Support the Hounslow Community FoodBox at a plant sale on Sunday, 12 July

Brentford Voice will be holding a plant exchange and sale in Brentford Market Place beginning at 10.00am on Sunday, 12 July. All proceeds will be donated to the Hounslow Community FoodBox.

Hand sanitiser will be available at the stall and social distancing will the order of the day. If you wish to purchase any plants, please bring a suitable amount of coins and notes. Continue reading

New campaign uses ‘mesmerising cat’ to promote recycling of electricals

The Recycle Your Electricals Campaign has unleashed HypnoCat, a pink fluffy feline that uses its hypnotic superpowers to persuade people to recycle their electricals rather than binning them.  His pink coat reflects the designated  colour for electrical recycling.

The campaign has been launched in response to the UK’s surge in clearing out during the coronavirus lockdown. It was initially rolled out on paid social media and radio in four locations across the UK: Bristol, Bath and North Somerset; Tyneside and Newcastle; Edinburgh and Falkirk; and Norwich. Continue reading

Cultivate your garden during the lockdown

If you’re interested in doing some gardening or growing during the lockdown, check out this post by our friends at Air Quality Brentford (AQB) on local and online suppliers: https://airqualitybrentford.wordpress.com/2020/04/08/a-little-time-to-makebrentfordgreener/

And check out these graphs posted by AQB on changes in air quality in Brentford during the coronavirus pandemic: https://airqualitybrentford.wordpress.com/2020/04/08/air-quality-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/