This summarises meetings and events in the near future. Entries in bold are organised by Knighton Wild or taking place in Knighton. Date and Venue Description Organiser 26th April to 5th May City Nature Challenge Leicester City Council, NatureSpot, Leicester University, Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust Saturday 27th April, 10.30 am. Meet at Knighton […]
It was hard work but worth it. 14 friends of Knighton Green helped to clear the ground and sow the wildflower seed for a display of beautiful pollinating flowers all summer. First of all the dead grass and perennial weeds had to be removed and a tilth created with rakes. Then the seed was sown […]
Saturday 13th April 10.00 am – 12.00 noon Knighton Green Meet at the Church Lane end near the bridge. We need volunteers who can help us clear the ground and sow our wildflower meadow seed to provide plants for pollinators from Spring through Summer to Autumn. No experience required but wear stout shoes or boots. […]
Knighton Wild is participating in City Nature Challenge, organised by Leicester City Council, NatureSpot, Leicester University, and Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. This is part of a global event involving 162 cities around the world. There will be two events to enable people in Knighton to record wildlife in Knighton to contribute to the […]
On Saturday 13th April, we shall be walking round the unfrequented edges of Knighton Park, visiting the hedges and spinneys that form its boundaries with surrounding land, and seeing what we can find in the way of wildlife. Join us at 2.00 pm at the Palmerston Way Car Park entrance to the park for a […]
The apple trees for the small community orchard at Knighton Green arrive today (Monday 25th). There are seven trees in all consisting of five different varieties of Leicestershire heritage apples. We have also marked out the area for the wildflower swathe. Parks are going to clear this and then it will be seeded at a […]
We are planning a work session to check out the churchyard and do any tidying up jobs that need doing on Saturday 2nd March 2019. Meet at 10.30 am in the churchyard.
The County Council and TCV are running an intermediate hedgelaying course at Sharnford on 12th and 13th January 2019. Details in the PDF Rural Skills Training Leaflet.
Join us for a walk round Knighton Spinney on Saturday 29th December 2018 from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Meet at the gate to the Spinney at 10.30 am, for a walk round to see what is about at this time of year and to visit and take photographs of the points on the Nature […]
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. […]