Volunteers wanted! Help plant trees at Hither Green Station, SAT 07 March

The Hither Green Community Association is committed to improving the environment around the train station.

To that end we are working with the Woodland Trust to plant tree and shrub saplings on Springbank Road embankment.

Date: Saturday 7 March

Time: 11am- 2pm

Location: Meet Platform 1 entrance to Hither Green Station, on Springbank Road SE13 6SS.

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We will be planting saplings, clearing bramble and making new loggeries to encourage more hedgehogs to colonise the embankment.

Lunch, safety boots, and equipment will be provided.

Clothing: Jeans/ thick trousers, long sleeves and layers!

Sorry, over 18s only please.

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Belly dance Class for Beginners

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Wednesdays
Horn Park, Eltham Road, SE12 8UE

SE12 8HQ
7.30pm – 8.30pm

 Take an hour out each week for yourself.

Bellydance is great for your figure, co-ordination and self-confidence. All shapes and sizes are welcome.

New class members always very welcome.

No need to book – just come along.

If you have any questions get in touch on

0783 419 5452

Make a Meadow at Hither Green Station- Saturday 20 September.

First session: Saturday 20 September. 

Next month local residents are getting together to transform the rather scrubby and weedy entrance to Hither Green Station.

The Hither Green Association and FUSS are inviting residents to join them in preparing the area for a new meadow.  Now there’s a thing!

The multiple embankments at Hither Green Station form a key part of the Green Corridor allowing plants and animals species to move from rural Kent into the City and back.

The embankments and railway sidings are home to several plant species not found elsewhere in the Borough,  and over the past two years a hedgehog colony has moved into the Springbank Road embankment.

This new project is a chance for the Staplehurst Road side to catch up being done on Springbank Road. It is hoped the new meadow habitat will attract butterflies and bees as well as be a a darn site more attractive than the litter-strewn weed-fest which currently greets commuters.

Boots and all equipment will be provided,  just bring yourselves and en energy drink or two!!

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Hither Green Community Planting- rain does not stop play!

Hither Green: Hardy Folk!

They make ’em hardy in Hither Green! Despite a forecast of solid rain from morning to afternoon, 14 intrepid locals came out to plant saplings in the rain!

These edible bushes will encourage biodiversity- providing habitats and food for wildlife and provide a foraging legacy for the area.

Most volunteers decamped to the cafe on Duncrevie Road corner to dry off with tea and sandwiches,

Huge thank you to all the local residents who braved the rain to improve their community. Thank you also to The Woodland Trust. Do follow the link if you would like your school or community group to plant bushes or trees.
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