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About mountsfieldpark

Mountsfield Park is the green heart of the community in Hither Green and Catford. It is used and loved by residents of all ages and backgrounds, and The Friends of Mountsfield Park was established to represent their wishes and needs. FOMP is committed to engaging with all sections of the community in order to celebrate and enjoy the Park, and membership is open to all. FOMP delivers events, manages the Community Garden project, and shares information and news. It also works with partners including Lewisham Council and Glendale to develop new facilities and opportunities. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/Friendsofmountsfieldpark/ https://twitter.com/mountsfieldpark http://mountsfieldpark.wordpress.com

Weed Trial Wednesday 14th February 2020 at Mountsfield Park

Lewisham Council parks team and their parks and open spaces contractor Glendale are trialling a series of approaches to weed control to avoid use of herbicide on our streets and open green spaces. Lewisham Parks and open spaces Friends Groups … Continue reading

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Update from Lewisham Council Green Scene Parks Team – May 2020

Dear All We do hope you and your loved ones are keeping well and have adjusted to circumstances in this unprecedented time. The challenges have been great for all and significant changes have had to be made in all our … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FOR PARK USER GROUPS Message from Parks for London to Heads of Parks Services and Supporters:

 LONDON FRIENDS OF GREENSPACES NETWORK MESSAGE FOR PARK USER GROUPS Message from Parks for London to Heads of Parks Services and Supporters:  Dear Heads of Parks Services and Supporters You have all been doing a great job to keep our parks open. Thank … Continue reading

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To keep residents safe from infection and spread of Coronavirus, Lewisham Council has closed all play equipment, outdoor gyms, bmx and skate parks — mountsfieldpark

To keep residents safe from infection and spread of Coronavirus, Lewisham Council has closed all play equipment, outdoor gyms, bmx and skate parks until further notice. Observe social distancing and stay at least 2 metres apart. More information: https://lewisham.gov.uk/inmyarea/openspaces/parks

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We should be making our parks and open spaces more wheelchair accessible

We should be making our parks and open spaces more wheelchair accessible. Many of our medium and larger sized parks in the London Borough of Lewisham do not have reliable toilet facilities or suitable play equipment. Photo by @conradcookson

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Another good year for #LewishamParks coming in at 3rd place in the @ParksforLondon #GoodParksforLondon 2019 survey. Great work from the #GreenScene team @LewishamCouncil & @GlendaleLew. Parks are the hearts & lungs of the borough accessible to all. #Parks #GreenSpaces

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Lewisham Greening Fund

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Cllr Sophie McGeevor joins Hana Sutch to share her thoughts in this podcast on the importance of Lewisham’s parks and open spaces, park groups, Council waste management, getting involved with local government and more…

Podcast link: https://t.co/uJ6JUpCuSK?amp=1

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The historical meaning of #Lewisham is ‘home amongst the meadows’…

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National Meadows Day

Originally posted on a new nature blog:
It’s national meadows day and I thought this would be a good point to write something about them. Meadows  – the word is deep within our collective memory – it crops up on…

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