Category Archives: Croydon Federation of Allotment and Garden Societies

Butler in U-turn over parks protection: ‘Nothing to see here’

Alison Butler, the Croydon Council cabinet member responsible for planning, has made a U-turn over the future planning status of the borough’s parks. On Saturday, Inside Croydon reported how the government planning inspector had rejected Croydon Council’s efforts to apply … Continue reading

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Parkhill Allotments Open Day, Aug 13

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Gardening charity plants the seeds of a volunteering scheme

A gardening charity is seeking volunteers to help more Croydon residents grow their own food with confidence and success. Garden Organic, working with Croydon Council’s Food Flagship programme, is recruiting more Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners are volunteers who help people … Continue reading

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Pop-up farm seeks new homes for 20,000 crocus corms

Ally McKinlay has got a few thousand crocus corms on his hands, and he needs your help to distribute them. Saffron Central was the pop-up spice farm set-up on the site of Taberner House, next to Queen’s Gardens in central … Continue reading

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Volunteers get together to help maintain Croydon’s park life

Our environmental affairs correspondent, CHRIS PECKHAM, reports on a new group established to safeguard our green spaces Last week saw the latest meeting of the fledgling Croydon Parks, Woodlands and Greenspaces Forum: a group that brings together all of the … Continue reading

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Croydon Green Fair, North End, June 14

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Croydon Ecology Centre open weekend: June 8-9

The Croydon Ecology Centre at Heathfield House is staging its summer open weekend on Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9. Open from 11am to 5pm both days, entry is free. At 3pm each day, there is a guided tour of the … Continue reading

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