Dear Friends and volunteers, In line with recent government guidance and many other organisations across the country, Medway Council has taken the decision to request that all group activities or events organised by Friend’s or volunteers are postponed until further notice. We encourage groups to think about other ways they can continue their activities as … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Suspension of Activities in Medway Council Greenspaces
Spring is in full flow in my garden, the bulbs I planted last October have popped up and given me a much needed colourful display in my borders. I have appreciated my garden much more in the last couple of weeks then ever before! I have noticed so much more too and feel connected to … Continue reading Notes from an Urban Greenspace #4
Here's the latest update, including information from the Council which might affect our greenspaces: From Medway Council: "We have taken the precaution of extending the cancellation of our events until the end of July, so sadly we won’t be running the Medway Mile in July. Our Household Waste and Recycling centres will all be closed … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: 1 Apr 2020
29th March 2020 How are you using our time in isolation? I can guarantee that across the country there are jobs being done which have not been looked at for a very long time. Those tidying and sorting jobs which we have been promising to get around to for months or perhaps even years. Well, … Continue reading Notes from an Urban Greenspace #3
The good news is that outdoor activities and exercise, a proven mood-booster, should be safe if you maintain social distancing. We have been advised that we can get out for exercise once a day ….. well lets get going! Staying in is not good for our health so as long as we keep to the … Continue reading Going outside whilst practicing Social Distancing
Let’s collaborate! Whilst we are all staying at home, we can share notes and stories about our own greenspace – no matter how large or small.
Whilst we are all staying at home, we can share notes and stories about our own greenspace no matter how large or small.
Dear Friends, I am conscious that many of our Friends Groups will be unsure what to do about their events and activities over the coming months. On the one hand we want everyone to stay safe and on the other we know the value of our Friends groups and the important part they have to … Continue reading MUGs and Coronavirus
The campaing to stop the use of herbicides in our greenspaces goes on. Please sign the online petition through the Medway Council website, or download a paper version for printing, and encourage your friends and family to do the same.
Keep Britain Tidy have announced that, due to circumstances outside of their control and on recommendation from the government during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Great British Spring Clean event has now been postponed until September 2020. They encourage everyone who has organised an event to log on to their dashboard on the website and rearrange … Continue reading Great British Spring Clean **POSTPONED**