Kingston Environment Centre is working with a variety of local environmental organisations to help secure a sustainable future for Kingston Upon Thames. We are a Capital Growth local food lead. To find out more click here.
We are volunteer run, and would be grateful for donations towards the development of our work. You can also become a member by filling out the form link on the About page. Becoming a member will help us to keep going as an environmental community network and grow our status to be able to achieve more awareness to care for our environment.
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London Orchard Project led a workshop on how to plant fruit trees and the community orchard is successfully up in Alexandra Rec, Surbiton. We are especially looking for people in Surbiton to help out with maintenance, but all are welcome.
Venue:Alexandra Recreation Ground, King Charles Road, Surbiton.
KINGSTON BIODIVERSITY NETWORK
For the next Kingston Biodiversity network meeting, please see their website for more details: http://www.kbn.uk.com/To help in strategic planning for biodiversity we will compile:
Evidence of need Links RBK plans/priorities Links RBK groups Work happening (local and national) Key stakeholders
It also fits in with the work we are doing for the Biodiversity Action Plan for Kingston.
So we are throwing our doors open, powering up our computers and brains and inviting anyone from our network to come along for any part of the day and deliver those useful links.
HOGSMILL COMMUNITY GARDEN
Work days take place on the first and third Sunday of every month and you can refer to our calendar pages.
For further information the Hogsmill Facebook pages are now linked (see left hand column) and provide an insight into how the site is developing. Currently we would love to hear from artists and designers who would help us with plans and drawings to develop the vision for the community garden.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET TOGETHER WITH OTHER KNITTERS AND STITCHERS?
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES?
Then please join us at Kingston Environment Centre at the Fountain Roundabout, New Malden.
Bring along some knitting or sewing you are working on
- Start a new project
- Get ideas from other people
- Recycle and reuse materials
- Talk about green issues
- 7pm to 9pm, the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
We have moved.
RBK have offered us a short lease at the Fountain Youth Centre New Malden. We are making improvements bit by bit to make it a good example of an environmental space. Come and Volunteer with us to help with these improvements.
ECO DESIGN WINNERS
A competition brief was created to redesign the Fountain Youth Centre to become a great example of an environmental space. Some wonderful and original ideas have emerged from our Eco-Design competition and we are very pleased to announce the winners.Joint First Place winners were:Meltem Celebi-Thomas and Hanna ten DoornkaatIn second place the judges chose:Helen Osborn, and father and son team Simon and Fin Jakeman.
Congratulations to all - See the gallery page for the rest of the winning designs.