1939 Evacuation – 2,000 children leave New Cross Gate in two hours

I'm sure many of us returning to work after the Christmas holidays are not looking forward to getting back on trains and buses. Spare a thought though for some previous travellers... On 1 September 1939, at the start of the Second World War, the mass evacuation of children from London and other cities started. As ...

Wild Play Day for under 5s

Make the most of your local park Wild Play Day for families with under fives Tuesday 11th March 10 -­ 5pm All Welcome Dress for the weather Full schedule of events by the cafe The next Friend of Hilly Fields Group meeting will be in the evening at 7.30pm. Poster for Wild Play Day Wild ...

Brockley schoolchildren face traffic pollution risk

Three schools within Brockley ward lie within a zone that increases children's propensity to develop traffic-related respiratory conditions, according to research by the Clean Air for London campaign. [...]