Community Engagement Officer Post at Beckenham Place Park

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Media preview The squirrel at Beckenham Place Park

Be at the heart of transforming Beckenham Place Park

Could you be at the heart of transforming Beckenham Place Park?  A new job is going for a Community Engagement Officer.  More details can be found on the London Borough Lewisham website.

The role

The planned regeneration will physical transform the park, injecting much needed investment and providing a wealth of new facilities. The Community Engagement Officer’s role is to ensure the open space becomes a thriving hub for a wide range of activities, community events and volunteering opportunities.

This role is temporary until December 2021.

What they’re looking for

An enthusiastic individual who is passionate about getting communities outdoors, and can relate easily to people of all ages and from all walks of life. You will also need to be organised, adept at using social media, and able to manage small scale finances effectively.

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New Cross Gate Cuttings volunteer days with The London Wildlife Trust


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Related imageNew Cross Gate Cutting © London Wildlife Trust

A great way to get involved with the London Wildlife Trust in Lewisham is to become a conservation volunteer to make a real difference for wildlife in your local area, learn new skills and to gain a deeper understanding of woodland ecology. They have monthly conservation workdays at New Cross Gate Cutting on the following dates:

  • Saturday 27th May
  • Saturday 17th June
  • Saturday 22nd July
  • Saturday 19th August
  • Saturday 23rd September

For more information or to book a place on a workday please email Sam Bentley-Toon

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There I was digging a hole….

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Bridgehouse Meadows Bridgehouse Meadows is a small site tucked away near John Williams Close. It may not look like much but it does have lots of interesting flora and fauna on site.  The Nature’s…

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A message from the Friends of Brockley & Ladywell Cemteries

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Dear Friends and colleagues,


The Friends of Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries (FoBLC) is this year celebrating the 10th anniversary of its formation.  Over the last few years FoBLC has held an Open Day within the cemetery to promote this beautiful, peaceful and historic Victorian landscape – leading tours of the cemetery, mounting an exhibition giving information on the history of the cemetery, its memorials, famous persons interred there, current and future conservation work, its flora and fauna. We also sell refreshments and publications. The aim is to enable visitors to gain an insight into the history of the cemetery, discover its beauty and its importance to the Brockley and Ladywell environs.

This year, in conjunction with Lewisham Borough Council, we are planning to hold a larger and more widely publicised event on Sunday 9th July (from 11 am to 4.30 pm) and we would…

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Summer picnic and Bioblitz

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Frog Day at Devonshire Road 23 April 2017

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New Nature’s Gym Programme now available

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Folkestone Gardens

The April-June 2017 Nature’s programme is now available.  There are plenty of exciting projects over the next few months, including the 3 Rivers Clean Up.  As always, booking is essential for these sessions. If you are new to Nature’s Gym, take a look through our FAQ and How to Get Involved pages for more information.  If there is anything that you are still unsure of, please feel free to email us any questions.

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