2019 Projects

1. If volunteers are available, place two new Amberol reservoir barrels outside the Budworth Hall.√ Completed

2. Prepare 2019 Ongar Town Guide.√ Completed

3. Run a stall at the Ongar Town Festival√ Completed

4. Establish the Adopt a Tree, Planter or Area scheme.

5. Maintain, water and replant OIBs 30 planters, six trees and three planted areas.


2018 Projects

  1. Join in with the Great British Spring Clean - 24th March √ Completed
  2. Install a large octagonal two tier flower barrel  √ Completed
  3. Prepare the 2018 Town Guide √ Completed
  4. Tidy up the frontage of the old Police Station √ Completed
  5. With the help of Epping Forest DC, plant three new trees in the High Street √ Completed
  6. Tidy up the frontage of Essex House√ Completed
  7. Maintain the two rose beds; behind the Budworth Bus Shelter and Library √ Completed
  8. Continue to work with Chipping Ongar Primary School √ Completed
  9. Maintain, water and replant as necessary OIB's 9 railing planters and 12 barrels √ Completed
  10. Should funds become available: to place an extra large self-watering barrel outside Boatman's Opticians.√ Completed

2017 Projects

1:  New Railing Troughs

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

2: Chipping Ongar Primary School Gardening Club

In March 2017 OIB restarted the Gardening Club ↓


3: Ongar Town Guide 

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

4: Two Flower Barrels →

OIB installed two new flower barrels in September. 

2016 Projects

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.

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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