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Hither Green Station- The 2019 Embankment Clean Up

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HG Nature Triangle Pond is being refurbished.

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Good Gym in HG on Monday!

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Saturday 9th. February From 11am – 2pm Meet: Staplehurst Rd entrance OR Platform 1 entrance on Springbank Road Hither Green Community Association and FUSS at Hither Green are organising a mighty clean up and cut back of the station embankments. Lots of volunteers with various energy levels required! – A quiet litter pick for 20 …

Photo: A couple of brave volunteers in the rain by the new pond It might not look like much at the moment, but this is the new pond in Hither Green Triangle! Come the summer all of the coir rolls that were planted will grow up, and this will be an amazing haven for wildlife. …

Good Gym Lewisham are coming to Hither Green on Monday! Task: A lil’ light hedge planting on the Station embankment and to get the meadow making started. Have some company on your run and do good at the same time! The group meet at Glass Mill in Lewisham at 7pm every Monday, and come rain …

Well it’s been the work of a couple of years but the station meadow has started to flower! The recent rain has encouraged lots of growth. Right now you can see simple field poppies and oxeye daisies. First thing this morning the meadow was already buzzing with butterflies, hover flies and several different types of …

Be part of Hither Green’s Green Day! Date: Saturday 12 March Time: 11-2pm Location: Staplehurst Rd, Station Entrance TASKS: Over sowing the new meadow with fresh seed to prolong flowering. Award winning landscape designers StreetScape  to host ‘Is it a weed seedling  or a Wildflower’ workshop. Planting Elm trees part of the Great British Elm Tree Experiment. Over …

Many thanks to the local residents who braved the cold weather today to work on the station embankments. We narrowly avoided the rain too. Thank you to all the passers by who stopped to say thank you and have a chat. The Volunteers were mostly there to cut back vegetation growing through the Springbank Road …

Hither Green Station Embankment Conservation Volunteering session- Join Us! Date: Saturday 13 February Time:  11-2pm Location: Meet at the Station Entrance, Staplehurst Road. Boots and gloves provided! A joint Fuss at Hither Green and Hither Green Community Association session.

Volunteers from the Hither Green Community Association and Fuss at Hither Green are working with award-winning landscape designersStreetscape, to create a gloriously colourful wildflower meadow here at Hither Green Station. From Spring 2016 this scrubby embankment will be transformed into a bright, pollen-rich, insect friendly habitat to encourage butterflies and bees. The slopes have been …

The Elm Tree used to be a common sight in British woodland and on British streets, things changed during in the 1960s and 70s when a pernicious fungal disease wiped out the entire species. ‘Dutch Elm disease’ as it became known was imported from infected Dutch timber. It is estimated close to 28 million elms …

Join local volunteers at Hither Green Station for Phase 2 of the Meadow Making project.Together we’ll be planting wildflowers on the station embankment. Date: Saturday 12 September  Time: 11am Meeting Point: Hither Green Station entrance, Staplehurst Road, SE13 5NF Sturdy boots are provided (or wear your own) . Come along rain or shine! Over 18s Only please. Local Organisers: Hither Green Community Association, Fuss at Hither Green, Project funded by: Kew Gardens ‘Grow Wild’ Campaign, Friends of the Earth and the Mayor of London’s Capital Clean Up Campaign