Category Archives: Green spaces

St Pancras Hospital development

For those interested in the proposed redevelopment of St Pancras Hospital – the one that backs onto Old St Pancras Church, click here to see the plans.

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International Biodiversity Day

This Friday, 22 May, is International Biodiversity Day. An important day for everyone interested in ecology, the environment and a sustainable future. Highly topical at a time when man made wildlife habitat destruction and the way humans use displaced wildlife … Continue reading

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Criminal Damage to Our Local Trees

Stephan Shulte writes: Yes I said “Criminal” in that if we could catch the culprits who have been vandalising our local trees we could & should try to make a case for prosecution. I have been asked to make you … Continue reading

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London Wildlife Trust heroes at work again

Thursday and the volunteers from London Wildlife Trust at Camley Street Natural Park were hard at work again. They were looking after the rich mix of naturally set and cultivated plants on the towpath and the path above between Maiden … Continue reading

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They’re stealing our sky again

Community based pressure groups always said allowing the eleven storey building heights at the south end of King’s Cross Railways Lands, now trademarked as King’s Cross, and the building height at King’s Place would result in further high buildings locally. … Continue reading

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Cally Arts looking after the towpath trees as London recognises importance of trees

The marvellous arts and environment community organisation Cally Arts has been working hard, in partnership with the Canals and Rivers Trust and Islington Council, to take care of the towpath from Maiden Lane (York Way) bridge to the Islington Tunnel. … Continue reading

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King’s Cross tiger sighted on Regent’s Canal

King’s Cross may only have a little urban wildlife, but what it does have is valuable and worth saving. This morning conservationists welcomed the rarely seen native King’s Cross Tiger to the north end of Battlebridge Basin. Basking in the … Continue reading

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Petition launched to save outdoor pond

The outdoor King’s Cross pond designed by Ooze Architects has become a firm favourite for both swimmers and urban wildlife enthusiasts. In April we reported that it was threatened with closure. Shortly after that it appeared to have been saved. … Continue reading

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