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
Apologies: Cllr Maple, Liz Duckworth, Annmarie Behn, Natalie Poulton Welcome and Introduction Introduction of Peter Garrett, recently appointed the Greenspace Access and Programme Manager. Peter has a huge wealth of experience and expertise in the management of greenspaces, volunteer groups, rights of way and countryside management. He takes on the key role in the future … Continue reading Minutes from the MUGS Forum meeting of Thursday Feb 4th 7.00pm
This year a record-breaking 2,061 parks in the UK achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award, and for the past month, the UK public has been voting for their favourite in the Green Flag Award People's Choice. Over 59,000 votes were cast in total and the winners have now been announced as: Cassiobury Park, Watford Hollycroft Park, … Continue reading Top 10 Green Flag Award-winning parks
Help us find the nation’s favourite parks by voting for yours in the People’s Choice Awards This year an army of experts awarded a record breaking 2061 Green Flag Awards to the UK’s very best parks and green spaces. The scheme is now asking the public to vote for their favourites. You can find your … Continue reading It’s time to pick the nation’s favourite parks
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
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.
All Friends of Broomhill workgroups and task days (including our Great British Spring Clean on 5th April 2020) have been postponed until further notice based on advice from the Government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We hope to resume again in September 2020. Join our very friendly team of volunteers: Sunday Tasks Days are the first … Continue reading Friends of Broomhill Task Days **POSTPONED**
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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
Five beautiful urban parks and two stunning country parks in Medway were given the prestigious Green Flag Award in 2018 - a sign that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities. Capstone Country Park, Riverside Country Park, Great Lines Heritage Park, The Vines, Broomhill Park, Hillyfields … Continue reading Green Flag Awards 2018