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
Hungry Grey Squirrel trying to fit two peanuts in its mouth at the same time at Gillingham Park And more... Coast and marshes Riverside Country Park is very popular and the foreshore at Grain village is a lovely walk as well. Out on the North Kent Marshes the overwintering birds are at their best. Dunlin, … Continue reading I-SPY IN FEBRUARY
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
Medway Council are undertaking a public consultation on Riverside Country Park to better understand how the park is currently used, any barriers to use and any improvements you would like to see. Do please submit your views and help guide future improvements. Click here to open the survey which should take no more than 5mins … Continue reading Riverside Country Park – Have your say
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.
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
The Riverside Country Park volunteer group recently planted 240 trees along Motney Field, this will help create a wildlife corridor and will eventually benefit a wide variety of different wildlife. If you are interested in volunteering, why not get involved, call the Riverside Country Park visitor centre on 01634 337432 for more information.
Saturday 13th April 2019 from 10am Join one of our knowledgable Rangers on a gentle Saturday morning walk to identify the most common birds seen or heard in the park. Suitable for adults only. £4 per person Meet at the Capstone Farm Country Park Visitor Centre Booking is essential click here to send an email … Continue reading Bird Walk at Capstone Farm Country Park
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