The Crane Valley Partnership

Archived News

Fire at the park but the show goes on

We are sorry to report there was a serious fire in the information centre at Cranford Park in the early hours of Monday (September 22).  The building has been rendered unusable and has been boarded up.  We have lost the only indoor shelter, toilet ... (Read More)

Friends of Eastcote House Gardens

The Friends of Eastcote House Gardens (EHG) are trying to raise the funding to purchase equipment needed to compliment the outdoor classroom and nature trail. The classroom will be used by our local schools for the various topics pertaining to their... (Read More)

Open-air theatre, Open House & Coffee in the park

This is an exciting month in Cranford Park. We are celebrating the world's biggest coffee morning in one of the smallest gardens (Sunday 14th September, 10am - 12 noon).  The event is in the Secret Garden (near the information centre and stables) a... (Read More)

Citizen Crane Meeting - 17 September

The Citizen Crane team would like to invite you to an event at ZSL, London Zoo on Wednesday 17th September as part of the "Citizen Crane" project.  This is a citizen science programme whereby 11 sites in the River Crane catchment are monitored every... (Read More)

"Cranford Park Remembers" Great Success

Thank you to everyone who came along - and especially those who helped out - at the Cranford Park Remembers event on Saturday 2 August, run jointly with LBH Green Spaces and St. Dunstan's Church.  A good time was had by all and you can read about it... (Read More)

Environment Trust Events in September

Two interesting walks organised by the Environment Trust for Richmond-upon-Thames will take place during September. Walk along Surrey Riverside with David McDowall - Saturday 13 September (10:30AM - 1:30PM); Walk with Alan Sherriff around the an... (Read More)

Cranford Park Friends - Meeting & Garden

Cranford Park Friends Meeting Find out the latest about Cranford Park and contribute your views at the next meeting, to be held on Thursday 21 August at 7.30pm. Venue: Crane Community Centre Fuller Way Harlington UB3 4LW (Bus E6 to Cranford Driv... (Read More)

Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow Courses

Green Corridor has teamed up with The Environment Trust to deliver free nationally recognised horticultural courses for young people (16-25 years old) at their model market garden from September 2014 onwards.A referral form can be downloaded. ... (Read More)

Funding for Eel passes

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have been successful in their application to the SITA trust for funding the construction of two eel passes on the lower Duke of Northumberland's River (DNR); one at Kidds Mill sluice and the other at Mogden Sew... (Read More)

Pollution incident at Whitton Brook

Message from Thames Water I regret to inform you that following a blockage in our sewer network on the 2nd July, there was a pollution to the Whitton Brook and the River Crane, half a mile downstream at the point where the two watercourses join. ... (Read More)

Cranford Park Remembers - Heritage Event

On Saturday August 2 Cranford Park will come alive with a celebration of its heritage and it will be a friendly day for the whole family!  Such was the success of our first event last year that 'Cranford Park Remembers' returns in August with more t... (Read More)

Rivers and Wetlands Community Days

Funding has been made available to promote community community participation in improving rivers, wetlands, estuaries and coastlines, sponsored by Thames Water and led by the Wild Trout Trust, Environment Agency and Angling Trust.More details.  ... (Read More)

River Restoration Centre Training Courses

The River Restoration Centre (RRC) is hosting a number of technical training courses throughout the summer. These course include: Working with natural processes for sustainable flood risk and other benefits (5 June - Harrow, North London) - book... (Read More)