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One of Jean's delicous pizzas enjoyed at a recent bakery meeting!

On Friday 9th September The Doorstep Bakery gang will be turning their hands to pizza making at a fundraising evening in Collessie Hall. Bookings are essential with things kicking off from 6.30pm onwards.

We will be offering garlic bread, pizza and salad for £10 or £25 for a  family ticket which will give you garlic bread, 3 pizzas and salad. BYOB, juice provided for kids. We will be offering 5 varieties, hopefully something to suit all tastes!

It is sure be a fun evening so get in touch with Louise as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

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The  group will be meeting on Tuesday 23 August at 7.45pm. Click here to see draft agenda. Get in touch with Louise for more info.

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The Letham Woodland Group will be meeting on Sunday 21 August. If you are interested in finding out more or becoming involved then come along to the firepit in the  left hand woods at 11am.

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We are sad to say farewell to The Van Koten Family who moved to Devon at the end of July. Leilani and Hamid played a crucial role in the formation and the continued development of the NHTT. We will miss them and wish them joy in their new adventure.

 

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One of our members has alerted us to a new issue of shares by Triodos Renewables, in which he has been a contented shareholder for many years.  This share issue is the latest is a series that provides capital to create new renewables capacity – that’s why we are mentioning here.  Their website www.triodosrenewables.co.uk indicates a return of 9% although our member says around 6% has been achieved over the last few years from a preceding share – even that seems a heck of a lot better than the banks.  Closing date for subscription is 30th August.

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NHTT will be issuing a tender shortly for the upgrade of 2.5km of path upgrade and the construction of 5 bike parking facilities in the area.  We anticipate work commencing on 15th September 2011.  Any contractors that wish to be on the tender list should contact NHTT’s project manager Crispin Hayes on 0845 458 8335 or crispin@eco-consultancy.co.uk before 17th August 2011

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Round off a wonderful day at the annual Letham Flower and Produce Show with an extra-special Letham Nights with 3 stunning acts: Adriana Spina, Chloe Hall with Silas Palmer, and local lad David Latto. All Taking place in Letham Hall on Saturday 13 August.

The Best Small Gigs in the World
tel. 01337 810372  Michael
mob. 07802 436391 Claire
or 07856 892705 Roy
lethamnights@btinternet.com

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Slow Food Fife – Wild Food Feast

For our next event, Slow Food Fife will be taking part in the
Autumn Harvest Programme at Falkland Estate.

The ‘Wild Food Feast’ will be held on
Saturday 20th August from 7pm
at the Stables on Falkland Estate, Fife KY15 7AF continue reading…

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James Chapman and Lusi Alderslowe are teaching 2 intro courses, both leading onto full design courses.

INTRO COURSES:

Edinburgh
Date – Sept 24 and 25
Venue – Royal Ed Hospital Garden Morningside.
Price – £40 – £120 + subsidised places.
Booking – james@jameschapman.org.uk 07790 265883 or 01592 872268
Teachers – James Chapman and others
continue reading…

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The bakers have been busy turning their hands to decorating,cleaning and removals. In the passed month we have cleaned and decorated the kitchen in Collessie Hall which is starting to look more like bakery especially as we have now moved in our worktable, oven and prover. We are waiting for a date for installation of the oven from the electrician. Once this has been done we will arrange a visit from our Environmental Health officer and hopefully open for business in August. We will initially be opening for 40 subscriptions so please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to one of the first subscribers to this exciting community project.

We will initially be offering 2 types of loaf:

A Country White based on a French Boule

Our Traditional Malted Brown Loaf

We have selected these based on the feedback we received from the pilot carried out earlier in the year. For more information on how to subscribe download a leaflet today.

 

 

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