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Meetings and more

The Friends and friends of the Friends did another litter pick last Monday evening. As the nights draw in we may not be able to continue our monthly efforts but hopefully people will use the nice new bins provided! Frustratingly every time our TCV colleagues make log piles for insects and wildlife to call home, […]

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Volunteer Days

TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) are appointed by Haringey Council to do much of the maintenance of our beautiful Wood. They hold regular volunteer days and provide equipment and kit and information on the safe handling of tools so volunteers can carry out the tasks for the day. This might be building dry hedging to protect […]

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Litter Picking

Last week the Friends of Coldfall Wood and Muswell Hill Playing Field spent a happy hour collecting litter in the Wood on the Creighton Avenue side. We were joined by some friends and neighbours and three fantastic students from Fortismere School volunteering as part of their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme. It is sad that […]

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Fun in the Forest

Have you ever noticed little yellow flags on the ground in the Wood? These mark the area being used by a forest school. Children spend their days having a great time in the fresh air whatever the weather and learning to love our Wood and respect nature from a very early age. Forest schools and […]

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Have you seen our new signs?

We have put these signs up to remind visitors why the logs and fallen branches in the Wood are precious. […]

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Stop the felling threatened by insurers!

A group of seven oak and hornbeam trees in Coldfall Wood, an ancient woodland and nature reserve, are threatened with felling. Haringey Council have agreed to cut them down following a request from AXA insurers, who maintain that the trees are causing subsidence to a nearby property. The property was built in the 1950s and […]

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Stop the felling set for 1st March!

This post has been updated Sign our petition. A group of seven oak and hornbeam trees in Coldfall Wood, an ancient woodland and nature reserve, are threatened with felling. Haringey Council have agreed to cut them down following a request from AXA insurers, who maintain that the trees are causing subsidence to a nearby property. […]

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Enjoy the wood, don’t destroy it

To the people who think building bike ramps in Coldfall Wood is acceptable. Digging bike ramps exposes tree roots and kills trees. Fast. Don’t kill our trees. We all need them for our physical and mental well being. This is an ancient woodland that has survived for hundreds of years. It is also a protected […]