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News on Southwark's destruction of nature in the Camberwell Cemeteries

• Southwark burial on Metropolitan Open Land ‘inappropriate and undemocratic’

16 June 2017

 

• Last chance to save three acres of Honor Oak Nature Corridor  

31 May 2017

 

• Cemetery Groups Unite to Demand No Further Tree Felling in Camberwell Old Cemetery

21 April 2017

 

• Southwark Council trying to dodge planning again, felling more cemetery woods without permission

18 April 2017

 

• Southwark claims no medium-sized trees were cut down in two acres of cemetery woods

14 April 2017

 

• Public again rejects plans to take nature space for burial plots – will Southwark listen?

5 April 2017

 

• Object again to burial in Area B Honor Oak Nature Corridor (even though Southwark will ignore it)

23 March 2017

 

• Southwark Council breaches planning consent by felling on One Tree Hill in bird nesting season

20 March 2017 

 

• FOCC SSW urges residents to object to development in the Honor Oak Nature Corridor. Deadline: Midnight April 3rd

18 March 2017

 

• Southwark is cutting down trees on One Tree Hill for ‘local burial plots’ - to be bought by anyone who can pay

17 March 2017

 

• Tell Southwark Council to stop tree felling immediately – it’s bird nesting season!

16 March 2017

 

• Southwark begins cutting trees on One Tree Hill and resumes cutting in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

13 March 2017

 

• Friends of Camberwell Cemeteries speak out to stop Honor Oak Park Station land development

25 January 2017

 

• How much is a tree worth? Pioneering economic valuation of nature moves ahead in Southwark

10 January 2017

 

• The revolution starts Tuesday: Southwark to start valuation of cemetery woods and trees

9 January 2017

 

• Finally – Southwark agrees to value natural assets of the Camberwell Cemeteries

29 November 2016

 

• Cemetery Stakeholder Group votes to save the Glade on One Tree Hill - will Southwark listen?

8 November 2016

 

• URGENT: Tell Southwark what you think of new burial proposals for the Old Nursery Site, Honor Oak Park

12 October 2016

 

• Protest on One Tree Hill - Southwark to start cutting down trees on One Tree Hill ‘within weeks’

10 October 2016

 

• London needs all its woods. Khan supports National Park City, agreed felling acres of London woods for burial plots

23 September 2016

 

• Khan goes back on election promise, gives green light to cut down inner city woods for burial plots

19 September 2016

 

Southwark Greenspace groups launch independent Borough Forum

18th July 2016

 

• Area B worth more than burial - Friends Group launches Public Ideas Competition

4 July 2016

 

• Southwark: ANOTHER 4 ACRES of inner city public Open Land grab for burial and car park

2 July 2016

 

• New York Times values Southwark's disappearing woods

9 May 2016

 

• 'Trees: Our Cities' Lungs' – a child’s story

17 March 2016

 

• Southwark’s One Tree Hill burial project to cost the earth

14 March 2016

 

• Campaigners demand site inspection of cemetery woods destruction

11 February 2016

 

• Huge tree felled in Area Z on consecrated ground?

10 February 2016

 

• Funeral for first trees felled at Southwark Woods

4 February 2016

 

• Funeral for the trees tomorrow

3 February 2016

 

• Emergency Vigil for the trees

29 January 2016

 

• Campaign to call cops on Council at One Tree Hill

20 January 2016

 

• Save Southwark Woods calls for first ever deliberate “rewilding” of cemeteries

17 December 2015

 

• Southwark Council to fell trees on One Tree Hill? This Sunday: Southwark Woods Festival of Lights

11 December 2015

 

• Is the Diocese of Southwark aware that Southwark Council plans to start felling trees next week?

9 December 2015

 

• Save Southwark Woods asks Thames Water to carry out water quality testing at Camberwell Cemeteries

28 September 2015

 

• Save Southwark Woods asks Environment Agency halt burials in Southwark cemeteries due to possible health risks

24 September 2015

 

• SSW rallies woods and history lovers to object to Southwark plans to destroy inner city woodland and heritage

7 September 2015

 

• Community volunteers map 150 trees to save Southwark Woods

7 August 2015

 

• Southwark's new TPO no longer protects many Camberwell Old Cemetery trees - also hidden in Public Consultation

31 July 2015

 

• Woodland Trust to help map Ancient and Veteran Trees at Southwark Woods

27 July 2015

 

• Southwark: Cutting Down Woods Makes People's Blood Boil

2 July 2015

 

• Southwark Woods – just a worthless piece of old scrub?

22 June 2015

 

• Aerial video shows the beauty and extent of Southwark Woods at risk at Camberwell Old and New Cemeteries

19 June 2015

 

• Petition reaches 6,000 - here's why

13 May 2015

 

• Southwark Council "finds" the plans to cut down Southwark Woods

2 May 2015

 

• Community campaigners to present vision of 100 Acre Wood to Council Assembly

24 April 2015

 

• Southwark Woods nominated as Asset of Community Value

14 April 2015

 

• Save Southwark Woods presses for wildness

25 March 2015

 

• Protecting woodland is an election issue

24 March 2015

 

• 300 march to save Southwark Woods today

8 March 2015

 

• Teddy Bears' 100 Acre Wood Walk tomorrow

7 March 2015

 

• Where will the children play?

3 March 2015

 

• Residents to March For The Woods - 100 Acre Wood Walk

2 March 2015

 

• 'Gruesome Juice'

1 March 2015

 

• What's an inner-city woodland worth?

28 February 2015

 

• It’s fine to chop down the woods – they’re ugly!

27 February 2015

 

• “Astroturf more bio-diverse than tended cemeteries” jokes top bug man

25 February 2015

 

• Save Southwark Woods campaign gains momentum, thousands sign petition

24 February 2015

 

• iTree survey? Don't bother say Southwark residents

23 February 2015

 

• Leading environmentalist joins Save Southwark Woods campaign

16 February 2015

 

• Save our magical woodland - and make a 100 Acre Wood in Southwark

12 February 2015

 

• Southwark can't see the woods for the trees

10 February 2015

 

• Save Southwark Woods!

3 February 2015