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2015 Lambing at Overbury Farms – the story so far….

2015 Lambing at Overbury Farms – the story so far….

  • 27 Mar 2015
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

We are very excited to be Lambing Live in a few week’s time, but before all the excitement of spring lambs leaping around the fields, now is the time to tell you how the magic happens! Reg our Shepherd joined Farmer Jake and his team in June 2014. He had a busy summer looking after all the tups, ewes and lambs doing daily health checks and...


Spring Garden Tips from Gardens Manager, Leigh Watts

Spring Garden Tips from Gardens Manager, Leigh Watts

  • 16 Mar 2015
  • Gardening, Overbury Estate

Spring is upon us and is leading into the most picturesque, but frantic time of the year. All of your hard work now will be richly rewarded throughout the rest of the year. Borders should be thoroughly weeded and composted replacing the nutrients used up last year! Although there is a no dig culture that is spreading throughout horticulture in...


Meet Jayne - National Apprenticeship Week 2015

Meet Jayne - National Apprenticeship Week 2015

  • 13 Mar 2015
  • Education, Overbury Church of England First School and Grasshoppers Nursery, Overbury Estate

Here at Overbury Estate we support apprenticeships.  This week is National Apprenticeship Week 2015 and we wanted to showcase some locally nurtured talent. Meet Jayne.  She is a full time member of our Grasshoppers Day Nursery. Jayne joined Grasshoppers originally in 2011 when she did her year 11 work experience placement at the...


Meet Simon - National Apprenticeship Week 2015

Meet Simon - National Apprenticeship Week 2015

  • 11 Mar 2015
  • Overbury Estate

This week is National Apprenticeship Week 2015. We want to share with you a great story and invite you to be the next part of it. Meet Simon.  He joined Overbury Estate in 2009 as an Apprentice Joiner / Carpenter. Simon went to Gloucestershire College and did a 3 year apprenticeship.  The first 2 years of the course were learning the...


Our Grasshoppers are Tucking In!

Our Grasshoppers are Tucking In!

  • 4 Mar 2015
  • Education, Overbury Church of England First School and Grasshoppers Nursery, Overbury Estate

Overbury Grasshoppers Nursery is taking part in a trial providing hot lunches to the children. The first week of hot lunches is going very well. The mealtimes are proving, as had been hoped, a very sociable experience with children and staff all sitting down together to share a meal. The lunches have been good quality – the chicken on Monday...