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Whips planting – All finished!

January 14, 2017
Whips planting – All finished!

The rain held off and we had some sunshine to finish the job on Saturday! So no need to turn up on Sunday. But we shall need your help another time.  

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Planting this Saturday and Sunday 2-4 pm

January 13, 2017

We need to plant some 50 small hawthorn whips this weekend in the bare bits of the Nursery Woods extension. That’s near the Cavendish Road Traffic lights. Tools provided. Child friendly! Supposed to be sunny, so come and join us.

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Illegal Rave Has Consequences

December 7, 2016

An illegal event held on Clapham Common that attracted an estimated 3,000 people has resulted in the organiser being successfully prosecuted by Lambeth Council. David Redhead was ordered to pay costs of £478.00 and compensation for clean-up costs of £2,412.20 at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court on November 18. Redhead of Milwards in Harlow, Essex attended and…

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Papers for AGM 29 November 2016

November 2, 2016

AGM 29 November 6:30 for 7 pm, Omnibus Arts Centre, Clapham Common North Side 1. AGM 2016 Agenda 2. AGMMins2015 3. Chairman’s Annual Report 2016 4. FinRec2015_16_Copy_B 5. Committee Election Form 2016 Note: Accounts still to be audited Happy reading!  

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Electricity Works

October 26, 2016

Repair works to stem an oil leak around high-voltage National Grid cables near Broomwood Road and Clapham Common Westside start to-day and will continue for 10 days. The excavation will have 24-hr security protection.

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Bat Walk Friday 9 September

August 8, 2016

Early autumn bat walk again! See Events for details.

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Thanks to all those who replied to the Friends Questionnaire on events and events policy affecting the Common. We have been asked by the Clapham Society to support by answering their (slighlty different) survey which can be found at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XCQL5BJ.

Cabinet meeting will be TOMORROW at 7pm at the Karibu Centre 7 Gresham Road SW9 7PH. To make a point, email WChandai@lambeth.gov.uk to get your name on the list.

March storm damage

March 28, 2016
March storm damage

Thanks to Bob Robinson for recording this damage from the gale-force winds last night Lambeth will be tidying this up as soon as they can. Hope they can save this and other trees.      

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Friends plant 14 trees

March 26, 2016
Friends plant 14 trees

Last week, working with Trees for Cities, we planted Italian Alders, flowering cherries, London Planes, oaks, a lime and a weeping willow with the help of local school children. Parkgate, Thomas’s and Macaulay Schools sent a total of 160 children in classes of 20 to hear about the importance of biodiversity and tree planting before…

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Prints of the Common at Omnibus

March 23, 2016

These 19th Century hand coloured prints are selling! Move fast to get yours – only £25 each.

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