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

Southwark Council to Introduce Free Booking System for Tennis Courts

Southwark council wants to grow physical activity across the community as stated in the Active Southwark strategy 2019-2023. One area where it wants to make a difference is through tennis in park sites. As part of this a new free booking system will launch on the 20th April to allow people to reserve court time at Southwark … Continue reading Southwark Council to Introduce Free Booking System for Tennis Courts