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How to get involved in the #first500 campaign

Posted by James Dowdell on December 1, 2016

Good to hear you're looking to find out how you can be a part of the #first500 campaign!  We are hopeful over the next 4 weeks this will snowball (excuse the seasonal pun) and more companies will want to contribute to building the pot, meaning more goals will get backed.  On top of creating real impact locally this will ... Continue reading »

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Bellenden Road Nature Garden

The vision for Bellenden Road Nature Garden is to return it to its former glory- a garden with a range of  habitat types that encourages wildlife and engages the public in local wildlife. I am looking for volunteers interested in helping us on work days to achieve these goals! The first few work days will aim at getting the site back to a good shape;e.g. re-forming some of the original areas in the garden (like the woodland walkway & the minibeast village) and having a general clean-up. These will be held on advertised Tuesdays.  The first volunteer work day will be held Tuesday 22nd October, 1-4pm. We will be meeting at the nature garden at 1pm. Gloves and tools will be provided but please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Tasks include; Ø  Litter pick Ø  Selective felling of trees encroaching onto grassland Ø  Dead hedging using felled material Ø  Weed the raised beds and plant with seasonal veg Ø  Pull saplings Ø  Weed pathways/install path edging using felled material If you can’t stay for the whole day, don’t worry- come along for as long as you can! Please let me know if you are planning on coming along! [email protected] address lists Highshore School for the purpose of using Google maps. We are located opposite the school, not inside!

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Welcome to the Southwark Cluster!

Hello and welcome to the Southwark Cluster!This cluster page pulls together all the projects, events, people, blogs and latest activity happening in the borough. This is the place to share your stories, photos, upcoming events and find out what’s happening near you.Get on board by clicking ‘Follow’ in the top right hand corner of the cluster page. While you’re at it, why not start a project page, upload a blog or add an event?

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Spring Seed Sowing

12:00, Saturday 25th March

Hosted by: Mother Goose Wildlife Garden Admin

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Walworth Garden free 30th birthday celebration

London | Southwark | Walworth

Thirty years after a derelict piece of land in Walworth was turned into a community garden ...