BCS Finalist in Stroud News & Journal Community Awards

We are excited to hear that we are finalists in TWO sections of the SN&J Community Awards this year – the Environment Section and the Neighbourly Section. Keep your fingers crosse on June 20th when a few of us brave the final jury!!finalist logo...
May 5-11th: International Compost Awareness Week

May 5-11th: International Compost Awareness Week

Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week next week by making more compost, and giving life and food to your soil by mulching with Bisley Community Compost – and try No Dig – or Low Dig – Give worms a chance, let them dance!  

Happy Composting in 2024 & benefit the birds by re-using our Willow

The willow that camouflages our BCCS container is to have its biennial prune. It will be cut by our wonderful shredding team so willow worker Norah Kennedy can use the stems to lead two workshops in Bisley that will benefit our birds. Weave willow bird feeders, tables...
Visit by North Somerset Master Composters

Visit by North Somerset Master Composters

In rainy weather 15 North Somerset Master Composters visited BCCS and we explained our history, our site, and ways of composting, especially including our Compost Demonstration site (with a wormery, ‘bindweed’ composting ball, and other types of home...
Allotment holders love our compost!

Allotment holders love our compost!

Local gardening writer Sue Bradley will be describing the community composting scheme in the revived Amateur Garden magazine. Several allotment holders gathered to describe how they used the compost and what it has meant for their allotment plots. Above all free...

Congratulations – New Community Composting Scheme!

Congratulations to Stroud’s new local community composting scheme in Brimscombe and Thrupp! Patience, courage and optimism have been essential ingredients in the long running efforts by a group of stalwart enthusiasts to get Stroud’s newest community...
BCCS attends Village Fetes

BCCS attends Village Fetes

BCCS shared Village Fete Stalls in Bisley, Oakridge and Eastcombe with Bisley Climate Action Network. Composting and community compost helps to keep carbon in the soil, especially if you follow No Dig Gardening practice and so support the aims of BisCAN....
Celebrating Healthy Soil 2023

Celebrating Healthy Soil 2023

Chestergate allotments celebrated “Grow Healthier Soil, Healthier Food, Healthier Wildlife” during National Allotments Week 2023 on Saturday 12th August. At our “Get Together” hardy allotment holders braved the rain and wind and discussed...

Wild Stroud and Composting – this Saturday

Wild Stroud celebrates wild gardens this weekend https://wildstroud.org/open-gardens/ On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st gardens around Stroud and Bisley are open to visitors. Mr and Mrs Langdon are opening their lovely garden  in Back Lane Bisley and BCCS are hosting...