Tag Archives: The Conservation Volunteers

Friends group opposes works to restore Croham Hurst after fire

Those not working this Bank Holiday Monday in the fine weather forecasted might want to take their recreation on the top of Croham Hurst, especially with the cooling tree cover on the route from the Croham valley. After the hard … Continue reading

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Downlands and TCV volunteering day, Addington Hills, Oct 13

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A six-point plan to enhance our precious, under-threat parks

Conservationist PETER UNDERWOOD says that we need to support a Parks Charter to help guarantee the future of local open spaces I love spending time in nature, and we are blessed with a large number and variety of parks and … Continue reading

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Conservation Volunteers splashing out on Croydon’s ponds

There are more than 30 ponds in public areas, parks and open spaces in Croydon. Many are well-known landmarks, some have Friends groups to help keep them clean and vibrant. Yet most people know very little about the history of … Continue reading

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Conservation Volunteers pool resources with Lottery grant

The Conservation Volunteers are celebrating the award of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to finance its Croydon Ponds Project. This two-year project will investigate both the history and the ecology of Croydon’s public ponds.

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Join Croydon’s ACE team of conservation volunteers

Could you do something ACE for the environment locally? The Conservation Volunteers’ Action for Croydon’s Environment team – or ACE – organises regular task days every Wednesday and Thursday in different parks and woodlands in and around Croydon, and they’re … Continue reading

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Lorry-load of rubbish cleared from South Norwood park

The Conservation Volunteers have been hard at work this week, clearing up Brickfields Meadow in South Norwood. Brickfields Meadow is one of Croydon’s green oases. It is very popular with fishermen around the lake and young families using the playground. … Continue reading

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