Tag Archives: Croydon Friends of the Earth

Environment group urges drivers to turn off idling engines

With poor air quality, parts of Croydon are among the worst places in London for cases of asthma, By PAUL LUSHION, environment correspondent In one of those idle moments, when you are sitting in your car in traffic with the … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Green Beanfeast, Oval Tavern, Dec 10

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Friends of the Earth free screening: The True Cost, Nov 19

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A Plastic Ocean free screening, East Croydon, Mar 19

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Underwood named on Greens shortlist for London Mayor

Peter Underwood, a regular on the ballot paper at local and parliamentary elections in Croydon, has made it on to the Green Party’s shortlist of candidates for selection to stand for Mayor of London in 2020. The Greens pride themselves … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Green Beanfeast, Oval Tavern, Dec 11

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Calls for council to halt use of weedkiller linked to cancer

Weedkillers including glyphosate, which has been linked to causing cancer in humans, continue to be used by Croydon Council, whose contractors even spray the substance around public parks and children’s playgrounds. Now Friends of the Earth is calling on the … Continue reading

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Croydon is worst in all London for asthma attack cases

PAUL LUSHION, our environment correspondent, on some very worrying scientific findings about air quality in Croydon – before the Beddington incinerator even begins full operation According to the Evening Standard, “Croydon has been named the worst borough in London for … Continue reading

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Burned – Friends of the Earth screening, East Croydon, Sep 18

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Croydon needs to be in the zone to allow children to breathe

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Mayor of London is consulting on the capital’s air quality, and PETER UNDERWOOD says it is important that people in Croydon make him aware that we need to be included in the extended Ultra Low Emissions Zone … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth free screening of Trashed, Mar 20

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Friends of the Earth Beanfeast, Green Dragon, Dec 5

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Friends of the Earth meeting to screen Do The Math, Apr 19

Croydon Friends of the Earth group’s next meeting is to be held on Tuesday April 19, and will include a screening of the film Do the Math. The film will be followed by a talk from Ellen Gibson of 350.org … Continue reading

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Get busy this weekend to help Heathfield House’s Bee World

Croydon Friends of the Earth is seeking volunteers to help with a planting session in their Bee World project in the gardens of Heathfield House this Sunday, January 17. “This Sunday, we’ll be planting the rest of the heathers in … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth get busy to create a better world for bees

PETER UNDERWOOD offers a vitally important lesson on the birds and, especially, the bees Bees, and other pollinators, are in crisis. Their numbers are in severe decline. They’ve lost much of their natural habitat since the middle of the last … Continue reading

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