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Your April – June 2020 sightings and Kenneth White Grant

As you know there were no events or volunteering in the past few months so this update will be slightly different from the usual email you receive from us. Thank you to everyone who sent us their sightings and experiences during lockdown. It was really great to hear that you all managed to keep in … Continue reading Your April – June 2020 sightings and Kenneth White Grant

Beckenham Place Park Events

Ordinarily, Beckenham Place Park would have been gearing up to our annual Flower show (which was due to take place on 19th July this year). And about 50 lovely volunteers would  have been preparing to take on a variety of roles on the busy day and in the days leading up to it. But of … Continue reading Beckenham Place Park Events

Online Event Friday 19 June at 2pm – Swift talk and Q&A

Swift © Roger Wyatt

Dear Swift Friends & Colleagues, here is a note from Emma Matthars about a Swift talk being organised on line by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust : She says: "I wanted to let you know about an upcoming online event we have planned for Friday 19th June.  Jenny Rawson, our Senior Reserves Officer will … Continue reading Online Event Friday 19 June at 2pm – Swift talk and Q&A

The Tweed Invasives Project

For those of you who have spent time with me and other volunteer groups in activities such as The 3 Rivers Clean Up clearing himalayan balsam know what great fun it is. You may wonder, however if it is all worthwhile? Of course we know it is because in Lewisham we have seen a huge reduction … Continue reading The Tweed Invasives Project

COVID-19 LATEST – Nature’s Gym – an update

Dear Nature’s Gym volunteers! How are you all? I hope you are all doing well during this difficult period and that you are finding ways to stay healthy and well? It has now been 7 weeks since we had to cancel Nature’s Gym and my Thursdays feel very different without it. We still don’t have … Continue reading COVID-19 LATEST – Nature’s Gym – an update

Eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields)

Lewisham Council is pleased to be able to start some early engagement with local residents and the wider community about potential changes to the eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields). This is a great opportunity for residents and the community to contribute to the shaping of this local asset. The … Continue reading Eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields)