Chainsaw Massacre – The Prequel

In May 2007 The London Assembly Environment Committee published their report 'Chainsaw Massacre - A Review of London's Street Trees'. Our own Green Party Councillor for Brockley Ward Darren Johnson was Chair of this committee.  To see the report in PDF format go hereAt the point of publication this was clearly a comprehensive assessment of ...

Ash clouds … and silver linings …

Whilst the recent news of this potentially devastating fungal disease hits the news, this Radio 4 program by the Saving Species team discusses ash dieback and other tree diseases and our complicated relationship with tree planting in general. Whilst mostly relevant to forestry planting, it is also relevant to urban tree planting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nxh4qAs Tree Wardens we ...

children’s midwinter fair

We aren’t planning anything grand. If you have any contacts who would like a craft stall, then please pass on details. It is £10, bring your own table and cover. We are just after suitable Christmas type crafts, children’s things and anyone who would like to do a children’s activity. We are planning a few ...

Special Offer: Half Price Baby Massage! Course starts Fri 23rd Nov at Sunflower Centre

Local Primary Schools – What to do?

Regenter cancels 22 November leaseholder forum

Alwyn Lewis has been in contact to cancel the 22 November leaseholder forum, which will be rearranged for January. In his letter he states that, given the nature of the last meeting in July, Regenter wants to be prepared to answer questions about the next round of cyclical works. I am not sure why this ...

Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet! – Sat Dec 1st

Armistice wreath laying

Thanks to all who attended the FOBLC Armistice commemoration on 11th November.

Man dies after being found seriously hurt in Lewisham

Hatchet jobs

"I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet"Apple tree or cherry, the popular fable about the young George Washington's antics with his new hatchet is still a story with resonance ...