Category Archives: News&Blog

1914-18 Commemorative Poppy Field

We are planting a commemorative Poppy Field all along our Battersea Bridge Road frontage. There will be a community event and seed planting on Saturday 5th April to which all are welcome. The day includes a visit from Whole Again … Continue reading

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The Power of One

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Creative Garden

This is a wonderful example of how attractive a small vegetable garden can be. This is the front garden of one of the residents in our community. Any others?

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2 x Major Works Meetings – see more at http://noticeboards.ethelburgacommunity.com

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Community Notice Boards

From now you can see what’s on the Community Notice Boards from the convenience of your computer screen.  Simply click here –  http://noticeboard.ethelburgacommunity.com      You will find more there than on the wall-mounted noticeboards – and you can leave messages.

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Ethelburga Spring

In places, spring has sprung –

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St Patrick’s Day Spuds

While waiting for plans and volunteers for the herb garden, we have opted to plant potatoes. As everybody knows, potatoes are best planted by St Patrick’s Day. We managed to get the first ones in today, ably assisted by two … Continue reading

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Street Flowers

One resident in Hackney decided to do something – look how attractive flowers around the bottom of this tree are. Select your spot in our Community and let us know what you would like to do with it next spring!

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Free Recycling Service for Electrical Items

B J Electronics will collect electronic items, whether working or not, for free from your frontdoor (the Council’s charge is £15.00 for this service). Simply call them and they will fix a day with you (collection between 9 am and … Continue reading

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Beat Bullying – Talk to the Cyber Mentors

Do you suffer from bullying? Do you want to help others who are being bullied? There is an award winning organisation called Cyber Mentors who are specially trained kids aged between 11 & 17. Get in touch and find out … Continue reading

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Major Works Schedule for Phase-1

We have been given the programme dates for our Phase-1 Major Works. For avoidance of any misunderstanding of the term “Major Works”, please note that it has nothing to do with the size or scope of the work to be … Continue reading

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Most Irritating Is ………

What do you find most irritating on our Estate? Please drop us a line and we shall produce a ranking of major irritations in due course. My biggest irritation is the indiscriminate use of the leaf-blower, clearly most carefully selected … Continue reading

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Capital Growth – September 2011 Newsletter

Capital Growth News September 2011 Welcome to September’s round-up of Capital Growth news. The summer may be over but Autumn is on its way full of Harvest Festivals, events, and a fair amount of jamming and pickling.  Plus don’t forget … Continue reading

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GYO Food Initiative – the Next Step

All residents in the next few days will receive a letter from the Council. This letter describes yet again our plans for the GYO Food Initiative and requires ALL residents either to vote in favour or against. A stamped addressed envelope will be … Continue reading

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Learn to Pickle

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Health Training – free support

Wandsworth NHS offers one-on-one support in developing a personalised health training programme. Caroline Pead provides this health service support in the Battersea area, see details & FAQs below. You can contact her at 020 8812 5040, or healthtrainer@wpct.nhs.uk.

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Prince’s Trust – Invitation to Unemployed between 16 & 25

If you are unemployed and aged between 16 & 25, the Prince’s Trust is inviting you to join a FREE 12 week programme, which includes a week away.  See more details below, and give Colette or Lisa at the Prince’s … Continue reading

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Seed Saving & Propagation Worskshop – Sunday 14th August

Just to let you know there are still some spaces left for a seed saving and propagation workshop run by the Wildlife Trust,  this Sunday at the Centre For Wildlife Gardening, in East Dulwich. Learn the tips and techniques you need for … Continue reading

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We’re Official!

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Battery Recycling in Wandsworth

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