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Another record-breaking year for gardener Geoff

Besi Besemar August 23, 2019

Twelve months ago, when Geoff Stonebank’s 92-year old Mum fell ill and had to move in with him and his partner permanently, he decided to reduce his garden openings in 2019 to allow them more time to care for her.

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Local gardener raises over £9,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Gary Hart July 30, 2019

The Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail, took place over the weekend of July 27-28. TWENTY one gardens across the city opened to the public over last weekend (July 27-28), with eleven brand-new to this year’s trail. Organiser Geoff Stonebanks says on several levels it was the best ever trail he has produced over the last eight […]

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Macmillan Coastal Garden trail 2019

Besi Besemar June 16, 2019

The eighth annual Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail takes place over the weekend of the July 27-28.
2019 has turned out to be a rather special year, as eleven of the twenty-one gardens opening their gates are brand new to the trail.

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Open your garden for Macmillan Cancer Support in 2019

Besi Besemar January 6, 2019

2019 sees the eighth annual Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail take place along the coast between Brighton and Seaford. Last summer, over twenty private garden owners took the leap of faith and opened their gates to visitors. Organisers have already signed up ten gardens this year.

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Local gardener smashes his fundraising records in 2018

Besi Besemar September 4, 2018

Seaford gardener, Geoff Stonebanks, successfully uses his small garden to raise huge amounts for local charities. His award-winning garden, Driftwood, in Bishopstone, has become a local tourist attraction.

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Open your garden this summer for Macmillan Cancer Support

Besi Besemar February 18, 2018

Organisers of the Macmillan Coastal Garden Trail are seeking more gardens to be added to their 2018 garden trail. partnership between the Sussex Cancer Fund, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Local gardeners to raise money for cancer charities

Gary Hart April 4, 2017

The 6th annual Macmillan Coastal Garden trail will take place this year on July 29 and 30th. Award winning Seaford gardener, Geoff Stonebanks’s Driftwood Fundraising Group, has raised over £40,000 for the new Macmillan Horizon Centre in Brighton, through the trail and other events in his own garden.

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