Friday, 22 April 2016

This Sunday: Ravensbourne River Clean-Up, 10am- 1pm

Meet in the Park at the end of Malyons Road, close to the Adventure Playground and curly railway bridge. Come suitably dressed. The well-known waterway charity Thames 21 will start off with a short safety talk and provide equipment including waders and boots.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Invasive Non-Native Species Training on April 21, 10am-3pm

Thames21 provide a one-day training module to give an overview of a serious issue facing many of London’s waterways: the presence of invasive non-native species (‘INNS’).  What are they?  Why are they a problem?  This training will talk about how to identify and contain several locally occurring varieties.
Venue:  ArtsCafe at Manor Park, Lewisham, SE13 5HX,
To register and book a free place, please go to

'Ladywell PreLoved' Sale, Sat-Sun 16-17 April 2016

Whether you're want to buy a bargain, or make a fortune, don't miss Ladywell’s fourth coordinated *PreLoved* sale on the weekend of April 16th and 17th, 11am till 4pm daily.

For the final address list of sellers, visit  To get a seller's listing, email details to

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Repairs to River Ravensbourne Weir

Some good news: the repair of the weir and bankside is going to go ahead and EA permissions are being sought for the works currently. The anticipated time scale is as follows:
  • End of March – submit Methodology incl. measures to address pollution risks, silk risks, flood risks, daily EA flood alerts.
  • End of April – Flood Defence Consent approval.
  • Mid-May – commence works.
  • Mid-June – complete works.
Following the works there will need to be additional soft landscaping and planting which Ladywell Fields User Group may contribute to.