Funding for Community Activities Availble

Read More

Seeking Hither Green apple trees!

Read More

Say thanks for the Meadow – Vote for Grow Wild!

Read More

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 …

There are quite a number of families keeping chickens in Hither Green! Chickens can be great company, are very good pest control in the garden and give the freshest possible eggs! The British Hens Welfare Trust are re-homing thousands of ex-battery farm hens this summer. These are birds which still lay, although probably every other …

Lewisham Council are once again offering free workshops on how to compost your food and garden waste at home. Composting workshops Composting is easy and it gives good nutrients and mulch for your garden for next season. In this workshop you will learn: how to set up a compost bin/ heap what can and cannot …

Discover Lewisham’s woods, rivers and wildlife by using these free maps which show great walking routes through some fantastic green spaces. The Creekside Discovery Centre at Deptford have put together a series of maps to help you walk from Beckenham Place Park to The Thames in short, manageable sections. Discover trees, birds and Lewisham’s three …

The Brockley Max team have announced an Evening with local resident and renowned cartoonist, Martin Rowson to fundraise funds for this year’s Festival.  This is a rare opportunity for an informal and intimate discussion with one of the UK’s most distinct political commentators and to help support this year’s Brockley Max festival. Date: Wednesday 10 February Time:  …

HGCA Green Volunteering Programme The Hither Green Community Association runs its own environmental activities programme- providing fun opportunities for local people to meet and to improve our green spaces. Hither Green residents are invited to come along and volunteer to improve our community. Springbank Road Embankment–Conservation of the Hither Green Station woodlands. • We’re improving the diversity of …

Get stuck into Spring by spending this Saturday in your local school or community garden! The Big Dig is a London campaign to get you (and the kids) outside, having fun and exploring new spaces www.bigdig.org.uk   CATFORD: The Wild Cat Wilderness Project (An excellent new garden!) Riverview Park Road, Catford SE6 4PL Tasks: Building a new pond, pruning fruit trees Contact: :wcw@rgtb.org.uk Web:WildCatWilderness.org HITHER GREEN: St Mungo’s Kitchen Garden, Ennersdale Road, Hither Green, SE13 6QE Tasks: Preparing in the poly tunnel, Building a strawberry tower and …

Capital Clean-up 2015 Capital Clean-up is the Mayor of London’s partnership campaign to help Londoners get together to spruce up their city. Community groups, charities, small businesses and schools can apply for a grant of £500-£1,500. to help  run local clean-up events. You can now apply to run Capital Clean-up activities on your street this summer. How about: Nightingale Grove, Benin Street, Stainton Road? Whether you want to turn …