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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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Green Funding Available August 2017 The Mayor of London’s  GreenerCityFund has a new pot of £9m fund to plant trees & make London greener. Do you have an idea for your Lewisham neighbourhood? A lost, grimy corner? Apply now for the 1st round of grants The grants open from August 2017 are: * Community Tree Planting Grants – …

Local residents are getting together to make sure Verdant Lane lives up to its name The corner of Verdant Lane and Pasture Road is sorely neglected and on Saturday 9th September a group of neighbours will be showing it some love! Do go along and join them… they would welcome donations of any rooted cuttings, or spare …

Come on an Outfall Safari and help raise awareness about river pollution! Following our successful first year running the Riverfly monitoring scheme on the Ravensbourne Catchment, we’re offering you another opportunity to help identify pollution hotspots and raise public awareness around drainage misconnections that can harm our rivers. The waterways of the Ravensbourne, Quaggy and Pool …

Hither Green Lane needs your help! I live on Hither Green Lane, walk it up and down everyday, shop and meet friends for coffee. I feel it needs more colour and community love from its residents and shop owners/businesses. Planting new trees is certainly one way to make it more enjoyable to live and shop. …

Lee: the beautiful Italianate garden on Southbrook Road which featured in last summer’s ‘Show Me Your Garden show (Sky1) will be open to the public over the weekend of 11/12 June. Barbara and Marek Polanski open every year with proceeds donated to special charities. A great opportunity to see stunning design, topiary and evergreens. Entry: £3.50 with …

It’s 3 Rivers Clean Up time: 3rd June – 24th June 2017. The River Quaggy, The River Ravensbourne and the River Pool. Lots of local residents are needed for a month long series of river based conservation events in and around Lewisham. – Get to know your local river and help your local environment – …

Manor Park  Users’ Group have announced their Annual General Meeting. Date: April 18 2017 Time: 7.30 Location: Community Room,  Park Cafe.  Minutes of the last meeting held on 11/1/17. Please have a think if you would be interested in standing for the post of Secretary. Contact MPUG Committee mpug80@yahoo.com

UPDATE: The GLA awarded Lewisham Council £18,000 of funding towards the replacement of Street Trees in the Borough- this represents an additional 75 trees. There are over 200 empty tree pits in Hither Green alone and largely due to the efforts of Justin Hannemann ( HitherGreentrees.com) we have been prioritised for an allocation of the …

There are 4 days of Forest School planned for the first week of the Easter hols! Mon – Wed – at Manor Park in Hither Green Thurs – at a  new site on the heath in Blackheath As usual, to book – go to the website and then on to Bookmeup   James and the Forries team …