April’s Stream & Pond Clear

The next Westbrook Stream Clear will be on Sunday, 29th April from 10am-12 noon, starting at Flood Lane, Faversham and focusing on the area around the pond and allotments.

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am 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 in particular are always useful. Please name any equipment you bring.

Everyone is always welcome! Thank you very much.

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Stream clear – March

The next Westbrook Stream Clear will be Sunday, 25th March 2018, 10am-12 noon

If you can come along please:

–  join us at 10am at Nobel Court, Faversham (near Chart Mills)
–  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 everyone!

February’s Stream Clear

February’s Westbrook stream clear will take place on:

Sunday, 25th February, 10am-12 noon

If you can come along please:

  • join us at 10am at the junction of The Knole and Hazebrouck Road, 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.

Please 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! Thanks very much everyone.

 

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

 

 

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.