Low flow channel installation continues – Sunday, 26th January, 10am-1pm

The next phase of the low flow channel installation work will take place on Sunday, 26th January, 2020. We will be continuing to install faggot bundles into the stream with the aim of naturally narrowing it and creating more diversity in stream flow and habitat.

We will start at 10am and work until around 1pm.

Our site this time will be behind Stonebridge Way and we will meet at 10am near the footbridge between The Knole and Beech Close.

Please bring a drink and a snack for yourself along with strong gloves (waterproof if possible) and wellingtons, waders, loppers etc if your have them. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and, of course, we look forward to seeing new faces too.

November’s Stream Clear

November’s Westbrook Stream Clear will take place on:

Sunday, 24th November 2019 from 10am-12 noon

If you can come along please:

– join us at 10am at 46 Tanners Street, Faversham (come through cream gates into garden)

– hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment

– take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in, out or around the stream.

Please also bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellingtons or waders and pruning saws, rakes, loppers etc if you have them. WHEELBARROWS in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new faces too! Thank you very much.

October’s Stream Clear

October’s Stream Clear will take place on Sunday, 27th October 2019 from 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, out or around the stream.

Please also bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellingtons or waders and pruning saws, rakes, loppers etcif you have them. WHEELBARROWS in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new faces too! Thank you very much.

September’s Stream Clear

September’s Stream Clear will take place on Sunday, 29th September 2019 from 10am to 12 noon

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am at the footbridge between The Knole and Beech Close
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in, out or around the stream.

Please also bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellingtons or waders and pruning saws, rakes, loppers etc if  you have them. WHEELBARROWS in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new faces too. Thank you.

Annual General Meeting 2019

The Friends of the Westbrook & Stonebridge Pond will hold their AGM for 2019 on Thursday, 5th September, 2019 at 7pm at The Guildhall in Faversham.

Do come along to find out what we’ve been doing over the last year and help plan activities for the forthcoming year.

Teas and coffees will be served.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

August’s Stream Clear

Will take place on:

Sunday, 25th August 2019 from 10 am -12 noon

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am at CurtisWay (oppositeTwyman’sMill, WestStreet,  Faversham)
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in, out or around the stream.

Please also bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellingtons or waders and pruning saws, rakes, loppers etc if you have them. WHEELBARROWS in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new faces too!

Thank you very much.

June’s Westbrook Stream Clear

This month’s stream clear will take place on:

Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 2 – 4pm

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 2pm at the green space on Flood Lane, Faversham
–  hear a short welcome, briefing and collect equipment
–  take part in a litter pick and vegetation clear, either in, out or around the stream.

Please also bring strong gloves (waterproof if possible), wellingtons or waders and secateurs, rakes, loppers etc if you have them. WHEELBARROWS in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new faces too!

Thank you very much.

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A community group created to improve the environment of the Westbrook stream in Faversham.