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 […]
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.