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Happy New Year

Posted on 4th January, 2020 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone that has supported the Friends of Dog Kennel Hill Wood. 2019 was an interesting year with pheasant watching (!), a winter work day, the Big Garden Bird Watch, logging of all flora and fauna sightings in a GiGl spreadsheet, fence mending, hedgehog tunnel attempt, spring walk, walnut planting, spring clearup, … Read more »

Planning Application for Green Dale: 19/AP/1867 – ACT NOW!

Following on from the failed attempt to build on parts of Green Dale and the DHFC stadium in 2016… oh and in 2000, 2011 and 2015, the property developers are back with a new planning application and a new off-shore company! Yes, Peter Bennison, formerly of Hadley Property Group and Meadow Residential has formed a … Read more »

Scything the Meadow

Posted on 29th July, 2018 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Scything the Meadow

The meadow in Dog Kennel Hill Open Space was scythed yesterday by two members of the Friends group. The grass had grown rather long and then it had rained which meant that the meadow grass was lying in lots of different directions and was quite hard to scythe! It took a few sessions but we … Read more »

Bat Plans Being Hatched!

Posted on 10th March, 2018 in General News | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Bat Plans Being Hatched!

Today we met up with some bat experts to talk about plans for DKH Open Space. Jo Ferguson from the Bat Conservation Trust, Alison Fairgrass and Becky Wilson both from the London Bat group kindly walked round and discussed ways we could improve the habitat for bats. The first thing we need to do is … Read more »

Meeting with Robert Roach

Posted on 7th February, 2018 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Meeting with Robert Roach

This morning we met with Robert Roach from Southwark’s parks department. His official title is Contract and Services Manager and he’s our main contact at Southwark for the maintenance of the park. There was a lot to discuss and we both came away with a long list of action points: cut the hedges up near the adventure … Read more »