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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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There is funding available for community and group activities in Lewisham. Please get applying- there are lots of groups struggling to provide services. Rushey Green Assembly fund has been extended too! Theirs closes on Wednesday the 14th of September – so don’t delay if you want to make a bid. (Their criteria are different to Catford …

If you are blessed with an apple tree but are not sure what to do with your excess crop, then the Lee Manor Community Garden can  make good use of your harvest! Please take your apples to the Lee Manor Community Garden on Micheldever Road (the Burnt Ash Road end) on Sunday 11 September. Or …

Good News! The Grow Wild Campaign which largely funded the colourful new Hither Green Station Meadow are now finalists in the 2016 National Lottery Awards! Vote for Grow Wild in the National Lottery Awards 2016! As members of this inspiring national project network, our hard work, passion and sheer persistence have been a major part of …

Geums, valerian and roses are making the garden look very bright and colourful at the moment. Thank you to everyone who came to help prepare the garden for the RHS London in Bloom judges who arrive early next month! We had a lovely few hours cutting back, hoiking out weeds and shaping wayward shrubs. There …

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 …

The Springbank Road Garden: The London in Bloom Judging takes place next month! Thanks to some major plant donations over the bank holiday, we’re doing well with our preparations- but we’re going to need LOTS of help on Saturday 11 June to primp, prune and plant! Join us and bring secateurs if you fancy shaping …

Apply for Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ funding to transform an open space in your neighbourhood. Spring 2016 applications open on 18 April 2016 Don’t miss your chance to receive up to £12,000 to improve an open space in your neighbourhood. The second funding round for the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme will be open between …

The Arts Cafe in Manor Park have launched a campaign to improve the quality of play in the playground. Cafe Manager Banu Schmid says “The playground needs a new life with some enjoyable creativity for children to play, learn and interact.”   Click to see Banu’s idea- www.spacehive.com, while it is still very much at the …

Lewisham  has three local rivers which eventually flow into the Thames- and there are several groups which manage the river banks checking on wildlife, invasive plants, pollution and lots more.  This spring/summer they are inviting people to sign up for training for an exciting new volunteering opportunity – the Ravensbourne River Monitoring Initiative (RMI). Are …

The Lee Manor Society have announced the date of their annual PlantMart. Date: Saturday 14 May Time: 2 and 4 pm Location: 2, 4 & 6 Micheldever Road, SE12. The Plant will take place in the front gardens Plant Donations: If you are dividing hostas, uprooting those runners and propagating cuttings and seeds, why not …