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Paddling Pool

June 9, 2016

Sorry parents and young children! Lambeth have just told us that due to continuing leaks from the pipework, the pool is unlikely to be open this weekend.  But the probelms are being attended to and the pool will re-open as soon as possible.

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Contacting Lambeth Council

May 27, 2016

If you have a complaint or problem  and need to contact Lambeth Council – for Management of the Common                              parks@lambeth.gov.uk for Flytipping on or around the Common               flytipping@lambeth.gov.uk for Licensed Events                                                      events@lambeth.gov.uk and do copy us in!  

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Residents meeting with Lambeth this Wednesday 25 May

May 23, 2016

Those who were annoyed with the recent illegal rave on the Common, with litter  in surrounding streets, events noise levels and anti-social behaviour can make their views known when Lambeth Council hold a public meeting this Wednesday 25 May at 6:30 -8 pm in the Greene  Room at Omnibus, Clapham Common Northside. Arrive early to…

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Summer Party 15 June

May 18, 2016

Details under EVENTS. Check it out!

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Nature Trail participants on 15 May

May 18, 2016
Nature Trail participants on 15 May

Bob Robinson took this group on our first Nature Trail of the year to include the new tree plantings. (And we sold more jam!)

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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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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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