We’re Looking for Committee Members!

Do you love Staines Park? Would you like to see more investment in facilities, have a hand in protecting and enhancing our wildlife and seeing more events in the park? If this sounds like something you would enjoy being involved with, whether it be as a dog walker, keen environmentalist, parent or you love exercisingContinue reading “We’re Looking for Committee Members!”

Join Us For Our Bees and Biscuits Event!

Come and meet your SPRA Biodiversity Team as we hold our first post lockdown event. We’re celebrating Bees Needs Week by holding a ‘Bees and Biscuits’ event in Staines Park on Sunday 24th July, 11am-3pm. Fun and interest for all, with bee themed biscuits and buns, crafts and colouring in, seed bombs, selfie frames and more. We’d love toContinue reading “Join Us For Our Bees and Biscuits Event!”

We’re a Bees’ Needs Champions Award winner!

We are champions! Our Biodiversity’s Nature and Wildflower Meadow has been selected as a winner of a 2021 Bees’ Needs Champions Award, in the Local Authority and Community category. This is a National Award for a project that aims to help pollinators and the environment. The judging panel was very impressed by the calibre ofContinue reading “We’re a Bees’ Needs Champions Award winner!”

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – our Stag Beetle Habitat Build

In September our team, along with members of the Egham and Staines Conservation Volunteers group, set about building 2 pyramid log habitats in Staines Park to provide some suitable habitat for our endangered Stag Beetles.  Habitats were built in accordance with guidelines from the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and once completed were registeredContinue reading “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – our Stag Beetle Habitat Build”

SPRA Recognised in Spelthorne in Bloom!

We are delighted to announce that the results of the Spelthorne in Bloom 2021 competition are in and SPRA’s ‘Wildflower and Nature Meadow’ was awarded 2nd place in the ‘Best Environmental Planting Project’ category. The SPRA Biodiversity Team planted flowers particularly beneficial to pollinators, ensuring a long flowering season right through from early spring toContinue reading “SPRA Recognised in Spelthorne in Bloom!”

Welcome to our new website!

Spring is in the air, lockdown is easing, our park is blooming back to life and we have marked the occasion with a new-look website. We hope to add information on here not just about the work of our Residents Association but also those organisations and clubs that use the park regularly, including our friendsContinue reading “Welcome to our new website!”