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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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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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Get You Voice Heard!

February 28, 2016

A number of deadlines crying out for you! Check out:  FCC (1)

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Interpretation Boards replaced

February 27, 2016
Interpretation Boards replaced

Four of our Interpretation Boards have been missing for several months, as the frames started to rust. The frames have now been replaced – at no cost to the Friends – and the Boards at Eagle Pond, Battersea Woods and the Bandstand areas were re-installed last week. Check out the information and enjoy!

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19th Century Prints of the Common for sale

February 23, 2016

Omnibus is displaying 9 framed and handcoloured 19th Century prints in the bar area. These were donated by a Friend to aid our coffers. Only £25 each – check them out to-day!

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Mailchimp!

February 14, 2016

Don’t forget to check your mailboxes for periodical Mailchimp communications. Gmailers should check “promotions” box. If you unsubscribed by accident, let us know at friends@claphamcommon.org and we’ll reinstate you.

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Quietways Date Change!

February 9, 2016

The public consultation on the Quietways cycle route proposals has been postponed to Monday 7 March, still at the Windmill Pub at 7 pm.

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Quietways Consultation 3 March

February 5, 2016

We alerted you earlier to this scheme for a shared cycle path across the Common, which would involve  closing Windmill Drive to through traffic. There will be a public consultaion meeting at the Windmill Pub on Thursday 3 March at 7 pm. Come and make your views known! The Friends agree on narrowing Rookery Lane…

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