Category Archives: Friends of Millers Ponds

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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Residents have 48 hours to save 70 parks and open spaces

The people of Croydon have 48 hours left to try to save more than 70 of the borough’s parks and open spaces from being put at serious risk of being handed over to developers to be built on. Alison Butler, … 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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Friends of Millers Pond Annual Fayre: Saturday July 20

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Get £5 just for counting the birds in your garden

The RSPB – the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – is again staging a backyard wildlife safari that naturalists aged from four to 94 can take part in at the end of this month. And anyone who registers … Continue reading

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Bizarre weather sees bazaar’s SOS for wildlife

The wettest summer in recorded history could cause the deadliest winter yet known for wildlife, according to local ecologists, who are staging a charity event on Sunday to raise cash to help feed the birds and animals. The Heathfield Ecology … Continue reading

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Friends of Miller’s Pond Summer Fayre, July 14

It is the Friends of Miller’s Pond Summer Fayre this Saturday, July 14, from noon to 4pm. Being staged at Shirley Way, the entrance to the park is from Farm Lane and Worcester Close (Millers Pond is served by 194 … Continue reading

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