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Lewisham to capitalise on local air quality being up by 31%

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Ella Roberta Inquest – Legal Fees Appeal

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Nominate a site on HGL for a street tree!

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Lewisham Council wants to hear your experiences of the Lee Green LTN before they make a decision about its future. Keep an eye out for a survey through the post if you live in or around the LTN Or have your say online nowhttps://t.co/pv9cYjSN3N

Street Trees for Living: Newsletter July 2021Our extremely high street tree survival rate of 95% is something we are really proud of and we believe this is down to our rigorous and innovative tree care programme. Around 400 tree guardians make sure the new street trees are regularly watered during the first two years, which …

Improving our Local environmentMany thanks to Jack from Station contractors @BAMNuttall for preparing this year’s station meadow. The HGCA environment team are trying a new method this year to combat the colossal weed load which overwhelms it each year! Between the thin dry soil and the super aggressive bristly ox-tongue weeds, it’s been a tough …

Greening Hither Green Lane- New Street Trees.In the last two weeks, twelve shiny new street trees were planted in the lower section of HGL/Courthill Road. They were funded by NCil/Section 106 and by Hither Green Christmas trees bought by this community. They were supprted by Hither Green’s Councillors and the Lewisham Central Assembly coordinator. Finding …

Quaggy Waterways Action Group (QWAG)- 31 years of action for rivers In 2020 Qwag’s plans for their 30th anniversary didn’t go as planned (understatement!) they sre still moving on with ambitious plans for major restorations for the River Quaggy. * Wednesday 20 January- Zoom Meeting with guest speaker Jeff Royce, chairman the Friends of Bromley …

Lewisham Cabinet member for Environment and Transport Cllr Sophie McGeevor has announced Lewisham will be taking the opportunity to widen footpaths, install modal filters, and create ‘pop up’ cycle lanes & school streets to help people walk & cycle in safety during this period.   “With more people walking & cycling we’ve seen air quality …

Have you ever wondered what else might be sharing your outside side space?!  Then consider joining a new local Wildlife Group to hear ideas about how you identify creatures and mini beasts roaming your garden and local parks. Find out how you can encourage more wildlife into your garden or street!    Hither Green Wildlife …

In HG and Lee, we are encircled by busy roads which regularly exceed agreed air pollution limits. Lewisham has some of the highest levels of chronic asthma and respiratory disease, not just in the capital, but *in the country.*You will have heard about local girl Ella who passed away from asthma, age 9. Ella lived …

Where on HGL would benefit from a new tree? We are still short of our target of 50 nominations for new trees on HGL. Scanning for potential new tree sites is taking place over the next two weekends and so this is the final chance to request a tree. If you know of a spot on HGL or an …

This Mayor of London fund is for exploring finance mechanisms and feasibility for community energy projects, including solar. By the end of the grant period, the aim is to have a business case and be ‘investor ready’. The London Community Energy Fund The deadline is the 2nd November. If you are interested please get in touch today and we can arrange a call or …