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More Hither Green Lane Street Trees!

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Hither Green Open Gardens – 24 May

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Bellingham Bowls Club Open Evening

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Make a Meadow is a new project from the Hither Green  Community Association, FUSS and the HG Nature Triangle team, it will transform the Staplehurst Road entrance to Hither Green  Station. The hope is to encourage  local wildlife including bees and butterflies. We are putting together a team to carry  out the project. Sign up here to be added to …

  An  all day food and music festival in New Cross, next to Goldsmith’s University. The event is being hosted by the excellent Dig This plant Nursery. Musical Line Up: Harripaul  Peter Levics Russell Reed Lucy D’Arcy Natalie Shay Black Scarr UK Facebook Page  Video from the 2013 Tomato Festival.

Date: Sunday 27 July time: 10am Location: Container Cafe, Mountsfield Park Friends of Mountsfield Park are meeting this  Sunday to discuss the way forward now the Council can no longer deliver the planned new Park Cafe. ” We are still very much in support of the Council’s original scheme, to provide the Mountsfield Park cafe building, …

Hither Green: 60 bags of bagged garden topsoil available free. You can pick one or two bags or the entire lot. Contact Jilly: creative@jillyclark.com to make arrangements.

Saturday 26 July 11-2pm Meet: Platform 1 entrance to HG station on Springbank Road.  Fun lunch and good company provided Boots and equipment provided.   Join us for a Big Summer Clean Up up on the Hither Green Station embankment. Early Summer is always quite on the embankment so as not to disturb any nesting …

Hither Green is looking bright and cheerful thanks to some wonderful planting in public spaces. To send in your photos: info@ourhithergreen.com

On Saturday we raised the Grow Wild flag at the Springbank Road Community Garden! The flag  celebrates our selection by Kew Gardens as one of their community groups. We’ll be running a series of gardening and clean up events over the summer and into the autumn so look out for them. We were there to …

Take the chance to explore your local rivers this summer- late June means the 3 Rivers Clean Up!  Saturday 21 June – Saturday 12 July. This is an annual celebration of The Quaggy, The Ravensbourne and The Pool- a Festival of Rivers! Volunteers are invited to join local conservationists and experts in woodland management on the river banks …

The gardens at St Swithun’s church are being renovated by Jenny the gardener and a dedicated team of local volunteers. The gardens- front and back suffered greatly during the work to replace the West Window (facing onto Hither Green Lane) and remedial work to repair water ingress into the crypt.  Summer has started and the …

Happy New Year!  We’re making the most of not being back of work yet!  Last Summer we decommissioned the three tired planters from around the Springbank Road bus stop.  The planters have been renovated and brought back into service.  They’ve been planted up to improve the entrances to Hither Green Station.   Along with the bluebells …