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Clearing the back water in Ladywell Fields

Last week, when the weather wasn't quite so gusty and wet, the river volunteers worked hard on clearing the backwater in Ladywell Fields. The are is becoming quite clogged with reeds and so we need to dig them out from the roots to stop them from spreading and taking over. The image above shows most … Continue reading Clearing the back water in Ladywell Fields

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River Bankside volunteering CANCELLED TODAY

The RBSM volunteering had to be cancelled today due to high winds and wet weather - not the best combination when wearing waders in the river and ponds! We waited fro a while to see who would turn up and the the volunteers and I took this decision. I hope we didn't miss anyone.

International Volunteer Day

"The diverse and dynamic role of volunteerism in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals merits strong support from Governments and other stakeholders. On this International Day, I thank volunteers for their efforts to leave no one behind." — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 … Continue reading International Volunteer Day

Good Parks for London 2018

On Wednesday 28 November, Parks for London published the Good Parks for London Report 2018: Improving London’s parks for all. The Good Parks for London Report 2018 considers the approach that London Boroughs are taking towards parks and green spaces, evaluating them against ten criteria: public satisfaction, awards for quality, health and wellbeing, sustainability, events, … Continue reading Good Parks for London 2018

Rivers Trust Autumn Conference – Save the date!

This year’s Rivers Trust Autumn Conference will take place on the 21st November 2018 at The Watershed ‘Waterside Suite’ in Bristol and will discuss ‘Delivering the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan’.  Where: The Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX, UK When: November 21, 2018 9:00 am—5:00 pm There will be a small charge for delegates to … Continue reading Rivers Trust Autumn Conference – Save the date!