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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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The Lewisham Healthy Walks programme includes both health walks and Nordic walks, aimed at Lewisham residents who are less active.Lewisham Health walks are led by trained volunteer walk leaders. The walks are 30-90 minutes long. They range from a short walk in a park to longer explorations of the local Lewisham area and beyond. We …

If you have put in your street tree request for planting this coming winter, then now is good time to start thinking about what kind of street tree would grow well in your street and at the same time contribute to biodiversity in Lewisham. There are a number of important factors to consider and these …

Improving our Local environmentMany thanks to Jack from Station contractors @BAMNuttall for preparing this year’s station meadow. The HGCA environment team are trying a new method this year to combat the colossal weed load which overwhelms it each year! Between the thin dry soil and the super aggressive bristly ox-tongue weeds, it’s been a tough …

Greening Hither Green Lane- New Street Trees.In the last two weeks, twelve shiny new street trees were planted in the lower section of HGL/Courthill Road. They were funded by NCil/Section 106 and by Hither Green Christmas trees bought by this community. They were supprted by Hither Green’s Councillors and the Lewisham Central Assembly coordinator. Finding …

Have you ever wondered what else might be sharing your outside side space?!  Then consider joining a new local Wildlife Group to hear ideas about how you identify creatures and mini beasts roaming your garden and local parks. Find out how you can encourage more wildlife into your garden or street!    Hither Green Wildlife …

Hither Green Lane Tree Waterers your time has come! Our 15 new strert trees need watering in this dry weather. You can safely pour 20L down the tubing at the base of the trunk twice a week. Best if you do it first thing in the morning. Take your kids so they get to know …

Rachel Salter and several other local residents are asking local people to grow sunflowers in their front gardens this summer as a symbol of community solidarity and hope . If you have any spare seeds to share with the local community please let Rachel know ( she is searchable in the come hither green FB …

Hither Green Lane Street Trees. 10 new trees went in this winter funded by Section 106 developers fees awarded to Hither Green and supported by local people, businesses and councillors. It’s been a real community partnership between us and the Lewisham based Street Trees for Living Charity. At this very moment Lewisham’s Tree Officer is …

Sunday, 24 May 2020 We know from the Seed Swap that Hither Green has a lot of passionate gardeners! Theresa from the Verdant Lane Community Garden has kindly offered to coordinate this year’s event and she will be actively looking for more local private and community gardens to open to the public.She isn’t looking for …

Bellingham Bowls Club –Open EveningFriday 14 Feb from 5.30pm.Free game of indoor bowl+ dartsLicensed bar + fish supper available.183 Bellingham Road SE6 1EQ Quiz night 29th Feb7pm £3To book email: richard.morrison1970@yahoo.co.uk