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 […]
Author: Knighton Wild
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 […]
Meet at Church Lane end of the site, 2.00 pm. Everyone welcome. Knighton Green is the proposed name for the area at the end of Kenwood Road, also known as Kenwood Road Green Space or Kingsmead Road Green Space. Since earlier this year, we have been exploring the possibility of a project to improve it […]
This month Urban Buzz are having three one off Meadow Management sessions at the beautiful nature space located within the Welford Road Cemetery grounds! Sign up now to get involved as places are limited – you will learn new skills in meadow management along with a whole host of wildlife information! More information in this […]
The City Council has produced a draft plan for the future of Knighton Park from 2018 to 2024. Here is a copy of the plan that you can read in PDF format: Management Outline Knighton Park If you have comments, you can make them in the comments form below or email them to us, and […]
Update – Three of us cycled round Knighton and Clarendon Park on Thursday evening. In several areas, there was no sign of swifts. Peter thought that they would be feeding up high where they are out of sight, and it may be better to check later in the evening. We did confirm a reported nest […]