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Great North Wood 2021 calendar’s photo competition

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Endangered butterfly ignored in Brick by Brick flats application

Hutchinson’s Bank, near New Addington, has a worldwide reputation as a conservation reserve, having been supported at its very beginning by Sir David Attenborough. But that hasn’t stopped the latest dubious scheme from council builders ‘Trick by Trick’. STEVEN DOWNES … Continue reading

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Trust’s workdays to bring butterflies to Hutchinson’s Bank

Brilliant Butterflies is a London Wildlife Trust project which calls on volunteers to help improve and enhance the habitat in some of Croydon’s and south London’s open spaces to benefit wildlife – in particular (the clue’s in the name) butterflies. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Open Day, Dollyper’s Hill, Coulsdon, Nov 30

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Great North Wood photo competition, closing date Oct 31

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Winter Bird Walk, Sydenham Hill Wood, Feb 11

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Rare butterfly spotted on New Addington chalkland reserve

Naturalists at Hutchinson’s Bank nature reserve are celebrating the sighting of a rare butterfly. Hutchinson’s Bank is one of the richest remaining chalk grassland habitats in London, and this year it has been just a touch richer with the appearance … 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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London Wildlife Trust Bat Walk, Crystal Palace Park, Sep 1

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Wildlife Family Fun Days, Crystal Palace Park, Aug 6 and 21

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

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Walk with bats, birds and trees with Great North Wood project

The Great North Wood project, run by the London Wildlife Trust, is an initiative that aims to engage local people to help protect and enhance an invaluable landscape. The Great North Wood is one of London’s most valuable Living Landscapes. … Continue reading

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Open day and guided nature walk, Hutchinson’s Bank, July 19

Discover the butterflies of the chalkland downland near New Addington this Sunday on a London Wildlife Trust guided walk. Hutchinson’s Bank is home to 28 butterfly species – and on this informative guided walk, you can marvel at marbled whites … Continue reading

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Burnt: incinerator scheme fails to get planning permission

A Sutton Council planning meeting last night refused to approve plans to build a waste incinerator on its border with Croydon, at Beddington Lane, a stunning reversal for the powers of big business. Ahead of the meeting, with the Sutton … Continue reading

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