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WFOE Coordinator’s Statement, September 2018

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

A fresh start to 2018

a matrix comparing campaign topics with types of activity and goals

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

Only two responses to WFOE letter to Candidates

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

August WFOE meeting held alfresco!

picture of WFOE group on the allotment

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!

WFOE Letter to Tooting By-election 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