Blackshaw Environmental Action Team is creating a more economically, socially and environmentally sustainable Blackshaw Parish. This to be done by producing more of our own food and energy, raising awareness on sustainability among all generations, but particularly the young, and generating an income that can be reinvested in the community to further our aims.

For further information about BEAT please go to ‘About us’

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BEAT has been awarded a grant of £800 from the People's Postcode Lottery. The grant will enable BEAT to create steps from the entrance of the orchard to the picnic table and the bench on the top...

For over a decade we have had village clean-ups in April and October. To continue the tradition, we had arranged another clean-up on Saturday 21st October. As usual we meet at the Chapel at 10....

Thank you to everyone who helped spreading the woodchip around the 75 fruit trees and 35 fruit bushes. Job done.
The soft fruit has now gone - either to the birds or to local residents....