Category Archives: Wildlife

Foxed! Scotland Yard calls off hunt for ‘Croydon Cat Killer’

After a three-year investigation, Scotland Yard this morning announced that they have closed Operation Takahe, saying that they found no human suspect behind the spate of dead cats attributed to “the Croydon Cat Killer”. A feature in New Scientist magazine, … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, London-wide issues, Policing, South Norwood, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Rambles, walks and talks to celebrate River Wandle’s history

The Wandle Fortnight continues into its second week with more activities and exhibits in, on and around what was, during the Industrial Revolution, called London’s hardest working river. You can find out much more about the history of the River … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 General Election, Activities, Croydon parks, Environment, Friends of Wandle Park, Outside Croydon, Waddon, Walks, Wandle Park, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

City Commons Fungi Walk, Riddlesdown, Oct 2

Posted in City Commons, Croydon parks, Environment, Wildlife | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Purley paddler takes to the Hudson in her plastics campaign

Lizzie Carr, the environmentalist from Purley who in 2016 paddled the length of England’s waterways to check how much waste plastic was polluting the country’s rivers and canals, today sets off on another piece of scientific adventure. Carr is using … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Purley, Wildlife | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Family Nature Walk, Hutchinson’s Bank, Sep 15

Posted in Croydon parks, Environment, New Addington, Wildlife | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Green Heritage Fair, Heathfield House, Sep 15-16

Posted in Croydon parks, Environment, Gardening, Heathfield House, Selsdon & Ballards, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

City Commons Veteran Tree Walk, Ashtead Common, Sep 23

Posted in City Commons, Environment, Wildlife | Tagged , | Leave a comment