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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 »

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 »