We’re delighted to report that Father Nature has won a Growing Localities Award from the City of London Corporation’s charity City Bridge Trust. The award is for our ‘Growing Dads’ project to ‘skill up’ young fathers in Lambeth to combat unemployment, teach life skills and promote responsible fathering models. We’d like to take this moment to recognise the hard work … Read More
Cato Road in Clapham now has a fabulous new pocket park thanks to the dogged determination and hard work of the Friends of Cato Road, led by committee members Shirley Wiliams, Richard Annely, Emma Messenger and Judith Lee. Funded by Lambeth Council and Transport for London, the park has been over two … Read More
Children from Loughborough Primary School in Stockwell took to the streets on Friday 20th March to plant up new raised beds designed and built by Father Nature to improve safety outside their school gates. The Planting Party was a huge hit with the kids, some of them even gave the plants names including ‘Lightening’ and ‘Electric Fred’! Outside the school … Read More
To all growing hubs and pocket parks – if you’re looking for funds to support your group then get cracking and apply for these two grants – there’s still time, but only just! The Capital Clean Up grant from the GLA is offering £500-£1,500, as well as clean-up kits to help you run local clean-up events. Whether you want to … Read More
Father Nature now has two new Facebook pages, Father Nature for all our official news (look out for the Father Nature logo to spot us), and a Father Nature Community group page for all your news! We’ve set up the Father Nature Community group page so all you Father Nature followers and doers, growing hubbers and pocket parkers can keep each other posted about community, gardening or … Read More
We’re live! We really hope you like the new website – it has lots of great features including great pictures of all Father Nature’s Projects and an Events section. Special thanks must go to Coralie Hyde at www.netspiration.com for all her hard work designing the site, and Harriet Beaumont for her eagle eye. Enjoy!