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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Join us for a practical work session in St Mary’s Churchyard on Saturday 16th September 2017 from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Leicester City Council will be cutting the grass in the wildflower areas this week, and we will go in on Saturday to rake away the cuttings so that they don’t form a thatch […]
You can view our August 2017 newsletter here, with information about the Uban Buzz Leicester and practical events at the Wash Brook reserve and Wash Brook allotments. Please note the change of date for the Plant Galls Talk in November (from 15th to 8th) since the Newsletter was sent out.