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. […]
This summarises meetings and events in the near future. Entries in bold are organised by Knighton Wild or taking place in Knighton. Date Description Organiser 29th December 2018, 10.30 am Meet at Spinney Entrance Walk in Knighton Spinney Knighton Wild 13th February 2019, 7.30 pm, Knighton Parish Centre Talk on Badgers Knighton Wild
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 […]
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 […]
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.