Little Green Fingers: Discovering the Natural World at the Calthorpe Project

If like me you would like your child to learn about the natural world, but aren’t sure how to teach them, the Little Green Fingers classes for under fives at the Calthorpe Project are ideal. Every Monday from 11 – 3 babies and children (and accompanying adults) can explore the surprisingly  wide world of nature […]

Working From Home? 3 Tools to Make Virtual Collaboration Easy

I can’t remember the last time I “went into work”. Almost all of my work now takes place through my computer, working mainly with people I rarely see in person, and some of whom I’ve never actually met face to face. And yet, I know that I am less overwhelmed by email than the average […]

Feeling stressed? 6 organisations you can turn to for support

If you’re feeling stressed, low or anxious over the Christmas and New Year period, you’re not alone.  Parenting can be tough and there are lots of extra pressures at this time of year.  Here are 6 organisations which might be able to help: Family Troubles Family Lives offer a confidential telephone help line as well as access […]

D-Day For Mount Pleasent

What type of neighbourhood do you want your child to grow up in? This Friday, 3 October, Mayor Boris Johnson will decide the fate of Mount Pleasant – a brown field site in the heart of our community. His decision will effect us all! The Royal Mail’s plans for development have been universally panned by […]

The Future of Mount Pleasant in the Balance

Over the next 10 years our neighbourhood will be transformed by new developments on and around the Mount Pleasant site. It could be a great opportunity to create high quality housing and amenities that help us to be a thriving and diverse community. Unfortunately, the current plans for the post office site, proposed by the […]