Rainforest Saver

Croydon can help to save the rainforest

Posted on November 7th, by Charles Barber in Politics & Society. No Comments

Cities don’t have to exclude nature, let’s bring the rainforest’s vibrant energy to Croydon

Croydon is situated in a temperate region and though it contains a number of woodlands, none of them is in the least tropical. The nearest actual rainforests are more than 3,000 miles away in Central America. Yet, when I see bindweed trying to creep up the hoardings of the new Boxpark, when I … Read More »

Event report: Croydon Environmental Fair, Saturday 11th June 2016

Posted on July 14th, by Andrew Dickinson in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Andrew Dickinson reports on undampened spirits and a growing sense of community purpose among green (and Green) minded Croydonians

It took a while (five years in fact) but eventually the Croydon Environmental Fair (which started life know as the Green Fair) landed in its always intended location of Wandle Park on Saturday 11th June. It’s a permanent home. Why five years? Well, the event would have kicked … Read More »