Tag Archives: Environment

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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Put River Wandle in the picture for chance of £600 first prize

Photographers are being encouraged with a £600 first prize to capture the essence of the River Wandle. The Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust is running the competition, which will provide images of the river for its website.

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Frog night at Wandle Park, Thu Apr 30

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Wandle Park River and Pond Day, Apr 12

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Volunteers required for Wandle Park heritage walks project

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Friends of the Earth Green Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 15

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South Norwood Country Park family fun day, Oct 25

Family Fun Day South Norwood Country Park Saturday, 25 October 2014, 12 noon – 4pm       Have fun with nature! Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of activities bushcraft, den building, water filters, natural navigation, bug hunts, nature walks, games, … Continue reading

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Apprenticeship scheme gets to work on the Wandle Valley

A horticulture training scheme in the Wandle Valley is being launched tomorrow by Groundwork London. Working together with housing associations and local authorities, Groundwork London uses environmentally sustainable schemes to try to fulfill three main aims: “creating better places”; “greener … Continue reading

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Fundraising walkabout at Beddington Farmlands, Aug 30

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Life can be a bowl of cherries in your own urban orchard

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, has already explained how even the most modest of town centre homes can have a herb garden and grow their own vegetables with some raised beds. Here, he explains that producing delicious fruit is possible, … Continue reading

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