Wandsworth Common now has its very own self-guided tree trail. Showcasing over 80 of the Common’s 3,000 trees, including 12 specially selected by Enable as particularly fine specimen trees, you can access the trail on your smartphone.
July saw the Friends mount their first events since the May 12th launch.
Despite it being a grey, rainy Saturday evening, May 12 saw over 125 people packed into the Skylark Cafe to launch the Friends of Wandsworth Common.
The Council has lost it’s legal appeal on this long running planning application.
As many of you know, Wandsworth Council have commissioned a Management and Maintenance Plan for the Common, for completion by the end of the year.
Very sadly, the Common’s male swan (the cob) was found dead by a member of the public on the morning of May 4 2018.
On April 12 2018, a group of us set off from Wandsworth Common station and spent 3 hours walking across the Common, accompanied by Dom Dalston of Wandsworth Radio’s ‘Walking Wandsworth’.
April saw the Common’s Grade II listed ‘windmill’ being refurbished, after a long campaign by the MAC’s Charles Walton.
A harbinger of Spring. We were pleased to spot our first blackcap on Peter White’s spring bird walk.
Our latest session involved seven volunteers and replenished stocks after a busy Easter. Well done everyone.