Category Archives: Friends of the Shuttle

Friends of the Shuttle events Jan-March 2017

Advance notice of Friends of the Shuttle events on the River Shuttle, at Danson Park, and in Danson Park Old English Garden (which the group helps maintain).  The River Shuttle meeting time is 10.30, that for the OEG is 10.00. … Continue reading

Posted in Danson Park, Friends of the Shuttle, River Shuttle, Rivers, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Friends of the Shuttle events Jan-March 2017

Friends of the Shuttle end of year river and Danson events

This Autumn FotS continue their programme of river cleaning events along the River Shuttle.  Locations to be confirmed.  They will be meeting at 10.30am.  All tools and equipment provided as are tea/coffee and biscuits after the event.  Please contact them … Continue reading

Posted in Danson Park, Friends of the Shuttle, Old English Garden, River Shuttle, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Friends of the Shuttle Bird Walk Report

Download the PDF file .

Posted in Bexley Woods, Bird watching, Friends of the Shuttle | Comments Off on Friends of the Shuttle Bird Walk Report

Floating Pennywort removal at Sidcup Golf Club

A good sized team of around 30 from a selection of groups, including Sidcup Golf Club, Thames21 and North West Kent Countryside Partnership, turned up to the  event this morning for invasive plant removal, organised and led by Friends of … Continue reading

Posted in Friends of the Shuttle, River Shuttle, Sidcup Golf Course, Thames21 | Comments Off on Floating Pennywort removal at Sidcup Golf Club

FotS steps up Danson wildlife and environmental action

The Friends of the Shuttle is stepping up its wildlife activity and hands-on environmental work at Danson Park during 2016. The lake drains into the Shuttle in Bexley Park Woods. Besides fortnightly maintenance sessions in the Old English Garden, there … Continue reading

Posted in Danson Park, Friends of the Shuttle, Volunteering | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on FotS steps up Danson wildlife and environmental action

Friends of The Shuttle conservation programme 2016

Keep an eye on our Calendar page and Facebook postings for updates throughout the year. Download the PDF file . FOTs programme 2016

Posted in Friends of the Shuttle, Rivers | Comments Off on Friends of The Shuttle conservation programme 2016

Volunteers clean up in Marlborough Park

Gloomy conditions fail to dampen spirits of the Friends of the Shuttle team as another shocking amount of rubbish is removed from in and around the river. Thanks to all those who came to Marlborough Park this morning (January 14th) despite … Continue reading

Posted in Friends of the Shuttle, Litter, Marlborough Park, River Shuttle, Volunteering, Weather | 1 Comment

FotS team clears 41 sacks of rubbish from in and around Danson lake

A big thanks to everyone who turned out in absolutely awful weather yesterday (November 14th) to help clean up the lake.  We collected 41 bags of rubbish which was a great result!  Here is a photo of our rather, damp – but … Continue reading

Posted in Danson Park, Friends of the Shuttle, Litter, Volunteering | Comments Off on FotS team clears 41 sacks of rubbish from in and around Danson lake

Friends of the Shuttle – expanded and altered programme of events

Friends of the Shuttle, the hands-on environmental group working along the River Shuttle, Wyncham Stream and in Danson Park, has announced changed and additional dates in its increasingly busy schedule. Note that the previously touted date for the big Danson … Continue reading

Posted in Danson Park, Environment, Friends of the Shuttle, Litter, River Shuttle, Rivers | Comments Off on Friends of the Shuttle – expanded and altered programme of events

River Cray project work for October – new volunteers welcome!

The Thames21 London waterways charity’s River Cray project officer Michael Heath has announced the following public events for October. Tuesday 6th October 2015 Chalk Stream River Cray Habitat Enhancements at Foots Cray Meadows. Some of the riverbank restoration work needs … Continue reading

Posted in Cray Riverkeepers, Foots Cray Meadows, Friends of the Shuttle, Parish Wood Park, River Cray, River Shuttle, Rivers, Thames21, Volunteering | Comments Off on River Cray project work for October – new volunteers welcome!