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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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Sports Zone on Rookery Road

February 2, 2016

The details of this proposal to refurbish the netball and basketball courts  can be found under Lambeth Planning Ref. 15/06949/RG3. We are pleased that Lambeth have agreed to submit this proposal to the Secretary of State for Environment (etc) for permission to carry out restricted works. These involve 3m high fencing around the site, with…

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Come to CCMAC’s AGM on 4 February

January 28, 2016

The AGM of the Clapham Common Management Advisory Committee is being held at Omnibus from 7 pm on Thursday 4 February. Several members will be standing down this year, and there is one vacancy januvia weight loss. Come and vote for individuals as community representatives (FCC and Clapham Society have their permanent seats). You can…

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Galaxy/Hot Chocolate Fund Bid

January 25, 2016

We have an entry for this fund to purchase new feather banners with our name and  logo on for publicity at events. Here is the link – click on this and vote for us to get £300 towards new flags! http://www.galaxyhotchocolate.com/fund/profiles/friends-of-clapham-common    

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Eye on the Common

December 28, 2015
Eye on the Common

Not only the odd Christmas daffodil this year but daisies too! One of several patches on the Common. What else can you find? Let us know on webmail.

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Seasonal Planting Done!

December 6, 2015
Seasonal Planting Done!

Friends, activists and passers-by – including a trainee Father Christmas – helped plant 150kg of spring bulbs on 5 and 6 December along the western end of South Side. We hope you will enjoy the results of  our efforts next spring!

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The Friends response to the Quietway consultation

November 21, 2015

The Friends response to the Quietway consultation. Reservations about the proposals and a suggested alternative route. See link.

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