Viewing entries posted in April 2022
Lowestoft Town Council were delighted to collaborate with East Suffolk Council and Waveney Norse to install a "Happy to Chat" bench in Kensington Gardens which was officially launched today.
Cllr Alan Green, Mayor of Lowestoft, alongside fellow councillors and representatives from East Suffolk Council, Norse and Friends of Kensington Gardens
attended the launch of the bench which encourages people to sit and talk to each other, surrounded by the beautiful gardens.
The Council are pleased to support such an initiative in one of its parks, with its aim of supporting the well-being of the people in Lowestoft.
The plaque on the bench reads: "The 'Happy to Chat' Bench. Sit here if you don't mind someone stopping to say hello"
Cllr Alan Green, Mayor of Lowestoft (pictured far right) with Councillors from Lowestoft Town Council
Read more on New "Happy to Chat" Bench unveiled at Kensington Gardens
Launching on 29th April, conservation charity PlantLife are encouraging people to leave their lawns throughout May to help with pollinators and to create a habitat for bees to thrive.
Lowestoft Town Council are encouraging people to take part in this campaign as part of its Climate Emergency Declaration as we look at ways to promote how we can best look after and protect our planet.
#NoMowMay is a national campaign with lots of resources online to help and give advice on how to help nature thrive.
Read more on #NoMowMay campaign launched to encourage people to leave their lawns and help nature
Come and join us!
The next Triangle Market is taking place on Friday 13th May 2022!
We're on the lookout for stallholders to make this event as big as possible. If you are interested in being a stallholder, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Terms & conditions may apply*
Read more on Next Triangle Market in May 2022
Kensington Gardens Bowls Club are welcoming everyone to come and try out Lawn Bowls for free at their upcoming open events. These include:
Open Bowls Weekend | Saturday 30th April - Sunday 1st May | 10am-4pm
Introduction to Bowls | Saturday 8th May | 10am
Both of these events are free and do not require advanced booking. Please wear flat footwear.
If you require further details, please contact Peter at email@example.com
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A Community Litter Pick, organised for Wednesday 6th April in collaboration with "Lowestoft Rubbish Friends" and Water Lane Leisure Centre was a great success! The team of volunteers were able to make a real difference around the Water Lane Leisure Centre area.
A big thank you to everyone who attended from "Lowestoft Rubbish Friends" and Water Lane Leisure Centre, alongside staff from Lowestoft Town Council, who helped make a difference to the area (and thank you Water Lane Leisure Centre for the free cups of tea!)
More community litter picks will be arranged in the future so please keep an eye out on our website and social media for the details.
Read more on Keeping Lowestoft Tidy
Lowestoft Town Council are pleased to confirm that it has awarded £10,000 to Lowestoft Vision, for the part-funding of the salary for a Kittiwake Officer for 12 months. The role will involve working with local people and businesses to keep Kittiwakes safe, whilst aiming to reduce the issues associated with their nests on buildings.
Please find the following link for more information:
Image sourced from Google images
Read more on Lowestoft Town Council awards funding to the Kittiwake Partnership
News Update: It has been reported to Lowestoft Town Council the Ravine has been damaged due to strong winds - our contractors are currently undertaking work to make sure the area is safe and secure. The works will be ongoing over the weekend until early next week(04/04/22). We will keep you updated with further information.
Picture taken 01/04/2022
Read more on The Ravine closed temporarily due to storm damage