Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Act Carefully and Remain Cautious

In line with the latest government guidelines, restrictions on wearing a face covering and observing social distancing rules are lifting from Monday 19th July 2021. However COVID-19 has not gone away and we need to continue to act carefully and remain cautious. We also appreciate that volunteers may wish to continue to wear face coverings … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Act Carefully and Remain Cautious

Dog walking beside it's owner

Medway Council Animal Warden Team Event at Broomhill Park

The Animal Warden Team at Medway Council are holding a small event within Broomhill Park on Thursday 29th July 2021 between 11:00-15:00 hours. There will be a stand promoting responsible dog ownership along with chip-checking to ensure details are up to date and offering free dog microchipping. Battersea will also be in attendance. There will … Continue reading Medway Council Animal Warden Team Event at Broomhill Park

Great British Spring Clean 28th May to 13th June 2021

Our precious greenspaces could all do with a decent spring clean after the year we have been though. Along with our marvellous heath service and front line workers they have helped to keep us going. What would we have done without our daily walks!!? #GBSpringClean Why not join Keep Britain Tidy and their community of … Continue reading Great British Spring Clean 28th May to 13th June 2021

Flyer for Litter pick and Sensory Garden Task Day held by Friends of Rochester Churchfields & Esplanade

FoRCE Task Day – Sat 29 May 2021

The Friends of Rochester Churchfields and Esplanade are holding an activity day, comprising of both a litter pick and starting the process of creating a Sensory Garden in the three raised beds on the Esplanade park opposite the castle. The Suffrage Sensory Garden has been planned for some time now and will pay tribute to … Continue reading FoRCE Task Day – Sat 29 May 2021

MUGS Forum Online AGM – Tue 4 May 2021 6:45-9:00pm

The MUGs Forum AGM is on the 4th May, 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start and will take place online via Zoom video conferencing. We are holding this meeting online as we are still unable to meet in-person in groups of more than 6 people and, even though the situation is improving, we must continue to … Continue reading MUGS Forum Online AGM – Tue 4 May 2021 6:45-9:00pm

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

Help clean up our Esplanade (pre-booking essential)

To comply with current social distancing rules, spaces must be pre-booked so that small groups of no more than six people can be organised. Groups will start at staggered times from 10am onwards. Volunteers from the same household, including supervised children, are most welcome but must remain in the same group. However, at the present … Continue reading Help clean up our Esplanade (pre-booking essential)

Towards Plastic Free Medway – The Great 50/50

Towards Plastic Free Medway (TPFM) came together one year ago and have been working away since then and behind the scenes during lockdown, calling upon all to use less plastic. “We aim to achieve the prestigious award of Plastic Free Community for all of Medway, as awarded by our national group, Surfers Against Sewage. On … Continue reading Towards Plastic Free Medway – The Great 50/50