Tag Archive: Enable Parks

No Mow May

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This spring, Wandsworth Council will be joining in with local gardeners to take part in the nationwide No Mow May campaign run by the charity Plantlife. At several greenspaces across the borough during May, the lawnmowers will be stopped and the wildflowers will bloom. Enable Leisure and Culture; who look after the parks and open… Read More

Love Parks: Godley Gardens gets a makeover

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Godley Gardens, a green open space in Earlsfield, has undergone an impressive transformation Thanks to funding from Wandsworth Council managed by Enable Leisure and Culture, the work to improve the valuable green space in Godley Road followed an online consultation asking residents what they would like to see take place there.As a result Godley Gardens… Read More

Love Parks: Green flag flying high over Battersea Park

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The prestigious Green Flag Award has been awarded to the park from leading environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy L-r: Sam Kemp, Horticultural Development Officer, Enable Leisure and Culture, Simon Jones, idverde, Laurie Black, Parks and Events Police Sergeant, Enable Leisure and Culture, Frances Radcliffe, Chair of the Friends of Battersea Park, Cllr Steffi Sutters, Paul… Read More

Love Parks: Local schemes recognised in Horticulture Week awards

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Two projects managed by Enable Leisure and Culture have been recognised in the 2018 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards  The awards are a chance to celebrate the innovative work of green space managers, their teams and the stakeholders, in bringing to life a variety of projects. The Promontory, Battersea Park was shortlisted for the Best Parks… Read More

Love Parks Week

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Love Parks is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the green spaces of Wandsworth – which has one of the highest number of council-owned parks and open spaces in inner London. It’s a nationwide celebration and opportunity for residents to get out and enjoy their favourite park, or discover new ones, and appreciate exactly why parks… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Project : Wildlife Walk on the Common

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Thursday 7 June, 2pm Guided walk: Wildlife Walk on the Common Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project A wildlife walk focusing on habitat restoration on Tooting Common. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for the outdoors and weather. The event will involve walking on uneven surfaces and crossing roads and cycle paths. Meet at… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Scything Taster Session

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Wednesday 6 June, 10.30am to 2.30pm Drop in session: Scything Taster Session Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project in partnership with idverdeUK Come along for a taster session in the art of scything, a traditional grassland management technique used for centuries in England and with origins dating back to 500 B.C. Please wear clothing… Read More