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About mountsfieldpark

Mountsfield Park is the green heart of the community in Catford and Hither Green. 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

Want to start or formalise a park or open space friends group?

Information and links from the Parks Community UK website about which legal structure should you choose for your group? What should happen at your AGM? What is the role of the chair? Find out here. “Sample constitution for a Friends … Continue reading

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Wellbeing benefits of nature in urban areas should be available to those who need them most

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Wellbeing benefits of nature in urban areas should be available to those who need them most

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Museum of walking

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Great work DeptfordFolk!

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Dead and Dying Trees in Lewisham’s Parks and Open Spaces

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These photos show just some of the many trees at Mountsfield Park and other Lewisham parks that are dead or dying due to strimmer and mower damage by Lewisham Council and their parks and open spaces…

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Sacred trees

https://uk.lush.com/article/spiritual-connection-nature

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Communities to have a greater say in protecting trees

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Communities to have a greater say in protecting trees, Government consultation for better protection of UK trees. Deadline 28 Feb 2019 https://consult.defra.gov.uk/forestry/protecting-trees-and-woodlands/ Sheffield residents objecting to street tree felling

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Lewisham top London borough for its parks and green spaces service – Good Parks For London 2018

Well done Lewisham Council, Glendale and the Lewisham parks group volunteers for maintaining and improving our parks and green spaces in 2018! https://glhearn-publications.cld.bz/Good-Parks-for-London-2018 Lewisham is the top borough for its parks and green spaces service in  ‘Good Parks for London … Continue reading

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We need to bring back wildwoods!

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