Tour of the River Crane with FORCE in May 2016

SWLEN regularly organises tours and visit of green spaces in Richmond Borough, especially for other Friends Groups and members of the Richmond Biodiversity Partnership, so we learn first hand how a Friends Group runs, and we can share ideas, practices, ways of doing and problems. Friends of the River Crane Environment – FORCE – formed in Read more about Tour of the River Crane with FORCE in May 2016[…]

Trip to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

On Friday 18th March 2016, SWLEN organised a tour to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Mile End, East London for Friends groups from Richmond Borough. The trip was an initiative to see the work of another very successful and well established group managing a large green space in East London with similar circumstances to many Read more about Trip to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park[…]

Friends of Barnes Common (FoBC) Tour – 10th July 2015

Even though a drizzly Tuesday morning was forecasted this didn’t discourage a group of 15, from the Richmond Biodiversity Partnership, from heading to Barnes in Richmond upon Thames for a walking tour of the common. The tour was led by Mike Hildesley (Friends of Barnes Common (FoBC) Chairman) and organised by the Richmond Biodiversity Partnership/SWLEN for Read more about Friends of Barnes Common (FoBC) Tour – 10th July 2015[…]