So did SustFest go well?

2021-06-28T14:40:30+01:00June 28th, 2021|

St.Albans Sustainability Festival Working Group chair, Jill Watson, shares some of the difficulties and successes of this year’s festival To support the Herts and Middlesex Trust Astonbury Wood appeal go to To support the campaign, visit You can download the tree trail from the link on the St.Albans Environment Action Group website - [...]

SustFest Goes Global

2021-05-31T09:13:09+01:00May 31st, 2021|

Local activist Farhat Zia explains how she hopes that the Herts Asian Women's Association Sustainability Festival event at which she is speaking will enable communities from around the world to learn from each other about environmental issues that ultimately affect the whole world, and how she's taking steps to help reduce plastic pollution in her [...]

How Wild Are We?

2021-05-23T12:24:45+01:00May 23rd, 2021|

Heidi Carruthers of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trusts asks us to take a questionnaire to take a closer look and report back on the wildness around us and local business woman Kate Cherry explains how her Sustainability Festival event could help individuals and businesses recycle more. To find out more about St.Albans Sustainability Festival and [...]

So much to look forward to at SustFest 21

2021-04-18T10:01:21+01:00April 18th, 2021|

St.Albans Sustainability Festival is once of the biggest of its kind in the UK, and it’s back 23rd May to 6th June. Jill Watson, chair of the volunteer SustFest working group tells us how registration has gone, gives us a taster of events to look forward to and explains how it will happen in spite [...]

SustFest21 is go! and the new local book perfect for here & now

2021-01-25T13:36:10+00:00January 25th, 2021|

Plans are afoot for SustFest21. Amanda speaks to SustFest Working Group chair, Jill Watson about how plans are adapting for the COVID era, and what we can do to help. And local naturalist and conservationist Joe Gray tells us how his plans for his first book changed when lockdown struck, but why the book he's [...]

Wonderful Willows and Pesky Parakeets?

2020-06-25T16:45:29+01:00June 25th, 2020|

If you've wondered about those squawking green parakeets that circle around St.Albans, you'll want to hear Dan Fletcher of St.Albans RSPB explain where they come from, what they do and whether we should be concerned about them. You'll also want to hear about a wonderful project at Lea Primary School where growing at home in [...]