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 hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/astonburywood You can download the tree trail from the link on the St.Albans Environment Action Group website - https://stalbansenvironmentaction.org/ [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The St.Albans Sustainability Festival takes place again this year from 23rd May to 6th June. SustFest is a fortnight of about 200 events run by all sorts of schools, organizations and businesses around the District. It's one of the biggest festivals of its kind in the country. You can find out more about SustFest and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Vegan Markets UK brought the first vegan market to St.Albans on Sunday. How did it go – and when will it be back? And as the Sustainability Festival brochures hit the streets we’ll have an update from the organisers.