Petition to Croydon Council – We demand that Croydon scrap their plans to dispose of 195 sq m of land around Heath Lodge

Friends of Grangewood Park are asking people to please sign the petition to support a call for Croydon council to scrap their plans to dispose of 195 sq m of land around Heath Lodge located in Grangewood Park.

Written objections and views are also sought.

Friends of Grangewood Park’s image used in the petition

The petition to Croydon Council reads,

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Norbury Brook Alliance invites you to World Cleanup Day event on 21 Sept 2019

Help clean up Norbury Brook and Thornton Heath Rec with Norbury Brook Alliance, on World Cleanup Day 2019


They look forward to seeing you.

All welcome but under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.

They’ll be clearing vegetation & rubbish from the brook and there will be a walking litter pick of The Rec. There will be refreshments on offer.  Please dress appropriately, including stout wellies if you want to help in The Brook.


Please contact Graham Mitchell with any queries on or phone 07830 817 662.

Norbury Brook Alliance is on Twitter at@NBAllianZe

Wandle Fortnight 2019 – GET INVOLVED!

Wandle Fortnight 2019 runs from 14 to 29 September – a celebration of all things Wandle, run by the community, for the community.

There are lots of events planned as part of this in Merton, Croydon, Wandsworth and Sutton, so do take a look. Whether it is a talk, walk, concert, visiting local heritage sites or hunting wildlife, there is bound to be something for everyone.

You can view all the events here.

For events held in Wandle Park, including pond-dipping, click here.


Wandle Park Croydon - Wandle River Flickr image by Anthony Spratt

Wandle Park Croydon – Wandle River Flickr image by Anthony Spratt


Facebook: @WandleValleyForum

Twitter: @WandleForum

Croydon SocialP Gardening Club – Weds and Saturday each week in #Croydon

Why not join the gardening club, run on an allotment at Addiscombe, Woodside and Shirley Leisure Gardens (AWSLG)?

The Croydon Social Prescribing scheme offers sessions on a Wednesday and a Saturday, including a weekly session specifically for men and a session open to families.

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Check out the free Summer holiday activities in Croydon for 8-19 year olds!

Check out the free activities for 8-19-year-olds in Croydon.

Download a booklet below.





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Join Croydon’s Interfaith bike rides and/or picnic in the park – 9 June 2019

The Faiths Together in Croydon (FTiC) annual picnic and bike ride will be held on June 9 this year and everyone is invited!

This is Faiths Together in Croydon’s FIFTH inter-faith bike ride and picnic and it is bound to be bigger and better, so why not get involved?

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