20 members and visitors walked on Monday evening to look at interesting views of the delta as part of the Wandle Valley Festival.
The store has announced that it is closing in mid October to make way for the proposed new development by L&G of flats for rent. Watch this space for details of the latest plans.
This is a reminder that the latest consultation from Heathrow Airport seeking views on its proposed expansion plans closes soon. You can find it at aec.heathrowconsultation.com.
The deadline for responses is 11.55pm on 13 September.
The Borough of Wandsworth has set itself the target of becoming inner-London’s greenest inner borough, going carbon neutral by 2030 and being a zero-emission council by 2050.
Opposition to Heathrow expansion, reducing waste, encouraging recycling, tree planting and making council buildings more efficient are cited as examples of the Council’s actions.
Other environmental initiatives have included switching to LED street lighting, promoting electric vehicles and introducing a huge number of electric charging points around the borough, as well as encouraging residents to join car clubs, with Wandsworth now boasting the highest membership in London.
On 24 Julythe Friends of Wandsworth Common is hosting Daniel Raven-Ellison, founder of the National Park City movement, for a talk on ‘Wild Cities’. Dan – a National Geographic explorer and self-styled guerilla geographer – has been the driving force in London’s being declared the world’s first ever National Park City. He is an inspirational speaker with a passion for ‘rewilding’, encouraging biodiversity and re-engaging with nature.
More details of the event and booking can be found here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/daniel-raven-ellison-at-wandsworth-common-national-park-city-launch-tickets-64745404247?utm_term=eventurl_text