News Timeline

All the news from RHSO.

13-12-2020 We have sold out of our mixed variety juices. There are a few bottles of the 2019 mixed juice still available to buy.

19-10-2020 As CoViD restrictions look likely to last for some time, it is unlikely that we will be able to hold out annual Wassail this January. We will review this decision should the situation change.

19-10-2020 Our mixed apple juice is for sale at Full of Beans at £3 per bottle or £5 for two. Our Cox/Bramley juice is available for collection from Sawbridgeworth or local delivery for those isolating. Please email us for information. We will sell at local stalls where possible.

10-10-2020 Our intrepid volunteers braved the rain to collect this year's apple crop and we have an additional 629 bottles of mixed apple juice for sale.

21-06-2020 CoViD-19 update: Our mixed Apple Juice is for sale at Full of Beans in Sawbridgeworth. We are not selling at local events, but other varieties can be ordered from us by e-mail and collected from Sawbridgeworth or delivered within Sawbridgeworth for people who are isolating.

25-03-2020 A list of fruit varieties present in our orchard in now available.

22-02-2020 Our earliest plum and apricot trees are now out in full blossom!

18-02-2020 The RHSO committee adopted a new management plan for the orchard.

18-02-2020 The RHSO committee was relected at the 2020 AGM.

09-02-2020 Selected historical Rivers Nursery catalogues are now available from the group's archives and a list of Rivers fruit varieties is available from the history page.

18-01-2020 Wassail 2020 was hugely sucessful. A local paper report can be found here.

10-10-2019 Apple Day was a huge success. Almost 1000 bottles of juice are available for sale.

20-09-2019 We have pressed some of the early apples into juice for the first time. This will be available for sale shortly. Some of our 2018 mixed apple juice is also available for sale.

25-01-2019 Our annual Wassail returned in 2019.

26-04-2019 The RHSO committee was relected at the 2019 AGM.

10-10-2018 Apple Day 2018 went (literally and metaphorically!) swimmingly!

10-06-2018 Elizabeth Waugh's book "Rivers Nursery of Sawbridgeworth" is available buy again.

06-01-2018 The group reformed under a new constitution.