Save Lea Marshes www.saveleamarshes.org.uk Newsletter, July 2019 There’s been quite a lot going on across our marshy and surrounding landscape…. LEAD STORY- THE CASE FOR THE ICE CENTRE HOTS UP.. […]
The Commission should recommend that the engagement, involvement and empowerment of local communities, and in particular of the dedicated green-space Friends Groups, should be enshrined as a key imperative in all discussions about the future of London’s local public green spaces
Help stop Bromley Council from selling off part of the old bishops palace park for housing: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “Proposed sale of land at Bromley Civic Centre” and include your name address and postcode otherwise it will not be accepted (it doesn’t matter if you don’t live in the Borough).
Here’s a great guide to setting up a new Friends group for a green space, that Bromley Friends Forum have in their ‘Toolkit’: Bromley Friends Forum Toolkit Starting A Friends […]
8-9th June – Open Gardens Squares Weekend
29th June – National Park City – Talks and Fair
17th June – Parks And People: Stronger Together: Join us to explore topics such as Funding, Volunteering
Dear LFGN members and supporters, The London Friends Group Film Festival is now open for booking! Join us at this FREE event from 5pm to 8pm on Friday 25 January. Our Friends Film […]
The Friends of Richmond Park produced a film last year with Sir David Attenborough, a 21min version and a 4min version. I notice you say the festival films are 1min […]
A third of a town centre park, including 81 mature lime trees, are still condemned by development scheme, despite the council’s development partner pulling out of the “transformational project”. This […]
Friends of Clapham Common Dear Green Spaces, I have the honour of living 2 minutes away from Clapham Common, which is beautiful and every time I cycle across, reminding me […]
London’s parks accused of ‘creeping privatisation’ of public spaces Creeping Privatisation Proliferation of music festivals and other events across capital’s green spaces means disruption and restrictions to access for residents […]
London mayor, Sadiq Khan blocked the prestigious Harrow school from building a sports block that encroached on protected green space. Sir Winston’s alma mater — which educated six other British […]
From new format Guardian, page 5 of the Journal section; titled, ” Bossy Diet advice won’t fix the NHS. (23.1.2018) “Entrenched income and health inequality has blighted the UK and […]
London’s Parks – Our Space: Launch for the new Our Space project celebrating and promoting London’s Friends Groups CPRE London and LFGN would like to invite you to raise a […]
campaign to save Jessel Green park from being developed in to 154 homes: Jessel Green – Loughton Jessel Green Campaign Extract from this Guardian article by Anne Slater on the […]
To Friends of Parks Forums across the UK – for your information Dear all The Guardian published this letter on 26.12.2017 [signed by the NFPGS – Text below] Lottery Funding to be […]
Our national body, the National Federation of Parks and Greenspaces movement, has released a newsletter for December 2017: UK Parks Action Group Launched – will it make a real difference […]
Walthamstow to loose 32% of Town Centre openspace If you’re from Walthamstow then you’re in for a BIG shock On Wednesday 13th December Waltham Forest Council’s Planning Committee will be […]
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday 29 November 2017 For further comment please call Neil Sinden on 07496 805354 or Alice Roberts on 07792 942 691 New London Plan […]
London Green Spaces Friends Groups NetworkCHRISTMAS APPEAL FOR LONDON’S PARKS AND GREEN SPACES Dear friends , The London Friends Groups Network is teaming up with the London branch of the […]
To the Mayor of London 16.11.2017 Response to the Draft London Environmental Strategy IMPROVED POLICIES AND EFFECTIVE ACTION URGENTLY NEEDED TO PROMOTE, SUPPORT, ENHANCE, PROTECT AND EXTEND LONDON’S PUBLIC GREEN […]
Dear colleague, I hope you don’t mind me asking you to take action again. But the Prime Minister and Chancellor are, right now, considering whether to release Green Belt land […]
Yesterday The Friends of Finsbury Park case was heard by the Court of Appeal… A reserved judgment was given, which means that they will go away to write their judgements and deliver them in the next month or so.
Litter, Waste and Recycling Beyond litter picking: what can your group do to reduce litter and rubbish and increase recycling? Dear parks friends! At the September 2018 meeting of the […]
Campaigns to save Green Spaces in London: report of shared experiences from meeting.
A BioBlitz, also written without capitals as bioblitz, is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of […]
Love London. Love Nature. London Wildlife Trust is dedicated to protecting the capital’s wildlife and wild spaces, engaging London’s diverse communities through free access to our nature reserves, campaigning, volunteering […]
Lee Valley Park’s funding arrangement
Volunteering and the Big Society – issues, controversies, opportunities from 2011.
Workshop on successful relationships between Friend group’s and Local Authorities