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Bring your apples and pears to the ground this Sunday

After another fantastic collection of apples and pears in 2014 that were turned into cider to raise money for the club’s Development Fund, we are starting to collect again for the new vintage. Collection points are at the Lightbowne Road Car Park entrance, denoted by the green wheelbarrow and next to Herbies Burger Stall, denoted by the baskets. If you have a tree, or your friend or neighbour has, please gather the windfall or pick the tree and bring them along.

We take the collected produce to a community based organisation called the Moss Cider Project. They press the fruit for us and leave it to ferment. It’ll be ready by next spring, ready for your consumption. All proceeds from sales go to the club’s Development Fund.

’Ciderman Rob’ has grafted on this initiative for the past two years, raising £5,000 for the DF in its very first season and it’s on target to raise very much needed funds again this year. So, please bring your spare apples and pears to the ground this Sunday and help us raise a few quid.

This year’s WindFall Cider can be found in the SMRE Bar for £3 a bottle.


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First Posted ~ 11:10 Thu 8 Oct 2015
News ID ~ 6424
Last Updated ~ 09:10 Mon 12 Oct 2015