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16 Sep

Progress on £30m project praised by local MP

14 September 2021 Progress on £30m project praised by local MP The team at NIAB EMR welcomed local MP Tom Tugendhat and Cllr Matt Boughton, Leader of Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, for a behind the scenes look at progress on construction of new modern research glasshouses and plant growth facilities using the latest environmental [Read more..]

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12 Sep

Apples & People

Apples & People explores the astonishing story of the apple, connecting its diverse history to humanity and culture. Based upon a newly commissioned global map of the apple which traces a network of stories from the ancient world to the present day, this online programme and associated social media will reveal just how significant and [Read more..]

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15 Mar

Work is under way at NIAB EMR to transform the horticulture scientific research facilities across the South East and strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries. The funds secured from the Government’s Strength in Places Fund by NIAB EMR for the Growing Kent & Medway initiative are now being used to build [Read more..]

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15 Mar

New Trustees Appointed

East Malling Trust, the Kent-based scientific research charity, has re-affirmed its commitment to supporting the UK’s horticultural industry by making two senior appointments. Dr Celia Caulcott and Tim Chambers have both accepted the position of trustee to the charity’s board. Formerly the Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at University College London, Dr Celia Caulcott was responsible for developing [Read more..]

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06 Jul

South-East England agritech, food and drink sectors secure £18M

A project to strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries has been awarded £18m of government funding. The Growing Kent & Medway initiative is one of seven national projects that will drive innovation-led growth and support areas of R&D strength thanks to government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength [Read more..]

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17 Feb

Mothers Day – Sunday 22 March

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to a delicious three course meal at Bradbourne House. Dine in our historic country house set in twenty acres of parkland complete with a lake and waterfall. Our specially designed menu starts from £45 per person, a children’s menu is also available. A truly unforgettable setting full of charm [Read more..]

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