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Our 7th Wassail, Sunday 7th February, at 4pm

We will be carrying out our orchard maintenance from 2pm. You are welcome to join us. This involves, weeding and remulching the trees, pruning and we may be planting some new blackcurrants.

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The Big Bird Watch

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December Meeting…change of date

Our December Meeting has been CHANGED.

It will now be held on WEDNESDAY 9th December, 2015

Usual place, the cafe in the park and the usual time 7.30 until 9pm.

All welcome.

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

Every second Saturday, 10th October, 8th November and 12th December.

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Vegetables and eggs from Whitegates Farm in Rainham, Kent

Meat from Marsh Products, Kent and preserves from Caregrow

www.Caregrow.co.uk

The farmers’ market is now supporting the Friends of Hilly Fields

 

Bat Walk

BAT_2015Before they go off to hibernate, we are hoping to catch one last glimpse. Children welcome.

AGM

Our 2015 AGM is this Tuesday, in the cafe at 7.30pm, should be finished by 9pm.

 

 

More volunteers and bins needed in fox war

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Volunteers are collecting so much rubbish we are overfilling the bins, proving that Lewisham council needs to put in more bins. We only started a week ago.

On Saturday night (22 August), the single bin we use was already full from Friday and the cafe’s rubbish from Saturday. (more…)

Volunteers empty bins before foxes spread rubbish

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Morning park users will have seen rubbish strewn by foxes who pull bagged waste from open bins in search for food scraps. The first volunteers have begun emptying the bins just before dark to try to prevent this. More volunteers are needed.

Saturday 15 August was the first night. Two volunteers started at the Bowling Green and cleared the bins up all the way along Cliffview and Vicars Hill to the café and the play area. On the first night we managed to empty 12 bins. (more…)

Hilly Fields 10K Relay Fun Run

Not organised by the friends, but to be held in our beautiful park on Sunday 13th September at 11am.

A SPONSORED RELAY RACE:  2-4 (4 x 2.5K)

To register  your team contact:

MPMTrelay@gmail.com

and check out their JustGiving page and start fundraising.

https://www.justgiving.com/mpmt

OPEN TO ALL FAMILIES, BUSINESSES, FRIENDS to raise money for the MARSHA PHOENIX MEMORIAL TRUST. In the face of the recent funding cuts, they need to raise £14,000 so their lovely cook, Daisy can keep cooking healthy meals for the young women living at the Marsha Phoenix Hostel.

THE BIG PHOTO…

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