Lyndhurst Plant & Cake Sale raises over £3000 for Ethiopia

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D'Arcy

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D’Arcy

A local Lyndhurst team of CAFOD volunteers sold over a thousand plants on Saturday 13th May to raise money to buy seeds for a community in Ethiopia that has been hit by drought.The seventh Annual Plant and Cake Sale was organised by the church of Our Lady and St. Edward, and raised the amazing amount of £3026 which is an increase on last year’s total and a new record!

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Come to Lyndhurst for fabulous plants and cakes on 13th May

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D'Arcy

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D’Arcy

The Church of Our Lady and St Edward in Lyndhurst is holding its 7th Annual Plant and Cake Sale in aid of Connect2: Ethiopia organised by Henry Rosenvinge and his team of CAFOD supporters on Saturday 13th May.   There will be over 1000 flowers and vegetable plants, with garden bric-à-brac, and lots of freshly baked cakes. The sale is from 10am until 12pm at Henry’s house Dunelm, Silver Street, Emery Down in Lyndhurst. Entrance is £2 which includes tea, coffee and cake.  Not to be missed! Continue reading

Lyndhurst’s own flower show

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Leah, one of our CAFOD media staff went along to the New Forest to meet the event organisers of the biggest CAFOD plant sale.

“On Friday afternoon I arrived at Charcoal Cottage, right by the New Forest, to meet Henry and Nuala Ronsenvinge, as they rush around the house and garden, filled with fantastic smelling cakes, hundreds of plants and CAFOD banners everywhere. Continue reading