🍎 Regretfully, we no longer hire out our apple juicing equipment.

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BCOG Policies & Management
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In order to have a long term plan for the development, maintenance and exploitation of our wonderful orchard assets, we need a long term vision looking into the future. This includes day to day routine support and maintenance, such as cutting grass, or picking apples, but also longer term developments that provide true benefits to the community, such as the addition of a bug hotel, or building an additional shed.
Plans and funding are needed for this, and the following documents describe how this is intended to be achieved:

The Management Plan shows our detailed plans taking us up to the year 2022.

Orchard Maintenance Tasks shows a snapshot of some of the tasks and projects that are needed to keep the orchards vibrant, fit for purpose and welcoming to all visitors.

Please click on a link in the boxes below to access the required document.

BCOG's Management Plan
Please note that as this is a very large file, it may take a while to download.

Use of Orchard by other groups

For requests to use the orchard for events, please give at least two weeks' notice.

BCOG's Composting policy is available here

The BCOG policies listed below may be obtained strictly upon request. Please use our Contact Form (this will be sent directly to the BCOG Secretary).

Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection
Financial Management
Health and Safety and Risk Assessment (examples for Apple Day, Pond Dipping and Work Parties)
Data Protection