Medway Estuary and Swale Strategy – a chance to find out what’s planned and to comment

You may be interested in this consultation on the management of flood and erosion risk in this area. It runs until 5th February:

https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/ksles/medway-estuary-and-swale-strategy/consultation/

https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/ksles/medway-estuary-and-swale-strategy/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/medway-estuary-and-swale-flood-and-coastal-risk-management-strategy/medway-estuary-and-swale-flood-and-coastal-risk-management-strategy

 

 

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January’s Westbrook Stream Clear

The next stream clear will be held on 28th of January from 10am-12 noon.

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am on the green at Flood Lane, Faversham
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in or out of the stream.

Bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellington boots or waders and secateurs, rakes, loppers etc if you have them. Wheelbarrows are always very useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

We look forward to seeing you! Thank you very much.

We won an award!

On 21st December the Friends of the Westbrook and Stonebridge Pond were recognised by the Kent Environment Champions for our work supporting the vision of the Kent Environment Strategy. We received a framed certificate at a lovely evening at the gorgeous Allington Castle near Maidstone. Thank you to all our volunteers for making this happen!

Help get the Westbrook ready for the festive season!

The last Westbrook stream clear of 2017 be on Sunday, 26th November, 10am-12 noon

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am at the willow tree on Stonebridge Way, opposite Nobel Court
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in or out of the stream.

Bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellington boots or waders and secateurs, rakes, loppers etc if you have them. Wheelbarrows are always very useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

We look forward to seeing you! Thank you very much.

October’s Stream Clear

will take place on Sunday, 29th October from 10am until 12 noon.

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am on Curtis Way, by the West Street Bridge       (opposite Twyman’s Mill/Stonebridge Lodge)
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in or out of the stream.

Bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellington boots or waders and secateurs, rakes, loppers, nets etc if you have them. Wheelbarrows are always very useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

We look forward to seeing you! Thank you very much.

Stream Clear tomorrow – 24th September, 10am to 12 noon

A quick reminder of tomorrow’s Westbrook Stream Clear – meeting at 10am at Flood Lane, Faversham.

If you can come along please:

– join us at 10am on Flood Lane
– hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
– take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in or out of the stream. We will be using the punt too to do a litter pick on the pond.

Bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellington boots or waders and secateurs, rakes, loppers, nets etc if you have them. Wheelbarrows are always very useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

We look forward to seeing you! Thank you very much.