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Celebrating the new pond

Thanks Bruno for making this happen, thanks Forest Hill Assembly for the support, and thanks Melissa for organising yesterday’s party! With a reserve for long terms maintenance, and the engagement local residents, we have a sustainable future for our new pond. … Continue reading

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The FT on the value of urban parks

Interesting article in last Saturday’s Financial Times: How to save parks and other urban green spaces As it says: while urban parks lubricate property prices and local business, they struggle to make a penny for their own futures.

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The Old Pond after Storm Imogen

After last night’s storm, it doesn’t look as if the old pond, whose liner has been punctured by dogs, actually needs replacing (But of course it does!)

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Looking ahead to 2016

Yes – still here, as is the Green, of course, and these male hazel catkins*.  And looking forward to our AGM at Forest Hill Pools, Saturday 13th, 11.00. Meanwhile we are working on a vision for 2016, to be shared … Continue reading

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Bio-Diversity in our Brambles and Nettles

Dear Friends, here are some of the creatures that dwell in our many nettle and bramble patches. Leaf beetles, Jersey  Tiger Moth, Large Skipper and gatekeeper butterflies are a few that depend on the blossom and leaf cover. Birds and … Continue reading

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Art Installations on Albion Millennium Green

Above: Nest by Nathalie Hauwelle and Participants including Holy Trinity School at Little Ecological Arts Festival (LEAF), May 2013. Click here for a video showing the construction of the nest. The photo above also shows the amazing path restoration begun … Continue reading

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Spring Bloom on Albion Millennium Green

Cowslip, Hawthorn and Lilac, Primrose, English Bluebells, Pear Blossom,        

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Work Day on Albion Millennium Green 9th May 2015

Seven volunteers dug out some blackberry and lined more pathway with logs, hoping to encourage stag beetles. Thanks to all who helped. The next work day is on Saturday 13th June.

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Caring for the Green, April 2015

Just some photo I took following our volunteers day this month, showing both how lovely the green is looking with the primroses coming out but also the hard work which needs doing, digging out brambles clearing litter and removing the … Continue reading

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AGM tomorrow

Members and supporters have been emailed, and this notice has been posted locally so let’s have here a quick reminder about tomorrow’s meeting, 11.00am at the Forest Hill Pools Agenda 1. Minutes of 3rd AGM February 2014 2. Matters arising … Continue reading

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