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/
Hounslow Council wants to create a borough where residents feel proud to live and work and which is clean, green and sustainable. In June 2019 the borough council declared a climate emergency. This committed the council to develop a climate emergency action plan by December 2019, setting out how the council will work towards becoming carbon neutral, and ultimately zero carbon, as soon as possible. Continue reading
Want to help keep Brentford clean and hang out with your councillor at the same time? Then join Councillor Guy Lambert for a volunteer litter pick at 10am on Sunday, 21 July.
The event will start at St Pauls’ Recreation Ground — entrance by St. Paul’s CoE Primary School, at the bendy bit of St Paul’s/Lateward Roads. It will cover the park and surrounding footpaths, then Albany Rd to Ealing Rd.
Litter pickers and green Hounslow Highways bags will be provided.
Bus: E2, 267, 237, 235
Help brighten St. Paul’s Recreation Ground in Brentford by planting spring bulbs on Sunday, 28 October. Planting of the 2,000 bulbs purchased for the site will start at 10.30am – come for an hour, or stay the whole day. Please bring boots, a trowel and a flask. Any questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Venue: St. Paul’s Recreation Ground, Albany Road Brentford TW8 0PL
Date: Sunday, 28 October 2018
Time: 10.30am onwards
The Mayor of London is giving away 24,000 free tree saplings as part of a scheme with the Woodland Trust and the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. If you’d like to take part in the ballot to plant two of these saplings in your own garden, please apply here.
The scheme is also giving away packs of 50 trees for community planting. Air Quality Brentford has two of these so are hoping to plant the 100 saplings in Brentford (locations tbc) on the weekend of 1-2 December. More information to follow.
Air Quality Brentford invites you to its first AGM on Monday, 22 October, at 7.30pm, at the Griffin pub in Brentford. It will be an informal gathering, with a short summary of what AQB has been up to, followed by a drink. If you are interested, respond to email@example.com with “YES, I’ll attend the AGM” in the subject line.
Date: Monday, 22 October 2018
Place: The Griffin, Brook Road South, Brentford TW8 0NP
The annual Brentford and Tidefest Festivals will take place on Sunday, 2 September.
The Brentford Festival began in 2005 and has grown into a major community event in West London, with visitors numbers rising from 3,000 to more than 10,000. The festival takes place in Ealing’s Blondin Park, and runs from 12pm to 6pm. Come along to enjoy live music, food, classic vehicle displays and local craft stalls. See website for details. Continue reading
Charity shop Cathja’s Kitchen Table in Brentford High Street provided the venue for the joint BRAG/Ealing Friends of the Earth Restart Party on 1 July. People were already waiting when we started at 12 noon, and it continued to be pretty busy for the next three and a half hours. Continue reading