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Friends at the Bandstand

May 3, 2016
Friends at the Bandstand

If you weren’t there last Sunday to hear the music, then you will have missed out on Marietta Krikhaar’s fabulous cakes. So big we could only show one. Better luck next time!

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Nature Trail NOT this Sunday

April 22, 2016

Sorry, but we have had to change our Nature Trail Day from 24 April to Sunday 15 May. More details later. Meanwhile we shall have a stand at the Bandstand Concert Day on Saturday 30 April, from 2 pm.

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No-one is culling ducks (or anything else!)

April 16, 2016
No-one is culling ducks (or anything else!)

Some social media addicts may have been alarmed by stories of ducks being culled on Mount Pond and elsewhere by Lambeth officials and others. Nothing could be further than the truth! Yes, there is one solitary Egyptian Goose chick, but that is because of the animal and bird predators, foxes, dogs, cormorants and herons! Egyptian…

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Bat Walk Next Friday 1 April Now 7:45 pm

March 30, 2016

Dr Iain Boulton will be taking one of his popular Bat Walks on Friday 1 April meeting at the Bandstand at 7:45 pm.  If you are late, you will find the group around Mount Pond. Bat detectors provided for a real family event!

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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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Security after Brussels

March 23, 2016

Read TPHQ ACPO and Support Command from the Metropolitain Police

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Spring Bird Walk

March 16, 2016

Dr Iain Boulton is leading a Spring Bird Walk on Sunday 10 April at 10 am from the Bandstand. A family event!

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Friends and Trees for Cities planting week

March 3, 2016

Sunday 13 March, 2-4 pm: FCC/Trees for Cities stand near La Baita Cafe. Hear about the week’s programme (and cake for sale!). 15 March Schools Planting: -10:30 Parkgate School (Northside)  2 trees -13:45 Thomas’s School (Windmill Drive) 4 trees 16 March Schools Planting: -10:30 Macaulay School (Northside/LongRoad) 2 trees Saturday 19 March: Community Planting -11…

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