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
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.
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
A visit was made to to see the cherries in Upchurch where they are grown and the crop is looking very good! The Cherry Picnic is back for 2019! Mark Saturday 13th July in your calendars now!
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