The sun shone brightly for the official opening of  Silloth’s new Community Garden on the morning of Sunday 25th May. The Community Garden was funded by Heritage Lottery and designed by the local community at various workshops. Design Workshops   Tony Markley, Mayor of Silloth and Owen Martin, Chair of Friends of the Green made speeches thanking all those involved in […]

60 youngsters from the Solway Community Technology School (Year 8) and two classes of Primary 6 pupils from Silloth Primary School plus little ones from jellyTots Nursery came along to the new Community Garden on Silloth Green on Wednesday 14th May, to adopt and help plant a shrub or flower. After looking on while their fellow pupils planted, many of the youngsters seemed […]

Silloth Green Day 2014

Silloth’s annual Silloth Green Day will be held on Sunday 25th May. Starting in the morning at 10.30am with the official opening of the Community Garden, followed by story telling in the garden from the new story telling chair, carved lovingly over many months by the Silloth-on-Solway Woodcarving group led by Clive Firth. A Gruffallo Treasure Hunt will follow the […]

Photo: Gordon Akitt Archives. Sharing Heritage: Silloth: The Impact of War – Silloth Tourism Action Group (STAG) celebrates £9,600 Heritage Lottery Fund grant ‘Silloth: The Impact of World War 2’ This project will be led by Silloth Tourism Action Group (STAG), who have been awarded £9,600 for a project to research the history of Silloth Airfield and community memories of the […]

Press Release: New Community Garden on Silloth Green Landscaping has almost finished and children in Silloth are planning on adopting a flower in their new Community Garden on the morning of Wednesday 14th May. A group from the Community College will begin planting at 9.00am. Youngsters from the nursery will take over at 10.00am. followed by the Primary School children, […]