A Tale of Two Trees …

Spotted early Saturday morning in at the bottom of Tanners Hill, this maple (acer campestre) was being lovingly tended by a nearby resident. Weeds removed, food given for the coming growing season and some colourful spring companions going in. Well done! It would be wonderful to see as many locals as possible doing the same ...

Where there’s a will …

Some of you will remember the persistent vandalism that was visited on a particular street tree at the Hilly Fields end of Tyrwhitt Road in the spring of 2013 when a newly planted cherry was destroyed not once, but twice (see http://brockleystreettrees.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/vandalism-help-please.html). The replacement we planted has now been left to grow unmolested for a few years ...

OUT’ed – for our notoriety!

TIME OUT picks up our spate of tree vandalism Perhaps if you agree that "all publicity is good publicity", then our appearance in TIME OUT in early August was a coup (and judging by the spike in our visitors on 5th August, people were interested in reading more ...)Click on the image below for a readable ...

Destruction of street trees

We reported the first incident in May when one of our part-funded trees was snapped in two in Tyrwhitt Road (see http://brockleystreettrees.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/vandalism-help-please.html).Now we are in the disheartening position of having to report the destruction of a further two trees: one of the two rowans planted at the pedestrian crossing at Brockley Cross, the other, a part-funded ...

Vandalism – help please …

In the early morning of Saturday 18th May, one of our new part-funded street trees in Tyrwhitt Road was wantonly snapped in two, by person or persons unknown.  The incident has been reported to the Met Police and recorded under Crime Reference Number 3210967/13If you have any information about this crime, please contact the Brockley Safer ...