Category: News

Finsbury Park stripped of Green Flag status

“Finsbury Park has been stripped of its Green Flag status after a damning “mystery shopper” report by an environmental charity.” Keep Britain Tidy noted: Litter not being cleaned Rats Poorly maintained play equipment Hope picnic area branded a ‘total disgrace’ This despite the park hosting so many very big, very profitable events across most of the…

By Editor 2018-11-21 Off

Mulching day two: Please join us on Nov 18

We had a really successful first mulching session on November 11. A good number of us turned up to weed flowerbeds, remove leaves, and put the mulch down to feed and protect the soil. We also planted some new plants behind the benches, which will look lovely in spring. In addition, we were shown our…

By Editor 2018-11-16 Off

14 amazing Islington facts

I made this a few years ago on a whim. I still find it quite interesting, and thought other Friends might like it, too. It reminds me that Winter is here and it’s possibly a good time to get a local history project off the ground, as this is something lots of members have said…

By Editor 2018-11-13 Off

Mulching: Day 1

  so, it’s not too wet and we have the mulch so here’s a somewhat last minute note to let you know the mulching is going ahead! Bring gloves, shovels, spades and buckets. Starts at 11.05 (after a few moments for rememberance). see you then.

By Editor 2018-11-11 Off

Help the Community Kitchen Garden Project

The Friends of Wray Crescent Park is currently planning a Community Kitchen Garden! There are excellent local examples of this kind of project, including one in Whittington Park (illustrated above). The project aims to: Provide locally grown produce for the benefit of local community Generate further community networking opportunities Develop green sustainable maintenance of Wray…

By Editor 2018-09-23 Off