Richmond and the Second World War

Today (3rd September 2019) is 80 years since the outbreak of the Second World War. How did the war affect a London suburb such as Richmond? Read more

Green spaces are good for our health

The recently published Government document "Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s" recognised access to good quality green spaces as an important factor in health. It is an open consultation and we can all respond. Read more

What Has Gardening for Wildlife Ever Done for Me?

Jen Bourne writes about Stephen James's (Environment Trust Operations Manager) visit to Royal Paddocks Allotments to lead a discussion on wildlife gardening. Read more

Spring at the Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park

Spring at the Kitchen Garden is for preparing, sowing, planting and welcoming an increasing number of visitors. Ten dedicated volunteers keep the garden in good order and ready for a busy year of food production. The day nurseries Brilliant Play and Mandarin Ducklings are regular contributors to the gardening project and the children and parents bring fresh interest and ideas each week. Read more

Saving energy and water with Saheli

23 March 2019. We were delighted to be invited by Malti from the Saheli group to talk about saving energy and water at home. Twenty five women from South Asia discussed a wide range of issues from lightbulbs and kettles to aviation and climate change. Read more