Category Archives: Wildlife and Nature

Towpath heroes and villains

Following my recent article about the London Wildlife Trust taking over maintenance of Regent’s Canal towpath from Camley Street to the Islington tunnel, I was reminded that up until 2012, much of that maintenance was done by the voluntary organisation … Continue reading

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Taking care of the canal towpath

The Regent’s Canal towpath is a vital green corridor providing wildlife habitat and rare green open space in King’s Cross. Since the demise of British Waterways, the new Canals and Rivers Trust is responsible for the canal. Now the London … Continue reading

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Street tree damage

The majority of street trees in the north east section of King’s Cross are there because of the endeavors of one man, John Ashwell. John fundraised for the trees and liaised with Islington Council’s tree team to survey planting pits, … Continue reading

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Friends of Regents Canal public meeting and call for volunteers

7pm Wednesday 19th February London Canal Museum Regent’s Canal flows through five London boroughs and everyone is welcome to the next meeting of Friends of Regent’s Canal. The agenda will include brief discussions on the future of Friends of Regent’s … Continue reading

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Local charity run street tree maintenance day

Environment and arts charity King’s Cross Community Projects ran their first street tree maintenance day on Sunday 19 January where they were joined by volunteers from the local community. They covered the north east quarter of King’s Cross. The staff … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for tree maintenance day!

Sunday 19th January 2014 is Tree Maintenance Day for everybody living in the north east of King’s Cross (the area between York Way, the Canal, The Cally, Killick St and Pentonville Rd. King’s Cross Community Projects would like to invite … Continue reading

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Floating cinema returns to King’s Cross

1pm to 6pm 2 November 2013 the fantastic floating cinema which last visited this summer returns, this time for Camden’s New Wave Festival. The Floating Cinema and artists Tracy & Hobbs will be at Granary Square Steps for a day … Continue reading

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Gardening and scrub clearing volunteers wanted

  A local gardening volunteering opportunity coming up >>HS1 and The King’s Cross & St. Pancras Business Partnership needs your help to create a new and exciting green space in Camley Street. The plan is to turn the below disused … Continue reading

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