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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 »

Merry Christmas 2017

Posted on 19th December, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Merry Christmas 2017

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. A special thank you to our members and volunteers whose support is so crucial throughout the year.

Hedge Pruning

Posted on 19th March, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)

A small group of volunteers tackled the hedge that runs down the┬áside of the wood, bordering the housing estate today. Many of the whips had become incredibly tall and were in desperate need of a prune in order to make them grow more bushy. The nettles, brambles and other weeds that strangle the hedge were … Read more »

Paths Re-surfaced in DKH Wood

Posted on 14th January, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Paths Re-surfaced in DKH Wood

Our application for Cleaner, greener, Safer funding from Southwark Council was successful and we were awarded the money to get the paths in the wood topped up with new gravel. The previous surface was disappearing under the yearly layer of leaf mulch and so had gradually disappeared, leaving a muddy track. Following a meeting with … Read more »

Bulbs planted in new glade

Posted on 26th October, 2016 in General News | News (0 Comments)
Bulbs planted in new glade

Today we planted some woodland bulbs in the new glade that we have created in Dog Kennel Hill Wood. We ordered them from naturescape.co.uk who specialise in British wild flowers. We selected bulbs that should do OK in a woodland setting: 25 wild ransoms 25 English bluebells 25 wood anenome 25 winter aconite 25 single … Read more »