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Work in the Wood

TCV are holding one of their regular work sessions on Sunday 20th February. If you’d like to join, see below. It is always fun and super-satisfying to help maintain our beautiful Wood.

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Sad news

Haringey Council have today removed ten trees in the Wood next to 92 Creighton Avenue. A further four older trees are marked up to be felled. Haringey have said they have no choice but to remove the trees to mitigate a claim by AXA insurance company that the trees are implicated in causing subsidence. The […]

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Conservation and conversation

TCV are working in Coldfall Woods on Sunday, 7th November. If you’d like to join them for some physical work and a sociable chat or are interested in volunteering with them at any of their other Haringey sites, please sign up. See their newsletter below for all the details.

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Work in the Woods on Sunday

TCV are working in Coldfall Woods this Sunday, 3rd October. If you’d like to join them or are interested in volunteering with them at any of their other Haringey sites, please sign up. Download their newsletter below for all the details.

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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 […]