2018 Projects

  1. Join in with the Great British Spring Clean - 24th March
  2. Install a large octagonal two tier flower barrel near the Bus Shelter
  3. Plant shrubs, grown from cuttings, in bare patches in Station Approach
  4. With the help of Epping Forest DC, plant three new trees in the High Street
  5. Tidy up the frontage of Essex House
  6. Maintain the two rose beds; behind the Budworth Bus Shelter and Library
  7. Continue to work with Chipping Ongar Primary School and 3rd Ongar Scouts
  8. Maintain, water and replant as necessary OIB's 9 railing planters and 12 barrels
  9. When funds are available place barrels outside Boatman's Opticians, the Library and the Budworth Hall
  10. When funds are available place planters beneath the Town Sign

2017 Projects

Project 1:  New Railing Troughs

In 2017 OIB installed and planted up nine troughs opposite the Budworth Hall

Project 2: Chipping Ongar Primary School Gardening Club

In March 2017 OIB restarted the Gardening Club ↓


Project 3: Ongar Town Guide 

OIB were involved with the production of the New Ongar Town Guide.

Project 4: Two Flower Barrels →

OIB installed two new flower barrels in September. 

2016 Projects

Project 1: Creation and fundraising

OIB was formed in March 2016 to try to make Ongar a greener, cleaner and more beautiful town. The first year involved setting up the organisation, fundraising and acquiring permissions to install new planters.

Project 2 : Planting 5,000 Crocuses

In October 2016 OIB, with the help of Rotary and 3rd Ongar Cubs & Scouts, planted 5000 purple crocuses in recognition of the success of the End Polio Now Campaign




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