The Mayor of London has established a London Green Spaces Commission. DeptfordFolk are delighted to announce our Chair, Trina Lynskey has been invited to join the commission which will run for a year. Learn more about the commission HERE. The commission will look at how parks & greenspaces can continue to thrive at the heart of London's communities.
2. Last Evelyn200 Tree Planting
Join DeptfordFolk & Trees for Cities to plant the last trees including tree number 200.
Saturday April 13th
Pepys Park SE8 3GB
10am - 2pm
Sign up HERE so we can get an idea of numbers. Get as involved as you want. Dig, carry, plant, fill or just watch. Everyone welcome!
There are loads of Easter Holiday activities and play schemes available locally. DeptfordFolk have Tree Planting (Apr 13) & Cycle Repair (Apr 14).
Deptford Park Playclub is open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday over the holiday. More info HERE.
A Brighter Vision Holiday Playscheme is running 10am-6pm for 8-12 year olds. 2000 Community Action Centre Grove Street. More Info HERE.
4. Second Sunday Cycle Repair
Second Sunday Cycle Repair
Next Second Sunday Cycle Repair Session is on Sunday April 14th. Join DeptfordFolk volunteers and Lewisham Cyclists from 10am - 2pm. Ron Hoskins Scout Hall SE8 5NU. 2019 Dates Available HERE.
5. Register to Vote
Due to a councillor resignation Evelyn Ward residents will elect a new ward councillor in a by-election on May 2nd. British, EU & Commonwealth citizens can vote in local elections. Make sure you REGISTER TO VOTE. Candidate list HERE.
6. Respond to Council Waste Consultation
Flytipping and litter around Deptford Park & Folkestone gardens is an ongoing problem. Lewisham Council are consulting on the issue. Please respond. The council want to make sure that residents recycle as much as possible. The council want to find out if you are experiencing any difficulties with waste collection services. Respond HERE.
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