Rare orchid found in Chatham

It's amazing what can be found in urban gardens! Following on from our recent piece about #LawnFlowers, we were delighted to learn that a critically endangered Man Orchid (Orchis anthropophorum) has been found growing in a Chatham front garden by local resident Angelika Djacenko. Angelika, who studied for a masters degree in biology with a … Continue reading Rare orchid found in Chatham

Rochester’s revitalised Sensory Garden takes shape

The Suffrage Sensory Garden on Rochester's Esplanade opposite the Castle is really coming alive this spring thanks to the efforts of the Friends of Rochester Churchfields & Esplanade (FoRCE) and the generosity of donors and gardening volunteers. The replanting work on the first bed of three beds is complete and some of the herbs and … Continue reading Rochester’s revitalised Sensory Garden takes shape

MUGs Forum AGM – Tue 24 May 2022 6:45pm

for a 7pm start at Gun Wharf, Room 1 All welcome and voting for the new committee for the year will take place. The current committee is; Chair – Simon Curry Vice Chair – John Jones Treasurer – Margaret Agate Committee Member – David Park Committee Member – Robert Heathfield Committee member (Membership support) - … Continue reading MUGs Forum AGM – Tue 24 May 2022 6:45pm

Invitation to a Community Litter Pick at Hillyfields. Meet at Parr Avenue Entrace on Sat 30 Apr 2022 10am - 1pm or as long as you can spare! Litter pickers, gloves and bags supplied by Medway Council's Environmental Engagement Team

Hillyfields Community Litter Pick Sat 30 Apr 10am-1pm

An open invitation anyone who'd like to get involved and make a difference: Medway Council's Community Team invite you to join them for a Litter Pick in Hillyfields Park on Saturday 30th April from 10am for 3 hours or as long as you can spare! Meet at the Parr Avenue entrance. Litter pickers, protective gloves … Continue reading Hillyfields Community Litter Pick Sat 30 Apr 10am-1pm

Community Events in April 2022

There are lots of opportunities to help out at our local parks or greenspaces and volunteers are always welcome. Here are just a few coming up this month – just click on a link below for more information. There are also a number of #GBSpringClean litter picks taking place in Medway which we have included … Continue reading Community Events in April 2022

Great British Spring Clean 2022

The seventh annual #GBSpringClean will take place from 25 March – 10 April 2022. Litter picks in Medway: Please check back soon - more information/events will be as we get them: Sat 26th MarchAnchorians Playing Field 10.30-11.30am, meet at the vehicular entrance on Darland Avenue ME7 3AN Hillyfields 12.00-1.00pm, QEII Field, Admiral’s Gardens, Prince Arthur … Continue reading Great British Spring Clean 2022

Easter Extravaganza – Rede Common

Friends of Rede Common are pleased to announce that Saturday 16th April 2022 will be the date of this year’s Easter Extravaganza. Events will commence at 11am and include an egg hunt, egg decorating and fundraising raffle. This is also a chance to explore the nature reserve, meet the volunteers and find out what happens … Continue reading Easter Extravaganza – Rede Common