Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bloomsbury squares in the top 50

In a recently published book, the historian Melanie Backe Hansen picks the 50 streets that best  illustrate the story of  homes across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. From Roman roads to leafy lanes and all types in between, these 50 have been chosen as the most historically important in the country as examples of our domestic history. And […]

Waitrose in-store charity collection for Brunswick Square

Waitrose has kindly offered an in-store charity collection during the month of November to help support the work of the Friends of Brunswick Square*, who work hard to keep the square a place that everyone can enjoy using. It’s a quiet backwater, with few permanent residents,  other than in the flats in O’Donnell Court of […]

Back to the 80s for London’s green spaces?

Strength in working together rather than competing for scarce resources: some thoughts on the way forward for the Friends’ Movement in 2014 from Dave Morris, Chair of the London Friends Groups Network What are the issues? There is a growing crisis for the management of the UK’s 30,000 urban green spaces, as the Government continues […]

Autumn colours

At last, after looking dismal all last winter, the replanted central bed in Brunswick Square has given us some lovely autumn colour (please ignore the unartistically placed rubbish bin – but please use it for your rubbish). Also, look out for the trees starting to change colour. The gingko and neighbour on the south side […]