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Due to the Covid lockdown all meetings are online. Some gardening projects are
starting up (with booking for limited spaces, etc.).
Let us know of any meetings or events you are involved in.
Convenor, Sustainable Haringey Network
020 8347 7684
Monday 12 April 7pm – 9pm
London Mayoral Environmental Debate
Friends of the Earth have organised this jointly with some Greenpeace activists and
Wildlife & Countryside Link. The debate, chaired by presenter & environmentalist
Julia Bradbury, will allow Mayoral candidates to forward their policies on nature and
climate to London’s voters.
More information and how to sign up, can be found on the website.
If you want cleaner air, thriving parks, more abundant wildlife and new footpaths and
cycle ways, this is your chance to ask the next Mayor for them.
Wednesday 14th April 7pm – 8.30pm
Online Climate Hustings for the Enfield & Haringey
constituency of the GLA elections.
We have confirmed these candidates will take part: Labour’s Joanne McCartney,
LibDem Dawn Barnes, and Green Party Jarelle Francis (these three have also all
signed up to the climate pledge to make it a top priority after the election). The
Conservative candidate Lee David-Sanders has now confirmed that he will be there.
The event will be chaired by Gerry Robinson, formerly headteacher of Woodside
High School, now head of the Haringey Learning Partnership.
People can register here
More information from
Quentin Given, Co-ordinator, Tottenham & Wood Green Friends of the Earth
Tuesday, 20th April, 7pm – 8.15pm
Green jobs: what are they and what could they mean for Haringey?
Haringey has lots of practical gardening projects. We have listed a few of these below.
Active Friends groups in most Haringey parks
Stonebridge Lock Coalition
Frances Dismore, Chair Stonebridge Lock Coalition
The Conservation Volunteers
TCV Haringey run a range of practical activities in nature reserves, parks and
woodlands across the borough every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. New
volunteers are welcome, no previous experience necessary. For further details, see
www.tcv.org.uk/haringey or contact Mat at firstname.lastname@example.org
Projects such as Westw
Haringey Climate Forum website
For information on what Haringey Council is doing to meet climate targets see
Waste Strategy for a Climate Emergency
There was recently an online meeting organised by Islington North Environment
Forum with three main speakers: Nicky Gavron, Georgia Elliott-Smith and
Rembrandt Koppelaar. All three were brilliant. If you get the opportunity to hear any
of them make sure you do.
Some relevant websites:
https://relondon.gov.uk/ ReLondon is the new name for the London Waste and
This XR Zero Waste resource describes our predicament very clearly and offers excellent steps that can be taken to grow a circular economy and a truly renewable society.
Overseas health aid Petition
Let’s encourage the government to review its cut to overseas health aid: the climate crisis is a global health crisis, and we need all the research we can get. This petition is from a group of UK scientists:
Greening the Mountview Reservoir
Sustainable Haringey is involved in discussions about creating a wildflower meadow
on Mountview reservoir in Stroud Green.
For information contact
Greening the Sinai Desert
Important Guardian article
” In China, scientists have turned vast swathes of arid land into a lush oasis. Now a team of maverick engineers want to do the same to the Sinai ”
Sunday 11th April 11am – 4pm
Tottenham Green Market
The market will run every second Sunday of each month. Outdoor market with
diverse street food, organic produce, artisanal baked goods & local beers.