Please help us gather important information about the last two years and to plan for the future. It’s time to take a breath, stand back and take stock. 2020 and 2021 have been rather a whirlwind – different and challenging for many countryside and heritage sites. Some places have received
A 43 mile Forest Circle of 8 linear paths has been mapped by the Thames Chase Volunteer walks team in partnership with the Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme. The Forest Circle will launch with a special walk event open to all on Saturday 9th October. Visitors can
Over many years the perimeter of the main/top lake had become overgrown with too many trees, and the vegetation had become quite dense and tangled. The only gaps along the lake front were the existing fishing swims. Our project therefore was to open up the vista of the main lake
On 26 May 2021, Havering Museum should have been celebrating its 11th Birthday, but sadly the volunteers were unable to celebrate together due to the government COVID-19 regulations. The good news is, the Museum reopened to visitors on Friday 23 July 2021. Although the Museum had been closed since 21 March
We asked you to send us your photos from around the Land of the Fanns using ‘wish for the future’ as the theme. We received lots of fantastic entries and some beautiful wishes, but we can only choose three winners… 1st place is Colin Page with ‘Life in the gutter’
The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has achieved fantastic outcomes across heritage focused projects over the past few years!
Volunteer researchers find evidence of surviving features in the landscape The Land of the Fanns are delighted to be able to reveal exciting developments in our Designed Landscape project with the discovery at Belhus Park in Thurrock of the remains of Tudor and Jacobean gardens. We are working with Historic
Like many organisations, Orchards Community Forum in Grays had to suspend all activities during lockdown. As secretary, I found it incredibly frustrating – the Forum had only been resurrected less than 18 months earlier. Getting involved in vital community activities because of the pandemic inevitably meant putting a hold on
The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has launched an easy to use one-stop online resource for teachers and home learners that will encourage young people to explore and discover the great outdoors. Time spent outdoors is a fantastic way to change pace, boost energy levels and bring a
The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has achieved fantastic outcomes across environment focused projects over the past few years!