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Springbank Road Garden WhatsApp Group! 

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Community Action- Fuel Poverty + Climate Change

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Mayor’s Awards for Volunteering.

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To mark the 100th Anniversary of the WI, the Lee Branch is joining forces with Friends of Manor House Gardens  for a tidy up of the Park. Together they will be weeding a section around the lake and helping in the community garden by Manor Lane. Do pop along and help get the Park ready for winter. WI Ceremony: This will be …

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 …

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

Hither Green has two Brownie Packs and three Scouts packs. Every week over a hundred girls and boys take part in fun activities designed to improve lifeskills and personal confidence and the numbers of children are growing! Local brownies and scouts wade through local rivers, make beautiful mosaics, monitor local wildlife and serve this community. The Hither Green Station mosaic, the street planters and the Springbank Road community gardens all look great thanks to Scout and Brownie input. Help Wanted: The St Swithun’s Brownie Pack and the Brownhill Road Scouts …

3 Rivers Clean Up,explore Lewisham’s rivers this summer! Free, fun, family-friendly activities,  taking place from Saturday 20 June  – Saturday 11 July It’s a great chance to get involved and get to know your local river. Lewisham Events Sun 21st June 11-1pm  Chinbrook Meadows clean up, with FO Chinbrook Meadows, Lewisham Tue 23rd June 11-2pm  Cornmill Gardens clean up, …

If you know someone whose work in the community deserves recognition, perhaps a local volunteer or someone who has set up a great community project, nominations are now open until Tuesday 1 September 2015 for the Birthday 2016 Honours list. If you would like to nominate someone, but would like a bit of help to …

Credit:Hedgehog Photo We have hedgehogs in Hither Green- a legacy of having so much green space, lots of family gardens and of course the river. We’ve been asked by The RHS to write a piece about encouraging hedgehogs at home and here it is!. The Hither Green Railway embankment is not public space- while it …

Hello! We hope you’ve had great fun growing your sunflowers! Have you started planting yours out yet? Have the snails have left them alone?! This Saturday, We are having a mass planting of sunflowers in one of the community flower beds at Manor House Gardens. We’ll be working with the fantastic Friends Group.  So please grab …

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 …

 National Community Clear Up Day Is there an area of your street which needs a good spring clean? On Saturday 21 March, Lewisham Council is keen to support individuals, businesses, schools and organisations to join in on National Community Clear up Day. “So get together, roll up your sleeves and spring clean your neighbourhood on Saturday 21 March. It’s really simple and fun to take part in Community Clear Up Day – and it’s free! You …