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Skipping

Skipping

December 10, 2019 Joanna Macrae

Extract from Jane Riddiford’s blog Across the room I heard another women, Jo Macrae, say; “I like the idea of putting gardens in Skips, like they have done in the King’s Cross Skip Garden. “Well it just so happens there are a few going spare,” I piped up, and that was that. The practicalities seemed to ...

Connecting

Connecting

November 10, 2019 Joanna Macrae

We have loved getting to know each other in our little bit of Leighton Road, but we know that there are limits to what we can achieve alone. Without changes in wider transport policy and traffic management, we will continue to be affected by poor air quality and the incessant noise of cars and lorries. High ...

Tree Planting

Tree Planting

November 6, 2019 Daniel Coleman

    To celebrate Tree Planting Day Sunday November 2nd we are (fittingly) planting some trees on our road and outside Salvino’s this Saturday from 12.00.

Quincing

Quincing

October 10, 2019 Joanna Macrae

One of the best things about #greeningleighton has been getting to know our neighbours and developing a much stronger sense of community and place. Because we know each other better, we are starting to do things together, sharing ideas and things. We have WhatsApp and email groups, which we use to share information and thoughts ...

Car Free Day

Car Free Day

September 7, 2019 Daniel Coleman

#carfreeday Tool Kit   At about 11.00 am on 22nd September 2019 something amazing happened on our stretch of the busy A5200 otherwise known as Leighton Road, Camden NW5. For the first time anyone can remember (and June over the road has – I recently discovered – lived here since 1974) children emerged from their houses to ...