EnviroAbility News

Councillor sees ‘a different world’

Last Thursday Ross Town Councillor Andrew Atkinson took on the challenge of spending the day in a mobility scooter. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 12th of September 2013

Sir Grow-A-Lot awarded £95,000 to get local people growing their own food.

Simon Cutter, Cllr John Edwards, Anthony Lowther, Julie Tyler, the Major of Ross Cllr David Ravenscroft, George Thompson and Dennis Humble, gather to mark the first plough in the ground for the project

A PROJECT which will bring jobs and a new way for local people to grow their own food is sprout­ing thanks to lottery funding.  The community food project in Ross has been awarded nearly £95,000 in funding from Local Food, a £57.5 mil­lion programme supported by the Big Lottery Fund, which provides funding for projects work­ing to make local food more accessible and afford­able to communities. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 21st of November 2012

Textile bank targeted by thieves

STAFF at the Ross-based charity EnviroAbility were shocked to discover their textile bank, in Station Street, was broken into by thieves last week. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 1st of September 2011

ART members working for the town

MADAM, From the comments made in her letter, it is clear that Susan Price is very passionate about Ross and wants to see it succeed. She is not alone. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 19th of May 2011

Bells ring out to draw the shoppers

The Association of Ross Traders - ART - organised a fantastic Christmas Fair in the cnetre of town on Sunday and were rewarded by a beautiful sunny day to bring out the crowds. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 9th of December 2010

Golden moment for town

Ross-in-Bloom is celebrating a glorious Gold award for the town, following the visit by Heart of England in Bloom judges in July. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 24th of September 2010

Businesses can recycle thanks to EnviroAbility

Government and local Councils have spent fortunes encouraging people to recycle more. TV campaigns and media advertisements encourage everyone to send less rubbish to landfill and more to special waste centres it can be sorted and possibly reused. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 15th of July 2010

Team effort helps Ross look beautiful

MADAM, Thank you to Karen Beck for her observations of the town in last week’s letter page. I must agree that the town is looking very splendid at the moment, I would like to thank all the ART members and other traders who took up the offer of watered hanging baskets for their premises. The Garden Store have delivered some truly outstanding baskets and EnviroAbility are doing a great job watering them. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 17th of June 2010

The Man of Ross brings town to life

John Kyrle, one of the most famous sons of Ross, was brought to life on Saturday in celebration of his birthday. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 27th of May 2010

Prepare to celebrate John Kyrle’s birthday

If the application for planning permission for the new mosaic, created by EnviroAbility, and depicting the history of Ross, is successful it will be unveiled in its permanent home outside the library, on Saturday, May 22nd. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 6th of May 2010

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