The greening of Vanguard Street SE8

As you will have read in our earlier post (here), twenty one new street trees were planted in Vanguard Street SE8 this spring, and as one of our first mass plantings we thought it was worth a little pomp and celebration, and an opportunity to publicise our new name (Street Trees for Living - STfL) too. On ...

The greening of Vanguard Street SE8

As you will have read in our earlier post (here), twenty one new street trees were planted in Vanguard Street SE8 this spring, and as one of our first mass plantings we thought it was worth a little pomp and celebration, and an opportunity to publicise our new name (Street Trees for Living - STfL) too. On ...

New growth in Vanguard Street

As some of you know, the Tree Committee of Brockley Society is now committed to getting more street trees planted much further afield than the immediate conservation area. To this end we are delighted to announce the planting this spring of 21 new trees in Vanguard Street (St Johns/Deptford) made possible by a collaboration of private and ...

New growth in Vanguard Street

As some of you know, the Tree Committee of Brockley Society is now committed to getting more street trees planted much further afield than the immediate conservation area. To this end we are delighted to announce the planting this spring of 21 new trees in Vanguard Street (St Johns/Deptford) made possible by a collaboration of private and ...

Street Trees for Living

Street Trees for Living is the new name for Brockley Society's street tree campaign. We are delighted to report that the total raised since 2012 looks set to be enough to fund 250 street trees - with about half of these already labelled and planted. In the last year alone it raised £18,000. This was from ...

Talking Trees at Number 57

It's late we know, but we didn't want the year to end without mention of a rather understated, but really rather wonderful evening hosted by our friend Mary McGeown, the owner of Number 57 on Loampit Hill. On Sunday 30th October, a group of us gathered in the beautiful space shared with L'Oculto Wine & Tapas Bar (who provided ...

"The Loveliest of Trees" – a fundraising concert for street trees

For some time, the Brockley Society’s Tree Committee has been aware of local residents who love trees and want to help, but who don’t have the time to commit.So we struck upon the idea of staging a classical concert in the historic Stone House on Lewisham Way. This “exceptionally fine late 18th Century Villa”, as the ...

Archive: Brockley Society Newsletter article – May 2011

The following article appeared in the Brockley Society Newsletter in MAY 2011. Please note that the current prices for sponsoring a street tree can be found on our blog here.IT'S A GOOD TIME TO BE A TREE IN BROCKLEY . . .Thanks to the continuing support of Lewisham's Green Scene and in consultation with residents, four ...

Santa’s Little Hampers

Anthony braves the coldWell, not so little - quite a substantial hamper actually! This was a wonderful collaboration between our incomparable helpmate Tiffany Childs (who collated our luxury christmas hamper containing £100 worth of seasonal goodies) and your Brockley Society Tree Wardens and Brockley Society helpers. The weather held and Saturday 8th December dawned frosty and bright. Tickets ...

Modern alchemy

Did you know that you could convert that rusting heap in the front drive or garage into a living, breathing, growing tree? Trees for Cities (here) is running a completely free scheme that will relieve you of your scrap-value car and transform it into trees with virtually no hassle for you. Have a look:http://scrapcarplanttree.org.uk