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 (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
Meadows are one of the most valuable assets we have for our wildlife and our climate and National Meadows Day on the 4th July 2020 is an opportunity for us to celebrate what we have and find ways to create more. About 97% of the UK's wildflower meadows have disappeared over the last 100 years. … Continue reading #MarvellousMedwayMeadows
The new Friends of Vinall Park Group plan to have a ZOOM meeting on-line for their first AGM (Annual General Meeting) on Wednesday 10 June at 7pm. They will briefly discuss the aims/objectives and setup/membership of the Friends Group, vote for the Constitution that has recently been completed and the Officers that will take responsibility … Continue reading Friends of Vinall Park AGM – Wed 10 Jun 2020 7pm on ZOOM
Come and join our January Litter Pick - no experience necessary and all welcome! Meet at the Fireman's Memorial near the Park Ave/Seaton Rd entrance at 10:00. Please bring along garden gloves or similar. Litter Pickers and black sacks are provided. Please contact us on 07800 562452 if there any queries on the day.
Volunteers are needed to help clear vegetation from Fort Amherst's Barrier Ditch on Saturday's 7th and 14th March at 9.15am. Meet at the Fort's Cafe for a safety briefing. Volunteers will then move on to the Barrier Ditch through the Fort's tunnels. Gloves, tools and water will be provided. Volunteers should wear hard wearing clothes … Continue reading Volunteers needed at Fort Amherst – 7th and 14th March 2020
Latest news from the Towards Plastic-Free Medway group: Let's get ready for Spring! In a hope for a warm March, here are some clean-up dates for your diary: 1. 28th March, 9:30am at Central Point, St Mary's Island - Litter Free Maritime Community Clean Up. Please register on Facebook or on the Living River website. 2. … Continue reading March clean-up dates for Litter Free Maritime
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 The members of the current … Continue reading MUGs Forum AGM – Wed 8 Apr 2020 6:45pm
In the light of the current situation, the FoRCE have taken the decision to postpone the Litter Pick and Ideas Walk until the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is over. Do please join the Friends of Rochester Churchfields & Esplanade for a Litter Pick on Saturday 28th March 10-11am. We will be meeting outside the Cruising Club … Continue reading Rochester Esplanade Litter Pick and Ideas Walk – Saturday 28th March 2020 **POSTPONED**
The Friends of the Vines have postponed their AGM until the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is over. This decision was made on the grounds that many of the members are elderly and vulnerable and the meeting place was fairly small and confined.