Knighton Wild was awarded Level 3- Advancing at the It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards in Leicester for our work in St Mary’s Churchyard in Knighton. The award reflects the work that we have put in to the churchyard, but are at the early stages compared to some well established groups. The top level is 5. The […]
Come and help tidy up the pond and the area around it at the Wash Brook Nature Reserve (off Knighton Lane East near Lancaster Academy and Sir Jonathan North Community College) from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm on Wednesday 20th December 2017. We shall be working with the City Council, who manage the reserve, as […]
Eleven of us spent a busy time on Saturday 25th November laying a hedge in the churchyard at St Mary Magdalen in Knighton. There were a number of small trees along the fence on the north side of the churchyard, which can be seen in the ‘before’ photo here. We trimmed the smaller trees then […]
Members of Knighton Wild will be laying the hedge along the north side of St Mary’s churchyard in Knighton on Saturday 25th November 2017 from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Please come along and lend a hand. No experience is necessary. There will be a range of different kinds of jobs to do – […]
Read our latest newsletter and find out about our next meeting on Plant Galls, a practical session of hedge laying in St Mary’s Churchyard, and our December meeting on Wildlife Photography.
Leicester City Council has launched a new initiative for funding community projects. They have linked with SpaceHive, a crowdfunding platform (a website that provides a means for people to pledge money to projects), to create CrowdFund Leicester. They have also created a budget of £100,000 for community engagement, which will be allocated to some projects […]
Put away your 500mm lens! Friday 3rd November with Jack Perks a local wildlife film maker and photographer. Jack will talk about how to photograph using normal camera with average lenses. He will also be showing his images of wildlife taken locally as well as further afield. He is always interested in meeting other wildlife […]
The Urban Buzz project has been put forward for funding under the Aviva Community Programme. To get the funds, it needs 10,000 votes. Any individual can have 10 votes. Go to the web page for the project to register and vote. Urban Buzz is the Buglife project to set up 100 sites for pollinators in […]
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