Here’s a link to our September 2018 newsletter.
Author: Knighton Wild
A Taste For Bee Keeping An insight into the life of bees and their care. A talk by Andy White Friday 7th September, 11:00am – 12:00pm, Fosse Neighbourhood Centre. Entry free. More information on the poster.
Wednesday 17th October 13.30 to 15.30 Attenborough Arboretum, 5-23 Carisbrooke Rd, Leicester, LE2 3TQ Come and join an afternoon of planting for bees, butterflies and other pollinators at the Attenborough Arboretum where we will be planting cowslip, primroses, yellow-rattle, and more, enhancing the area with bright yellow, purple, pink and blue plants. The session will […]
Nigel Dunnett, Professor of Planting Design, Urban Horticulture and Vegetation Technology at the University of Sheffield, will be giving the Annual Lecture for LRGT at 7.30 pm on Thursday 13th September 2018 at Leicester University. Tickets to be booked in advance: £10 Friends £12.50 Guests. More information on the LRGT website.
There will be a brief meeting at Knighton Parish Centre on Thursday 6th September at 7.30 (finish no later than 9.00) to plan the next stages in the development of Knighton Green. See the poster here, which you can download, print and put up locally. The items for discussion are as follows: coming to an […]
Chris Packham has invited people who love wildlife and are concerned about its decline in the UK and the lack of action by the government to join him for a walk for Wildlife in Hyde Park on 22nd September. Read more about it on Chris Packham’s website.
Walk in Knighton Spinney to find plant galls Meet at 10.00 am, Sunday 9th September, Knighton Park Palmerston Way Car Park Leader: Chris Leach, British Plant Gall Society Chris came and gave a talk to Knighton Wild last year, and this walk is a follow-up session to enable us to find plant galls in the […]
The next working session will be in St Mary’s Churcyard on Saturday 15th September from 10.00 to 12.30. This will be for grass-raking, checking and cleaning nest boxes, inspecting bug hotels, and general tidying up.
Open Meeting to discuss the Knighton Green Project 7.30 pm on Tuesday 16th October Main Hall, Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, LE2 3WG This is an opportunity for people living in the area to express their ideas for how the green space at the end of Kenwood Road can be improved. Leicester City Council has […]
The Open Gardens event with South Knighton Community Events on 7th July was a great success. We raised about £300 for wildlife projects in Knighton, and the Leicestershire Hedgehog Rescue event at Wyndale Road that was linked to Open Gardens raised almost £500 for Hedgehog Rescue. Thank you to all who came along, visited the […]