Telephone box children’s library launches today

The telephone box library on Loampit Hill has been going for a couple of years, but now it has been joined by a companion library not far away for children - on the corner of Lewisham Way and Wickham RoadIn fact today (Wednesday 2nd March) sees it official opening at 4 pm, with children's author Amanda Swift ...

The Green Fuse

The force that through the green fuseDrives my green age ...Dylan ThomasThis was a little project we had intended to post earlier in the summer, but of course, given life's distractions we are a posting it a little late - but better late than never! It's still a wonderful record of the greening of Brockley this ...

Harefield Rose

Not about street trees this time, but a post about what private land trees add to our local environment (what the planning law refers to, rather blandly, as "amenity value"). It happens every year about this time, but this is an extraordinary year, and the spectacle even more impressive - I'm talking of course, about the flowering of ...

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 ...