Cleaner, Greener, Safer grant success

As part of Southwark Council’s invaluable Cleaner, Greener Safer funding initiative, the Friends successfully applied for £9,200 for the wildlife conservation area to relocate the path and gate (we and our friends at The Dulwich Society will add £2,500 each and Southwark trees department £5,000, amounting to total funds £19,200, including Southwark Council project officer … Continue reading Cleaner, Greener, Safer grant success

Join our volunteer litter collections as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean

“I never knew litter-picking could be so much fun!’ More fun happening soon… Working with idverde (the park maintenance contractors), the Friends initiated a programme of litter-picking sessions over several weeks, from late July through to September. An early start on Mondays at 8am did not seem to deter good numbers of willing volunteers. Although … Continue reading Join our volunteer litter collections as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean

Tend the Park sessions restart on Saturday 12th September 10am-1pm

As regulars will know, our Tend the Park sessions usually take place on the first Saturday of the month. However, for practical reasons, our first post-Covid session will take place on the second Saturday, 12th September from 10am-1pm. We will be working under the supervision of Head Gardener Rob May to help clear areas of thistles … Continue reading Tend the Park sessions restart on Saturday 12th September 10am-1pm