Charity Dinner in aid of three different charities; Cancer Research, Birmingham's Children Hospital and Once Upon a Smile. It took place at the Bank House and Spa Hotel, Worcester on Saturday 18th March and about 300 people representing different businesses attended. Over £20,000 was raised! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening for a very worthwhile cause!

Some of our staff attending the dinner on behalf of R & L Holt. Saturday 18th March 2016.

 

 
 

First picking of Summer crop in Fred!

The first pickings of our Summer cocktail variety has started in Fred, Sandylands Nurseries. About two or three weeks earlier than last year! 22nd February 2016.

 
 

Country File come to film at Sandylands!

On 12th January, we had Country File again to film. This time, they have come to view LED lights plus Winter production at Sandylands! Roly's feature appeared on Country File 24th January about 40-45 minutes in to the programme.

 

 

Adam Henson filming with Roly. January 2016.

 
 

Fladbury Festive 5, January 2016.

To start this new year off, on Sunday 3rd January Roly took part in a 5.5 mile off-road race along the banks of the river Avon through Fladbury village. The run is organised by Friends of Fladbury Community group and this year the profits will be split between Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign and the Friends of Fladbury funds which supports community projects and groups in Fladbury. Despite the miserable weather Roly came in the mid teens.

Cars parked at Springhill Nurseries for the Fladbury Festive 5 multi-terrain run.

 
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