making your local park even better ...
Westow Park is a small historic park in Upper Norwood, London SE19. We want it to be a great place for everyone to enjoy.
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Virtual Norwood website
Phoenix Community Centre website
The Norwood Society
Upper Norwood Recreation Ground - myspace page
The Bigger Picture Gallery - Artists Community
Royal National College For The Blind
Emile Zola and Westow Park
Emile Zola: the apostle of the gutter (Guardian article)
London Play - working for a capital where all children can play
Posted by Jakey on March 7, 2012 at 0:30
A corner of the park is about to get rather delicious. Crystal Palace Transition Town is turning an unloved nook into an edible garden, which will become host to lots of community events.
There are lots of mouth-watering things planned like elderflower cordial and jam-making events, summer herbal tea parties and more.
Perhaps not as savoury, but very useful, the garden will also be a hub for growing knowledge: teaching locals how to make compost, how to dig without doin’ ya…Continue
Posted by Juno Baker on February 17, 2012 at 12:37
We won an award! We didn't even know we'd entered for it!
We joined RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood last winter. They assess the groups each year to see how they are progressing and offer advice.We thought we'd just received a report. But they have sent us a lovely framed certificate of achievement for our 'improving' status. This will be in the noticeboard in the park soon.
Posted by Juno Baker on November 23, 2011 at 13:30
If you like Westow Park, you'll love this
We are holding an open meeting this Saturday, 12th November to get your views about how you would like to see the park developed.
We are meeting at the Coxwell Road entrance (opposite the Secret Garden) at 10.30 and will take a short walk through the park ending up at Block 1, (the sheltered housing) in College Green at 11.00. The meeting will be held jointly with the residents' management committee.
Come along if you can.…
Posted by Juno Baker on November 10, 2011 at 14:28
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