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We will soon be moving the bike park to a dedicated space outside the building next to our favourite bike workshop.  Many of you have already been using the railings around here to park your bikes anyway, so you’ll be pleased to know that we’re getting over 100 spaces.  Up to now, bikes had to be wheeled through the building to an outdoor section at the back.  We’ve changed this because we have other plans for that space including a much-needed workshop and route setting area.  I know that many cyclists are concerned about these changes.  I use my bike to get here every day (that's me in th

A couple of years ago The Castle was approached by Dan, a climber at the centre and director of Dizzy Spell Films. He had an idea of making a film about the work that has (and is still) been done in developing the Castle into an ethical, sustainable business. 

This 30 minute film follows Steve Taylor, CEO and the brains behind our holistic approach. He explains what we have achieved so far (up to 2013), including ethical procurement of goods, eco-friendly waste disposal, recycling, lighting, heating, and insulation. 

Lucy Nacson-Jones, Castle Garden apprentice 2014

Apprenticeship at the Castle 2014  - by Lucy Nacson-Jones

The Castle garden is one of those sought after places in the Big Smoke that give you a moment’s peace from the hustle and bustle of the city, and I have been lucky enough to be doing the apprenticeship there since May.

Arts, crafts and environmental education, for children and families:

Children’s Yoga and Nature Crafts, 24.07.14
2 sessions led by Lauren on a very sunny day in July. The children enjoyed being part of a special Castle Garden yoga adventure; encountering foxes, dogs, herons and frogs along the way, and creating beautiful art from clay. 

It's been an abundant and busy summer here in the Castle Garden! Thanks to the warmer weather, and our increasing veg growing space, (more veg beds and our new glasshouse made from reclaimed materials, thank you to Caste’s head builder Gerry and his team!)

Urban Food Routes

An initiative to support a variety of London’s small food enterprises to gain expert advice and funding to enable them to thrive and benefit their local communities.

On Wednesday 9th July 2014, Managing Director, Audrey Seguy and Centre Manager, Ben Levey put on their posh frocks ready for an invitation with HRH The Earl of Wessex at St James's Palace.

The Castle Climbing Centre has landed the Green Thinking Award at the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards. Sponsored by Utility Aid, the prestigious award, was presented by the Alliance’s President, HRH The Earl of Wessex at a ceremony in St James's Palace.

This year’s Events Series started with a free Easter garden day;

Sustainable Hackney has developed a Greenprint for Hackney setting out a vision of a sustainable future for Hackney.  Launched on 26 March 2014,the Greenprint provides strategic direction and a detailed workplan covering:

In 2009, the Castle pledged £6000 to Community Action Nepal (CAN) towards the development of a health outpost in Ghap, Nepal as part of our 2009 Environmental Awards.  But, we were never able to send this money as the project, following a trial, was never realised because there were too few patients to make it viable.  However, we've been keeping up with the good work that CAN are doing and we are very pleased to send them the pledged funds for the management and upkeep of the other health outposts that they are

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