JOHN ALEXANDER WHITEHEAD - THE HANWORTH YEARS A hundred years ago John Alexander (Jack) Whitehead's factory produced First World War aircraft. He was a flamboyant self-publicist, said to "possess all the racy and imaginative ability of the American storyteller". One of his planes starred on a West End stage set. He changed the course of a West London river. He had grand visions for the peace-time future of flying but his own success in aviation ended with the war.
CISCO giving back at the Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park 3 August 2018. Thirty five dedicated and energetic apprentices and two leaders from CISCO showed their commitment to giving back by joining us at the Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park for a day of painting the shed and fence, fixing raised beds, watering, weeding and raking on a very hot day. See more photos.
Sparrowhawks and Sycamores There was a breeze in the air on the 28th of July which was a refreshing change to the extreme heat we had been experiencing. 15 volunteers arrived on site to help with some woodland management. As we crossed the bridge and entered the woodland sparrowhawks were calling through the tops of the canopy, and seen throughout the day soaring above and darting through the trees.
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