Archive for the ‘Nonsuch Park’ Category

Speach to Full Council, on the work in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 20 July, 2015

On Monday, I did a speach to Full Council, of the work in Nonsuch Park by Nonsuch Voles and Future Woodlands. I feel very proud of what Nonsuch Park has done, as it’s contibution to creating a more sustainable Sutton. Nonsuch Park is jointly owned and managed by Sutton and Epsom Councils. Much of the […]

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Shakespeare in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 16 June, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Mayhem’s fabulous new production of the Shakespeare classic, As You Like It.  You can buy the tickets on line at:, and select your tickets. For those not familiar with this particular Shakespeare comedy, As You Like It has all the hallmarks of a classic Shakespeare comedy featuring an array of fantastic […]

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NCT Teddy Bears Picnic in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 9 June, 2015

On Sunday, I was invited as a judge to the NCT Teddy Bears Picnic in Nonsuch Park.  It was a gloriously hot, sunny day. I had the important job of judging the best dressed Teddy Bear, won by Buttons and the Teddy Bear with the best name, won by Nousnous. It was estimated there were […]

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Teddy Bears Picnic Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 4 June, 2015

Can you spare 1 or 2 hours THIS Saturday between 10am and 1pm? Come and join a friendly community group who are helping to restore a local chalk meadow. Warren Farm (part of Nonsuch Park) has been taken over by an invasive weed which needs to be hand pulled to remove it. 95% of our […]

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What is the link between Nonsuch Palace and ISIS?

by Mary Burstow on 21 May, 2015

I was rather chuffed to see that an article on Nonsuch Palace has appeared  in History Today. The article, written by Susanna Lipscomb, asks “While it rightly condemns ISIS’ brutal destruction of the Middle East’s rich architectural heritage, is the West neglecting its own, more subtle cultural vandalism?” The article tells how Nonsuch Palace in the […]

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A Defibrilator for Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 19 May, 2015

  Nonsuch Parkrun are applying for funding from to raise money for a debrilator for Nonsuch Park, to be kept at the Mansion House cafe and to set up a Junior Parkrun on a Sunday morning. They can only get the funding, if enough people vote for them. Full details can be found at:

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Join Friends of Nonsuch

by Mary Burstow on 5 May, 2015

The Friends of Nonsuch Working Party has been in existence since the Friends took over stewardship of the Nonsuch Mansion Service Wing over 20 years ago. All the renovation, improvement and maintenance work at the Service Wing to date has been carried out under the auspices of the Working Party, or where necessary specialist contractors […]

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Nonsuch Park – The Mansion House

by Mary Burstow on 5 May, 2015

Getting the bike track fixed

by Mary Burstow on 4 May, 2015

A constituent contacted me regarding the bike track, which runs along the Ewell Road.  He pointed out that it needed some esential maintenance work doing to it.  The track has collapsed in one place.  The signs telling you it is a bike track are being worn away. And branches are overhanging the track, waiting to […]

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