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Santa's Toy Factory Hits the News

23rd November 2018

Inspired by Channel 4’s ‘Old People’s Home for 4 year olds’, The Budding Foundation invited 30 residents from the local community to visit Santa’s Toy Factory at South Downs Nurseries this week. continue reading

Knitting for the homeless

16th November 2018

Brenda, Pat & Jean from Burgess Hill met with Paul Young from homeless charity Off The Fence yesterday. continue reading

Old Barn Garden Centre is now part of Tates of Sussex Garden Centres

29th October 2018

We are delighted to announce that Old Barn Garden Centre is now part of Tates of Sussex Garden Centres. continue reading

Charity Coffee Morning Raises £2.5k!

12th October 2018

A great combined total! Thank you to everyone who came and supported us today! continue reading

Juliet Sargeant talk raises £800 for local hospice

26th September 2018

A fundraising evening held at South Downs Nurseries has raised £800 for a local hospice.. continue reading

'Hats Off' Campaign Well Underway

21st September 2018

Our hat bin at South Downs Nurseries is filling up! Donate unwanted woolly hats to our ‘Hats Off’ campaign for Hove-based charity Off The Fence to help keep the homeless of Brighton & Hove early this winter. continue reading

Afternoon Tea Charity Raffle

14th September 2018

We're donating 1 for every 50 entries sold. continue reading

Budding Foundation funds new wheels for 12-year-old boy

3rd September 2018

12-year-old Harley Humphreys and his mum Lauren paid a visit to the South Downs Heritage Centre in Hassocks this morning, to show off his new specially-adapted wheelchair to the founder of the charity who helped fund it. continue reading

Great Gnome Hunt Winner: South Downs Nurseries

3rd September 2018

Congratulations to 4-year-old Isabella from South Chailey, who won our Great Gnome Hunt at South Downs Nurseries. She was very excited to receive her prize from John this morning! Well done Isabella. continue reading

'Old Bag' Campaign a great success

31st August 2018

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took part and donated items for our 'Old Bag' Campaign in July. continue reading