Environment Agency meeting on draft permit for incinerator – 17 June

Venue: The Cricket Centre, Plough Lane, Wallington SM6 8JQ Dates:  Monday, 17 June, 2013 Time:   11.00am-8.00pm Public consultation has begun on the draft Environmental Permit for Viridor Waste Management Ltd’s energy recovery facility in Beddington Lane, Sutton, inviting local residents and interest groups to comment on the draft permit for the final time. The proposals,…

NDG bid for OLF money

The NDG have applied for a grant from the Mayor’s Outer London Fund to help tidy up the path leading to Mile Road Bridge as this will eventually become an entrance to the Wandle Valley Regional Park. Local people will be involved to clear up the litter and dog poo, lift canopies of trees and…

Spring is just about here!

The first crocus that Hackbridge Primary School and members of the NDG helped to plant on The Green in October last year has finally shown its head! With the anticipation for the appearance of daffodils, it seems we will need to be a little more patient and we are keeping fingers crossed that not too…

Legacy planting with Hackbridge Primary School

A small green with huge plane trees, surrounded by listed cottages was the subject of a challenge to plant 3000 bulbs donated by Sutton Council.  This challenge was taken up by the children of Hackbridge Primary School and local residents. Lysanne Horrox, a member of the Hackbridge & BC Neighbourhood Development Group organised the event over three days where…

Wildflower verges

As part of the environmental plans, the NDG have undertaken a survey of all green open spaces in Hackbridge and has completed an inventory for improvements.  Part of this plan was to trial out some wildflower test strips outside BedZed.  Due to an early cut, we didn’t get the expected results, although there were some…