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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 Manor Park Users Group meet on Monday 7 March. It is an open meeting and everyone is welcome. Date: Monday 7 March. Time: 9.00 Location: Community Room beside the Manor Park Cafe. Agenda Topics will include the recent diesel Spill which leached into the R. Quaggy and events this spring and summer. Additional notes for …

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 …

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 …

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 …

I’ve been encouraged to blog about the wildlife in our local garden and the latest post focused on magnolia blossom and signs of spring is now available here: https://nisfornewt.wordpress.com/ As well as our garden I’ll also attempt to blog about the wildlife of Hither Green if I see anything interesting locally such as the first …

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 …

Opportunities for young creatives from Grow Wild. Grow Wild is a national campaign to encourage people and groups to grow wild flowers in small urban spaces.  Young people aged 12-25 are being invited to contribute to the project beyond simply sowing seeds. they can win £500 to do something positive in their communities. They want to …

Have you noticed that the trees in our streets are not getting replaced? Despite massive infrastructure investments in Lewisham, replacing sick or dead trees are not a priority with Lewisham Council right now. Trees are an essential part of the landscape, breaking the hard edges of concrete, giving the birds a place to sing from …

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.

On 4 February a freight train at the Hither Green was derailed and an estimated 4000 litres of diesel was spilled into a ditch. The contamination later found its way into our local river. UPDATE: Statement posted at Manor Park gates. (C) MPUG QWAG Article Link: Qwaggy Waterways Action Group Statement  Over the weekend an iridescent greasy film …