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Another pub night – Thursday 12 March

February 28, 2015
Another pub night – Thursday 12 March

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Wetlands: more vandalism

February 26, 2015
Wetlands: more vandalism

Sadly, they have been at it again – damaging the fence to throw in a log. But it will be repaired quickly. Better news: our Interpretation Board is nearly ready and will be installed soon.  

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More Planting! A Brilliant Turn-Out

January 28, 2015
More Planting! A Brilliant Turn-Out

Brilliant turn-out for our last planting of the season: from children to ladies in fur coats making short work of 70kg of daffodil bulbs!  

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More Planting!

January 21, 2015
More Planting!

Last chance this season to do some bulb planting: we continue along Northside going west from opposite Sisters Avenue THIS SATURDAY, 24 January, from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Children welcome! Tools provided.

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The 2014 ClaphamTree Competition Winner!

January 14, 2015
The 2014 ClaphamTree Competition Winner!

Over the Christmas holidays, the Friends of Clapham Common ran an online competition to determine the best Christmas tree in the Clapham area. We invited people through our Facebook page and Twitter profile and got the buzz going online, right up to the beginning of 2015. With so many entries, today was the day we had…

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Warm winter confuses our flowers

January 12, 2015
Warm winter confuses our flowers

                Committee Member Bob Robinson was astonished to find not only that our snowdrops were flowering, as to be expected at this time of the year, but so were crocuses and even dafodils! We wonder what will happen later in the year – will the flowers try to…

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Final Bulb Planting 2014

December 13, 2014
Final Bulb Planting 2014

We had bright sunshine on Saturday 13 December to plant our two sacks of bulbs. Thanks to our helpers, this was all achieved in 90 minutes flat. Well done also to the three who dug and planted the Best Trench!

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New FFC app for your mobile phones and tablets!

December 10, 2014
New FFC app for your mobile phones and tablets!

We’re very pleased to announce that the Friends of Clapham Common now has an exciting new Nature Trail app. Developed with TiCL, you can download the free app directly to your mobile phone or tablet. We hope you’ll enjoy being able to access much of the information from our Nature Trail leaflet on your phone, along with…

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Pub Night Second Thursdays

December 7, 2014

Join us for a drink at the Windmill Pub this Thursday 11 December 7-8:30 pm. Ask at the bar for the Friends’ Table. We hope to make this a running fixture…

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More Bulb Planting – Saturday 13 December

December 6, 2014

Thanks to Bulbs for London, we have an extra 75kg of bulbs to put in while the ground is soft. We shall meet at 11 am on Saturday 13 December opposite Sisters Avenue. Should take less than 2 hours. Look out for our banner!

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