Environment & Nature
Plastic packaging and waste are hot topics at the moment. Programmes like Blue Planet have brought this crisis to the attention of a wider audience and the issues are finally getting raised in parliament. Following the positive impact of the plastic bag charge, MPs are talking about a bottle deposit scheme and the ‘Latte Levy’.
Brockwell Park Events - Public Meeting
18th January, 7.30pm
Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, SE24 9HU
(corner of Half Moon Lane and Winterbrook Road)
Tower Hamlets Labour Councillor Joshua Peck warns Lambeth residents about what they can expect when Lovebox comes to Brockwell Park.
"Events of 40,000 are simply too large to be accommodated in Brockwell Park without unacceptable consequences for both residents and the environment in the park." Helen Hayes MP
The Committee of the Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP), at a special meeting held on 4 December, unanimously decided to oppose applications for two major events, proposed for summer 2018, as being of a scale wholly unsuited to a small urban park such as Brockwell.
Herne Hill residents have launched new a website in response to Lambeth Council's proposal that Brockwell Park be turned into a venue for large commercial events in 2018, such as Field Day and Lovebox.