Tag Archives: Trees

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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Another tree killed on towpath

Last year two trees were killed on the Regent’s Canal towpath by vandals. The first at Thornhill Bridge Community Gardens and the second behind Copenhagen School. The Copenhagen School tree was replaced in May by a semi mature cherry tree … Continue reading

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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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KX Council ‘will prosecute’ tree vandals

King’s Cross suffers from a shortage of green open space. Being a densely populated area, what green spaces we have need to be cherished and protected, not just for our use and our children’s use but also for local urban … Continue reading

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Community funded trees planted

John Ashwell writes: Thanks to all who supported the campaign to fund the planting of the two trees on Wharfdale road that blew over.  These two urban wildlife friendly Prunus Avium Plena (flowers pictured left) were planted on Friday 9 December, sooner … Continue reading

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The King’s Cross olive grove…

… and cherry trees, and rowan trees, and ginko trees and bay trees, and… Founder member and Trustee of King’s Cross Community Projects, John Ashwell, appeared in this week’s Camden New Journal/Islington Tribune interviewed about the successful greening fundraising campaign … Continue reading

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Thankyou for the trees!

John Ashwell recently put out a plea for funding to replace some of the trees that he’s stolidly fundraised for in the past. As a result of John’s work the King’s Cross community has paid for the majority of the … Continue reading

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