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Actions and Events

From Friends of Bruce Grove Cloud Garden.

We want to save the land behind 7-9 Bruce Grove with its trees, birds and other wildlife and to commemorate Luke Howard, the “namer of clouds” who lived at No 7, and make it available to the community.
We need the Council to Compulsorily Purchase the land from its owners who want to build housing on it, even though it is a designated Site of Importance for Nature Conservation and Significant Local Open Land.
Can you sign our petition?  >> Click here <<

Sunday 3rd November (10am, 11.30am, 2pm, 3.30pm)
Saturday 9th November (10am, 11.30am, 2pm, 3.30pm)

Welcome inside a local Green Open Home!

Free house tours:
Booking is now open for free visits to stylish, low-energy ‘green’ homes not far from you. On Sunday 3rd November and Saturday 9th November meet householders who’ve improved comfort and cut energy bills, and pick up ideas for your own home.
The houses on show in Muswell Hill, Crouch End, Alexandra Park, Highgate and Tottenham include an Edwardian villa,  a 1920s former London County Council property, a top floor flat and the Meadow Orchard Community Garden’s cob and straw eco-building.  See further details of the homes here.
Tours last one hour – numbers on each tour are limited so please book your place here.
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group

Wednesday 13th November, 7-9pm

Highgate Society ‘Waste Not, Want Not’ event

10a South Grove, N6 6BS
This meeting will address the ‘waste hierarchy’ – how we can reduce, reuse and recycle more waste.  Speakers lined up are:
Carina Millstone, food waste prevention charity Feedback
Leigh McAlea, TRAID – a charity aiming to stop clothes being thrown away
Ian Kershaw, Haringey Council – Council’s role in tackling plastic waste
Ursula Taylor – North London Waste Authority – what happens to our waste?
A Q & A session will follow.
Free event – please register here.

Wednesday 13th November 7.30pm

Tottenham & Wood green Friends of the Earth meeting

The Phoenix Millennium Centre 386 West Green Road next to St John Vianney Church N15 3QH – entrance through first gate in Vincent Road then upstairs.

23rd November to 1st December

Tree Week

National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of the winter tree planting season (November to March each year). The Tree Council, one of the UK’s leading charities for trees, first established National Tree Week in March 1975 in response to the national replanting required after the outbreak of Dutch Elm disease.

Sunday 1 December @ Bruce Castle: 3pm – 4.45pm

Celebrating Trees and Tree Charter Day

A focus on Urban Trees and Treeconomics
Paul Wood: author of London’s Urban Forest will explore its geography, history, animals and plants especially trees
Keith Sacre of Treeconomics will talk about the benefits and changing landscape of trees in terms of managing a resource for future generations
Followed by Stephen’s Tree Quiz and Redemption Legacy Oak Ale
at the Antwerp Arms for one night only!
For more information Tottenham Trees