Ealing Friends of the Earth

Mike Tyzack

Greening Front Gardens

In London and many other towns and cities in Britain, more and more front gardens are being bricked, paved or concreted over. It’s mainly for car parking, but also for parking wheelie bins or because people don’t want to maintain a garden. The rot set in in 1995 when pavement crossovers (kerb drops) were allowed …

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HS2 is not good public transport

Some years ago Friends of the Earth campaigned against motorways and road building in general. We said that using public transport was preferable to driving. Governments did eventually listen and reduced their road building. However they’ve now managed to design a public transport system (HS2) that promises to be as destructive as any motorway. This …

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