Friends of Witham’s River Walk and Nature Reserves

The Friends of Witham’s River Walk and Nature Reserves is a group of people who feel passionately about the condition and future of the open spaces in Witham. The Friends are committed to:-

  • promoting and being actively involved in the appearance, preservation, restoration, improvement and well-being of the River Walk, the Whetmead Nature Reserve, the James Cooke Wood and the closed churchyard in Witham for the benefit of all local residents and users.
  • providing facilities for recreation in these areas with the object of improving the conditions of life for all the inhabitants of Witham.
  • raising public awareness of these areas and reflecting the wider concerns of local residents.
  • liaising with all appropriate organisations to achieve the group’s objectives.

Announcing the Friends 2016 Photography Competition in collaboration with the Witham Horticultural Society

You are invited to submit your photographs on a theme of “Witham’s Wildlife”. There will be an exhibition of the best entries in the Town Hall during September.

The closing date for receipt of entries is 1st September. Obtain a copy of the application form and rules by clicking the link below, collecting one from the Information Centre or requesting a copy via email on

Friends photo competition poster 2016

Friends photography competition entry form and rules 2016