Category Archives: Wildlife and Nature

Wildlife friendly sculpture wins Silver Gilt award

Vert, the 15 metre high wildlife friendly sculpture on Wharfdale Road N1 9UA was almost totally replanted earlier this year by two volunteers from local environment and arts charity King’s Cross Community Projects (KCCP). They entered the Islington in Bloom … Continue reading

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HS2 to hit our closest countryside

Perhaps the easiest way to get to the countryside from King’s Cross is to pop out west towards Denham and surrounding area, just a short train journey or 40 minute-ish drive. Sarah, Green, ex-narrowboat resident of Battlebridge Basin, loved it … Continue reading

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Beautiful blossom in Bingfield Park

Really wonderful blossom on show in Bingfield Park right now.  Well worth a walk in your lunchbreak or a diversion on your commute.  As ever though you have to dodge the dog poo especially just off the paths.  Bingfield Park … Continue reading

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Plea to Argent to gift a valuable ecological resource to the King’s Cross green corridor

The King’s Cross pond, or ‘Of Soil and Water’ to use the title of this temporary art installation near the York Way railway bridge, was planned to exist for just two years. After that it will be filled in and … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung, the grass is riz

You know spring is here when the Wildlife Trust volunteers are out in force on the towpath between York Way and the Islington Tunnel… This morning saw them hard at work conserving the wonderful planting around the entrance to the … Continue reading

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Is it spring yet? Kings Cross starts to bloom early

The weirdly warm weather means that some plants have never caught on that it’s winter and others are going Spring like early.  The blossoming cherry tree in Argyle Street is sure to attract hordes of homesick Japanese people.  And at … Continue reading

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Our wild towpath

The towpath of the Regent’s Canal behind the station between York Way (Maiden Lane), Caledonian Road and the Islington tunnel is rich in naturally growing wildflowers. Here’s just a small selection of those seen this year. Many thanks to the … Continue reading

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Collingham Gardens Nursery fete 4th July 2015

The wonderful Collingham Gardens Nursery, which some people may remember from the Open Garden Square Weekend in June, is holding it’s annual fete this Saturday from 1pm to 4.30pm.  It promises to be tons of fun with delicious food, a … Continue reading

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