Apples!

Kineton village are looking for your help!

Their upcoming Apple Day (14th October) is short on apples!  The inclement weather this year has meant a the apple crop is 90% down on previous years. 

Does anyone know where there are local communities with excess fruit, or apples that they can scrump?  Or does your community have apples, but no access to an apple press and would perhaps like to join forces with Kineton?

Contact the LEADER team if you are able to help!

 

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