An exciting Straw Bale Building opportunity in the Rec!

Are you interested in Eco-building? Like to try constructing with straw bales? Want to be involved in the creation of a brand new Environment Centre in the Lordship Rec.?
If you are nodding your head to any of these questions, then we have the perfect project for you! This summer you could be involved in an innovative mission to provide a sustainable learning centre for the community of Tottenham and surrounding areas!

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June is Haringey Sustainability Month

– packed with exciting, informative, relevant, useful, empowering and fun-tastic green community activities throughout all corners of the borough!

This year’s annual Haringey Sustainability Month, coordinated by the Sustainable Haringey network, promises to be the most extensive programme of local green events and widespread publicity ever held in the borough. Throughout the whole month, local residents and community groups, environmental organisations and the Council have organised dozens of events in all corners of Haringey including film shows, festivals, nature walks and talks, practical seminars and workshops, skills sharing, information stalls, social events, bike rides and Dr Bike, visits to eco-homes and plant growing sites, games, meetings, protests, foraging trips, and healthy eating! These events will promote the positive green policies and practices our society urgently needs to adopt to deal with mounting environmental concerns and climate change. Tens of thousands of leaflets are being distributed to publicise the activities.

The full programme of events is set out below, and can be accessed from the home page of (please publicise!). By accessing the website, people can get the full details of the events planned, and can also sign up for regular Sustainable Haringey updates.

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Woodland Event


There is an event in the woodland Lordship Rec on Sunday 21st  February at 2pm – 4pm where we shall be doing some clearing of plants,laying of new chippings on the path,and other maintenance.

Please come along and bring any garden tools you may have.

We normally retire to the hut for refreshments and discourse after our exertions.

Look forward to seeing you all there!

Lordship Woodland Work-in

Sunday 16th August, 2pm

at the Broadwater Farm Community Centre, 1 Adams Rd, N17
Volunteers needed to help continue our efforts to thin out some of the bushes and clear the dogweed. Secateurs / shears etc welcome.


Saturday 11th July 2:00pm
The Friends are having another work-in in the Lordship Woodlands nr Downhills Pk Rd to cut back the rest of the dogwood and overgrown shrubbery… It’s so much fun this will be the third time in 3 months! If you’re up for it bring secateurs or shears.

So there you are – something for everyone: creative photography, cutting and slashing, or just come along for moral support (and see you in the hut afterwards for a cup of tea!).

Food Co-op & Community Cafe OPEN – Fri 26th & Sat 27th June!

Back To Earth,Tottenham Invite you to the Tottenham Food Co-op & the Farm Community Kitchen / Cafe this Friday, June 26th & Saturday June 27thfrom 12-30 to 3-30.

Healthy, fresh,organic, sustainable fruit & veg from our own Tottenham Food Co-op, plus delicious,freshly cooked, world food from our Farm Community Kitchen.

The latest plans for Lordship Rec will be on display for your edification  & comments.

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