Tag Archives: Great North Wood

A stroll through Great North Wood is a step back in history

NATURE NOTES: There’s a vital link to a piece of medieval England on our Croydon door step. MOIRA O’DONNELL set off to investigate It was a photograph of a Thornton Heath street sign on Twitter that set me off on … Continue reading

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£700,000 Lottery grant to save the Great North Wood

The Great North Wood is south London’s secret ancient nature reserve and conservation group the London Wildlife Trust has just been awarded a £700,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore and preserve what remains of the woodland. … Continue reading

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Take a walk in the woods back to the time of the mammoths

While Croydon Council appears to be on a mission to concrete over every last remaining pocket of green space in the borough, there are some groups which continue to study, cherish and preserve the scraps of south London’s environmental heritage. … Continue reading

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Spoon-carving workshop, Beaulieu Heights, Sep 10

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Celebrate creepy crawlies on Bug Day, Crystal Palace, Jul 27

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Help London Wildlife Trust by taking a short nature survey

Do you know your Crystal Palace Park from your Horniman Gardens? Your Nunhead Cemetery from your Streatham Common? Take a short survey from the London Wildlife Trust and you could win a delicious meal for two at The Great North … Continue reading

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Spring in the air and a spring in the step of Morris Men

As the sap begins to rise and spring is in the air (well, was promising to be in the air until this frosty weekend), so the local team of Morris dancers emerge from their winter hibernation. The North Wood Morris … Continue reading

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