Friends of Rochester Esplanade & Churchfields group

Social Prescribing

The Better Connected team works with people over 65 and living in the Medway Towns who are in need of some support to build up their social networks. Recognising that people’s health is determined primarily by a range of social, economic and environmental factors, social prescribing seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way. … Continue reading Social Prescribing

Broomhill Old Orchard

Friends of Broomhill Spring Newsletter

The Friends of Broomhill are pleased to recommence volunteering activities from Thursday 8th April in the Old Orchard and Sunday 11th April 2021 for Park task days. The group will continue to thrive if they can maintain a regular team of volunteers who enjoy attending task days and helping keep the park in good condition, … Continue reading Friends of Broomhill Spring Newsletter

Ranscombe Reserve meadow with poppies | Credit: Zoe J Photography

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Stay Safe and Follow the Guidelines

As we follow the road map out of Lockdown we need to make sure we stay safe and follow the guidance from the Council and Government on how to meet as Friends Groups. The rules on tasks and event will remain the same over the next few weeks as laid out below and we will … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Stay Safe and Follow the Guidelines

Liverpool City Council makes pioneering commitment to protect all parks forever

In a unique partnership with Fields in Trust, Liverpool City Council have recently committed to become the first local authority to protect all of their parks and green spaces forever, ensuring they will never be built on or sold off. This commitment will see 100 green spaces, covering over 1,000 hectares, secured in perpetuity ensuring a tangible legacy for … Continue reading Liverpool City Council makes pioneering commitment to protect all parks forever

Bumblebee on Apple Blossom

2021 is the year to Bee the Change!

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust's exciting new Bee the Change project launched last week and everyone, including you, can get involved!Bee the Change is all about quick, simple things you can do to make your postcode more bumblebee-friendly, from growing flowers to spreading the word about bumblebees and why they are important. It doesn’t matter if you live in the city … Continue reading 2021 is the year to Bee the Change!