Wandsworth Friends of the Earth intends to become more active and is developing thoughts for campaigning activity using a 'Schedule of Potential Activities' spreadsheet. This allows actions to be monitored without trawling through long meeting minutes. It is hoped that it will be an anchor for the group and result in more visible action. While … Continue reading WFOE embarks on more focussed agenda
Here are the WFOE comments and questions regarding the Report by the Chief Executive on the action taken to deliver the Wandsworth Environment and Sustainability Strategy (WESS) Action Plan, which goes before the Wandsworth Council Finance and Corporate Resources Committee on July 2 P2: Schedule (Background: item 4) Medium term targets: Council: carbon neutral by … Continue reading WFOE comments and questions regarding WESS update
During the current lockdown we will endeavour to meet via Zoom. Our first Zoom session will be on Monday, June 15. Details of the link to the zoom meeting have been sent to group members and can be applied for using the contact page on this website or by applying direct to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thursday, 21 November, 7.30 to 9.30pm St Michael’s Church, Cobham Close, SW11 6SP (just off Bolingbroke Grove) Michael Crick (broadcaster, journalist and author) in the Chair with the Conservative, Green, Labour & Liberal Democrat Party Candidates The Climate Emergency is very much in the public’s mind. Over 10,000 local people in our Borough signed … Continue reading Climate Emergency Election Hustings for Battersea, November 21, 2019
On Thursday, December Wandsworth Friends of the Earth group stalwarts met at the Jolly Gardner Pub for an enjoyable social evening. We were pleased that our new member James came along as well as a prospective member, Yelena. We look forward to the new year in the hope that we can recruit more active members! … Continue reading As 2018 draws to a close, WFOE meets for an enjoyable celebratory meal!
Wandsworth Friends of the Earth group had a successful and enjoyable day at the Friends of Putney School of Art Christmas Fair on Sunday December 2. We set up on Saturday evening and there was a short public viewing of the fair before the PSAD Christmas party in the evening. On Sunday from 10 … Continue reading WFOE has a successful day at PSAD
WFOE has produced a new flyer which is aimed at getting across a potent message as well as being a part of our recruitment drive. The leaflet is intended both to trigger conversations about the environment and gently offer suggestions for people to take up–and of course, try to persuade people to join Wandsworth Friends … Continue reading The new message from WFOE
At our first meeting in 2018,Wandsworth Friends of the Earth decided on a fresh start. Using an uncompleted version of the matrix above, we looked at the current eight campaigning topics promoted on the National Friends of the Earth website and compared these with types of activity that we might embark on as well as … Continue reading A fresh start to 2018
On May 25th we wrote to four candidates at each of our Wandsworth parliamentary constituencies. For Battersea, Putney and Tooting we wrote to the conservative, labour, liberal democrat and green party candidates. Our letter, of which you can read a typical example here FOE_Ellison02017-0524, poses questions about the environment both nationally and locally. So far, we … Continue reading Only two responses to WFOE letter to Candidates
A letter was sent personally addressed to three of the Tooting by-election candidates– Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (Labour), Dan Watkins (Conservative) and Esther Obiri-Darko (Green Party). So far we have received two replies (from Ms Obiri-Darko and from Dr Rosena Allin-Khan) and we publish them as well. We could not find suitable contact details for other candidates in … Continue reading WFOE Letter to Tooting By-election Candidates