Knighton Wild has a number of activities planned for the first half of 2018, starting with sessions to make and install habitats for insects in St Mary’s Churchyard on 17th March and 7th April. On 21st March, we will have a talk on bird identification, followed by a session on Saturday morning at Knighton Park […]
Members of Knighton Wild joined other volunteers from Leicester Environmental Volunteers to finish clearing the pond and the area around it. Thanks to Geoff for these photos, which show the work that has been done.
Members of Knighton Wild, John, Steve, Nicky and Michael, made ten bird boxes (two for robins and the rest for tits and nuthatches) and put them up in St Mary’s Churchyard on 26th January ready for the nesting season. Thank you to the four sponsors who covered the costs of the materials. We plan to […]
Here’s the latest newsletter with details of activities in January, including more work at the Wash Brook Nature Park and putting up bird boxes in the churchyard.
Knighton Wild is planningto organise a meeting for people who live near the green space at the end of Kenwood Road and for anyone else who is interested in creating a wildlife friendly greenspace in the centre of Knighton. We plan to make a bid for some ward funding to hold a couple of meetings […]
Knighton Wild committee member Bev Hart is a member of Leicestershire Hedgehog Rescue and looks after hedgehogs that have been rescued from accidents or found by members of the public in a bad way. She currently has eleven hedgehogs and is desperate for old newspapers that she can use for bedding for the hedgehogs and […]
We plan to put up a small number of bird nesting boxes in St Mary Magdalen Churchyard on Saturday 20th January between 1.30 pm and 4.00 pm. There will be a session the previous Saturday (13th January) for a small number of people to build the nest boxes. Space is limited due to the size […]
Thank you to the group who turned out today (20th December) to clear in and around the pond on the Wash Brook Nature Park and to Pete and Vicky, the environmental rangers from the City Council, for leading the session. The management plan includes clearing one third of the pond each year, and some of […]
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 […]
Note change of time 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 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm on Wednesday 20th December 2017. We shall be working with the City Council, who […]