Sizzling Summer Activities for you and the family

Make the best of your Summer holiday by taking part in one of our many events at Redbridge, we have everything from picnics to festivals, to allow you to take advantage of the wonderful weather. For a full guide of our activities, check out our Summer Do More Guide. We’ve managed to narrow it down …

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Local HLF-funded project gets underway

Hainault Forest Country Park is in the early stages of a £6m restoration project which will see it undergo a programme of work focusing on four key areas – investment in biodiversity, landscape and buildings, works to re-focus the popular children’s zoo and to improve the range of activities on offer for visitors. On 9 …

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Reasons to Vote for ‘Riding the Roding’

The Friends of Wanstead Parklands strongly support the "Riding the Roding" project. This is not only for its direct aesthetic and ecological benefits but because it would complement plans for the regeneration of Wanstead Park, which are currently under development. Redbridge and the Wanstead Park stakeholders have been working closely on both projects. In particular, …

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A vote for ‘Riding the Roding’ is a vote for wildlife and nature!

Riding the Roding is one of the shortlisted projects for the Mayor’s Big Green Fund. Tim Harris, chair of the Wren Wildlife and Conservation Group, tells us why it needs your support. As chair of the Wren Group, I’m really excited about Redbridge’s Riding the Roding project. It has wildlife and conservation at its heart, …

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Children Go Crazy About Bats At South Park’s Latest Fun Nature Event!

Ever wondered what it's really like to be a bat? No? Well, these kids certainly did and after the event at South Park, Ilford on Wednesday, they knew all the secrets of a bat’s life! I went along to their Let's Go Batty event to brush up on my bat knowledge! When I arrived, I …

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Help needed at ‘Mulching Bonanzas’!

In February 2014 The Nature Conservation Rangers, in partnership with Trees for Cities, undertook a project to plant 7,500 new trees atBroadmead Recreation Ground. With the help of hundreds of volunteers all of the trees were successfully planted! However, this was the easy part… The next step is to spread wood chip (also known as …

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Helping Hogs in Redbridge

Last week we were joined by Henry and Emily from Peoples Trust for Endangered Species who lead a fascinating talk on our favourite prickly animal, the hedgehog. As you may be aware, hedgehog numbers have decreased dramatically over the last ten years - in fact, it looks like we may have lost around a quarter …

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Broadmead Recreation Ground – Volunteers needed!

The Rangers, in partnership with Trees for Cities, are planning to plant over 7,000 trees at Broadmead Recreation Ground – and we need your help! Tree planting opportunities run from the 5th – 27th of February. Come and join the team and help with planting week- days between 11am – 3pm Monday – Thursday. Learn …

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