Monday, 20 January 2014

FOMP AGM & General Meeting 25th Jan 2014

So much is happening at the moment that I forgot to post this: 
Friends of Mayow Park AGM this coming Saturday 25th January 2014, 1pm - 1.30pm
The agenda will include a review of the past year and election of FOMP officers.
This will be immediately followed by a General Meeting which should include reports from Lewisham Greenscene and Glendale.
Both the AGM and General Meetings will be held at the bowls club.
 Agendas to follow.

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Fallen trees

With the recent storms we've been having, several trees have come down, and the sodden ground has meant they have not been a firmly secured as they would otherwise.  With many others to deal with across the borough, they have not been cleared up as soon as they might have been, but they are now.

And finally, some delicate fungus growing on the top of an older stump:

Progress on the pavilion!

We heard some good news last week from Lewisham officers.

The continuing wet weather adds some uncertainty, but the Council should have finished what it has to do on the pavilion by end March, so toilets will flush and other basic services will be working. From then on the fitting out and timing will depend on the operator chosen.

On this, about 40 expressions of interest were received, and about a dozen came to a recent open day, following which the Council will shortly be putting the opportunity to run a café on the site out to tender. The terms will include commitments to providing health meals, local sourcing, etc.

So I'm still going for the first cappuccino to be frothed sometime this year, but in the meantime, here's how it was looking this morning: