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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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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

We are recruiting a Watering Team for the 15 new street trees Lewisham will be planting along Hither Green Lane this winter. Click the link below to see the tree map. If you’re on HGL or an adjacent road, would you consider joining the team? When Lewisham plants trees the success rate is 75%. When …

This summer a wildflower meadow will brighten the dull Staplehurst Road forecourt of HG Station. Thank you to Good Gym Lewisham and the locals who turned out on Monday evening to prepare the seed bed and sow the seed. Thank you to everyone who lent rakes and forks. We just need some rain now! The …

Game on! The Fernbrook Road Meadow was rotavated today! So join us on Monday evening to rake out all the weeds, and help prepare a flat seed bed for sowing this summer’s meadow. This is a HUGE project- we need lots of wiling helpers. Instructions and H&S talk will be given on site. No gardening experience necessary …

The Situation: Pam is a happy lady- she keeps chickens and she recently moved to HG from SE9. Pam’s new garden is significantly smaller than her Eltham one and her girls need more room to runaround. The birds are are ex- battery hens which were adopted from the British Hen Welfare Trust; they produce more fresh, …

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. …

Do you want to improve local spaces through green community engagement? There are only two weeks left to apply for an Our Space Award grant! The Our Space Award aims to help Londoners green their city through active community engagement and participation. It will support Londoners of all ages and backgrounds, communities and schools in improving community open …

Springbank Road Garden: Saturday 9 September  Time: 11- 1 (ish!)  Location Springbank Road , Hither Green SE13 6SS Josie is assembling troops to cut back and propagate in the garden ready for next May’s 10th anniversary s plant swap! And also to do battle with the brambles coming through the fence along the road! “There …