Donna Zimmer, with Barry Wright, has created this brilliant film showing just why Swanscombe Marshes is such a special place and needs to be protected. If you haven’t been there yet, then this will entice you down there. Personally, having visited quite often this year, its made me realise what I have missed! Please enjoy […]
An online meeting was recently held by Kent County Council with guest speakers. It will be available on Youtube until friday 29th January 2021, on this link https://youtu.be/4PCkb8DLgQc . If you want to pick out individual speakers rather than hear the whole meeting, the running times within the recording are: · 00:00:00 Opening speech from the […]
I’ve been sent this link to Planetpod by the RSPB. An excellent Podcast about the richness and value of Swanscombe Marshes and its mosaics of habitat. It’s well worth a listen. https://theplanetpod.com/save-swanscombe-marshes/ As always, I’d encourage everyone to sign the Petition, which (as I write) stands at 15,078. It would be great […]
We have received the following summary from the RSPB, detailing their response to the public consultation on the plans for development at Swanscombe. “The Swanscombe Peninsula is an outstanding mosaic of mostly undesignated grasslands, wetlands, scrub, inter-tidal habitats and brownfield features supporting a nationally important assemblage of invertebrates and a rich birdlife. The range and breadth […]
Due to the restrictions earlier this year the usual council run spring litter pick had to be cancelled. However, working in partnership with Keep Britain Tidy, the council are promoting litter picks in the borough between 11th to 27th September 2020. You can apply to arrange or join an arranged group, or simply pledge […]
Buglife.org, one of the RSPB’s Conservation partners in the fight to save Swanscombe Marshes, has set up a new 38 Degrees Petition. It has only been open a few days and so far over 800 people have signed, but it would be great if everyone who feels that the area needs protection from this […]
If you are having problems navigating to the correct place on the London Resort Website, to give your comments, this link should help.Over 3,400 people have responded so far. https://consultation.londonresort.info/surveys/50 Click on the link, then scroll all the way down to the red box near the bottom of the page.
Many of you will have received a public consultation leaflet through the post regarding this development. To find out more about the whole development, take a look at www.londonresort.info. Although precise information is not currently available, the overview of the project is set out. You can also sign up for email updates. Feedback […]