BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: TREES MAINTENANCE

Lambeth's tree maintenance service is severely under-resourced and does not have the capacity to cope with the rapid increases in damage caused by pests and diseases or to adequately assess trees for risk, says the council's own report. And there is no tree-planting budget to replace the hundreds of trees felled each year due to … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: TREES MAINTENANCE

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HEAVY HORSES DRAFTED IN TO CREATE GRASS AND WILDFLOWERS MEADOW IN BROCKWELL PARK

A new grass and wildflower meadow is being created this month in Brockwell Park. The new space, designed to boost biodiversity and be a home to local species of grass and food plants, uses a site left by a redundant Redgra pitch between the BMX track and the Lido. With weeds and scrub burned out … Continue reading HEAVY HORSES DRAFTED IN TO CREATE GRASS AND WILDFLOWERS MEADOW IN BROCKWELL PARK

CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW "VICTIM OF ITS OWN SUCCESS" The controversial fence put up around last year's Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell park "created a festival feel", says a Lambeth council report - which also reveals that at the 2017 Show there were large groups of people fighting with police and security in and around the … Continue reading CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show