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Southmere Lake Wildflowers

Research update from plant and wildlife monitoring at Southmere Lake

We’ve commissioned independent expert ecologists from RSK Wilding to monitor the different species o…

15/12/2023

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School Children Tree Planting

Thamesmead schoolchildren help plant hundreds of trees for National Tree Week

Children from three schools in Thamesmead took a hands-on approach to tackling the climate crisis th…

30/11/2023

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Biodiversity between White Hart Lane in Greenwich and Eastern Way in Bexley

Ridgeway goes wild

There are some exciting changes coming to the Ridgeway as part of a long-term plan to boost wildlife…

04/10/2023

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New directions published for the Green Chain Walk

New directions published for the Green Chain Walk

New directions for the Green Chain Walk's 52-mile network have been published by The Ramblers in par…

18/06/2023

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J D Swann on his unique dawn chorus walk in Southmere park

“Thamesmead was the perfect place to do it”: J D Swann on his unique dawn chorus walk

To celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day 2023, Thamesmead-based 'ornithological investigator' (bir…

18/06/2023

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Nature Fund grants

Meet the Thamesmead residents who are making space for nature

Our much-loved Making Space for Nature Fund offers grants of up to £2,000 to individuals and organis…

08/01/2023

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Bee

Rare bee spotted in Thamesmead

One of the rarest bees in the UK was spotted in Thamesmead this summer.

03/10/2022

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Swimming In Birchmere Lake

Thamesmead swimmers make a splash in Birchmere Lake

Open water swimming in Birchmere Lake kicked off in Thamesmead this weekend, giving experienced swim…

25/07/2022

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Miyuki Kasahara

“If you think your project will benefit the local community, just try it!” - How one resident uses her Making Space for Nature grant

Local residents have loved attending An Introduction to Natural Gardening and Soil Ecology, a series…

02/05/2022

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Edible Garden

Residents ‘Gather and Grow’ at Thamesmead’s Edible Garden

Earlier this month local residents came together to celebrate the start of the Spring growing season…

01/04/2022

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Ozge Aden

Making Space for Nature Community Fund supports local resident workshops

Ozge Aden is a local resident and was a successful recipient of the Making Space For Nature Communit…

01/04/2022

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Tree Planting

Thamesmead residents plant South London’s first ‘Tiny Forest’

Scores of Thamesmead residents came together to plant South London’s first ever Tiny Forest in South…

01/02/2022

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Tiny Forest in Southmere Park

Become a treekeeper at a new Tiny Forest in Southmere Park

We're working with Earthwatch Europe to establish a new Tiny Forest in Southmere Park as part of our…

03/12/2021

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Thamesmead Wild Chorus

LISTEN: Thamesmead Wild Chorus

Enjoy live audio from a hidden nature reserve in Thamesmead brought to you by artist Calum F Kerr an…

09/11/2021

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