Overbury Blog

HARVEST 2017

HARVEST 2017

  • 14 Aug 2017
  • Overbury Estate

Harvest 2017 got off to a good start, with long sunny, dry days.  We have a brand new Combine Harvester for this year.  It is able to harvest about 40 tonnes per hour when it is harvesting wheat.  The header is from Canada, built in Winnipeg by MacDonhttps://www.youtube.com/user/No1FarmerJake and is 10.5 meters wide.


STREET MARKET SUCCESS!

STREET MARKET SUCCESS!

  • 14 Jul 2017
  • Overbury Estate

The 39th Overbury Street Market took place on Saturday 8th July.  Hundreds of people made their way to Overbury from near and far.

Visitors were treated to all the usual fare such as homemade cakes and preserves, Overbury Lamb sold by our very own Farmer Jake, and Beef and Honey from Overbury Stallions

There were also delicious bacon rolls on offer, and tea, cake and ice cream in Berkeley House garden. Overbury resident Mike Weaver entertained the crowds in the garden with his wonderful music.


MANOR FARM, CONDERTON IS UNDERWAY

MANOR FARM, CONDERTON IS UNDERWAY

  • 21 Jun 2017
  • Overbury Estate

After a long period of planning we are now on site on our next exciting project - Manor Farmhouse Holiday Home.

Coombs Group (who managed the works at Norlands) have started work on this lovely 8 bedroomed farmhouse to transform the dilapidated building into a luxury country holiday home.


3 DAYS OF EDUCATION

3 DAYS OF EDUCATION

  • 20 Jun 2017
  • Overbury Estate

Here at Overbury Enterprises we are proud of what we do and passionate about doing it well.  We are always looking for opportunities to share our knowledge.  Last week was been busy with visitors.


NORLANDS RENOVATION

NORLANDS RENOVATION

  • 13 Jun 2017
  • Overbury Estate

Built in the 17th Century, Norlands is a beautiful three storey house in the heart of Overbury owned by Overbury Investments.


GARDEN SHOW & MAY TIPS

GARDEN SHOW & MAY TIPS

  • 23 May 2017
  • Gardening

The Overbury Gardens team have arrived back at Overbury from the RHS Show at Malvern full of new ideas and inspiration, learning about irrigation, new plants available this year, Victorian plant collecting, Heritage Seed Library and Garden Organic. The show is a great way of making new contacts in the industry and learning and sharing horticultural ideas and techniques.


BIG FARMLAND BIRD COUNT... THE RESULTS ARE IN!

BIG FARMLAND BIRD COUNT... THE RESULTS ARE IN!

  • 7 Apr 2017
  • Overbury Estate

Each year the GWCT (Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust) organise the Big Farmland Bird Count

Farmers from across the UK are invited to take part in a 30 minute survey of the birds on their farmland.


LAMBING LIVE 2017

LAMBING LIVE 2017

  • 6 Apr 2017
  • Overbury Estate

Sunday 2nd April saw hundreds visit Overbury to see our latest arrivals.  Lambing Live is one of the highlights of our farming year and it’s lovely to see so many people enjoying it as much as we do.


MIDDLE BARN DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

MIDDLE BARN DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

  • 20 Mar 2017
  • Overbury Farms

Middle Barn Grain store is progressing well and we are on schedule to get it completed before harvest which is a huge relief. All of the steel work is now erected and most of the roof is on. Currently the machinery installers are building the grain drier itself and installing some of the cat walk, conveyors and elevators that will carry the grain through the plant and safely into store.


DORIS VISITS OVERBURY

DORIS VISITS OVERBURY

  • 8 Mar 2017
  • Out and About, Overbury Farms

With so many trees and so much property here at Overbury Enterprises, Storm Doris has kept us rather busy.

Several of the properties have had tiles blown off so the Maintenance Team have been repairing and replacing to keep our tenants nice and dry!