On Saturday 17th November, members of Leicester de Montfort Rotary Club and scouts from 68th Leicester Scout Group, who meet on Cademan Close, got together to plan 2,000 crocus bulbs at Knighton Green. Since hearing about the plans to improve the area, Simon Smart, one of the scout leaders has been keen to get involved. […]
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Here’s a link to our October 2018 newsletter.
Leicester City Council has reviewed its byelaws that apply to parks in the City and is consulting residents through an online survey. If you are interested in the city’s parks then you can have your say at: https://consultations.leicester.gov.uk/communications/parks-byelaws/
7.30 pm, Wednesday 21st November Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Leicester LE2 3WG Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society (LROS) and Leicester City Council have been working together to protect the peregrine falcons that have been nesting in the city for the last few years. After initially nesting on the office block near the St George’s […]
5 people worked in St Mary’s Churchyard on Saturday 15th September. Nicky and Geoff trimmed and cleaned up the hedge we laid last year. You can see Nicky is very pleased with the regrowth which is already thickening up the boundary and providing more shelter. Steve checked out the bird boxes we installed earlier this […]
Richard Iliffe is running a workshop on Fungi identification on Saturday 13th October from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. The session takes place at the Botanic Garden in Oadby. More information about the event is available on the Botanic Garden website, with information on how to book. This isn’t a Knighton Wild event, but it’s […]
Here’s a link to our September 2018 newsletter.
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.