A big thanks to the 20-odd volunteers who came along for the three litter pick sessions we have held over the last two weekends as part of National Litter Pick Week . We managed to litter pick the entire park over the three sessions. It was great to meet and make some new friends – and the weather was ideal … read more
This Autumn we are organising a range of events in Mile End Park including litter picking events, bulb planting and some guided walks such as a bat walk. Details of the litter-picking sessions are below, whilst info about the other events will be published soon.
Litter Picking Sessions this September
This Sunday we have our final bulb planting session of the year.
Over the past few weeks, we have planted some 4,000 bluebells along the woodland walk near the climbing wall. This time we have a thousand snowdrops to plant in Chris’ Wood (location below) which is looking beautiful at the moment. We might even plant some daffs if time … read more
This coming Friday and Sunday, instead of our regular monthly litter-pick, we are holding a couple of bulb-planting sessions. These should be great fun for all the family.
The Council have given us 6,000 bluebells and the “Grande Plan” is to plant bluebells in the section of woodland between Grove Road and Mile End Climbing Wall beside the railway. Whilst
Welcome to those of you who signed up to be a Friend of Mile End Park at last weekend’s Urban Makers Fair in the Ecology Pavilion. Everyone registering was entered into a [virtual] draw to win a £25 voucher to spend at The Pizza Room. Congratulations to our winner Martin Church and thanks to The Pizza Room for … read more
This Wednesday is our Annual General Meeting, at 7.15PM in the Ecology Pavilion, Grove Road. The agenda is below. I do hope you can come along. It should take under an hour.
The committee is keen to get more people involved in running the Friends. Nothing too onerous – the committee usually meet for an hour or so about … read more