Derwenthorpe

Covid-19: We’ve set up the “Derwenthorpe Neighbour Support Network” to safely help residents who may be isolated or worried.

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Tree planting to help butterflies

Have you noticed 20 green tubes with stakes on beck field? They contain Ulmus Ademez (elm) saplings. They have been supplied by JRHT, and the nature group helped the gardening team to plant them on Friday 26 February 2021. These are disease resistant elm trees, and are particularly important to the white-letter hairstreak butterfly which […]

Nature Group Work Sessions

This coming week we have the opportunity to help birds, bats and insects, and to plant some trees!  This is the programme ~ 9.00 am til noon Wednesday 24 February- bird, bat and log pile installation.  You can join in that morning, or take away a box to put up at your leisure. 9.00 am til […]

Nature Group Meeting

We’re having a virtual meeting on Wednesday 3 March at 6.30 pm.  This will be informal, and we’ll be chatting over ideas of how we can help make Derwenthorpe a better place for nature – now and in the future when circumstances allow.  If you would like to join in, or want more information, then […]

Help design the heart of the community!

Help us build back better! JHRT have asked the ABC:D group to gather the community’s ideas on what should happen with the Central Square area of Derwenthorpe. This is the area between the SSC and the two blocks of flats that’s currently used as a building compound. They are thinking about moving the bus stop […]

DPAC + DGG meet on Wednesday Feb 10

Our next meetings of DPAC and DGG are on Zoom this Wednesday Feb 10 from 6:30pm. Papers, and joining instructions are at derwenthorpe.co.uk/dgg Among other things, we’ll be hearing about plans for phase 5 development. Join us to find out more!

Lockdown at Derwenthorpe – craft project

Given the 3rd Lockdown the craft group are planning a small scale collective textile project: “Lockdown at Derwenthorpe”. This is likely to be a smallish scale wall hanging. Residents are invited to make a six inch square with words or image(s) that represent lockdown at Derwenthorpe to them, made with fabric sewn, hand stitched, knitted, […]