Use of Herbicides in Medway

There has been a considerable amount of debate and publicity around the use of herbicides in our greenspaces. Currently, Medway Council does allow the use of herbicides by their contractor Norse. The chemicals are glyphosate based and used to control weeds in a restricted and controlled way. At the Council's Oversight and Scrutiny (O&S) Committee … Continue reading Use of Herbicides in Medway

Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 5 Nov 2019

Following a very successful first meeting back in July, we've been trying to find the best way to take this group forwards. Thanks to some great support, the time has come to get together again and a meeting has been arranged for 7:30pm on Tuesday 5th November at the Medway Adult Education Centre (Rochester Library), … Continue reading Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 5 Nov 2019

Let’s Talk Horstead Valley Events

Horsted Valley is a strip of green space that runs from Luton Village, in a South Western direction to the Davis Estate and Rochester Airport, and is sandwiched between Wayfield and Walderslade to the South East, and Rochester and Chatham to North West. It is one of the Medway Towns hidden gems, providing a vital … Continue reading Let’s Talk Horstead Valley Events

Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 3 Sep 2019

The second meeting of this new group will be held at St. Margaret's Church on St. Margaret's Street ME1 1UF on Tuesday 3rd September at 7.30pm - all welcome. The first meeting, held on 30th July, was attended by 18 people currently interested in the new group and it was agreed that the remit of … Continue reading Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 3 Sep 2019

Rede Common Open Day – 4 Aug 2019

The Friends of Rede Common are hosting a free Open Day.  Rede Common is proud to present our first Open Day Sunday 4th August as a Local Nature Reserve. The Friends have worked really hard all year round in preparation for showing the site to the local community. We will be joined by the Mayor of Medway … Continue reading Rede Common Open Day – 4 Aug 2019