Tag Archives: The Conservation Volunteers

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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Conservation group offers skills training to volunteers

TCV – The Conservation Volunteers – are seeking volunteer project leaders to plan, lead and deliver projects and help expand to take on new projects in and around Croydon and Surrey. “We run project days every week, taking groups of … Continue reading

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Norbury and Upper Norwood start community group

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