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

Green Flag Awards 2019

Seven of Medway’s much-loved parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as among the best in the United Kingdom and around the world. Riverside Country Park in Rainham, Capstone Farm Country Park in Gillingham, Great Lines Heritage Park in Gillingham, The Vines in Rochester, Broomhill Park in Strood , Hillyfields Community Park … Continue reading Green Flag Awards 2019