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
Background: We have have had problems with our last two meetings, which means that the last ‘coherent’ meeting was in March this year. The May meeting was totally disrupted due to noise in the room at the Old Sergeant and the July meeting was abandoned due to lack of attendees. Also, for some time now, … Continue reading WFOE Coordinator’s Statement, September 2018
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
On August 17 our group meeting was held on Susie’s and Mike's allotment and started with a short "tour" of the allotment where they grow a good proportion of the vegetables they need. We were blessed with a perfect evening for an alfresco meeting that was convened in the allotments’ ‘communal seating area’. Members of the group … Continue reading August WFOE meeting held alfresco!
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
Due to difficulties with fixing a date for June, the next Wandsworth Friends of the Earth Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday July 20. Please make a note in your diary!
The next meeting of Wandsworth Friends of the Earth will take place at the Spread Eagle on Wednesday May 18 at 19:30 hours. All are welcome to come and join us.